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Today in Black America - October 7

POSTED: October 07, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Making Case for Jobs Bill, Obama Cites Europe’s Woes

Treasury Secretary Urges Quick Action on Jobs Plan

Protests Offer Obama Opportunity to Gain, and Room for Pitfalls

Tax Pledges Lose Allure as Eyes Turn to Reform

Panel Says U.S. Should Weigh Cost in Deciding ‘Essential Health Benefits’

Race-Based Names Dot the Landscape

City Official Accused of Taking Bribes, Left in Boxes and Cups

City Council Grills Kelly on Police Surveillance of Muslims

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama: Voters will run a 'do nothing' Congress out of town

Is Alabama immigration law creating a 'humanitarian crisis'?

The Herman Cain surge: why he rose (not Mitt Romney) as Rick Perry slid

Is Sarah Palin's political career kaput?

Liberian women pray as the nation heads to the polls

The Star Ledger

U.S. Sens. Lautenberg, Menendez slam Gov. Chris Christie for slow progress in $29M weatherization program

Newark corruption trial: Closing arguments begin in trial of ex-deputy mayor

After overhaul, more health plans available to N.J. public employees

Seeking better opportunities at area airports, labor union holds rally outside Newark city hall

N.J. appeals court panel upholds conviction of Skillman man who pulled gun on African-American, used racial slur

Occupy Wall Street protests march on Jersey City, Trenton

The Washington Post

Obama challenges Republicans to explain opposition to $447B jobs bill

Jobs report may clarify recession concerns

The ‘Hermanator’ rushes to the top

Healthy men don’t need PSA testing for prostate cancer, federal panel says

Many first-time protesters, some from out of town, join ‘Occupy DC’

Bill would give D.C. a statue in the Capitol

You fill the gap somehow’

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan lawmakers vote to cut their retiree health care benefits

Suit to oust DPS manager rejected

It's not official, but Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder thinking of a 2nd term

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Georgia sues EPA over emissions rule

Occupy Atlanta joins Friday protest

Cops: Councilman shot his son

Report outlines Grady's failures

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed wants state tax incentives for television commercial production

Arrington to step down from Fulton County bench

The Baltimore Sun

Medical examiner: Brown likely didn't know he had diabetes

Testimony: Currie slipped in Shoppers' legislation late

Hairston says he won't seek another contract

Two congressmen discuss state redistricting with O'Malley

The Chicago Tribune

Naperville not putting out welcome mat for Islamic religious center

Emanuel touts hitting 1,000-cop goal, then downplays it

Occupy Chicago drawing more protesters

The Los Angeles Times

Deputy says he was forced to beat inmate

Gov. Jerry Brown toughens sanctions for cellphones in prison

Gov. Jerry Brown ends fingerprinting for food stamp recipients

USA Today

$1B foreclosure program ends with $568M unspent

Site lets consumers monitor insurance rate hikes

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