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Today in Black America - October 24

POSTED: October 24, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Republic of Zambia, a former British colony, in southern Africa gains its independence in 1964 with Kenneth Kaunda as its first president.

The New York Times

Anger Growing Among Allies Over U.S. Surveillance


Republicans, Sensing Weakness in Health Law Rollout, Switch Tactics


Contractors Assign Blame, but Admit No Faults of Their Own, in Health Site


Obama’s Uncertain Path Amid Syria Bloodshed


Better News in New Study That Assesses U.S. Students


Boy, 13, Carrying Toy Guns Is Shot Dead by Deputies

Boy, 14, Is Arraigned as Adult in Killing of a Teacher Near Boston

Year After Hurricane Sandy, Victims Contest Christie’s Status as a Savior


A More Nuanced de Blasio Emerges


The Christian Science Monitor

Detroit bankruptcy trial: City says it got ‘a lot of no’ in negotiation tries


Two teachers killed this week: How safe are US schools? (+video)


Merkel berates Obama on spying, joins parade of 'shocked' world leaders (+video)


The Star Ledger


Newark homicide victim was church-going grandmother, congregation says


3rd Circuit decision allows FBI to continue to withhold race data from ACLU

Millions in phony federal tax refunds for Jersey inmates could land pair in prison with their clients

Newark mayor's race: Shavar Jeffries lays out public safety plan


Poll: Should N.J. voters approve the ballot question to raise the minimum wage?


The Detroit Free Press


'Mountain of evidence' proves Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy, city argues

Benny Napoleon, Mike Duggan keep it civil at Detroit Economic Club mayoral debate

'Mountain of evidence' proves Detroit is eligible for bankruptcy, city argues


Philly.com


Guv on transporation bill: Get it done

Tainted narcotics cops sued again


Parents have concerns about school district's new top cop

Recalling the passion early in the civil rights movement

In uphill quest, 4 vie to unseat Camden Mayor Redd


The Washington Post


Most Americans accumulating debt faster than retirement savings

Administration changes deadline for marketplaces


Inspector general hits IRS with two new reports

SEC unanimously backs crowdfunding proposals

Where the Obamacare enrollees actually live


How many votes do the Democrats need to retake the House? Maybe fewer than you think.


D.C. Council could vote to approve its new CFO on Nov. 5


D.C. mayor backs decriminalizing marijuana


The Chicago Tribune


Emanuel budget would double police OT to curb violence

Lawyers in baseball bat attack say victim erred on attacker's race


CPS to restore Owens' name to school

Report: State juvenile facility sexual assaults fueled by low staffing, inability to see 'red flag' behavior

Durbin slammed for assertion that GOP leader insulted Obama

South suburban school board president ousted over forgery conviction


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cuyahoga County judges sending far fewer felons to prison, marking major shift in Ohio's corrections system

Lawmakers announce revised bill to reform Ohio's municipal income tax system

Anti-government tax-scammers sentenced to prison for 10 years and 8 years, respectively, for $8 million fraud

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes says she will defend against court complaint recommending she undergo psych exam

Ohio Supreme Court: Mahoning County public-sector union protest didn't violate state law



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


1 arrested for armed robbery at Georgia State dorm

Reed and business leaders form independent committee; announce candidate support



The Los Angeles Times


California to limit pepper spray use on mentally ill inmates

L.A. controller website makes finances more transparent


2 L.A. council members urge changes in city's sex harassment training

Former Occidental chief reportedly named U.S. education official


USA Today


Student, 14, arraigned in murder of Mass. teacher


Large companies find ways to a zero tax rate



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