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Today in Black America - December 5

POSTED: December 05, 2012, 6:45 am

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The New York Times

In Tax Fight, G.O.P. Seeks a Position to Fall Back On

Tax Deduction Limits May Trim Deficits, but Not Easily

Dole Appears, but G.O.P. Rejects a Disabilities Treaty

Editorial | The Second Term: The Affordable Housing Crisis

Grants Back Public-Charter Cooperation

M.T.A. Chief Weighs Run for G.O.P. Mayoral Nomination

The Christian Science Monitor

Governors urge action to avoid tumbling off 'fiscal cliff' (+video)

GOP rift over 'fiscal cliff': Are 'Dole Republicans' on the rise?

White House rejects GOP plan: Tax rates for top 2 percent must go up (+video)

George Zimmerman's bloody nose in high-def: What does it reveal?

The Star Ledger

PSE&G and JCP&L among N.J. utilities to outline billions in infrastructure upgrades

South Plainfield man in picture with NYPD cop who gave him boots isn’t actually homeless, officials say

Salem Housing Authority will not take action against director facing charges

FEMA extends deadline for N.J. groups to apply for Hurricane Sandy help

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says right-to-work issue is on the table

Vote moves Detroit step closer to fixing streetlights

Missed restitution payment may mean more trouble for Kilpatrick

Council asks, but gets no new details on Detroit's financial mess

Detroit schools emergency manager seeks quick decision on suit seeking his removal

The Washington Post

Susan Rice and the blame game

Civil Rights Act co-writer Jack Brooks dies at 89

Obama: Deal must have higher tax rates on rich

Poll: Fiscal cliff blame would fall heaviest on GOP

Whither the tea party?

Olson loses bid to lead Pr. George’s Council

SAIC sheds 700 jobs, 330 in region

Blame neighborhood blight for bus vandalism, not neighborhood kids

D.C. Council backs lower traffic fines; disabled won’t get reserved meters

The Chicago Tribune

New Illinois pension fix floated by bipartisan group

CPS releases list of underused schools for 2012-13

State Senate easily passes licensing measure for illegal immigrant drivers

Emanuel drops electricity surcharge idea

Beavers tax trial postponed

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clayton voters boot two school board members

Fulton Science Academy High School “caught by surprise” by the district’s decision to terminate its charter

State Department of Education praises Georgia Cyber Academy’s progress on special ed

The Los Angeles Times

School names can be lessons in recognition

Fire chief blames cuts for slow 911 response

Deal reached to end L.A., Long Beach port strike

Acid bombs at black woman's O.C. home are probed

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland police shooting demands fair, measured response: Regina Brett

One Cleveland officer fired 30 to 40 rounds, another 17 after police chase (video)

Cleveland schools CEO Eric Gordon rolls out draft plan aimed at lifting district's performance

Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell: death as a result of homicide, medical examiner rules

Cleveland police-chase shooting: As more information emerges, so do the questions

USA Today

2 Miss. men plead guilty to hate crime charges

For the poor, 'recovery' is a mirage

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