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Today in Black America - December 15

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The New York Times

U.S. Officially Ends Its Mission in Iraq

Editorial: Holder Speaks Up for Voting Rights


Omnibus Spending Bill Held Up as Congress Dickers Over Riders and Restrictions

In a Tactical Shift, Romney Trains Sights on Gingrich


Failure Rate of Schools Overstated, Study Says


Marijuana Use Growing Among Teenagers


A Renewed Push to Allow Later Reports of Sexual Abuse



The Christian Science Monitor


Mitt Romney vs. Newt Gingrich: making 'moderate' a dirty word

Illegal immigration across US-Mexico border hits historic low


High school seniors smoke marijuana more than cigarettes, survey finds


As Iraq war ends, strange hush descends on US bases

Pushing racial buttons, a young firebrand stirs up South Africa


Star Ledger


Essex County freeholders award controversial immigration detention contract

N.J. DYFS is still failing to help troubled families under their supervision, report says


N.J. Attorney General blocks public knowledge of State Police overtime pay


South Jersey Food Bank to receive extra $2 million in funding as demand increases


UMDNJ vice president to head university until new leader is found

Newark politician pleads guilty to income tax evasion



The Detroit Free Press


Wealthy private investors hold out hope for light rail in Detroit

WSU will weigh instituting tougher standard for admissions

House vote moves Michigan a step closer to unlimited charter schools


State move to help Detroit, other cities with urban farming

Michigan jobless rate dips below 10% for first time in 3 years


The Washington Post

After nearly 9 years, $800B, Iraq war draws to close with quiet ceremony


Payroll tax talks come to a standstill

Some in GOP worry: Will a Gingrich nomination drive away voters?

Obama’s five paths to reelection


Panel urges compensation for people harmed in medical experiments


To the rescue: The private sector

IRS files new lien on Barry’s house


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Sharp drop in Ga. unemployment rate

Fraud possible at FAMU

Local shops get airport spots

Santa Cop gives kids positive interaction with Atlanta police


The Chicago Tribune


Illinois House Republicans want to roll back corporate income tax hike

Cook County told to pay $7.6 million in hospital retaliation lawsuit


Cook County state's attorney graduates offenders from alternative prosecution program


CPS hands out capital dollars to schools slated for turnaround

Activists 'occupy' newspaper name


The Los Angeles Times

Apologies for pepper-spray incident at UC Davis come with a warning

UC Berkeley to offer financial aid to more middle-income families

Judge rejects claim that Cal State tuition hike was illegal

Statewide education groups decry budget cuts

L.A. school board ends preference practice at charter schools


USA Today


HUD mortgage aid program stumbled fast

State starts criminal probe of FAMU officials

Census shows 1 in 2 people are poor or low-income

Number of death sentences hits a 35-year low

Boomers go back to community colleges


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cuyahoga County Democratic Party shows healthy divide as prosecutor's race heats up: Mark Naymik

Jurors acquit George Phillips-Olivier, suspended CMHA chief, of all but 1 corruption-related charge


Rev. C. Jay Matthews sentenced to 15 months in prison on tax charges


Blooms atop history for African-American cultural garden in Cleveland: editorial






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