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The Day Ahead: Thursday, November 10

By on 11.10.11 | 8:07AM

The Penn State campus is in turmoil after board of trustees ousts Joe Paterno for his role in child abuse cover-up (Fox News)

The Senate will vote on repealing Net Neutrality regulations today (Engadget)

Talks between the owners and players will continue, but the NBA season is in danger as the deadline for a deal passes (Detroit Free Press)

The Supreme Court will decide today whether to take up Obamacare. Announcement would come early next week (USA Today)

Rick Perry vows to continue his campaign (USA Today)

But he'll never live this down (repost from last night):

On the main site:

Campaign Crisis Tests Cain, by Robert Stacy McCain: Did he turn a corner in Wednesday's debate?

Sell First, Ask Questions Later, by Ross Kaminsky: Greece was a blip compared to the havoc Italy is already bringing to our financial markets.

William F. Buckley, Still at Yale, by R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr.: Celebrating 60 years of God and Man at Yale at the scene of the crime.

Political Roasts, by George Neumayr: The farce that is American public life.

The New Colonialists, by Christopher Orlet: The upside of gentrification.

Retirement Wars, by David N. Bass: The growing "wealth gap" between old and young could get ugly as it dawns on the latter that they won't have anything to retire on.

Sexual Politics and the GOP Kaleidoscope, by G. Tracy Mehan, III: Will we hear from Mrs. Cain? Will it matter?

EPA Jackboots? by Iain Murray: Lisa Jackson may not know that property rights under common law offered greater protection from polluters than do diktats from Washington bureaucrats. 

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