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Today in Black America - December 28

POSTED: December 28, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

The Retooled, Loose Romney, Guessing Voters’ Age and Ethnicity

Mr. Paul’s Discredited Campaign

For Republicans in Iowa, the Campaign Begins, Really

Obama to Ask for $1.2 Trillion Increase in Debt Limit

Nelson to Quit the Senate, Giving G.O.P. an Advantage

Battling Anew Over the Place of Religion in Public Schools

State Threatens to Pull Millions for Schools in the City and Elsewhere

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama sees approval rating rise. Is it the economy or something else?

Without Ben Nelson, can Democrats keep control of Senate in 2012?

Could Romney 'train' be derailed by Gingrich? Perry? Someone new?

Obama's new tax on the poor: Internet gambling by states

The Star Ledger

Trenton layoffs spawn another wrongful termination suit

N.J. union office cleaner's strike called off as new contract is reached

Rep. Rothman announces he will challenge fellow Democrat in primary race

Charles Epps Jr. is in his last days as Jersey City's schools superintendent

The Detroit Free Press

Family of slain cousins seeks comfort, answers; escort ads probed

Pasteur Elementary School alumni group leads by example in Detroit

Rick Snyder: Hands off surplus -- for now

The Washington Post

Obama taps Jeremy Stein, Jerome Powell for Fed

On national debt, so much political drama, but so little reduction

‘Supercommittee 2.0’?

Programs help 1.2M kids gain health insurance

Under Obama, a deadly drone network grows

A hidden hand behind Va. legislation?

Vet patrols rough road she survived

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

FAMU parent says daughter hazed

New Birth school closing

The Chicago Tribune

2 dead, 5 wounded at South Side restaurant

Democratic congressional races shape up on last day of filing

Mayor hopes to renew Ford Heights by raffling off its homes

Herbert Nipson, 1916-2011

Activists question city's plan for mental health centers

The Los Angeles Times

Tucson ethnic studies program violates law, judge says

Baca vows to reduce wrongful jailings

Home prices in largest U.S. cities fall for second straight month

Gov. Jerry Brown says he will increase education funding

USA Today

Public workers' perk hits taxpayers in 21 states

West Point honors fallen

Obama's approval rating at five-month high

Schools object to NCAA multiyear scholarship plan

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland settles 1994 lawsuit over hiring, promotions

East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton no longer city's safety director

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