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Today in Black America - November 21

POSTED: November 21, 2012, 8:00 am

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The New York Times

Administration Defines Benefits That Must Be Offered Under the Health Law

In New England, No Shopping on a Holiday

A Chance to Tackle Inequality During Fiscal Debate

Republican Concedes House Race in Florida

Politics Complicates the Math in Ending Tax Breaks for Rich

Storm Bared a Lack of Options for the Homeless in New York

Democrats in Trenton Push New Halfway-House Rules

The Christian Science Monitor

Electing a president: Five insights from Obama campaign manager Jim Messina

Illegal immigration: Who's applying for Obama's 'DREAM Act' deferrals?

Wal-Mart Black Friday walkout: How bad will it be? (+video)

Home sales up, inventory down: good for home prices and for builders

Aid workers, civilians flee as rebels take key DR Congo city (+video)

The Star Ledger

Christie's approval rating skyrockets in wake of Hurricane Sandy, poll shows

N.J. expands food stamp program for Sandy victims

NJ Transit boss defends decision to leave trains in area hit hard by Sandy flooding

Jersey City schools chief says there are 'pervasive inequities' throughout school district

Atlantic City pier owner, Sen. Norcross feud over minimum wage testimony

Citizens rush council members as chaos erupts at Newark City Hall meeting

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit City Council's delay could put state funds for city at risk

FBI raids Detroit Public Library after allegations of fraud in technology contracts

Mideast conflict takes a toll on Jews and Palestinians with ties to metro Detroit

Feds accuse Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway of real estate fraud

State Board of Education: Education Achievement Authority bills go too far

The Washington Post

The next challenge for health-care law: Those eligible don’t understand it

House GOP keeps focus on Susan Rice

Paul Ryan’s political capital rides on ‘fiscal cliff’ negotiations

Democrats eye Obama’s voter database

Can unions save the white working-class vote for Democrats?

Florida Rep. Allen West concedes

D.C. Council holds hearing on school closures

Pr. George’s tackles year-end agenda

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb’s newest commissioner says she’ll push for results

Figures show disparity in budget cuts, DeKalb school board member says

Georgia DOE points to rising test scores as proof of progress

The Chicago Tribune

CTA pushes hefty fare hikes for passes

JVS Chicago helps people get back in workplace

Bill would let illegal immigrants drive legally

The Los Angeles Times

LAFD looks to speed up 911 response times

Santa Monica College to offer winter classes

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's RTA will boost its rail, bus service starting next month, thanks to healthy budget

Cleveland schools set goal of topping other big-city districts by 2017

Cleveland woman pleads guilty to killing friend and daughter (gallery)

USA Today

Jurors in political bias case blame university

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