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Today in Black America - November 2

POSTED: November 02, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Hating Incumbency and Incumbents Too

Cain Accuser Wants to Tell Story, Lawyer Says

Cain Accuser Got a Year’s Salary in Severance Pay

Under Corzine, Big Risks and Steep Fall

Mr. Corzine’s Big Bet


In Retreat, Bank of America Cancels Debit Card Fee


Brooklyn Detective Convicted of Planting Drugs on Innocent People

Corruption Trial Opens for Lawmaker From Brooklyn Political Family,

City Reports More Suspensions, But Serious Crimes Declined



The Christian Science Monitor

Education report card: Flat reading scores are 'deeply disappointing'

If harassment claims sink Herman Cain, which GOP rival will benefit?

Piece by piece, will Obama's health-care reform law be dismantled?

Kenya, Somalia look for international help to fight Al Shabab

Alabama-lite? US sues to block South Carolina illegal immigration law.


The Washington Post

Amid criticism, Bank of America reverses planned $5 monthly debit fee

Bowles warns debt supercommittee: ‘I’m worried you’re going to fail’


Even low levels of alcohol increase risk of breast cancer, study finds


The right’s silly pushback on Cain story


Cain rewrites birth-control history


Fact Checker biography: Romney’s problematic claims of reducing health care subsidies


Senators revealing plan to save USPS

Interfaith group enlists banks’ help

Democrats hope to keep edge in Va., portray Republicans as extreme



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


APS to be taken off probation


Black nurses kept from white homes?

Occupy plans Saturday move to park

Ga.students improve on exams



The Chicago Tribune

Aldermen send Emanuel letter outlining budget concerns

Quinn wants to increase tax credit for working poor


City Council schedules ward remap hearings



The Detroit Free Press

Human rights activist Arthur Johnson dies

Federal judge tosses lawsuit, finds no city coverup in exotic dancer Tamara Greene's slaying

Key players in the Tamara Greene case

Detroit City Council postpones decision on buying gunshot detection equipment

Michigan students rank below national average in 3 of 4 NAEP tests


The Los Angeles Times

Georgia militia members arrested, accused of plotting ricin attack


The Star Ledger

Campaigns of Sen. Lautenberg, Rep. Holt paid $40K to workers allegedly fired for hiring minorities


Wall Street firm led by former N.J. Gov. Jon Corzine violated federal financial rules, says Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Sheila Oliver pushes for another term as N.J. Assembly speaker in fiery speech


National test results show N.J. fourth and eighth-graders rank second-highest overall in reading nationwide



USA Today

Analysis: Richest members of Congress get richer

Ex-Marine's injury spurs vets to join "occupiers"


Fact check: Cain's false attack on Planned Parenthood

Change in crack sentencing means early releases


Despite rules, Congress' travel takes big jump

Fee retraction shows effect of consumer rage



The Baltimore Sun

City faces $52 million shortfall in coming year

Conaway alleges fraud over absentee ballots in city election


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Republicans and black Democrats can't reach deal on new map as referendum drive starts


U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich targets state legislators with redistricting robo-calls

Cleveland schools administrator Renee Cavor resigns amid investigation



The Houston Chronicle

Donors to Bush absent for Perry

Groups push for probe of alleged police beating

Texas' minority, poor students still lag in reading

Minority, low-income students make headway in math


Gun instructor's anti-Muslim ad draws heat







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