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Today in Black America - December 29

POSTED: December 29, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Editorial: Prosecutorial Misconduct


Gingrich Campaign Says It Has Raised Almost $9 Million

Romney Turns to Supporters He Considers a Natural: Business Leaders

Republicans Shake More Hands Using Social Media

Bipartisan Agreement: Obama Isn’t Schmoozing

Oakland’s Reins Blister a Mayor Raised on Protest


Latinos Support Obama, Despite Deportation Policies

City Schools Missing Out on Aid for Special Needs

14 Muslim Leaders Plan Boycott of Breakfast With Mayor



The Christian Science Monitor

Obama would trounce Romney, Perry among Latino voters, survey finds

Virginia: If it's wrong to exclude Gingrich and Perry, can they get on ballot?

Gary Johnson sets third-party pot bubbling as he quits GOP race


The Star Ledger

A legend in his home country, former Liberian soccer great dies penniless on streets of Newark

N.J. receives $17M in federal funds as bonus for ensuring children's health care coverage

Former Bergen County official says she was fired in retaliation for reporting misuse of federal funds


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tax plan could affect incumbents

Watchdog group urges delay in airport concessions

King Center reports heating problem



The Detroit Free Press

Last chance to get some Michigan tax breaks on charitable giving

Sam Logan: Publisher of the Michigan Chronicle dies at 78


State review team for Detroit is met with praise



The Washington Post

In Washington, wide gaps in school discipline

In Iowa, all eyes on Romney and Santorum

Romney races to the top in Iowa

GOP candidates’ ad spending down, but anti-Obama groups take to airwaves early

Freedom Plaza camp gets new permit

Activists file permit to ‘Occupy Congress’ Jan. 17

Task force targets violence in No. Va.



The Chicago Tribune

Black member of the 1 percent has a different perspective


Schools not using space, study finds



The Los Angeles Times

Blue Shield to pay $2 million over dropping of policyholders

Immigration laws give Supreme Court a states' rights test

Gov. Jerry Brown looks ahead to 2012


USA Today

Foreign business in Iraq quadruples in 2011

Brennan: Little has changed in NCAA sports

Several new state laws to take effect in 2012


Tea Partiers rethink freshmen support



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Regional sewer district picks 20 "green" infrastructure projects for $42 million program

Cleveland settles 1994 lawsuit over hiring, promotions


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