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Today in Black America - September 20

POSTED: September 20, 2013, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is stabbed in a Harlem store while promoting his autobiographical book “Stride Toward Freedom” in 1958.

The New York Times

Once Again, Punishing the Bank but Not Executives

Obama Pushes Ahead With Limits on Power Plants

House Republicans Pass Deep Cuts in Food Stamps

Editorial: Another Insult to the Poor

Red State Pain

Economix: Job Market’s New Normal Looks Bleak

De Blasio Causes Stir by Saying He Would Fire Taxi Commissioner

New York City’s Jobless Rate Increased to 8.6% in August Despite Hiring Gains

The Christian Science Monitor

Why Navy Yard shooting raises tough questions for Pentagon (+video)

Wisconsin union fight rumbles toward state Supreme Court

Danziger Bridge retrial takes New Orleans back to Katrina chaos (+video)

The Star Ledger

28-year-old Irvington man shot and killed in Newark

Shiquan Bellamy guilty on all counts in Jersey City double homicide, erupts in anger in court

Polls: Christie is best GOP rival to Clinton in 2016

Home Depot to send 20,000 part-timers to Obamacare exchanges

The Detroit Free Press

Obama administration officials coming to Detroit next week to meet on bankruptcy response

Detroit-area Catholics surprised by pope's blunt talk on abortion, gay marriage

Detroit bankruptcy judge hears from objectors, calls court session 'democracy at its very finest'

Wayne County Commission passes resolution seeking release of jail audit from Prosecutor Worthy

ACLU alleges racial profiling by Saginaw police

Fire commissioner to retire in '14

Grover Norquist dives into PA’s Medicaid debate

The Washington Post

Officials probing whether workplace dispute drove Navy Yard shooting

As government shutdown looms, lawmakers scale back ambitions

Obama: Don’t compromise

Who voted for and against the food stamp bill?

Farm bill would cut programs that benefit women farmers and low-income mothers

U.S. to seek reduced sentences in drug cases

Wheeler, White enter D.C. Council races

Brown’s rivals question policy on AFL-CIO endorsement

The Chicago Tribune

13 people, including 3-year-old boy, shot at South Side park

Worker who died in sewer worried about hazards of job

GOP steps up its vows to kill Obama's health care law

Changes coming to comptroller power in wake of indictment

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Excessive use of force forums ask public to open up about interactions with Cleveland police

Secretary of State Jon Husted to testify before federal panel on how Ohio handles presidential elections

Legislation would set new rules for Ohio's minor political parties

State report cards show: Charter schools are growing, but are still a small part of state's education landscape

Case Western Reserve University offers two annual scholarships in partnership with Congressional Black Caucus

The Los Angeles Times

New California rules aim for transparency in online campaign material

State watchdog cracks down on stealth lobbying in Capitol

Gov. Brown should give gun legislation the go-ahead

USA Today

Pope's blunt words break new ground - again

Tiny N.D. town fights white supremacist takeover

Christian hopes to reform churches on homosexuality

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