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POSTED: September 25, 2013, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Academy award nominated actor and Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist Will Smith was born in 1968 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The New York Times

For Obama, an Evolving Doctrine on Foreign Policy


On Foreign Policy, 49% Disapprove of Obama


Officials Offer First Detailed Look at Health Plan Costs

In Funding Fight, Republicans Back Away From Cruz


Editorial: The Embarrassment of Senator Ted Cruz

Tradition Trumps Diversity in Boston Mayoral Vote

Obama’s Praise of Dante de Blasio’s Afro Lightens Day


The Christian Science Monitor

Iran's Rouhani lashes out at sanctions, hints at nuclear talks


Kenya mall attack a 'brutal wake-up call' for expats in East Africa

Is Ted Cruz winning the government shutdown battle? (+video)


The Star Ledger

Buono attacks Christie on schools, tells teacher's union she'd be 'the education governor'

Poll: Christie's 'Stronger Than the Storm' appearance was OK, but firm raises eyebrows

Poll shows Christie leading Buono by 34 points in N.J. governor's race

A tale of two crowds: Christie appearance in Orange draws protesters, fans

Opinion: What we can learn about polls regarding education in N.J.

Editorial: Cory Booker's ethical lapse


The Detroit Free Press

Disastrous Kilpatrick debt deal might have been illegal, but city may settle anyway

Infographic: Was Detroit's $1.44-billion pension deal illegal?

Policies on Michigan's health exchange to cost less than elsewhere

Attorney with law department walks out of Detroit City Council meeting

Report: Michigan firms that got millions in grants fell way short of new jobs they promised

Prison food service moves step closer to privatization



Philly.com

Coatesville board accepts 2 resignations


City weighs in on bidders for 2nd casino license

Poll: NJ residents spent less time at Shore

Donation drive begins for Philly school supplies


Reynolds Brown drops fund-raiser plans


The Washington Post

Democrats see shutdown threat as 2014 opening

Sen. Cruz continues attack on Obamacare through the night

Organizing for America launches new Web video to hit Republicans on shutdown

How popular or unpopular is Obamacare?

D.C. officials consider defying federal shutdown

Virginia candidates for lieutenant governor square off

Pr. William police file murder charge in teen’s death


The Chicago Tribune

Park shooting stemmed from petty gang conflict, authorities say

Editorial: The lessons of Cornell Square Park


CPS figures show enrollment down


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Obamacare health insurance exchanges will have 45 Cleveland options, HHS says

Cleveland's housing crisis and recovery in graphics: The ups and downs of sales, prices and distress

National Achievement Scholarship semifinalists include 17 from Cleveland-area schools


Cleveland's State of the Schools address will have triple its usual crowd Wednesday

State report cards show: Charter schools received many more Ds and Fs than good grades



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Isakson, Chambliss decline to back “defund Obamacare” filibuster as shutdown looms



The Los Angeles Times


Pressure grows on L.A. DWP to explain $40 million for nonprofits


Brown gets an extra month to relieve prison crowding

Bill allowing higher fees for high-demand college classes advances



USA Today


Feds urge prison in Nev. campaign contributions case

How the insurance exchanges stack up



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