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Today in Black America - September 13

POSTED: September 13, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Challenger’s Criticism Is Furiously Returned

After Mistakenly Purging Citizens, Florida Agrees to Let Them Vote

Labor Fight Poses Risks to Coalition for Obama


Obama Grows More Reliant on Big-Money Contributors

Social Networks Can Affect Voter Turnout, Study Says

Mitt’s Major Meltdown

Charles M. Blow: A Sugar High?

Pennsylvania’s Bad Election Law

On New Arena's Big Night, a Rebuttal Down the Street


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama or Romney? Why 5 undecided voters are still on the fence.

US incomes fall to 1989 levels. How did that happen?


Obama response to Egypt mob 'disgraceful'? Most Republicans steer clear.

Obama's health-care law saved Americans $2.1 billion: Is it working?


The Star Ledger


Trying juveniles as adults will become tougher, N.J. Supreme Court rules

Political action committees gave $18M to N.J. campaigns last year, analysis shows


State judge upholds removal of Perth Amboy schools superintendent

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's brother is suspended from high school job after corruption arrest


N.J. poverty rate rises for 4th straight year


The Detroit Free Press


President Barack Obama takes command in Michigan, poll shows


City Council to subpoena Mayor Dave Bing for info on Detroit turnaround plan


Judge's ruling on consent agreement could affect wage cuts in Detroit

Metro Detroit 3rd worst in nation in percentage of disconnected youths: Study shows 17% not working or in school

Detroit apartments offer once-homeless residents a new start


Metro Detroit Muslim, Arab and Jewish leaders condemn embassy attacks


The Washington Post

Mitt Romney has mess to clean up after falsely accusing Obama on Libya

Mr. Romney's rhetoric on embassy attacks is a discredit to his campaign


Mitt Romney and his bucket brigade


Showdown in Chicago: Educators aim to teach their ‘bully’ mayor a lesson


Number of uninsured Americans drops by 1.3M


More Americans opting out of banking system

D.C.’s chief tax appraiser embroiled in controversy

Leads, but no suspects, in unrelated killings of two Pr. George’s students


The Chicago Tribune

Friday return? Teachers union, CPS cite progress after late talks

As strike goes on, pressure builds on teachers, city


Cook County gives second chance to first-time offenders



USA Today


Protesters storm U.S. Embassy in Yemen

Near-disaster in La. raises more questions

Web pioneer provides free voter data

Census: Rich-poor gap widens


College may never be the same


The Los Angeles Times


UC regents ponder ways to raise funds if Prop. 30 fails

It's time to dump the death penalty


Community colleges name acting chancellor


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ohio lawmakers give final OK to public pension reforms


University Hospitals emergency rooms' online service lets patients wait in line at home


Mitt Romney to raise money Friday at Kirtland Hills home of multimillionaire industrialist Ed Crawford


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


APD clears officers of profiling Tyler Perry


Death for Tillman's killer?



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