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Today in Black America - January 30

POSTED: January 30, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

A Florida Bush Stays Silent, and to Many, That Says a Lot

Romney and Gingrich Scrap Amid Shifting Fortunes

Energized Gingrich Goes After Wall Street and Washington

Gingrich Vows Long Fight and Gets Cain’s Backing


Facebook Users to Put Political Views Up in Lights on Times Square

Economic View: Higher Taxes Help the Richest, Too


Hundreds Held in Oakland Occupy Protest

With Focus on Income Inequality, Albany Bill Will Seek $8.50 Minimum Wage

Expanding Reach, Cuomo Creates Second Cop on Financial Beat


Proposal to Cut Some Felonies From Records


The Christian Science Monitor


Occupy Oakland damage assessed after protesters break into City Hall

What's next for Occupy Wall Street? Activists target foreclosure crisis.

White House proposes new help for troubled mortgages. Too little, too late?

GDP grew 2.8 percent last quarter, but momentum still weak


Candidates need antidotes to public anger, not anger


The Star Ledger


N.J. lawmakers to examine Gov. Christie's plan to slash income taxes

Funds flowing through Newark Watershed power escalating battle over city's most precious asset

Christie plan for university reshuffling means another chapter for Rowan

Liquor store run by Supreme Court nominee's family settles with U.S. authorities over $2M in deposits

Newark Police Director's 'Safe City' initiative stabilizes violence following months-long surge

Garfield demonstrators hold march, prayer for man killed in confrontation with police


The Detroit Free Press


Free Press interview: Bing still aims to improve Detroit

Marcus Buggs' determination to succeed leads readers, college officials to reach out to him

With video: U.S. Marine Corps locating Montford Point vets to give them medal

Rosa Parks' estate: High court again tells judge to follow her wishes

Detroit, unions approaching concessions deadline

Mormon faith helped George Romney decide to run for governor of Michigan



The Washington Post


Gingrich delivers on ‘wild and woolly’ vow

Trillions in tax cuts

Politicians’ wealth: An asset or a liability?


Gingrich avoided getting job as student


Congressional races feel impact of heavy-spending super PACs

Yes, you can be black and blue-collar

One tased, arrested at Occupy D.C.

Body in well identified as Lenwood ‘Lenny’ Harris



The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Vigil for fallen APD officer

King Center ex-CEO opens up

Divided reaction to new school maps

APS lawyer barred from probe


The Chicago Tribune

City health department to receive $1M HIV grant

State investigators say DCFS contract fraud could be worse than known

New year, new hair: Chicago woman advocates for return to natural hairstyles, with a big chop first

Where did Haiti's aid go?

Little Black Pearl art center is a jewel for North Kenwood neighborhood



The Los Angeles Times

Arrests in Occupy Oakland protest could top 400

Clamor grows to rein in California pension benefits

Residents balk at L.A. Council District 4's proposed new shape



USA Today


Economy can sway presidential race

Tens of thousands at St. Louis parade honor Iraq War vets

College presidents wary of Obama's cost-control tuition plan


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Challenges, rewards of fatherhood gets attention in Cleveland-filmed documentary

Programs geared to helping high school dropouts, other students succeed in college

Cleveland struggles with $400 million in building repairs; Jackson says help coming




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