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Today in Black America - November 17

POSTED: November 17, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times'

After Bullet Hits White House, a Manhunt and Arrest

Majority Leader Gives Deficit Panel Wide Berth

Tea Party Group Presents Its Own Debt Commission Report

2 Elements of Jobs Bill Pass House Unanimously

Gingrich on Defensive Over Freddie Mac Fees

Judge Temporarily Bars Eviction of Boston Protesters

Fund-Raiser for Liu Is Accused of Role in Illegal Donations

The Christian Science Monitor

Occupy Wall Street: Time to become more overtly political?

Why Republicans are doing an about-face on tough Alabama immigration law

Eight days left: Was super committee a bad idea from the start?

The LRA and the most popular Africa legislation in recent US history

Financial fallout for Penn State: $2 billion fundraising drive in danger?

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Toe-dipping Bing should take plunge

Dave Bing's proposals

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing calls for sacrifice to save city

Interim academic leader named new DPS superintendent

Kwame Kilpatrick pocketed $10,000 bribe, feds say

Kwame Kilpatrick book hearing leads to arrest warrant for lawyer

Gov. Rick Snyder says state will review city's finances, try to avoid emergency manager

The Star Ledger

N.J. Legislature scrambles to pass bills during final six weeks of 2011 session

N.J. officials debate budget cuts as state revenue continues to fall short of projections

Christie, Cerf appear in Secaucus to push for education reform bills

Mother of East Windsor teen suspended for Confederate flag shirt threatens to sue school

N.J. sting indicts grocers who allegedly stole $1M from voucher program that helps low-income families

The Washington Post

On taxes, an identity crisis for Republicans

Debt panel members trade criticism

A shock for Medicaid advocates

Perry: Conservative hero no longer

Report: Freddie Mac paid Gingrich $1.6M

Ad shows cozy ties with super PACs

Md. expands health care for low-income women

Seven D.C. statehood activists convicted

Howard student argues self-defense

New study shows health insurance premium spikes in every state

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

No crime in SCLC expenditures

Teens in school attack tried as adults?

Atlanta City Council to hold a public hearing Thursday on redistricting process

APS week dedicated to college, careers ahead

Atlanta parent relaunches with new focus

The Chicago Tribune

Chicago aldermen OK watchdog amid complaints it will be 'toothless'

Mayor Rahm Emanuel wins major victory with unanimous budget vote

DNA evidence prompts judge to throw out convictions for 4 in murder, rape

Lewis stands her ground

The Los Angeles Times

State budget cuts could shorten school year

Calif. attorney general subpoenas mortgage giants

Students protest at several California universities

Violent clash erupts outside Cal State trustees meeting

USA Today

Penn State case spurs abuse victims to speak out

Ex-DA referred assault report over family ties to Sandusky

Survey: Engineering seniors log the most study hours

Steven Chu ready to battle with GOP over Solyndra loan

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Complaints of religious discrimination in workplace are increasing

State regulators remain 'cautiously optimistic' about Cleveland casino opening on time

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