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Today in Black America - October 18

POSTED: October 18, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Massachusetts Tries to Rein in Its Health Cost

G.O.P. Freshman’s Fiscal Message Clashes With His Finances

Questions Raised Over Perry Campaign’s Reimbursements for Use of Private Plane

Looking Toward 2012, Obama Finds North Carolina Less Receptive

Paul Plan Would Eliminate Cabinet Departments to Cut $1 Trillion

Countless Grievances, One Thread: We’re Angry

Despite Protests, Cuomo Says He Will Not Extend a Tax Surcharge on Top Earners

He Made It on Wall St. and Used It to Help Start the Protests

Bloomberg Says ‘Tent City’ Goes Beyond Free Speech

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama on bus tour: GOP jobs plan is 'let's have dirtier air, dirtier water'

Take that, Herman Cain! Ron Paul proposes $1 trillion in budget cuts.

Occupy London protesters dig in with tents, large pots of soup

Libya struggles with transition amid protracted battle for Sirte, Bani Walid

Kenya sends troops into Somalia in major policy shift

The Star Ledger

N.J. teacher's anti-gay comments spark national furor; thousands call for 'immediate action'

Four mentally disabled adults discovered in locked Philadelphia boiler room

Former Middlesex County sheriff offered 7-year prison sentence in plea deal of corruption case

Gov. Chris Christie: I would consider being 2012 GOP vice presidential nominee

Gov. Christie says he understands demonstrators' frustration behind Occupy Wall Street protests

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Miller among 31 backers for Clarke's Detroit self-help plan

Rally opposes Detroit Charter ballot proposal

Occupy Detroit protesters say they'll be in park until mid-December

Michigan gets $47 million in relief for transit riders

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Occupy Atlanta gets to stay -- for now

APS broadens help for struggling students

MARTA: Dead teen was armed

Fulton explores charter system

The Chicago Tribune

Republican players look to tap tea party activism

Watered-down vacant house measure passes City Council panel

Ex-DCFS chief allegedly failed to monitor grants tied to probe

Chicago boy takes a healthy tack in White House talk

Quinn puts his cards on the table, perhaps dashing gambling expansion

The Los Angeles Times

9th Circuit finds police stun gun use excessive in 2 cases

Republicans lay groundwork for healthcare repeal

Obama urges Congress to pass jobs bill in 'bite-size' pieces

Fundraising signals hot political races in June

USA Today

Budget cuts claim thousands of county, city jobs

Poll: D.C. to blame more than Wall St. for economy

Cities rethink methods used to combat crime

N.Y. millionaire tax picks up steam

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Republicans ponder next move as Democrats vow to take new congressional map to ballot

County group gets $2 million grant to reduce impact of violence on children

Cleveland-area road projects face tight funding, uncertain future

The Washington Post

Can President Obama hold on to African American voters in 2012?

Southern states loom large for Obama’s reelection

Study: Obama gets worst 2012 coverage

340+ comments: Is black support there?

Budget proposals involve workers

Witness: ‘No one would call him smart’

Pr. George’s residents will head to polls to replace Leslie Johnson on council

Md. redistricting proposal advances

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