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Today in Black America - October 9

POSTED: October 09, 2013, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Ernest Nathan “Dutch” Morial, the first Black elected mayor of New Orleans, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana.

The New York Times

Many in G.O.P. Offer Theory: Default Wouldn’t Be So Bad

Editorial: First End the Crisis, Then Talk

Lift ‘Threats,’ Obama Insists, Spurning Talks

Obama’s Absence Leaves China as Dominant Force at Asia-Pacific Meeting

Supreme Court Again Weighs Spending Limits in Campaigns

Uninsured Find More Success via Health Exchanges Run by States

$10 Million Gift to Help Head Start Through Shutdown

Kansas Legislature Threatens Showdown With Court Over School Financing

Power Grid Is Attacked in Arkansas

The Christian Science Monitor

Debt ceiling 101: 12 questions about what's going on

Obama to Republicans: 'We can't make extortion routine' (+video)

Jon Stewart grills Health secretary on Obamacare: Who won? (+video)

Are Washington 'Redskins' doomed? NFL's resistance to change showing cracks

The Star Ledger

Analysis: Kindler, gentler Christie beat Buono in debate

FACT CHECK: Who got it right last night?

N.J. town requires beggars to obtain permits

Jersey City councilwoman wants to dock colleagues, mayor if budget is late

Rowan University mapping project charts suburban, commercial sprawl

Poll: Booker leads Lonegan by 12 points in unchanged Senate race

The Detroit Free Press

Gov. Snyder to testify about Detroit bankruptcy today

Detroit bankruptcy judge gives city 35 days to develop plan to clear lawsuits

Ferguson should get no more than 10 years in corruption case, lawyer says

Detroit police chief announces changes to his executive team

$8 million U-M study to probe health-religion ties

Senate to consider adding cyberbullying to Michigan's anti-bullying law

Poll: Booker lead holds, but Lonegan gains

Booker: The man who wasn't there

Value of having SEPTA near your home: Up to $37K

Christie, Buono trade barbs, mostly disagree in debate

Hundreds decry gun violence in SW Philly

Racial issues on the runway

The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel's appointees likely to block Illiana in 1st key vote

Mayor will start phasing out insurance subsidy for retired workers

Shutdown hits local health providers

Englewood activist's son wounded in shooting

Preckwinkle's use tax takes a hit

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Poll shows Republicans taking most of blame for government shutdown

Poverty program for college students expanding in Cleveland

Ed FitzGerald: Federal government shutdown hurting Cuyahoga County residents

Cleveland Clinic police awarded grant to bolster victim advocacy program

Ohio Senate approves legislation to change rules for minor political parties

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Police: Principal saved student attacked by dogs

Georgia Tech fraternity suspends member for ‘rapebait’ email

Pepper spray used to stop middle school fight

Morehouse VP becomes college president in Mississippi

Atlanta school board challengers bring in contributions

The Los Angeles Times

41 years in solitary, a few days free -- then death

Mayor adds departments' performance data to his website

California weighing cost of running federal programs during shutdown

NRA threatens lawsuits over California gun bills

Loyola Marymount drops health coverage for 'elective' abortions

USA Today

Obama to meet with congressional caucuses

Medved: Republicans are no heroes

First take: Yellen has a chance to prove her mettle

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