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Today in Black America - December 14

POSTED: December 14, 2012, 8:00 am

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The New York Times

Rice Ends Bid for Secretary of State, and Fight With G.O.P.


Rice’s Blunt Style Endeared Her to Obama, but Not All

Budget Cuts in Washington Pose Threat as States Rebound

Editorial: Pain Behind the Budget Cuts

Income Malaise of Middle Class Complicates Democrats’ Stance in Talks

Promise vs. Reality in Newark on Mayor’s Watch


The Christian Science Monitor

Why Susan Rice withdrew her name as secretary of State (+video)


Will new right-to-work laws worsen the gender pay gap in Michigan?

With Illinois concealed gun ban struck down, what next? Fight on, some say.

How bad is the GOP's image problem?



The Star Ledger

Lawmakers propose canceling N.J. standardized tests due to Sandy setbacks

Right-to-work supporters are only getting started: Editorial

Results of Bergen prosecutor's probe into fatal Leonia police shooting to be announced Friday

Supporters of Trenton Mayor Tony Mack plead guilty following confrontation with recall activist

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack unveils City Hall bust of President Obama amid criticism over funding


The Detroit Free Press

Abortion bill heads to Snyder's desk after House vote

University of Michigan protest over tuition held on behalf of undocumented students

Detroit sells city-owned vacant lots to neighbors, cleaning up neighborhoods


Bill banning young driver cell phone usage passes in House, heads to Snyder

House wants declaration of citizenship box on ballots


The Washington Post

Susan Rice: Why I made the right call

Historical myth on Reagan and taxes

Senate will see record number of women

How many Watergates are Republicans suggesting?

Hillary Clinton = Teflon

D.C. school health test scores top expectations

McDonnell proposes raises, greater accountability for teachers in 2013


The Chicago Tribune


CPS pushes ahead with plans for more charter schools

Police: Teen was lying in road when he was struck

Lack of detail on school closings frustrates some parents


Mayor: Free water for nonprofits would violate campaign pledge

Computer program aimed at teaching teens about financial game of life


The Los Angeles Times

Calif. population rises in sign of economic recovery


L.A. County sheriff's jailer charged with assaulting inmates


L.A. County transit officials OK more funds for Blue Line safety


Sales of smokeless tobacco jump in state


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ohio ACLU calls for special prosecutor and new investigators into fatal Cleveland shooting

Thousands of college students to get paid internships and co-ops through program funded by casino license fees

Pizza chain will donate more than 1,000 winter coats to kids on Saturday

Ohio Senate OKs new school evaluation system


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta mayor OK's city council raise

South Georgia farm to pay $500,000 to resolve EEOC suit


USA Today

How snitches buy their freedom


U.S. judge says victims' bodies can prevent rape

Fewer health care options for illegal immigrants?


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