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POSTED: October 08, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., head of Rainbow/PUSH was born in Greenville, South Carolina in 1941.

The New York Times

A G.O.P. Moderate in the Middle ... of a Jam

Senate Leaders Mull Raising Debt Ceiling

Threat of U.S. Default Generates Fear Around Globe

National Mall Fire Victim Identified as New Jersey Man

Health Exchange Delays Tied to Software Crash in Early Rush


Cuomo’s Office Is Said to Rein In Ethics Board He Created

Fact-Checking Hynes’s Take on a Reversal

For a Skilled Fund-Raiser, Lhota Looks No Further Than Home


The Christian Science Monitor

Commando raids: Africa's 'arc of instability' reorienting US terror map


US debt ceiling: the wary view from Mexico


Beyond Obamacare glitches, some consumers face dramatically higher rates (+video)


The Monitor's View: Supreme Court, campaign finance, and civic literacy



The Star Ledger


Essex County officials fire back amid calls for federal probe into charity fund

Drug companies paid for seat at the table on panel evaluating safety of painkillers


MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper opens with committment to research, cancer prevention

Former Jersey City housing official sentenced to 33 months in jail for taking bribe

Poll: Did Booker or Lonegan win the first U.S. Senate debate?


The Detroit Free Press

Feds seek $9.6 million in restitution from Kilpatrick, Ferguson


Benny Napoleon proposes $3-billion neighborhood revitalization plan


Consumers struggle to sign up for health care on Michigan exchange

Federal employees plan Thursday rally in Detroit over government shutdown



Philly.com

Despite surge, fewer tax appeals filed than expected

Despite violent weekend, Philly homicides drop

A common-sense plan to reduce gun violence


Charges dropped in Temple rape case



The Chicago Tribune

Activist's son one of 7 shot on South, West sides

Shutdown disrupts Head Start programs, threatens to force layoffs


Preckwinkle to judges: Pay up for health insurance

Ex-jail guard sentenced to prison for bribery


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Oberlin City Council begins defense of gun lawsuit brought by Ohioans for Concealed Carry


Jimmy Carter says today's middle class resembles Americans who lived in poverty during his term

Funding for Ed FitzGerald's $100 college savings account plan advances past county council committee

Rep. Marcia Fudge defends Obamacare on "Meet the Press," says Redskins should change name (videos)


Rep. Marcy Kaptur plans rural outreach for Obamacare



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Student injured in dog attack at Carver High

Clark Atlanta sets program in campaign against dating, domestic violence


High court denies Warren Hill’s petition


The Los Angeles Times

Emboldened Republicans defy D.C. ways

Brown vetoes measure allowing noncitizens on juries

L.A. school board president denies sexual harasment, other claims

Former SEIU local leader gets 33 months in prison


Editorial: AWOL from the classroom


USA Today

Budget slugfest hits medical device tax

U.S. adults lag behind counterparts overseas in skills


Carter: Middle class today resembles past's poor


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