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Today in Black America - October 10

POSTED: October 10, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black America: United Negro College Fund founder Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, president of Tuskegee Institute, was born in Washington, D.C.

The New York Times

Major Business Groups Seeing Less Sway Over House G.O.P.

As Pressure Mounts, House G.O.P. Weighs Debt Deal

Republicans Using Shutdown to Stake Positions for 2016

Editorial: Chairwoman Janet Yellen

Florida Defends New Effort to Clean Up Voter Rolls

Redskins’ Name Change Remains Activist’s Unfinished Business

Risk to Food Safety Seen in Furloughs

Penny Harvest Charitable Group to Stay Afloat With City Money

After an Introduction by de Blasio, a Brooklyn Hospital Hired His Wife

The Christian Science Monitor

African billionaires: big money on a poor continent

Republicans hit all-time low in Gallup poll. Is shutdown to blame? (+video)

Government shutdown still all about Obamacare, hard-liner warns

Global warming: Record heat of today could be new norm in 2047, study says

Rights groups suing UN for Haiti cholera epidemic

The Star Ledger

Lonegan claims to 'clobber' Booker on stage, Booker offended by 'floating bodies' remark

Jersey City council adopts ban on smoking in public parks

Federal workers gather outside VA hospital in Somerset County to protest shutdown

Chris Christie meets with Republicans in Washington, report says

DiVincenzo asks Essex County prosecutor to investigate charity questions

Sheila Oliver said to be interested in a third term as N.J. Assembly speaker

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Kwame Kilpatrick's partners in crime should face harsher punishments

Federal prosecutors label Christine Beatty as one of Kwame Kilpatrick's coconspirators

Michigan janitor offers students $1 to beat up 4th-grader

Debt-limit default could cut deeply in Michigan

Detroit city official files complaint against Kevyn Orr appointee, claims racial insensitivity

Krystal Crittendon endorses Benny Napoleon for Detroit mayor

Opposites collided in final N.J. Senate debate

Ex-Philly cop: Stop-and-frisk is 'demeaning'

At symposium, a call for state education funding formula

Opiate epidemic spreading in Philly

Borgata first to gain N.J. web gaming permit

The Chicago Tribune

2 men found guilty in fatal cop shooting

Man rapes 2 women, teenage girl in 3-hour span on Far South Side, police say

Shots fired at Safe Passage worker on South Side

Former Chicago police officer sentenced for stealing money from drug courier

West Side gang members face federal conspiracy charges

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland destroys hundreds of guns surrendered to police (video)

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's mettle tested by years of dysfunction or scandal in police, fire and water departments

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson re-appoints three school board members

Presidential prospect Martin O'Malley plants a flag in Ohio by joining forces with Ed FitzGerald

Government shutdown, in its ninth day, continues to affect medical, scientific communities

Concussion baseline testing program for young athletes proposed by Cuyahoga Community College

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Family: Woman died trying to stop fight

3 convicted in drug dealer’s revenge killing

Wilbanks tapped to co-chair consortium of large suburban school districts

Accomplice: Accused killer acknowledged firing bullets at slain Norcross honor student

Fulton schools to install buzzer entry systems

The Los Angeles Times

Charity saves U.S. military families amid shutdown

Gov. Jerry Brown signs bill to increase access to abortions

Lessons from the 2003 recall

Foundation launches $50-million project to support minority boys

More schools opening Advanced Placement courses to all students

USA Today

S.C.'s lawn mower man: A cut above the bickering

Questions linger over teen killed at border

Fired gay cop details harassment allegations

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