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Today in Black America - October 5

POSTED: October 05, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

G.O.P. Operative Long Trailed by Allegations of Voter Fraud

Entering Stage Right, Romney Moved to Center

Campaign Gains a New Intensity in Debate’s Wake

After a New-Look Debate, a Harsh Light Falls on the Moderator

4 Decades After Clashes, Boston Again Debates School Busing

Police Fatally Shoot an Unarmed Driver on the Grand Central Parkway

2013 New York Primary Voting Requires Any Party Changes by Oct. 12

Higher Taxes in de Blasio’s Schools Push



The Christian Science Monitor

Rising seas washing away Ghana's former slave forts

Mitt Romney pitches smaller government: Is his target realistic?

Presidential debate 101: Is Romney right about $716 billion in Medicare cuts?


Poll: 57 percent of Millennials oppose racial preferences for college, hiring

Swing voters the presidential debate forgot: veterans


The Star Ledger

Editorial: Gov. Chris Christie's veto vow is a hypocritical political posturing

Poll: Most N.J. voters favor ballot question that would force judges to pay more for benefits


Menendez-Kyrillos Senate race livens up with first election debate

Employees file grievance against Essex County official, cite harassment

Millville shooting victims still recovering, community leaders examine violence in neighborhood

N.J. Senate passes bill creating online marketplace for health insurance



The Detroit Free Press

If Ralph Godbee Jr. resigns, mayor doesn't get final say on next police chief

Kickbacks to then-Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick went on for years, ex-fund-raiser says

Detroit Public Schools, union leaders join forces to get school millage renewed

Jesse Jackson urges college students in Detroit to vote in November

State to pay activist $29,000 to settle suit over emergency manager


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Shirley Franklin: Focus on 'pockets of poverty'

MARTA selects new general manager

Olens to offer more legal guidance on charter advocacy do’s and don’t’s

Agency: Gwinnett school funding may be illegal


The Washington Post

Romney must show voters the real Romney

Obama looks past the first debate

Big Bird will haunt Mitt Romney


Networks, AP: No exit polls in 19 states

Q&A: Rep. Keith Ellison on Muslims in America

D.C. debates new graduation requirements


Fairfax school system to apply for grant

Kaine maintains fundraising edge over Allen

Poor kids need champions


The Chicago Tribune

Aldermen want hearings on possible school closings

Emanuel plan would cut red tape for small business


The Los Angeles Times

Sons of farmworkers vie for seats in Congress


4 in alleged soccer team hazing file claims against school district

Backers say bills signed by Brown will reduce school suspensions



USA Today

Jobs report expected to show modest growth

After debate, McCain says don't count Obama out

Teachers, bosses charged in N.J. school sex scandal

14-yr-old arrested for choking college student to death



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


COSE survey says sales, profits and hiring up for small businesses in Northeast Ohio


Politicians say advertisement in Ward 5 discriminates against minorities and felons (video)

Retired Cleveland pastor Otis Moss Jr. inducted into Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame


Cleveland schools' attendance data flagged by state auditor






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