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Today in Black America - November 18

POSTED: November 18, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Test for the Tea Party in Texas Senate Race

Gingrich Faces More Scrutiny Over Corporate Clients

Perry’s Latest Attacks Distort Obama’s Words and Past

Group in U.S. Hoped for Big Payday in Offer to Help Qaddafi

A Day of Protests as Occupy Movement Marks Two-Month Milestone

New York Family Courts Say Keep Out, Despite Order

Connecticut Utility Chief Quits After Delays in Restoring Power

John Liu’s Credibility

The Christian Science Monitor

Occupy Wall Street at two months: Hundreds arrested across US

Seven days left: Is super committee ball now in Democrats' court?

Energy secretary, grilled over Solyndra, says politics played no part in loan

Mayor's last-ditch effort to save Detroit would privatize 88,000 streetlights

Public pensions must be on the table

The Star Ledger

Braun: Occupy Wall Street's 'day of action' proves the movement is going mainstream

In address to League of Municipalities, Christie calls for cuts to worker benefits, increased shared services

In New Brunswick, Rev. Al Sharpton calls for federal investigation following police shooting

Christie restored $3.8M to lawmaker staff salaries following threats to take money away from Republicans, sources say

Hoboken may not be able to pay bills until next year: Zimmer

The Detroit Free Press

Tom Walsh: Detroit's financial crisis mirrors auto industry turmoil

Analysis: Property values in metro Detroit down but not taxes

Detroit City Council rushing to devise harder-hitting plan

Judge to release Tamara Greene case documents

Kwame Kilpatrick's lawyer: No deal with feds despite new accusations

Protesters block bridge in Detroit to draw attention to jobs crisis

The Washington Post

Health firms paid Gingrich think tank millions

‘Princess’ Pelosi stands her ground, calls Cain’s statement ‘clueless’

Pelosi mocks Rick Perry's debate request

Robinson: Occupy Wall St. only just beginning

Tax debate roils the GOP

Superintendent takes a risk with at-risk student

In D.C., ex-con constructs his new legacy

Idaho man ‘needed to kill’ Obama

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. college enrollment slows

Soldier sues title lender

City of Atlanta over budget, but it's early

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed names interim chief operating officer for city

The Los Angeles Times

Charter schools impress half of California voters, poll finds

Hundreds arrested in Occupy protests

Cal State University faculty strike to protest salary dispute

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago firefighters join health plan as contract talks loom

More funds for low-income health care in Cook County

Federal judges hear Republican complaints on Democratic congressional map

After convictions reversed in stampede, E2 club owners point finger at city

Vrdolyak out of prison, en route to halfway house

USA Today

Report: Climate change worsens extreme weather

Shooting suspect called Obama 'the anti-Christ'

Congress kills funding for high-speed rail

Minn. town puts plans to contract private security on hold

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Four Northeast Ohio colleges to encourage entrepreneurs under new program

Cleveland fire, ambulance merger faces obstacles

Cleveland Water Department reports show progress on flood of problems

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