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Today in Black America - September 27

POSTED: September 27, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Senate Reaches Deal to Avert Government Shutdown

Obama Proposes Protecting Unemployed Against Hiring Bias

Wealthy, Influential, Leaning Republican and Pushing a Christie Bid for President

Deep Recession Sharply Altered U.S. Jobless Map

More Gloom Lies Ahead for Cities, Report Says

Reading, Pa., Knew It Was Poor. Now It Knows Just How Poor.

Jailed for Switching Her Daughters’ School District

Alabama Inmate Sues to Read Southern History Book

The Christian Science Monitor

Why Chris Christie won't run for president, despite some GOP pleas

Rick Perry's 'heart' comment shows GOP shift on immigration

A year of Stuxnet: Why is the new cyberweapon's warning being ignored?

Wangari Maathai: Her activism saved forests, promoted peace (video)

The Washington Post

Justice Department will not appeal ruling against 2010 health-care law

Reid: Senate deal ‘will be a win for everyone’

Where Solyndra said yes, other clean-energy firms turned down loan offer

Obama gets feel-good moment on jobs

Top Obama aide to leave White House for 2012 re-election campaign

Herman Cain speaks his mind

Controversy over D.C. library name

President Obama courting black people again

The Star Ledger

More than 700 N.J. police officers who lost jobs cannot find law enforcement work, survey finds

Immigration rights advocates to protest Essex County detention center

Former Gov. Kean re-ignites flame of speculation that Christie will run for president

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is on panel at national educational summit

Poll: Gov. Chris Christie's approval rating increased drastically since May

Newark corruption trial: Former deputy mayor testifies, denies steering contracts to local business owner for kickbacks

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit officials to announce Angels' Night plans to thwart arsonists

Gridlock from D.C. carries over to Detroit as 3 U.S. reps speak

Detroit Science Center closes

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga. doctors develop prescription drug abuse prevention program

APS accreditation decision nears

MARTA chief: $2.3 billion needed

Clark Atlanta University to mark National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Atlanta City Council member Michael Julian Bond presents proclamation honoring Shirley Sherrod

The Baltimore Sun

At 100th anniversary, Md. Legal Aid seeing record caseload

Gun seizures show need for tougher penalties, mayor says

Jury selection begins in bribery trial of state Sen. Currie

City wants to privatize Roosevelt Recreation Center

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago given many painful ways to escape budget mess

Third Cook County commissioner changes mind on pay cut

6 Chicago schools begin longer school day

Promising high school student's life cut short

The Los Angeles Times

Obama hails deficit plan on California stops

UC Berkeley Republican club throws controversial bake sale

USA Today

Court halts execution of ex-Army recruiter

Davis execution fuels eyewitness ID debate

Gospel legend Jessy Dixon dies at 73

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland Foundation awards $8.8 million in grants; medical research gets biggest chunk

GOP-drawn legislative map makes Republicans a virtual lock to hold Ohio's legislature

Cleveland councilman's military duty fuels push for absence policy

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