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Today in Black America - October 19

POSTED: October 19, 2012, 6:30 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Use Health Law to Assail Republicans

Obama’s Stump Speech Boils Down to One Word

Gallup vs. the World

Campaigns See Latino Voters as Deciders in 3 Key States

U.S. Marriage Act Is Unfair to Gays, Court Panel Says


Star Commentator Is Out as Christian College President After Scandal


Bloomberg Honored Letter, but Not Spirit, of Campaign Finance Law, Board Finds


The Christian Science Monitor


Presidential debate 101: Does $25,000 deduction cap make Romney tax math work? (+video)

Presidential debate 101: Where did Romney get those 'binders full of women'?


Clean Water Act at 40: Is it failing to meet new pollution challenges?


Spike in assaults leads US violent crime rate to first increase since '93

Mystery deepens about US enemy No. 1 in Libya



The Star Ledger

Trenton council issues a vote of no confidence against Mayor Tony Mack

Gov. Christie's family earned $567K last year, paid $141K in taxes

Park in Newark to grow with $1.3M from Port Authority

Bill would bar N.J. public colleges from allowing credit card companies to solicit students

N.J. Legislature approves online health exchange, Christie refuses to sign it before election

Landmark Newark teachers contract signed by city school chief and union boss


The Detroit Free Press


Southfield names new police, fire chiefs

Businessman testifies he bankrolled Kilpatrick lifestyle in hopes of payback

Race-based admissions key to educating urban students, Syracuse University leader says



The Washington Post

CEOs warn Obama, Congress of ‘fiscal cliff’ consequences

On ‘The Daily Show,’ Obama jokes about Biden

Candidate Obama struggles to match intensity of Obama campaign

Presidential race down to the wire in N.H.

Romney is winning the white vote — by a lot

Deputy mayor for education leaving D.C. post


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

FDIC sues insiders of failed Georgia bank

Morehouse plans cuts as enrollment drops


Gwinnett education officials: Public schools have improved

Counties file suit in housing crisis

Former Forsyth elections director will help Fulton


The Chicago Tribune

Quinn unveils $1B water, sewer upgrade push


Preckwinkle asks red-light insider to resign county post


CPS promotes allergy awareness

'Dixmoor 5' sue police, claim confessions were coerced


The Los Angeles Times


ACLU sues Baca over detainees denied bail

Garcetti opposes 401(k) plans for city employees


Mass prison hunger strike ends

Most students give more healthful state school menus thumbs up


Gates Foundation-funded education-reform group to close


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Former Cleveland police officer indicted on murder charges

Tempers flare between U.S. Senate candidates Sherrod Brown, Josh Mandel during second debate



USA Today

Obama defends handling of Libya attack

Job benefits growing faster than wages



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