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Today in Black America - December 7

POSTED: December 07, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obama Strikes Populist Chord on G.O.P. Turf

Obama in Osawatomie

Filibuster by Senate Republicans Blocks Confirmation of Judicial Nominee

In Iowa, Gingrich Is Gaining Favor, New Poll Shows

Romney Tells Trump He Can’t Make Debate

Alabama: Changes Urged in Immigration Law


Online Insults Lead to Calls for Inquiries of N.Y.C. Police

Albany and City Hall Clash on Education



The Christian Science Monitor


In Kansas, a combative Obama tries on his Teddy Roosevelt hat


Donald Trump and Newt Gingrich devise 'Apprentice'-style plan for poor kids (VIDEO)

New York to raise taxes on the rich. Is it a blueprint for Congress?


Obama's lowdown on higher education and student loan debt

Halliburton 'destroyed' evidence after Gulf oil spill, BP charges



The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie chastises Dems in return to town hall circuit

Nearly 200 march in Newark to protest economic inequality

Court: N.J. whistle-blower is entitled to reclaim job as consumer protection official

N.J. residents are leaving for Pennsylvania in increasingly large numbers


The Washington Post

Obama invokes a Roosevelt in assailing GOP

GOP split on payroll tax cut proposal

Extravagant start puts Gingrich camp in debt

Surprise: Your fetus is black

Parker: Gingrich’s tone-deaf remarks on the poor

Officially innocent, ‘I can go on with my life,’ Thomas Haynesworth says

O’Malley re-elected to lead Democratic governors


Ex- Pr. George’s exec Jack Johnson sentenced to seven years in prison

D.C. unveils public charter school rankings

William and Mary students ‘occupy’ library


The Detroit Free Press

Legal challenges mounting for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Probe into Wayne County expands as FBI serves 2 new subpoenas


Budget cuts must start with us, Council Pro Tem Gary Brown tells council, mayor


Kwame Kilpatrick says company apologized for releasing text messages


Gov. Snyder signs Michigan anti-bullying law, says he was bullied as kid

Detroit city council member Gary Brown calls on council to cut one-third of its $13 million budget


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Savannah elects 1st black woman as mayor

Occupy activists protest foreclosure sales

Atlanta City Council president shuffles chairmanships

Atlanta City Council redistricting hits snag


The Chicago Tribune

CPS-Gates partnership to bring charters, traditional schools closer

City to use microloans to spur small businesses

Emanuel naming panel to review city ethics law

White House staff pushes faith-based partnerships in Chicago


Cop investigates murder scene — and finds his stepson dead



The Los Angeles Times

Obama: Economic inequality 'the defining issue of our time'

Jobless rate drops in many metro areas


Los Angeles DWP board OKs water rate increases

California population hits 37.5 million



USA Today

PSU wants focus on education

Occupiers target bank-owned homes

Arizona to probe inmate complaints of denied medical care


Police clear out Occupy New Orleans camp


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Common Pleas Court judge rejects most of Cleveland's suit against banks over subprime loans


ACLU says it will sue Ohio if legislators approve bills restricting abortion

In corruption trial, employee for CMHA contractor testifies on work at home of suspended CMHA chief George Phillips-Olivier




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