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Today in Black America - December 26

POSTED: December 26, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Paul Disowns Extremists’ Views but Doesn’t Disavow the Support

Modernizing Attack Ads by Using Old Videos

Don't Count Obama Out for Re-election Just Yet

In the Battle of the Maps, Republicans Win Either Way

Image Tarnished by Scandals, Washington Council Overhauls Ethics Rules

A Watchdog for Conservative Ideals

The Christian Science Monitor

Religiously active people more likely to engage in civic life, Pew study finds

Payroll tax cut extended, but battle resumes after break

If Ron Paul wins in Iowa, does that make the state irrelevant?

Pew study: female vets more critical than men of Iraq, Afghanistan wars

The Star Ledger

Gov. Christie to consider signing anti-youth suicide bill

School violence reports mixed for Mercer County districts

N.J. Sen. Robert Menendez not keen to question Jon Corzine on MF Global scandal on Senate banking committee

The Detroit Free Press

With high murder and arson rates, Bing's push to cut fire and police departments shocks workers

Rochelle Riley: They best way to celebrate Christmas is giving your time

Reading initiative seeks more volunteers to help shape young lives

The Washington Post

Falling home values mean budget crunches for cities

How Gingrich undid a tax deal

Documents show politics powered government decisions on Solyndra

Payroll tax fight leaves GOP divided

For GOP, ‘repeal and replace’ little more than a mantra on health care

For 60 years, hoping justice will be done

Outside firm will check for cheating on D.C. test

Pr. George’s looks for new revenue

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb tussles over CEO vs. manager

Department touts technical colleges

Audit suggests combining programs for high schoolers taking college courses

The Chicago Tribune

Rebuilding homes and lives during holidays

Illinois congressional candidates seeks spots on ballot

Old school buildings put pressure on CPS' bottom line

On opening day, dozens file for new Illinois congressional seats

The Los Angeles Times

FBI agent's journey from pulpit to prison

Changing voters' views of Obama, economy

California could lose 1,500 inmate firefighters

San Diego D.A. probes school construction contracts

USA Today

Corporate borrowing soars

More young people see opportunity in farming

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