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Today in Black America - September 5

POSTED: September 05, 2014, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Leopold Sedar Senghor is elected president of Senegal in 1960.

The New York Times

BP, Cast as Reckless, Could Pay Up to $18 Billion for Spill


Racial Profiling by Ferguson Police to Be Part of Inquiry

Former Governor in Virginia Guilty in Bribery Case


Federal Judge Orders Ohio to Undo Cuts to Early Voting

Hackers Breach Security of HealthCare.gov


New York Police Officers to Start Using Body Cameras in a Pilot Program


51,000 Answer de Blasio’s Bell for New Pre-K

As Cuomo Lies Low, Teachout Debates a Stand-In: Astorino, the G.O.P. Rival


Police Shoot Unarmed Man in Harlem Park



The Christian Science Monitor

Federal judge rules BP 'grossly negligent' in Gulf oil spill

Kansas shakeup could ruin GOP Senate takeover

New disturbance at Tennessee detention center spotlights how teens are treated

Ferguson shooting: US Justice Department to probe for discriminatory policing (+video)

As Brazil presidential candidate surges, focus turns to evangelicalism's clout (+video)


The Star Ledger

As Christie's pension commission meets, Democrat suggests a new idea

As Trump Plaza closing nears, Trump Taj Mahal experiences money problems

Newark's public schools open with promise, confusion and complaints

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka makes nice with education group he accused of money laundering: The Auditor


Trenton City Council agrees to pay legal bills incurred by former mayor's lawsuit

After hearing from public, Trenton City Council postpones vote on residency ordinance


Philly.com

Students, parents unsure what to expect at city schools

Despite fiscal woes, Phila. schools push for innovation


Fattah: Feds 'may have crossed the line'

Suit seeks to derail Camden Renaissance schools


The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Orr says rejection of bankruptcy plan would be 'catastrophic'

Insurer expected to assail Detroit CFO as bankruptcy trial resumes today

Editorial: Fledgling emergency school district hasn't earned right to expand

Need an absentee ballot? Just use your smartphone

Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick appeals corruption conviction


The Washington Post

Why McDonnells won’t likely face maximum terms

Orman emerges as X factor in Kan. Senate race


Scott Walker’s 2010 jobs pledge was probably not a good idea

There are 17 anti-Obamacare ads for every other Obamacare ad

The Koch Brothers have funded 44,000 ads in the 2014 election

Suspensions and expulsions down in D.C. charter schools



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Secretary of State refuses to investigate Summit County elections board after former mayor's wife posted on Facebook

Cleveland Browns and ESPN Radio to use a 28-hour radiothon and auction to help youths and education

Ohio could lose millions in civil rights funding if fair-housing bill becomes law, federal official warns


Cleveland VA Medical Center will host mental health summit


The Chicago Tribune

New FOP contract could help Emanuel

Justice Department denies reports of investigation of Chicago police shootings

Chicago-area foreclosures drop 38% in first half


The Los Angeles Times

Brown, Kashkari engage in testy debate

Dozens arrested nationwide in rallies for higher minimum wage

Rash of shootings frightens South L.A.

Report's release delayed on Pasadena police shooting of unarmed teen


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Woman kidnapped from DeKalb and found shot in NW Atlanta dies

Cobb teacher accused of dragging misbehaving student by ankle

Atlanta court hearing set for federal judge charged with beating wife

Ex-DeKalb Commissioner Boyer could do less than two years


USA Today

Group: Refusal to say 'so help me God' sidelines airman

Little Leaguers still knocking it out of the park


Report: Missteps led to botched Oklahoma execution







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