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Today in Black America - December 14

POSTED: December 14, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

House Passes Extension of Cut to Payroll Taxes

Holder Signals Tough Review of New State Laws on Voting

Democrats Find a Welcome Distraction

Romney's Run Puts a Spotlight on Private Equity

Bigger Share of State Cash for Medicaid

Aid for Child Care Drops When It Is Needed Most

With States Desperate to Keep Jobs, Companies Have Upper Hand, Report Shows

4 Attica Guards Are Charged in Assault on Inmate

The Christian Science Monitor

Why 'temporary' tax cuts never die: Payroll tax and 3 other examples

Mitt Romney: why the primary calendar is against him, too

Sarah Palin speaks, but are Americans heeding her anymore?

US troops scramble to hand off last-minute security 'details' to Iraqis

The Star Ledger

UMDNJ president submits resignation

City Council lifts ban on Occupy Newark overnight encampments

FEMA revises October snowstorm disaster declaration to include Bergen, Passaic and Middlesex counties

The Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: 'All-American Muslim' offers valuable lesson for Americans

Small businesses in Michigan say state is shutting them out of $40-million office supply contract

Detroit City Council refuses to slash its own budget, perks

Detroit light-rail plan is dead; buses will be used instead

Detroit City Council says no to settling whistle-blower suit

The Washington Post

Possibility of government shutdown looms

Romney: Newt Gingrich an ‘extremely unreliable’ conservative leader

The eccentric big thinker and bomb-thrower

Obama camp sees reasons for optimism

NTSB seeks ban on cellphone use while driving

Report: More D.C. young people are homeless

Occupy D.C. expands to black churches

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Alleged FAMU hazing yields lawsuit

Two Angel Food officials plead not guilty

26 named Schools of Excellence

Davis ‘understanding but impatient' with cheating probe

The Chicago Tribune

Prepaid tuition program has 30% funding gap

Council committee OKs nearly $3.9 million in police misconduct cases

4,740 kids caught under city's new curfew law

CPS mulls deal to expand virtual education

Teacher advocacy group suggests ways to make most of longer day

CPS to add 12 charter schools

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. council members call for more control over housing authority

$1 billion in state budget cuts to kick in soon

At Nixon library, Watergate wounds linger

Legislature to hold hearing on UC Davis pepper-spraying

USA Today

MF Global execs don't know where $1.2B went

Study: Alcohol use linked to unsafe sex, HIV

Obama to mark end of Iraq War

Poll: Congress rates poorly on honesty, ethics

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland schools chief Eric Gordon asks board to restore preschool, spring sports and busing for high school students

Holiday spirit agencies that distribute food in Cleveland area are serving a wider range of needy people

Jury returns Wednesday in corruption case against George Phillips-Olivier, suspended CMHA chief

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