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Today in Black America - October 1

POSTED: October 01, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Boehner Outlines Changes if G.O.P. Takes House

In Tax Cut Plan, Debate Over the Definition of Rich

TARP Bailout to Cost Less Than Once Anticipated

Questions on Ex-Housekeeper Emerge for a Candidate

News Corp. Donates $1 Million to Anti-Democrat Group

Recession Drove Many to Medicaid Last Year

With Standards Tightened, Far Fewer New York City Schools Receive a Grade of ‘A’

Baltimore Sun

City plan to take down troubled housing complex a familiar tactic
City teacher evaluation system will rely heavily on state reforms

Ehrlich, O'Malley finally schedule debate on WJZ

The Christian Science Monitor

Could AIG plan to exit bailout bring taxpayers a profit?

Rahm Emanuel didn't kill 'public option,' says Kathleen Sebelius
John Boehner, would-be Speaker, pitches his roadmap to fix Congress

Gulf oil spill: research voyage to search for oil can't find any

Detroit Free Press

Hard-hit homeowners to get $215.6M in help

Patrols form security nets for neighborhoods

Transportation ideas get closer look at meeting

Star Ledger

Rutgers student Tyler Clementi's final days before suicide emerge in online posts

Bias charge is considered for Dharun Ravi, Molly Wei in Rutgers hidden camera case

Gov. Christie seeks private companies to operate charter schools

Report used to slam schools on 'Oprah' actually praises Newark, N.J. education efforts

N.Y. man who made 9-1-1 hoax on N.J. Turnpike is sentenced to 3 years probation

N.J. Senate committee to issue subpoenas to get ex-commissioner Bret Shundler to testify about Race to the Top error

N.J. proposal to allow smaller Atlantic City casinos wins Senate approval

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Saxby Chambliss apologizes for staffer’s threatening slur

Atlanta's Nigerians join in 50th independence celebration

Damon Evans takes marketing job in Boston

The Washington Post

Report gives stimulus package high marks

Joseph Cao, the unlikely congressman from New Orleans

Pete Rouse, who will replace Emanuel as chief of staff, is known as 'fixer'

Glenn Beck is obsessed with Hitler and Woodrow Wilson. (I'm just saying.)

Four suicides in a week stun Fort Hood

D.C. area's jobs pictureremains best in nation

D.C. brings HIV testing to the crowd at the DMV

Philadelphia Inquirer

Management style challenged at PHA meeting

Philadelphia Housing Authority manager indicted on charges of extoring money from contractors

Los Angeles Times

Schwarzenegger vetoes bills on pension limits

Meg Whitman says she'd submit to polygraph

Dozens charged in schemes to steal from bank accounts using computer viruses

Chicago Tribune

UIC faculty may fight Ayers decision

McDonald's has a beef with insurance overhaul

The Harlem Hamfats: Rediscovering the real McCoys of Chicago blues

2nd brother shot dead this month within blocks of home

Teen shot in head in overnight violence

Los Angeles Times

Panel seeks to use L.A.'s abundance of fresh food in fight against childhood obesity

Ominous new Gallup findings for Democrats: Blacks still love Obama, others not so much

Jerry Brown for governor

Housekeeper issue casts Whitman as hypocrite

Community college class wait lists throw a wrench into students' plans

Tragic, teachable moment

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