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Today in Black America - December 13

POSTED: December 13, 2011, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

At Front of Republican Pack, Skirmishes Escalate

Iowa Evangelicals Split Over Caucus Endorsement

Among Gingrich’s Passions, a Doomsday Vision

Editorial: Targeting the Unemployed

Court to Weigh Arizona Statute on Immigration

Protesters Halt Operations at Some Western Ports

Occupy Boehner’s Doorway

Profits and Questions at Online Charter Schools

Koch Is Backing Quinn in 2013 Race for Mayor

The Christian Science Monitor

Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney get nasty. Will it backfire? (VIDEO)

Supreme Court takes Arizona immigration law case in key test of federal power

Obama hails end of Iraq war, but is it a victory for Iran?

Famine alert: West Africa still has time to avoid 2012 food crisis

The Star Ledger

In nominating Paula Dow for Essex County judgeship, Christie makes Dems a peace offering

N.J. military suicide prevention helpline to become national program

Newark's 'American Gangster' hailed as a hero by spectators at court hearing

N.J. Assembly panel clears bill requiring school officials to notify parents of absentee children

N.J. State Police dispatches troopers to Camden to help quell homicide spree

Senate panel OKs N.J. utilities board president's nomination to regain judge status

The Detroit Free Press

Former workers seek state investigation of Chrome Craft

Cash-strapped Detroit stops paying some vendors in risky move

Another Mayor Dave Bing aide resigns

2 wins for mom: Charges tossed, she gets daughter

Michigan civil rights leaders plan an Occupy protest at Gov. Rick Snyder's home on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Study: State foster kids prescribed psychotroptic drugs at higher rate than other children

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

3 arrested in FAMU band hazing

Death shocks FAMU band alums

APS parents sound off on rezoning

Angel Food Ministry benefited founders, feds say

Change focus of police oversight board?

The Chicago Tribune

CPS to add 12 charter schools amid closures

Report: Illinois' juvenile justice system failing

Committee OKs nearly $3.9 million in police misconduct cases

Conviction in 20-year-old murder wiped from books

CPS chief Brizard faces another federal lawsuit from Rochester years

The Los Angeles Times

Some families bypass charter school lottery

Penn State scandal spurs California legislation

The Washington Post

In N.H., Romney steps up attacks on Gingrich

House to vote on payroll-tax extension

Executives donating to Obama more than GOP

Holder set to tackle voting rights

Gray refocuses program on finding unemployed

Washington Gas to clean Anacostia riverbank and pay for investigation

D.C. schools target enrollment fraud

Undoing Jack Johnson’s legacy

USA Today

Child homelessness on the rise

Health care case adds to call for cameras in court

Household electricity bills soar $300 in 5 years

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio school vouchers bill undergoes overhaul

Rep. Marcia Fudge picks up support from Akron leaders in re-election bid

Federal prosecutors have 'weak' case, lawyer for suspended CHMA director tells jury during closing arguments

Flash mob ordinances become law in Cleveland minus Mayor Frank Jackson's signature

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