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Today in Black America - September 16

POSTED: September 16, 2013, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Social worker and National Urban League leader Lester Granger was born in 1896 in Newport News, Va. and raised in Newark, New Jersey.

The Charlotte Observer

Questions surround fatal police shooting

Teammates, family grieve shooting victim

The New York Times

Democrats’ Unease Recasts Fed Contest as Summers Exits

Arms Deal Leaves Rebels Deflated and Lifts Assad Forces

Brief Respite for President, but No Plan B on Syria

Editorial: The Syrian Pact

Thompson Still Dispensing Handshakes and Smiles

Whistle-Blower’s Letter Led to Charity’s Firing of Chief Executive

Police Bullets Hit Bystanders, and Questions Rise Yet Again

The Christian Science Monitor

Five years after Lehman bankruptcy: Will we see the next crisis coming?

NPR buyouts: A 10-percent staff cut to reduce deficit

War in Syria: The stakes for Iran

Summers withdraws from Fed consideration. Janet Yellen leading candidate (+video)

The Star Ledger

At Little Falls rally, Buono says Christie giving women a bad deal

Newark slayings: 16-year-old Irvington girl killed was 'just a baby'

Newark police search for gunman who opened fire on officers

Newark residents say house owned by Cory Booker is in disrepair, filled with squatters

N.J. Politics Roundup: Christie's poll numbers dip slightly; Rand Paul slams Booker

Former Atlantic City police chief's discrimination lawsuit to begin today

The Detroit Free Press

$1.2M deal approved in lawsuit over alcohol-withdrawal death of inmate

National Main Streets Conference coming to Detroit

Detroit Public Schools' new policy seeks to get tough on truancy

Cut-rate vehicle registration fees cost Michigan millions, lawmakers say

Rochelle Riley: Elderly victim gives Mayor Bing new resolve against crime

Philly Archdiocese to review 46 parishes

Nuisance bars in West Philly or are neighbors racist?

Study of casinos raises alarm on secondhand smoke

Birmingham and the history of civil rights

The Washington Post

Larry Summers withdraws as Fed chief candidate

Obama, Boehner both enter next debates with a weakened hand

Obama’s strained tie with antiwar movement

Joe Biden: The anti-Hillary?

Past presents both pride and peril for Hillary Clinton

Alabama church marks 50th anniversary of bombing

At region’s law schools, a struggle to get students

D.C. Mayor Gray defends ‘living wage’ veto

Cuccinelli and Jackson tell crowd they’re running together

The Chicago Tribune

More Americans identify as 'lower class'

Emanuel touts plans for school amid concerns about environment

Bill Daley rips Quinn, defends his Democratic credentials

CTA rolls out safety campaign

Former Stroger aide says he didn't accept kickbacks

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland mayoral candidate Ken Lanci holds 'Faith, Hope & Love' event

Should JobsOhio be viewed as public or private? Some points and counterpoints in the debate

Enrollment at area universities generally stable; community colleges see decline

State's new $250 million Straight A Fund guidelines require applicants to prove long-term sustainability or cost savings

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Officer charged after shooting of ex-FAMU player

Alabama church marks 50th anniversary of bombing

Errors plague school testing: AJC Investigation

The Los Angeles Times

State poised for new powers to fight prescription drug abuse

Education secretary tones down criticism of California

L.A. Unified seeks to end confusion and fights over parent trigger law

Labor and business each a winner in 2013 legislative year

California lawmakers got a lot done in the last session

USA Today

Poll: Confusion over health law

World remembers four girls on bombing anniversary

Report: Over 65,000 U.S. bridges in need of repair

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