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Today in Black America - October 21

POSTED: October 21, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama’s Jobs Plan Is Blocked Again by Senate Republicans

Violent End to an Era as Qaddafi Dies in Libya

For Obama, Some Vindication of Approach to War

In Bid to Cut Costs at Some Texas Prisons, Lunch Will Not Be Served on Weekends

Governor Moves to Take Fiscal Control of Pennsylvania’s Capital

Murdoch to Face Irate News Corp. Shareholders

Five Harlem Men Guilty in Drug-Trafficking Conspiracy

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama's one big advantage going into 2012 election: fundraising

Clinton urges Pakistan to get tougher on terrorists

Kenyans ask if military attack in Somalia has exit strategy

The Washington Post

Moammar Gaddafi is captured, killed as last loyalist holdout in Libya falls

Senate Republicans block $35 billion for teachers and first responders

The GOP’s ludicrous jobs claim

As Occupy Wall Street evolves, an uneasy alliance with labor develops

Melody Barnes to leave White House

Md. districts’ racial mix turns legal

Region has nation’s lowest poverty rate

D.C. pastor to work with Democrats

The Star Ledger

Ex-N.J. Chamber of Commerce official was sexually harassed on the job, lawsuit alleges

Prosecutor: Off-duty Irvington cop watched 17-year-old girl beaten, then helped assailants flee

In whistle-blower case, jury awards $260K to ex-N.J. consumer protection official

Investigation report on Union City police chief's extra work expected to be released soon

N.J. sees modest drop in unemployment rate

The Detroit Free Press

Charles Pugh's push against Detroit charter proposal is illegal, attorney says

7-year sentence handed down in DPS kickback scheme

DPS leads list on school closures, enrollment loss

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

New Birth laptops seized in fraud probe

About 13,000 truants lost driving privileges

Georgia may cut jobless benefits to pay off federal loan

The Chicago Tribune

17-year-old boy dies from gunshot wound

County budget to have 1,000 layoffs, sales tax cut

Record percentage of schools don't meet federal targets

CPS push for longer days may be cut short

The Los Angeles Times

Massive free health clinic stresses prevention

Changes seek to save key aspect of healthcare law

Vernon council reforms low-rent housing rules

Billions spent in U.S. on community college students who drop out

USA Today

Growing prison populations hinder budget cuts

Finding info on bank fees may take digging

Law seeks sharper college estimates

Republican rivals' stabs at 'Romneycare' gaining traction

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Black Statehouse Democrats say they will work within party on congressional mapping

Ohio Senate Republicans pass plan to hold primaries in March and June

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