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Today in Black America - September 24

POSTED: September 24, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama and Romney Offer a Possible Preview of Their First Debate

More and More, in Obama’s Corner

Liking It or Not, States Prepare for Health Law

Thomas B. Edsall: What's Wrong With Pennsylvania?

Conservatives Want to ‘Let Ryan Be Ryan’ on Campaign Trail

Skills Honed in Illicit Trades, and Put to Better Use

The Christian Science Monitor

How rising food prices are impacting the world

Poll finds high level of distrust in the media. Anybody surprised?

Sarah Palin’s advice to Mitt Romney: 'Go rogue'

Romney tax returns: What’s missing in his report?

The Star Ledger

Almost three decades later, a once-simmering Jersey City landfill site is poised to become city's largest park

Teen charged in Newark slaying threatened teacher's life in 2009, records show

Michelle Obama urges supporters to take action at Princeton fundraiser

East Orange business community excited about 'Transit Village' designation

Bill would allow N.J. private colleges the same land-use privileges as state schools

Detroit Free Press

IRS agent 1st witness to testify in Kilpatrick case

Local leaders split on state's tough emergency manager law

Officers in troubled police department deny assault as ad executive sues Detroit

Montford Point Marines of metro Detroit receive their medals

The Washington Post

Obama, Romney leave some battle lines fuzzy

Bill Clinton: Obama is winning in swing states

In Ohio county, electorate is hardened

Report: Laws may cut Latino voting

South Carolina voting ID case set to end

Rep. Waters cleared of ethics charges

At Black Caucus dinner, Michelle Obama urges members to get out the vote

Poverty grows in high-income D.C. suburbs

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Muslims offer community service

School test cheating thrives while investigations languish

The Chicago Tribune

Popular Evanston teen shot to death

Illinois on the hook for $670 million more in teacher pensions for next budget

Streetwise helps launch new program for Chicago's poor

CPS teachers to vote on proposed contract in early October

USA Today

New Obama ad hits Romney on 47%

Health law helps those that cut spending

Study: 10M Latinos could be deterred from voting

Back to Ohio, Romney faces uphill battle in key state

Teaching for the Future: Engineers pursue big projects

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Incumbent Sherrod Brown holds lead over Josh Mandel in Ohio's hotly contested U.S. Senate battle: The Ohio Newspaper Poll

Obama campaign says Romney 'not one of us' in response to Ohio coal country commercials

President Barack Obama leads Mitt Romney by 5 percentage points in Ohio Newspaper Poll

Rep. Marcia Fudge seeks chairmanship of the Congressional Black Caucus

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