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Today in Black America - October 18

POSTED: October 18, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

With Pressure on Democrats, Obamas Hit the Campaign Trail

Black Turnout Will Be Crucial for Democrats

For Midterm Voters, War Is Off the Radar

‘Culture of Poverty’ Makes a Comeback

White House Urges Calm on Lenders

Income Inequality: Too Big to Ignore

The Mississippi Pardons

Five Candidates, Colorful to Crusading

Student Is Shot Dead After Striking Two Officers With His Car, Police Say

Baltimore Sun

John H. Murphy III, publisher of Afro newspaper, dies

Ehrlich, O'Malley spar over education records

A housing crisis seen up close — and from Capitol Hill

The Christian Science Monitor

Boo! Halloween for Democrats comes early with spooky poll numbers

Dreams of the middle class deferred by the recession

America's Job No. 1: A better employment rate

Did Glenn Beck's rhetoric inspire violence?

Detroit Free Press

Mary Waters seeks to withdraw guilty plea

Judge ordered to answer questions in Greene case

Halt-foreclosures group growing

Wayne County owes crime victims nearly $4 million

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Politics, alleged conflict at center of state supreme court case over charter school funding

Atlanta school board to talk about AG's opinion

First female fire chief now at the helm in College Park

Decatur to create urban gardens

Star Ledger

Union City-based nonprofit receives multi-year federal grant to provide job training and counseling

N.J. Assembly advances legislation aimed at better protecting domestic violence victims

N.J. Department of Education receives record number of charter school applications

The Washington Post

How GOP could win the 10 seats needed to take back Senate

Republicans, Democrats who criticized stimulus wrote letters seeking funds

Obamas try to rekindle magic of 2008 during trip to Ohio

GOP's election strategy lets others do its dirty work

Florida community feels ripple effects as paperwork issues stall foreclosures

In important cases, Supreme Court outcomes sometimes determined by a single word

Pr. George's school officials, advocates tackle chronic absenteeism

Philadelphia Inquirer

PHA diverted landlord fees to a nonprofit with a lobbying fund

Drivers gather to vent anger at parking agency

Earlier complaint against 2 officers

Camden's Parkade building to come down

Los Angeles Times

California cities are lowering standards to raise revenue

Casting a vote for chaos

A hot race is a lesson in image-making

Michael Jackson's name gleams again at Hollywood school

Chicago Tribune

Ethics issues taking back seat in governor race

Quinn, Brady far apart on social issues

New ISAT lets kids pass with more wrong answers

Surge in Chicago auto thefts counters suburban, national trend

Can the black vote save the Democrats?

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