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Today in Black America - August 9

POSTED: August 09, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Young in G.O.P. Erase the Lines on Social Issues

Obama Assails Romney on Women’s Health Care

Teenagers' Petition on Female Moderators Draws Support

Editorial: Mr. Romney Hits Bottom on Welfare

Stop-and-Frisk in New York City

With Rates Low for Mortgages, Bankers Are Still Cashing In

City Council Berates Elections Board and Voices Concern Over Future Voting

Groups’ Campaign Spending Scrutinized in New York

Roy S. Bryce-Laporte, Who Led Black Studies at Yale, Dies at 78

The Christian Science Monitor

After new poll: Is Obama losing his touch with Colorado voters?

Could Rep. Paul Ryan put Wisconsin in play for Mitt Romney?

Why gas prices climbed 13 cents in a week, and look set to keep going

The Star Ledger

Drew student's YouTube plea answered; university alumna volunteers to pay tuition bill

N.J. lawmaker wants to delay Gov. Christie's plan to transfer affordable housing funds

N.J.'s Local Finance Board approves Newark application for municipal utilities authority

Camden mayor: County police will replace city police force; 270 officers could be laid off

After long wait, N.J. medical marijuana program registration begins Thursday

The Detroit Free Press

Stephen Henderson: Intolerable waste in Detroit's Water Department

Detroit water department to cut 81% of workers under new proposal

Q&A on the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department plan

Kwame Kilpatrick all smiles as he returns to Detroit for corruption case

Putting emergency manager law on ballot sparks action in state, schools

Ousted Judge Sylvia James is top vote-getter in primary; will run for vacated seat in November

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Charter debate intensifies

APD buying 400 Tasers

20 extra years for racist inmate

The Washington Post

‘Lone wolf’ domestic terrorism hard to track as organizing moves online

OPINION: Page’s ex-girlfriend is female face of hate

Slate: What’s on a KKK membership application?

Forget Joe the Plumber — in ’12, Joe the Steelworker takes the stage

Conservatives blast Romney on health care

Clinton issues a challenge to South Africa

Fairfax schools plan adventures in better eating

The Chicago Tribune

CTA expands scope of Red Line project to battle slow zones

Cook County revenue inspector charged with taking bribes

Hundreds mourn doctor who drowned saving kids

Another credit agency downgrades CPS' bond rating

Harper High School fights violence, but funding is half the battle

Illinois pension hole deepening, Quinn says

The Los Angeles Times

The nonthreatening path of a future killer

State schools suspend students at higher rates than average, study finds

USA Today

D.C. investigates just one school in scandal

Blue-collar workers are the least healthy

Charlotte Observer

No CMS school closings during DNC

Mecklenburg County tax revaluation on review

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Schools hoping tax requests fare better on November's ballot

Using the power of the nudge to help erase fatherlessness: Margaret Bernstein

Justice Department to close Cleveland antitrust office

Cleveland-area Sikhs plan interfaith service to mourn Milwaukee shooting victims

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