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Today in Black America - January 18

POSTED: January 18, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Romney Shares Some Tax Data; Critics Pounce

Preaching Division in South Carolina

Organizers Say 1 Million Signed Petition to Recall Wisconsin Governor

Parties Confident of Extending Payroll Tax Cut

Affirmative-Action Foe Is Facing Allegations of Financial Misdeeds

Christie Proposes a 10% Income Tax Cut in New Jersey

In Cuomo’s Budget, Nip-and-Tuck Cuts and Big Policy Aims

Liu, Facing Investigation, Reports Drop in Donations

The Christian Science Monitor

House to reject debt limit increase. Why that doesn't really matter.

Veteran charged with homeless murders: Hint of larger problem for US military?

South Carolina debate: Can 'janitor' comments spark Newt Gingrich comeback?

Does First Amendment protect students' online speech off-campus?

The Star Ledger

In speech, Gov. Christie challenges N.J. Democrats on taxes, education reform

Most N.J. voters approve of Christie's job performance, new poll shows

Gov. Christie signs bill changing school board elections, budget votes

Dems: Gov. Christie's proposed income tax cut would be more beneficial to wealthy

N.J. Senate Democrats vow to work with Republicans, but continue fight for gay marriage, minimum wage increase

The Detroit Free Press

As auto industry rebounds, metro Detroit sees economic gains

Detroit Public Schools Emergency manager willing to stay longer, if asked

Fallout continues over 'pretend slave' assignment

A Q&A about Detroit Public Schools future 'system of schools'

The Washington Post

Ahead of State of Union, electorate sharply split over Obama, poll finds

U.S. losing high-tech manufacturing jobs as more operations move to Asia

Some critics see racial tinge to Gingrich’s statements in debate

A million signatures in Wisconsin recall

D.C. activists target corporate campaign donors

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Slave math: Teachable moment?

Atlanta's economy among world's worst

MLK III steps down as King Center head

State Senate Democrats unveil agenda

Judge: More documents to losing airport companies

The Chicago Tribune

Obama's former church expands its vision

Where is Wright?

City Council could vote Thursday on new map, but delay possible

Report: Chicago's economy grew, but slowly

Mayor backs down on new protest fines

The Los Angeles Times

Obesity rates in U.S. finally leveling off

Federal oversight of state prison healthcare to end

Gov. Jerry Brown's tricky balancing act

Whistle-blowing teachers to open a charter school

L.A. Unified to consider ending attendance boundaries for schools

USA Today

Gingrich sees 'real chance to win' S.C.

National anti-hazing campaign launched

Del. governor spares inmate facing execution

Barbour: Proposed Miss. pardon limits take away hope

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio House Republicans roll out this year's agenda; collective bargaining reform not a priority

Key Ohio redistricting negotiator says Dennis Kucinich threatened to run against Marcia Fudge

Rep. Marcia Fudge starts drive to invite Iraq vets to upcoming presidential speech

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