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POSTED: October 10, 2014, 8:30 am

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

The New York Times

Nobel Peace Prize for Two Children’s Rights Activists

Courts Strike Down Voter ID Laws in Wisconsin and Texas

Heart-Rending Test in Ebola Zone: A Baby

Lawmaker Asks Holder to Review Foreign Cash Accepted by Think Tanks

Joined in the Spotlight No More

De Blasio’s Transparency Is Turning Opaque Under Fire

As de Blasio Aids Bid for Democratic Senate, Cuomo Is a Nearly Invisible Man



The Christian Science Monitor

Ebola: Are US airport screenings more about controlling fear than disease? (+video)


White House cyber czar: To stay secure, kill the password – but keep data within reach of police (+video)

Supreme Court reinstates controversial North Carolina voting measures (+video)

Tensions flare in St. Louis after off-duty cop shoots teenager (+video)


The Washington Post

Drugmakers try to scale up to fight Ebola virus

Robinson: A dose of Ebola reality for America

Opinion: Standing up for girls

U.S. scrapped $486 million aircraft fleet it bought for Afghanistan


Few parallels found between deadly police shootings

Ferguson police suppressed protesters after interventions

Cartagena prostitute scandal may affect AG nomination

Spending by Prince George’s school board scrutinized



The Star Ledger

Four Lakewood High School football players charged with another holdup

Newark city leaders set their sights on 2015 budget

Rutgers plans new arts center in long vacant downtown Newark department store

Christie establishes task force to combat drug addiction


The Detroit Free Press

Reality TV star to donate $20K to DPS Foundation

Police: Teen was ambushed, beaten, stomped to death


Wayne County board eliminates Mound site for new jail



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland police investigate violent attacks in Kamm's Corners

Defense attorneys accuse prosecutors of misconduct in Akron quadruple murder case

Saint Luke's Foundation gives grants to six community organizations

Defense attorneys will ask Ohio Supreme Court to look at Douglas Prade murder case for third time


The Chicago Tribune

Quinn, Rauner try to create fear about the other guy during debate

Expert: Cook County Jail guard let inmates fight

Preckwinkle: Enjoy new budget because pain's coming in 2016


CTU may offer details today on Karen Lewis' health


Former Bears GM Angelo: NFL hid 'hundreds' of domestic abuse cases



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Update: Gurley investigated for payments

Entrepreneur who brought Jheri curl to masses dies


The Los Angeles Times


In Santa Monica, Obama chastises GOP on immigration, targets young voters


Apparently, the reason most American Indians don't accept the term 'redskin' needs some explaining


L.A. County reaching out to save children from prostitution

Federal grants to create 'cradle to career' services in LAUSD zones



Philly.com

Windfall for principals short on supplies

Wolf: Abolish SRC, elect school board

Report: Philly elections boss didn't vote

Report: States dependent on gambling face strained budgets


USA Today

Parents of Brunswick officer accused in standoff speak out

Pro-Line, "Curly Kit" creator Cottrell dies at 82

Texas hospital defends care for Ebola victim








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