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Today in Black America - October 11

POSTED: October 11, 2016, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Pianist Art Blakey, leader of the "Jazz Messengers" and mentor to jazz artists, is born in 1919 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The New York Times


National

Hurricane Matthew’s Toll Rises; Flooding Strands 1,500 in North Carolina


Fleeing the Coast Before the Storm, Only to Be Trapped Inland


As Tensions Rise, Tribes Protesting Pipeline Dig In: ‘We’re Staying’

Climate Change Blamed for Half of Increased Forest Fire Danger

Actually, Many ‘Inner Cities’ Are Doing Great

In Debate on Syria, It’s Trump vs. Pence, and Clinton vs. Obama

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Strained to Hone Her Message, Hacked Emails Show

Emails Show How Clinton Aides Stage-Managed Her Keystone Shift

Highlights From the Clinton Campaign Emails: How to Deal With Sanders and Biden



Local

Despite Ken Thompson’s Short Stint as Brooklyn Prosecutor, Agenda May Endure

For New York City’s Homeless Children, Getting to School Is the Hard Part

Hillary Clinton Aides Kept de Blasio at Arm’s Length, WikiLeaks Emails Show


The Christian Science Monitor

At what point does a racist juror undermine the legal system?

In Chicago, who should bear the burden of dwindling education money?

What Matthew taught America about preparing for a hurricane (+video)



The Star-Ledger


Lesniak the latest to drop plans to run for N.J. governor

N.J. legal group gets $460k to aid victims of domestic violence, sex assault

Feds renew contested allegations in Menendez case

23 cent gas tax hike deal will open new budget hole for N.J., Moody's warns


Philly.com


No closings, but big changes for 11 Philly schools afoot

Pat Toomey condemns Trump, Clinton, but won't say who he will support

Philly cop joins director for planned project on issues raised by Black Lives Matter

Critics claim poll-watcher bill is a bid to disrupt elections


The Detroit Free Press


How Detroit's turnaround began long before bankruptcy


MDOT director wants to change how road money is shared

Accountant, founder of nonprofit sole Duggan challenger



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


OSU will study impact of gas pipeline construction on agricultural fields

Creating a multi-county public transit system in Northeast Ohio

Millennials lack enthusiasm for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump: Politics Extra

Ohio voter disenfranchisement case may head to U.S. Supreme Court



The Chicago Tribune


CTU president on tentative contract agreement with school board: 'It wasn't easy'

2 dead, 21 wounded in shootings since Monday morning



The Washington Post

White supremacist who bragged about cross-burning sentenced in brutal attack of black man


Hillary Clinton proposes another middle-class tax cut, but not a cut in rates

Professor: If people can protest the national anthem, guns should be allowed on campus


Hurricane Matthew death toll rises to at least 22 across Southeast


Columbus Day is still a U.S. federal holiday. But why?


Al Gore to join Hillary Clinton on campaign trail in Florida to talk about climate change


New state laws discourage registering immigrants. How will that affect the Latino vote?

Alexandria spews 11 million gallons of raw sewage into the Potomac each year


The Los Angeles Times


How 'MASH' actor Mike Farrell became a leading voice against the death penalty in California

Lazarus: 'Big data' could mean big problems for people's healthcare privacy



USA Today


Man drives through crowd of Columbus Day protesters


America’s Poorest Cities









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