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Today in Black America - September 17

POSTED: September 17, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Some Republicans Try Out a New Campaign Theme: Bipartisanship

U.S. Is Preparing for a Long Siege of Arab Unrest

Kansas Ballot Challenge Over Obama’s Birth Is Ended

White House Details Potential Effects If Automatic Budget Cuts Go Through

Thomas B. Edsall: Is Poverty a Kind of Robbery?

Keller: The Grand Old Straight White Men's Party

Editorial: In Search of Excellent Teaching

Rallies Planned for Occupy Wall Street Anniversary

At Harlem Hospital, Murals Get a New Life

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama inches ahead in key voter polls (+video)

Obama faces major challenges in dealing with Libya attack

Should high-skilled immigrants get special treatment?

Back to school: From rural Africa to the Ivy League

The Star Ledger

Pell Grant eligibility changes will devastate poor and working-class students: Hudson County college officials

U.S. Religions Census only paints limited picture of faiths in N.J.

Hopeworks gives youths in Camden chance at better life

Battle over Newark water agency continues to flow

N.J. program that lets students attend out-of-town public schools growing in popularity

Port Authority employee fired after reports he made sexually explicit comments to blogger

The Detroit Free Press

Holdout juror in Bobby Ferguson trial didn't tell the whole truth

Poll: Michigan voters skeptical about collective bargaining, bridge ballot proposals

Volume of political ads in Michigan will be nowhere near where it might have been.

Michigan schools mull Pledge of Allegiance, U.S. flag bills

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta pushing toward 2,000 police officers

Ethics commission: State has defanged its watchdog

The Washington Post

Romney, Obama turn focus back to economy

Why do many think Obama will win?

The Take: It’s time for Romney to make his case

For Pa. voters, a matter of identity

Pelosi: Democrats have ‘excellent chance’ to take back House majority

A journey from riches to foreclosure

The Chicago Tribune

Teacher deal unravels; mayor vows suit to end walkout

Issues at the center of contract negotiations

Ongoing Chicago teachers strike frustrates parents

Mayor's reputation tarnished in teachers union dust-up

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County sheriff faces toughest test of his career

Housing policy virtually a no-show at both parties' conventions

Slim chance for teachers strike in L.A., officials say

Brown signs bailout for Inglewood schools

USA Today

Kids eating as much salt as adults

Fans ponder FAMU future

New program helps overweight kids lose weight

GOP focuses on monthly jobs report, but do voters?

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Addicts often battle mental disorders, too

Death row in Ohio shrinking as death sentences drop off in recent years

Cleveland schools hoping pay cuts will resolve $13 million budget gap

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