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Shirley Anita St. Hill (later Chisholm) is born in Brooklyn, New York on this day in 1924, and would later win election to Congress.

Today in Black America - January 13

POSTED: January 13, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

PACs’ Aid Allows Romney’s Rivals to Extend Race

Some Good Economic News, but Will It Last?

Obama Raised $42 Million in Last Quarter, Far More Than G.O.P. Rivals

Republicans Asked to Bash Obama, Not One Another

Evangelicals Hope South Carolina or Florida Winnows Republican Field

Editorial: Back to the Robber Barons

Uneasy Neighbors in a Southern Gothic Tale

Vow to Fight Police Misconduct Faces Skepticism

Bloomberg Backs Effort to Raise Minimum Wage

Mayor Takes On Teachers’ Union in School Plans

The Christian Science Monitor

Have conservatives finally stopped looking for the Romney alternative?

How video of Marines urinating on Taliban could put US forces in danger

US Chamber sees limp economy, high unemployment rate in election year

Did Haley Barbour overlook Mississippi constitution before mass pardon? (+video)

The Star Ledger

Essex County official to seek ability to perform background checks on potential jurors

Gov. Christie signs bill allowing private companies to build schools in needy areas

Gov. Christie will consider raising N.J.'s minimum wage

$725M Essex County budget to raise taxes on average homeowner by $70 a year

N.J. lawmakers look to extend gambling into Bergen County

N.J. officials tell 200 school board members to step down after failing to complete background check

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit City Council investigates $24.1-million no-bid Head Start contract

Detroit Public Schools emergency manager sued for ending office space leases

No-nonsense Judge Prentis Edwards has seen it all in long career

Federal appeals court refuses to vacate convictions of former Detroit mayoral candidate Tom Barrow

The Washington Post

Romney blunts attacks on business record

Manufacturing jobs are coming back

More older Americans are working

Candidates who fail to connect often fail to win: Will Romney follow suit?

DOJ: Cordray move constitutional

Forum at GWU offers tough love for Obama

Sales tax talk upsets Md. legislature

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Gov. hints at biggest project since Kia

29 Ga. Food Lion stores to close

Lawmakers urged to reform Fulton's tax system

The Chicago Tribune

Bill would let people record audio of cops

Preckwinkle not backing down on illegal immigrant criminal cases

Cook County nonprofit ousts besieged leader

School free-lunch program dogged by abuses at CPS

CPS releases guidelines for longer school day

The Los Angeles Times

Open U.S. House races may weaken Calif. clout

Legislators seek to help cities losing redevelopment agencies

More out-of-state, foreign students apply to UC schools

USA Today

Foreclosure reviews to take longer than expected

Memorial gives focal point for MLK events

Mich. billionaire, 84, jailed over bridge dispute

S.C. voters focused on economy

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland schools encouraging students to seek financial aid for college

Ohio lawmakers file U.S. Supreme Court brief supporting health reform law

'White Only' swimming pool sign violated girl's civil rights, panel says

Mayor Frank Jackson names new chief of sustainability

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