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POSTED: October 20, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Jomo Kenyatta, African nationalist and first president of Kenya, was born in 1893. He would lead Kenya from 1964 until 1978.

The New York Times

Editorial: Cuba’s Impressive Role on Ebola

Obama Returns to Trail With a Blue State Focus

The Cost of Campaigns

How Billionaire Oligarchs Are Becoming Their Own Political Parties

Black Vote Seen as Last Hope for Democrats to Hold Senate

Supreme Court Allows Texas to Use Strict Voter ID Law in Coming Election

Janet Yellen Warns of Inequality Threat

Obama Administration to Expedite Family Reunification for Some Haitians


Boyfriend of Noerdlinger, Top City Hall Aide, Cited Her to Fight Tickets

Officials Say Man May Have Killed Stepdaughter, 3, Over Soiled Pants

Cuomo Defends Law Denying Guns to Mentally Ill People


The Chicago Tribune

Police question suspect as bodies of 7 women found in Gary, Hammond

Early voting starts this week, with changes


The Detroit Free Press

HUD investigating complaint against former official

Cass Tech QB Jayru Campbell heads back to court today

Groups discuss Detroit water shutoffs with UN experts

Saunteel Jenkins is leaving Detroit City Council


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Officals from Memphis, Detroit converge in Cleveland to discuss rape kit backlogs

Minimum wage job now falls far short of paying for college in Ohio


Whatever happened to SB 5? Ohio Politics Roundup


Do schools today have "test mania"? Testing of schoolchildren increases this year, so opposition ramps up too


The Washington Post

Pentagon makes plans for U.S. Ebola response

Fears over Ebola and Islamic State recast N.C. Senate race

Denmark’s radical plan to deal with radicals: Roll out the welcome mat

Police officials: Brown’s blood found on gun, inside Ferguson officer’s car


Early voting begins Monday in D.C.

Obama stumps for Anthony Brown at Pr. George’s event


The Star Ledger

Sayreville football scandal has N.J. Senate Dems backing new bill requiring N.J. educators, coaches to report abuse

Detectives pursuing leads in slaying of 15-month-old Irvington girl

As Trenton homeless encampments are cleared, officials push outreach services

Child criminals are still children: Editorial


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS trial: Failing schools had 'walk of shame'

DeKalb CEO Ellis jury deliberates for 10th day


Report: NC A&T student from Atlanta shot dead at party


The Los Angeles Times

Latinos, angry with Obama, may sit out election, hurting Democrats

Democrats' hope of Senate supermajority could rest with 2 districts


Gov. Brown to meet with nursing groups to discuss Ebola preparations

Editor of Southland-based magazine wants to share immigrants' stories


Too many maverick moments finally led to Deasy's undoing at LAUSD



Philly.com

SRC's contract slam hurts those most essential: Opinion

Philly region called key to the Pa. vote


USA Today

Compassion urged in Dallas as Ebola monitoring ends


WHO says Nigeria's Ebola outbreak over





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