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Today in Black America - October 15

POSTED: October 15, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama on Defensive at Forum

Tea Party Set to Win Enough Races for Wide Influence

Obama Seeks Stay on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Ruling

Challenging Health Care Law, Suit Advances

Controversy Over Mascots at Ole Miss

9/11 Workers Would Get $47 Million More in New Pact

Council Speaker Shelves a Sick-Leave Bill

The Foreclosure Crises

The Christian Science Monitor

Democratic leader says GOP campaign cash threatens Watergate reforms

Health-care reform: US judge allows Florida's challenge to Obama

Linking teachers and student test scores gains some momentum

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore teachers reject proposed contract

O'Malley, Ehrlich exchange snipes in debate

Debate Fact Check

Star Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie, U.S. government at standstill in canceled Hudson River tunnel project

N.J. Department of Corrections official is suspended without pay after being charged with bribery

N.J. jobless figures show employers are not firing, but not hiring, either

Newark, Jersey City rank in top 10 for worst teeth in U.S.

Authorities arrest at least 30 suspects in Essex County drug bust

Two more Camden police officers are charged with falsifying evidence against drug suspects

Newark budget remains under discussion

Detroit Free Press

Robert Bobb, school board mend fences

Bobb: Proposals aim to get rid of school district's deficit

DPS celebrates 3 new building projects

Loss of Michelle Rhee dashes education reform

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Barnes, Deal spar in feisty debate

Private schools see boost from tax credit program

Another lawsuit filed against New Birth

Philadelphia Inquirer

New Temple student housing stirs a renaissance west of Broad Street

Sixth woman files sexual-harassment claim against former PHA director Carl R. Greene

Former aide to Carl Greene says he was forced out for warnings on spending

Two more Camden officers indicted in rogue-cop probe

Apology for band insulted in parade

Principal at West Phila. High steps down for now

The Washington Post

Black voters may be just as engaged as they were in 2008, polls show

In many congressional swing districts, seniority is falling by wayside

Rice will return to White House for private meeting with Obama

Glenn Beck, and something to cry about

New government panel's mission is to empower public with health-care knowledge

Study of Montgomery County schools shows benefits of economic integration

Interim D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson accepts reform challenge

GOP accuses D.C. Council member Thomas of raising money for 'fake' nonprofit

2,500 UDC students don't have their federal aid checks

Chicago Tribune

High rates of suicide in Chicago, suburbs raise red flags

Quinn, Brady collide on taxes, jobs in debate

Gutierrez won't run for Chicago mayor

Parties swap warnings on possible voting abuses in Senate race

Los Angeles Times

Whitman, Brown exaggerate foes' stances on school funding and crime

Reid and Angle get personal in Nevada Senate debate

CVS will pay record fine over sale of drug


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