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Today in Black America - October 18

POSTED: October 18, 2012, 7:00 am

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The New York Times

Mr. Romney’s Version of Equal Rights

Income Inequality May Take Toll on Growth

Scant Gains for Romney in a Poll of Young Voters


Rising College Costs Pose Test for Obama on Education Policies

Rival Campaigns Intently Pursue Votes of Women

Charles Blow: Blunders and Binders

Florida Officials Defend Racial and Ethnic Learning Goals


Florida Judge Sets Trial Date in Trayvon Martin Case

Student-Loan Borrowers Average $26,500 in Debt


Court Hearing Turns Into a Debate Over Trespassing in Building Vestibules



The Christian Science Monitor


Would Romney really dare to tag China a 'currency manipulator'?

Presidential debate 101: Does Romney’s tax math add up?

Why has the Wisconsin Senate race, once a lock for Democrats, tightened?

Kenyan Christians fear former brethren are attacking churches



The Star Ledger


Newark teachers strike historic deal including bonuses for top educators

Newark high school student opens fire on football player; bullet grazes teenage girl

N.J. political group pushing for $750M higher ed bond gets $900K in donations

Christie administration: N.J. revenue falling short, costs rising in state



The Detroit Free Press

More and more Michigan voters skip the polls in favor of absentee ballots


Extortion accusations up next in Kwame Kilpatrick trial

Live blog 9 a.m.: 16th day of testimony in Kilpatrick public corruption trial


State Senate approves overhaul of Blue Cross


Michigan Parent Teacher Association backs Proposal 2, the collective-bargaining measure


Detroit city clerk urges voters to cast ballots early, avoid repeat of 2008 lines


The Washington Post

Obama is ready to play hardball on ‘fiscal cliff’

Romney’s baseless jobs claim

Debate anecdote prompts closer look inside Romney’s binder of applicants

Romney swings and misses on Libya


Obama hammers away at Romney’s changing positions on women’s health issues

Wayne Curry launches pro-gambling panel

Fees halted for parent-run school programs


The Chicago Tribune

Activists aim to buck state law on concealed guns

Obama picks McCormick Place for election night rally

Lawyers ask for hearings on prisoners who may be victims of Jon Burge's police abuse



The Los Angeles Times


California's new political landscape creates costly races

L.A. County Assessor Noguez arrested in bribery case


Calif. college students' debt among lowest

Rec center director accused of stealing lunch money


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fulton cracks down on homestead exemptions

Residents ambivalent about creating DeKalb city


The past 4 years: How GA's health care has fared


USA Today

Official proposes bullet tax to curb Chicago crime

Obama, Romney have different views on education

Debate Recap: More Money More Binders #TweetTap


Family: Ex-Sen. McGovern 'no longer responsive'


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Wings Over Jordan Celebration Chorus sings Negro spirituals for 75th anniversary concert


Landlord, a retired Cleveland police officer, accused of killing tenant in argument over furnace


Gov. John Kasich's office reiterates its support for Cleveland's proposed 15-mill school levy


About 70 percent of Northeast Ohio school districts receive top ratings from the state in preliminary results




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