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Today in Black America - October 27

POSTED: October 27, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Black Voters’ Support for Obama Is Steady and Strong

Facing Hardship, Jobless Still Say They Have Hope

Democrats’ First Offer: Up to $3 Trillion for Debt

Romney Appears to Waver on Ohio Anti-Union Rules

Cain Touts Skills as Manager; Ex-Aides Describe Chaos

A City Where Campaign Posters Can Promote Past Arrests

An Occupy Wall Street March to Support Those in Oakland

The Star Ledger

NJEA: Extend tenure process by 1 year by adding 'residency' period

City teen arrested in beating and robbery of Newark high school student

Judge nixes Christie request to have N.J. judges contribute more toward pensions and benefits

ACLU says state is infringing on 1st Amendment rights of Trenton protesters

Union City police chief retires amid probe into his moonlighting work

Former Trenton employee sues Mayor Tony Mack alleging corruption, cronyism in hiring

Newark center for domestic abuse victims moves to permanent location

The Christian Science Monitor

Deficit-cutting 'super committee': Can it come up with a plan in time?

Tear gas and mayhem at Occupy Oakland: help or hindrance to the cause?

Student loan forgiveness and more: 5 ways Obama wants to ease student debt

Rick Perry calls debates a 'mistake,' but how can he avoid them?

Which GOP flat tax plan is fairest of them all?

Palestinian statehood bid adds urgency for Israeli-Palestinian peace

The Detroit Free Press

Romeo homeowner hunts for links to the Underground Railroad

State says it won't revoke teachers' licenses over evaluations

State, unions agree on 2-year contracts

Howard Wolpe: Legislator aided Michigan, Africa

The Washington Post

‘Supercommittee’ showing signs of life

Faith groups target ‘supercommittee’ on poverty

Can Herman Cain kick it up a notch?

Rick Perry: Obama is a citizen

Another shutdown deadline looms

Obama courts young voters

Obama unveils student loan relief plan in Denver campus appearance

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS awaits accreditation ruling

Metro jobless rate stuck at 10.3%

Cain had Georgia tax lien from 2006

Protesters leave jail, vow to continue

The Chicago Tribune

Pension abuse reform advances in Illinois House

City airport leader opposed to wage requirement measure

Occupy Chicago, anti-NATO/G8 protesters march on City Hall

CPS to use tougher standard for evaluating schools

The Los Angeles Times

State high court rejects challenges to redistricting

Gov. Brown to unveil 12-point pension overhaul

California leads nation in escalation of college costs

Cities debate how to remove Occupy camps

House GOP wants candidates to talk jobs

Democrats offer $3-trillion deficit deal

USA Today

Obama uses executive powers to bypass Congress

At last, honors for the first black Marines

GOP aims to become simpatico with Hispanics

Police flooded with tips on missing 5-year-old Ariz. girl

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Northeast Ohio suburbs lead state in ethnic diversity, Census numbers show

Shaker Heights campaign for better sports fields reflects sad economic and political reality: Mark Naymik

Teacher merit pay on the table in Cleveland schools negotiations

Study finds the Cuyahoga County justice system is not biased against black defendants

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