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Today in Black America - December 22

POSTED: December 22, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Army Charges 8 in Wake of Death of a Fellow G.I.

Obama Gets a Lift From Tax Battle With Republicans

Experts See a False Dawn in Economy’s Recent Gains

G.O.P. Hopefuls Finesse Fight on Payroll Tax

Economy Contributes to Slowest Population Growth Rate Since ’40s

Cities Face Tough Choices as U.S. Slashes Block Grants Program

M.T.A. Sets 2012 Budget With No Cuts

The Christian Science Monitor

Why 2012 could be the year of the third-party candidate

Home sales up. Is the housing market finally turning around?

In payroll tax battle, GOP shows cracks under Democratic pressure

EPA unveils 'historic' air pollution rules. Can power industry cope?

The Star Ledger

ACLU pokes hole in N.J. attorney general's internal affairs complaint forms for police

N.J. redistricting map debate continues into the night

3 leaders of African-American advocacy groups look to ensure minority presence in congressional district map

12 N.J. towns commit $5M to create housing for people with developmental disabilities

Atlantic City councilman sues state prosecutors over voter fraud charges

Moving firm study: People leaving Northeast and Midwest for south, west

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit's debt crisis even worse than thought, state's review reveals

With PDFs: Review of Detroit's finances moves city closer to emergency manager

Michigan Supreme Court to hear case on the removal of Roy Roberts for failing to take oath of office

The Washington Post

Payroll tax standoff could hurt GOP, critics say

How the GOP lost the upper hand in tax debate

U.S. military acknowledges mistakes that led to deaths of 24 Pakistanis

Mitt Romney’s private-equity experience raises jobs questions

Mayor Gray, D.C. Council get low marks in new poll

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Huge drop in metro jobless rate

Fulton approves new district maps

Shelter fights for survival

The Chicago Tribune

Countrywide bias deal affects 15,000 in Illinois

Cook County Highway Department accused of dumping waste

The Los Angeles Times

Occupy L.A. may get lesson in free speech

USA Today

Paul's story changes on racial comments

Grass-roots efforts pull people out of poverty

Fla. city offers homeless one-way bus tickets

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland school board votes to keep preschool, spring sports, busing for high-schoolers

Two men plead guilty in $44 million mortgage fraud case in Cuyahoga County

Federal Promise Neighborhood grants awarded Monday, Central neighborhood not selected

Gov. John Kasich signs 13 bills into law, including another anti-abortion measure

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