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Today in Black America - December 2

POSTED: December 02, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

For Jobless, Little Hope of Restoring Better Days

Democrats See an Advantage in Debate Over Payroll Tax

Republican Leaders Still Seem Torn About Romney

Obama Says He Will Seek More Money for AIDS Programs

Obama to Vie for Arizona as Latino Numbers Rise

Assemblyman’s Chief of Staff Is Arrested in Bribery Case

City Councilman’s Lawyer Calls Charges ‘Speculation’

Problems With Credits at School in the Bronx

The Christian Science Monitor

Herman Cain admits payments to Ginger White, edges toward quitting

Biden brings down curtain on US Iraq operations (VIDEO)

Payroll tax cut: why Republicans might back Obama's plan (VIDEO)

Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney: How different are they on the economy?

Second foreign auto worker hassled: Will Alabama immigration law cost state?

US labor board under fire in latest union-Republican clash

The Star Ledger

Civil rights groups call for federal probe into U.S. airport screening practices in wake of Newark, Honolulu profiling

Jersey City Board of Ed selects interim superintendent

2,500 attend Trenton rally supporting school voucher program for N.J. students in failing districts

Senate committee votes to allow sports betting at N.J. casinos, racetracks

Carter: Lack of black males leads to struggle within urban Big Brother programs

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Now Detroit leaders all come to the table?

Defiant Detroit City Council calls for unity; unions say sacrifices must be shared

Snyder wants to recast unemployment insurance system in Michigan

Snyder out of good options on emergency manager action

How Michigan's new Public Act 4 works

National report says research not being used in education decisions

The Washington Post

Payroll tax break extension proposals from both parties fail in the Senate

Expiration of jobless benefits sparks debate

A look at President Gingrich’s America

Cain: Wife didn’t know about funds

FBI using community outreach to gather intelligence, ACLU alleges

Cuccinelli confirms run for governor

Occupy D.C. targets congressional Democrats

The Los Angeles Times

UC regents approve pay hikes for 12 staffers

Eviction pushes Occupy protesters in new directions

Inquiry targets 2 contractors on L.A. community colleges project

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

HOPE changes come with complications

FAMU dismisses 4 students after death

Year before murder, no signs of abuse

Sister of Troy Davis dies

Court appears ready to hand legal victory to transgender woman

Reed hires team leader for customer service, homelessness

The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel says he'll testify if called before Congress on Solyndra

Mayor: Don't use taxpayers as 'ATM machine' to cover costs at U.S. Cellular Field, Soldier Field

School closings, turnaround list draw protests

Message to Emanuel: Black aldermen not happy with remap

Daley ally's nonprofit group on city's landlord scofflaw list

USA Today

Senate approves $662 billion defense bill

U.S. hands over Camp Victory to Iraq

Our view: The new Newt vs. the old Newt

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland school district cuts nearly one-third of security staff

Portage County sheriff asks for state review of jail in wake of deaths

Anti-abortion activists want to bring 'personhood' fight to Ohio ballot

300 homeless men in Cleveland enjoy Korean American Association hospitality and goodwill gesture

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