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Today in Black America - September 19

POSTED: September 19, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Plan to Cut Deficit Will Trim Spending by $3 Trillion

Republican Calls for a More Honest Debate

Cautionary Lessons From Michigan

Pennsylvania G.O.P. Weighs Electoral Vote Changes for 2012

As an MSNBC Host, Sharpton Is a Hybrid Like No Other

The Washington Post

Obama to propose new taxes on wealthy

President picks a political fight

Clinton’s summit to focus on job creation

Can Obama calm Democratic panic?

Is Hispanic vote up for grabs in 2012?

Romney, Perry offer GOP voters clear choice

Embattled mosque wages a war of perception

In Prince George’s race to succeed Leslie Johnson, reaching voters isn’t easy

O’Malley announcement on transit development

The Christian Science Monitor

Can Obama turn it around?

Obama pushes 'Buffett Rule' to tax the wealthy. GOP cries 'class warfare!'

On Constitution Day, tea party and foes duel over our founding document

Death penalty: Top 5 countries to execute the most people

The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Snyder to speak on Detroit workforce partnership

School that disqualified votes for transgender student won't have homecoming king, queen

2,500 line up in Detroit for 500 Quicken jobs

Detroit Free Press columnist Rochelle Riley to be honored for philanthropy

Feds balk at Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's proposal to move Human Services Department

The Star Ledger

Gov. Chris Christie targets friendly audiences in town hall appearances, analysis shows

Rutgers-Camden to build $55M graduate housing building

Atlantic City casino workers continue to work without new contract

West New York teacher's aide launches hunger strike to get her job back; says firing was politically motivated

Newark Mayor Cory Booker's nonprofit charity remains go-to marketplace for city contractors

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Troy Davis’ life in board’s hands

Reed hits back at Beltline critics

Ex-child prostitute a role model

Five seek to distinguish themselves in Atlanta school board race

The Baltimore Sun

City housing agency racking up legal bills for lead paint cases

Baltimore election had low turnout, high stakes

Attention Baltimore: There's still one more election

The Chicago Tribune

Numerous battles haven't slowed Rep. Bobby Rush

Looming fight over Cook County health system budget

Giving poor youths a boost into college

For HIV counselor, prevention begins with self-esteem

School day debate is getting ugly

Preckwinkle, county health officials at odds over budget

The Los Angeles Times

Jurors call for probe of sheriff's anti-gang unit

Bachmann and Paul speak at state GOP convention

Caps and gowns behind locked gates

Putting our minds to helping immigrants learn English

USA Today

MLK's daughter enters fray of Ga. case

Obama is 'ramping up his God talk'

Fla. county will no longer ticket drivers for signaling police speed traps

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

706 guns collected in buyback effort Saturday

Ohio government continues to shrink under Gov. John Kasich

Former Rep. Louis Stokes supports the new look of the 11th District

Ohio congressional redistricting could lead to interesting election matchups

HUD audit cites Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority for homes that don't meet minimum standards

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