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POSTED: October 16, 2014, 10:30 am

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Today in Black History: Historic “Million Man March”, organized by Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan, rallies Black men in Washington, D.C. in 1995.

The New York Times

Lax Guidelines on Ebola Led to Poor Hospital Training

C.D.C. Director Becomes Face of Nation’s Worry


Experts Offer Steps for Avoiding Public Hysteria, a Different Contagious Threat


Ebola Facts: Dallas Timeline | Comparing Outbreaks | Patients Outside Africa

Editorial: A Deadly Legacy in Iraq

Once Again, a Carter Aims to Govern in Georgia


Arizona: Court Rejects Law Denying Bail to Immigrants


Norward Roussell, Who Led Schools in Selma in Turbulent Time, Dies at 80


Jitters Creep Up After Economic Data Disappoints


2 Brooklyn Murder Convictions From ’86 Are Vacated


The Christian Science Monitor

Africa Monitor Cuba to the rescue: Ebola-stricken countries welcome Castro's doctors

Mark Zuckerberg, wife donate $25 million to fight Ebola: How much can it help? (+video)


Election 2014: Democrats' hidden agenda in House battle

Why civil rights groups are asking Supreme Court to block Texas voter ID law (+video)

Massacre threat at Utah university points to misogynist gaming underworld (+video)



The Star Ledger

Lawyer who helped expose cops' racial profiling reportedly found dead in hotel

Coaches could face discipline over sexual assault allegations

Chris Christie says most of his kids are against him running for president in 2016

Newark council passes anti-smoking, foreclosure ordinances

ACLU complaint claims Maplewood school procedures unfair to minority students


Philly.com


Elections boss: I didn't vote, so what?


Opinion: CEO's & wife's secretive deaths


Bunch: Ebola overhyped; blame politics, cable news




The Chicago Tribune


Nurses cast doubts on Ebola plans in Chicago, nationwide

Illinois landowners sue over fracking delay

Karen Lewis says thank you to well-wishers, leaves hospital

Quinn hits Rauner on gun control


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Could Cleveland police keep body-camera footage secret? Ohio law is unclear

Cuyahoga County Council president's effort to block Ed FitzGerald's pick for MetroHealth board goes into extra innings

Ohio's evolving election process on display at Statehouse (Slideshow)


Cleveland high school being cleaned overnight and teacher ordered to stay at home after possible Ebola contact


The Washington Post

Ebola fuels epidemic of fear in U.S.

CDC permitted health worker to fly despite fever


Wemple: Jon Stewart wallops Bill O’Reilly on race

Chris Christie seeks a political makeover


Can federal hiring help reduce long-term unemployment?

Massachusetts city council votes against letting Comcast in because their customer service is so bad


N.Y. Times report does not back Bush supporters’ claims about Iraqi WMDs

D.C. mayoral candidates tout leadership styles


Student enrollment in Pr. George’s rises again


The Detroit Free Press


Detroit reaches deal with holdout creditor FGIC

Detroit activist allowed to question Orr in court


Surprise guilty plea on Day 1 of pension fraud trial


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Ex-DeKalb commissioner Boyer will get full pension benefits

Court: Cobb parents can be held liable for Facebook defamation

Police chief arrest on sex charges shocks officials in two cities



The Los Angeles Times


LAUSD Supt. John Deasy expected to resign

State Supreme Court lets bullet train project go forward


L.A. County sees its lowest tally of hate crimes in 24 years



USA Today

Ebola raises concerns over hospitals' infection controls


Family: Dallas nurse with Ebola is a 'sweetheart'

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