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Today in Black America - October 11

POSTED: October 11, 2012, 7:30 am

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The New York Times

Federal Court Blocks Voter ID Law in South Carolina, but Only for Now

This Election, a Stark Choice in Health Care

Voters Give Romney Better Grades for Leadership, Polls in 3 States Find

Biden's Debate Mission: Whip Up Democrats to Blunt Romney's Gains

Blow: Premature Desperation

Editorial: Race-Conscious Admissions in Texas

Sharp Words at Hearing Over Tactics of the Police

Report Sees More Restraint in Shootings by City Police Officers



The Christian Science Monitor


Supreme Court: In affirmative action arguments, conservative bloc seems united


Mitt Romney wants to arm Syrian rebels: What are the risks?

Could Democrats steal a Senate seat in Arizona?


The Star Ledger

Second debate between Menendez and Kyrillos gets more lively


Rutgers poll: Majority of N.J. residents support 'Obamacare'

Postal Service: Cutting hours will save small post offices, 69 in N.J. could be affected



The Detroit Free Press

With video: Mayor Dave Bing says Detroit won't run out of cash, despite pace of financial progress

Testimony shows Kilpatrick nonprofit used for yoga lessons, weekend getaways


Live blog 9 a.m.: 13th day of Kilpatrick public corruption trial

Quran-burning Florida pastor Terry Jones speaks near a Dearborn high school about what he says is bullying by Muslim students


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ga.: No plans to take over school

Fulton schools superintendent unveils five-year plan at Fox Theatre event


Student protest disrupts Regents meeting



The Washington Post

Is Romney shaking the Etch a Sketch?

Debate prep: Tips for Biden and Ryan

Will female debate moderators get more respect from the candidates?

Obama vows a more aggressive debate

Supreme Court deeply divided over affirmative action in college admissions

JR installs mural on D.C. building

Former Gray aide sentenced to 2 years probation for lying to federal agents

A billionaire’s gifts lift the poor


Imani Temple congregation to leave the District


The Chicago Tribune


Tribune/WGN poll: Race tightens elsewhere, but not in Illinois

Illinois one of few states where foreclosure rate still increasing


1 dead, 5 wounded in separate Chicago shootings

Emanuel's spending plan banks on a growing economy, money from new sources


ECC, schools team up for college readiness



The Los Angeles Times

California's push for renewable energy may hinge on presidential race

Garcetti edges Greuel in L.A. mayoral race fundraising

L.A. schools chief Deasy gets one-year contraction extension



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Absentee ballots cause of concern for some Cuyahoga County voters

Washington group asks for Clear Channel to remove voter fraud billboards


Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and schools chief Eric Gordon campaign for tax increase; opponents raise objections

First Lady Michelle Obama to visit Cleveland next week



USA Today

Foreclosures hit a five-year low






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