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Obie Award winning actor Ron O'Neal, who gained fame for his role in the movie "Superfly," was born in 1937 in Utica, New York.

Today in Black America - September 9

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The New York Times

Crisis Past, Obama May Have Missed a Chance

Obama, in Rally Mode, Steps Up Jabs at G.O.P.

First Lady Asks Congress to Join Childhood Obesity Fight

Another Voice Raised Against Koran Bonfire

For Emanuel, Temptation in the Form of a Dream Job

BP Spill Report Hints at Legal Defense

Back in Class, Theme Is: We’ll Succeed With Less

U.S. Intervention Sought for Newark Police Abuses

The 5 Percent Doctrine


Baltimore Sun

City hopes to boost case to Google by mapping conduits

Mikulski: Quran-burning 'disgraceful,' 'un-American'

Arguments set for revised city lawsuit against Wells Fargo


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia awarded $50 million in HUD neighborhood improvement funding

Lawsuit: Fox Theatre refuses concert on Sept. 11

Reed says decision made on airport chief


Star Ledger

Gov. Christie sets sights on reforming financial disclosure laws for legislature

State senators to probe the fiscal woes of Trenton schools

Elizabeth man cleared of making threats on Amtrak train sues, says civil rights were violated

ACLU accuses Newark police of false arrests, excessive force

Essex County public works chief leaves six-figure job

Newark receives $2M in federal funds to rehabilitate, resell 47 foreclosed homes


The Christian Science Monitor

In Ohio, Obama makes it personal, attacks GOP leader John Boehner

One jobs idea from Obama that should fly

Should Petraeus have weighed in on Koran burning? General defends himself.

Chicago mayor: If not Rahm Emanuel, then who?

Iraq attack on US soldiers shows ongoing vulnerabilities

Six most generous nations: US ties for fifth


The Washington Post

Evangelical leaders try to reach out to the pastor who plans to burn the Koran

Political controversy over Islam surrounds 9/11 anniversary

Obama plan for corporate tax credit, infrastructure spending gets cool reception

RNC's Steele visits U.S. territories, prompting talk of a reelection bid

In Maryland Senate races, civil debate gives way to civil war

Mixed reviews of D.C. candidate Vincent Gray's tenure at agency in 1990s

As vote nears, controversial backers stealing spotlight from Fenty and Gray


Detroit Free Press

Feds: Kilpatrick's pal Ferguson lived large, hid stacks of cash

Ferguson's connection to Kilpatrick runs deep

Detroit Mayor Bing starts land discussion

Bing: Strong neighborhoods key to revitalizing Detroit

Despair after fires: Some Detroiters left with nothing but their fury

Deadline for Conyers to report to prison is Friday


Philadelphia Inquirer

Carl R. Greene suspected John F. Street's aide was a PHA no-show worker

Street accuses Greene of "full-blown cover up"

Mayor revitalizes adult-literacy program

Pa. welfare chief quits to join nonprofit

Mormons contribute $300,000 to Philadelphia prisoner-reentry program


Chicago Tribune

Post-Daley circus gets started early

Daley decided more than a month ago not to run again

Only slim majority wants Blagojevich retried


Los Angeles Times

California Supreme Court seems likely to uphold forced state furloughs

Memo to Jerry Brown: Tell it like it is

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