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Today in Black America - September 15

POSTED: September 15, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Four Black girls are killed in the bombing of 16th Street Baptist Church by white supremacists in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963.

The New York Times

Editorial: A Bigger Midterm Election Turnout

Health Law Has Caveat on Renewal of Coverage

Conservative Experiment Faces Revolt in Reliably Red Kansas

Defying Unions, Democrat Gina M. Raimondo Vies to Become Rhode Island’s First Female Governor

A Rebound Takes Root in Michigan, but Voters’ Gloom Is Hard to Shake

In Florida Student Assaults, an Added Burden on Accusers

With Tech Taking Over in Schools, Worries Rise

In Pursuit of Casinos, It’s Worst Foot Forward

The Christian Science Monitor

Focus Was Ferguson the beginning of a new civil rights era?

NFL's new dilemma: What happens now with Greg Hardy, Adrian Peterson?

Islamic State 101: Why are Arab countries so reluctant to help?

The Star Ledger

Struggling to survive: 38 percent of N.J. households can't meet basic needs

Medicaid fraud probe creates bureaucratic nightmare for patients

Poll shows wide open field for N.J. governor once Christie departs

Newark director's nonprofit fell behind on thousands in loans to city corporation

Newark school parking lot should be playground for kids

City's toughest district gets more cops

Supplies to be donated to Philly schools

'Known racist' or just rude, shop owner sells

Lincoln's 4-year promise: Tuition will not increase

The Detroit Free Press

Creditor Syncora reaches Detroit bankruptcy deal, issues apology

DPS tech schools undergoing redesign focusing on jobs of the future

Detroit drug house raids, dealer arrests down in 2014, documents show

Rochelle Riley: Hero or bully? Bankruptcy opponents face defining choice

The Chicago Tribune

Challenger Fioretti says Emanuel has brought Chicagoans 'tough luck'

The Washington Post

Federal push to hire veterans is fueling resentment

New Grimes ad goes there: ‘Mitch, that’s not how you hold a gun’

How states have gamed Medicaid for hundreds of millions of dollars

Diversity is coming to Congress -- very, very slowly

‘New Columbia’ as the 51st state? Probably not.

Catania says he’s the mayoral candidate of substance

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio school report card recap with rankings and district details: Numbers Behind the News

$1.2 million in Obamacare funds awarded to local health centers for expanding medical services

Gov. Kasich should move to abolish executions, not schedule them anew: editorial

The Los Angeles Times

Voters support a path to legalization for unauthorized immigrants

'Django' actress' detention was 'basic police work,' LAPD says

USC unveiling plans for $650-million housing, retail complex

USAID is incubating start-ups to tackle poverty problems

MTA bus and train fares to rise Monday

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Judge agrees to reveal records in trial of DeKalb CEO Ellis

Hawks ownership discord has deep roots

USA Today

Pre-diabetes, diabetes rates fuel national health crisis

2nd trial begins for Detroit officer in death of girl, 7

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