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POSTED: September 24, 2013, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: President Dwight D. Eisenhower ordered federal troops to Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 to desegregate Central High School.

The New York Times

Freebies for the Rich


McConnell’s Deal-Making Yields to Politicking

Shutdown vs. Default: The Relative Impact

Senate Democratic Leader Sets Stage for Budget Showdown


Rubio Withdraws Support for Gay Black Judge’s Nomination to the Federal Bench

In Supreme Court Opinions, Web Links to Nowhere

Charity’s Fired Chief Executive Is Expected to Face Grand Larceny Charges

Debate Offers 2 Similar Public Advocate Rivals a Chance to Stand Out


The Christian Science Monitor

Kenya mall attack: What reach does Somali terror group have in US?


UN General Assembly: Can Obama win over a skeptical audience?

Why did militants attack Pakistani Christians?

Why it matters that Jews are standing on the Temple Mount


The Star Ledger

Ex-celebrity defense lawyer sentenced to six life sentences for murder, racketeering

Poll shows Booker vs. Lonegan race for U.S. Senate is tighter than expected


2 Passaic judges face possible removal for continued friendship with indicted PVSC official

Poll: Christie is not bringing Republican legislative candidates along for the ride

Polls: N.J. voters overwhelmingly support minimum wage hike



The Detroit Free Press

Poll: 85% of Detroiters give thumbs-down to Bing, 75% to Snyder, 62% to Orr


Bankruptcy judge to decide whether NAACP's emergency manager challenge can proceed


Gov. Snyder's NERD Fund paying for Kevyn Orr's condo

Poll: Detroit City Council gets failing grade, but two incumbents lead at-large seat race


House Dems unveil school reform plan, faces GOP opposition



Philly.com

'Rebels' proliferate up north, but what's their cause?

Racism blamed for Cheyney financial woes

SRC hears about impact of cuts

School parents demand firings over racist texts


Cantor slams federal policy in visit


The Washington Post

Kenya: Mall gunmen included Americans

Robinson: GOP is worried Obamacare will work

Shutdown would affect pay for 800,000

Central figure in IRS tea party controversy resigns

Why Congress isn’t passing new gun laws, Chris Christie edition


Jobs recovery is nowhere near where it should be


Democrats running for governor in Maryland woo labor


Debate will be important test of E.W. Jackson's appeal


The Chicago Tribune

2 charged in mass shooting at South Side park

No further budget cuts for CPS schools whose enrollments dropped



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's HealthLine gives more development bang for the buck than other transit corridors, study finds

Ohio lawmakers to take first look at balanced-budget resolution


Cleveland's Investment Schools: Family and student needs will be focus of a lead social service agency at each school


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia Supreme Court rules in favor of charter schools in pension fight

Voices on health care: 20-somethings


Ga. Supreme Court upholds charter school funding


The Los Angeles Times


Brown OKs bill allowing minors to delete embarrassing Web posts

Critics fear unions could gain power in ballot process under new bill

Bill allowing higher fees for high-demand college classes advances

Schools lose academic ratings after claims of cheating

Charles Drew University receives $1.5 million for low-income students


USA Today

Lincoln at Gettysburg: Photo stirs a buzz

Poll: Detroiters worry about crime, city's direction







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