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Today in Black America - October 28

POSTED: October 28, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In ‘Daily Show’ Visit, Obama Defends Record

Coalition for Obama Split by Drift to G.O.P., Poll Finds

In Texas, a Front-Runner’s National Twist

Fraudulent Voting Re-emerges as a Partisan Issue

Homeowners Facing Foreclosure Demand Recourse

As College Fees Climb, Aid Does Too

Thrashers Don’t See Race, Just Opportunity

M.T.A. Board Raises Bridge and Tunnel Tolls

For Some Youngsters, a Second Chance at an Exclusive School


Baltimore Sun

Baltimore high school student hits classmate with handgun

Coppin track star in critical condition after shooting

Former McCormick spice plant site set for auction

Baltimore wins $19 million in loans, grants for community development


The Christian Science Monitor

Path to Chicago mayor's office clears for Rahm Emanuel

Mysteries abound in shootings of D.C.-area military buildings

Activist groups, distrustful of candidates, push for pre-election pledges

Egypt severly curtails press freedom ahead of elections

If Iraq asks Obama for a longer US troop presence


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Metro Atlanta unemployment drops to 10 percent in September

NAACP, tea party collaborate on forum

Accreditation at risk for Atlanta Public Schools; lawsuit also filed

Uneasy alliance of officials meets on metro Atlanta transportation needs

Broad Prize win makes diversity a focus in Gwinnett school board race


Star Ledger

Officials break ground on Camden medical school, state's first in 30 years

Public workers who commit crimes, get records expunged remain barred from employment, N.J. top court rules

Annual N.J. schools report shows drop in violence, rise in prescription abuse

Gov. Christie cancels ARC tunnel for second time

Toms River to withhold sick, vacation pay from ex-Superintendent Michael Ritacco


Detroit Free Press

Ferguson coconspirator to plead guilty, attorney says

Former DPS exec, others are indicted


Chicago Tribune

Tom Dart won't run for Chicago mayor

Rod Blagojevich loses bid to overturn his lone conviction

O'Donnell was right


The Washington Post

Across the country, anger, frustration and fear among voters as election nears

Tea party antics could end up burning Republicans

Obama administration's sex-ed program criticized by both sides of abstinence debate

Feds arrest N.Va. man in D.C. Metro bomb plot

Runoff needed in Washington Teachers' Union presidential vote

Voter verdict? More uncertainty

On the Daily Show, Obama is the last laugh


Philadelphia Inquirer

Pennsylvania Board of Education chairman urges Lincoln to reconsider Siddique tenure

Senate Finance Committee member calls Carl R. Greene's salary at PHA 'disturbing'

AIDS, HIV still a big problem in Phila., witnesses at City Council hearing say

Green postpones retirement as Philadelphia sheriff to deal with audit


Los Angeles Times

Whitman ends campaign by lashing out at media, Brown

Whitman's arsenal lacks an ad lib

L.A. Unified school-building program was full of conflicts of interest, audit says

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