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Today in Black America - December 19

POSTED: December 19, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Payroll Tax Cut Stalls in House as G.O.P. Objects

G.O.P. Contests Near, and the Pace Picks Up

As Gingrich’s Star Rises, So Do His Party’s Concerns

Health Care Law Will Let States Tailor Benefits


Many in U.S. Are Arrested by Age 23, Study Finds

In a Study, Judges Express a Bleak View of Lawyers Representing Immigrants

De Blasio Backs Wage Bill in a Challenge to Quinn

A Racial Attack That, Years Later, Is Still Being Felt

Rules Stretched as Green Cards Go to Investors


The Christian Science Monitor


Payroll tax cut in danger: Would Nancy Pelosi have gotten it passed?

Lowe's stores face protests for pulling ads from 'All American Muslim'

Subprime scandal: ex-Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac execs accused of fraud

Iowa newspaper backs Mitt Romney? Weird GOP race gets a little weirder.


Why the 2012 election could all come down to Florida


The Star Ledger

Panel to decide which N.J. congressional district to sacrifice


Parkway, Turnpike commuters brace for 50 percent increases


Christie-Rice battle over Essex County judge appointments causes trial backlog

N.J. schools grow more dangerous as violence statistics increase



The Detroit Free Press

Michigan's homeless students: After school, there is no home


For Michigan's homeless students, a storage room of backpacks shows community support

Other cities show what bankruptcy might look like for Detroit


'All-American Muslim' ad controversy draws 100-plus demonstrators in Allen Park

Rochelle Riley: Global mayors summit has lessons for Detroit, region

New chief judge taking charge of 36th District Court



The Washington Post


Republicans vie for faith of evangelical voters

Gingrich’s assault on ‘activist judges’ draws criticism, even from right

Affirmative-action opponents urge Supreme Court to take Texas case


Worst year in Washington: Congress

Concern growing over health-care exchanges

Baker returns physician’s donation


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Student truancy can spell $1,000 fine, jail for parents


Fulton might spend $3.9 million on one-time raises


The Chicago Tribune


Job fair to help teens land summer work

Map wars start; mayor wants truce

Bears player posts bond, denies dealing drugs to teammates

Blagojevich lawyers: Jury forewoman may have violated court rules



The Los Angeles Times


Lancaster has no room for racism

California schools to get millions from White House grant


USA Today


Florida board considers suspending Ammons

Troops from Iraq warmly welcomed at Fort Hood



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Flash mobs: Cleveland Heights fair violence was catalyst for crackdown


Cincinnati's Underground Railroad Freedom Center museum could close





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