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Today in Black America - January 4

POSTED: January 04, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Robert L. Carter, an Architect of School Desegregation, Dies at 94

Romney Wins Iowa Caucus by 8 Votes

First Vote Reinforces G.O.P.’s Ideological Divide

Out of Santorum’s Lean Operation, a Muscular Result


A Frustrated Gingrich Looks Past Iowa and Lashes Back at Romney

Police Demographics Unit Casts Shadows From Past


Governor Expected to Set Up Panel on Education Reform

Accusations of Bullying After Death of Teenager


3 Arrested as Occupy Protestors March in Midtown


The Christian Science Monitor

Iowa caucus results: Deadlock looks unlikely to provide clarity

Pentagon to abandon two-war strategy, but at what cost to US security?

BP parries with Halliburton over recovery costs for Gulf oil spill

Nigeria dispatches troops to north to stop Boko Haram attacks


Star Ledger

Potential candidates line up to challenge Rep. Garrett in 5th District

Atlantic City to expand gambling, drinking options in casinos


Analysis: Gov. Christie's work after two years in office a mixed bag



The Detroit Free Press

Foreclosure crisis spurs epidemic of mortgage modification scams

UAW members join in couple's march against home foreclosure


BAMN protests closure of Detroit library branch

Too late now for underwear bomber to get a new lawyer, U.S. says


The Washington Post

Romney leaves Iowa with same problems he had after 2008 vote

Santorum hopes to build on surge


Rick Perry to reassess campaign

Are we entering a super-PAC era?

Study: Architecture, arts degrees yield highest unemployment for grads

Support for Md. black colleges on trial

Diversity in Iowa Caucuses?


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Ex-Clayton sheriff may face charges

ATL council OKs airport contracts

Ga. rethinks prison stance


SCLC elects veteran activist C.T. Vivian as vice president

Commissioner: Lack of labor hurt Georgia farms



The Chicago Tribune

Black couple sue Willowbrook alleging discrimination

State hires firm to run video gambling in Illinois


Rosenthal: Power to the people via social media


Quinn wants Illinois budget to preserve education, health care but have cuts elsewhere

DuPage County Housing Authority under federal investigation


North Chicago puts police chief on leave



The Los Angeles Times

Review urges delay in borrowing billions for bullet train

Three UC schools ranked among public school bargains


USA Today


Obama to discuss economy in Cleveland

Suspect arrested in NYC firebombings

Critics assail crime laws aimed at people with HIV

Personhood battle shifts to Mississippi Capitol


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland hires former assistant U.S. attorney for Fire Department investigation

Sen. Sherrod Brown wants to stop banks from walking away from properties




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