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Today in Black America - October 31

POSTED: October 31, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Perry Displays Varied Stance Toward Crime

Tested Again and Again, Cain Takes Comfort in His Rise in the Polls

Flat Taxes and Angry Voters


A Tax Bracket Divided Over a Plan to Pay More

Supreme Court to Weigh Effects of Bad Plea Advice

In Dallas Area, 4 Attacks Linked by Victims’ Sorority Membership

Former Adviser to White House Is Likely to Seek Rangel’s Seat

In East Harlem, ‘Keep Out’ Signs Apply to Renters


The Christian Science Monitor


Iowa Poll has Cain and Romney neck-and-neck, Bachmann far behind

Why Obama is sending troops to Africa – a closer look


Obama vs. GOP on jobs: Let the blame game begin

Egyptian activists try to bridge digital divide



The Star Ledger

N.J. residents feel safer in Manhattan than in major N.J. cities, poll finds

Hudson County Plaza employee cafeteria closed after rodent droppings are found

East Orange Campus High School gets tablets, leaves textbooks behind

Private battle over N.J. speaker Sheila Oliver's future about to be thrust into public eye

Newark housing authority to undertake $50M public housing clean energy initiative



The Detroit Free Press


Embattled Detroit airport CEO could find out her fate today

What these 3 MacArthur Foundation winners do is genius

Detroit Police seek gunshot-tracking sensors for city


Michigan rep's recall election seen as vote on GOP budget

Rochelle Riley: City voters should pass new charter, despite its flaws


The Washington Post

Cain campaign denies allegations of sexual harassment in the 1990s

Perry: Nothing wrong with less revenue

Ohio, Va. among 2011 votes to watch

Gingrich blazing a comeback trail


Is Obama losing young voters?

Growing, and growing more segregated

Committee finds no direct evidence that Brown was promised a city job

Colleagues come to Currie’s defense



Atlanta Journal Constitution


King memorial renews image debate

New Cain ad touches on race

Reed a 'Public Official of the Year'

Occupy Atlanta protesters leave King Center


Reed targets quality-of-life crimes


The Chicago Tribune

Illinois high school graduation rates slump

Many third-graders fail key reading standard

Push back on Emanuel's human relations cuts

Jackson says he'll be 'vindicated' in House ethics probe


Whitney Young wins regional math meet



The Los Angeles Times

Election laws tightening in GOP-run states

At Occupy L.A., no lock step or group think

Brown has two reasons to push pension reform

Task force moves toward rationing access to community colleges


The Houston Chronicle

FACT CHECK: GOP lawmakers spin funding tall tales

Falkenberg: Perry flubs latest bid to remake self


USA Today

Oakland protesters organize citywide strike

In Iowa's GOP caucuses, 'it's absolutely wide open'

Black sorority members shaken by Dallas-area serial rapist



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Obama cites income gap to push stalled jobs bill

Cleveland will tap endowment to fix historic cemeteries


Candidates undeterred by budget constraints, turmoil from Issue 2


University of Cincinnati offers living, learning community for first-generation freshmen


Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine forms task force on gun violence









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