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Today in Black America - December 27

POSTED: December 27, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Senators to Return With 5 Days Left and No Clear Fiscal Path

Clout Diminished, Tea Party Turns to Narrower Issues


Fiscal Cutoff Would Pinch at First, Then Get Steadily Worse


A Campaign on U.S. Debt Gains Steam

Legal Curbs Said to Hamper A.T.F. in Gun Inquiries


Outcry Over a Newspaper’s Map of Handgun Permit Holders

NBC’s Display of a 30-Shot Gun Magazine Prompts a Police Inquiry

Doctors Warned on ‘Divided Loyalty’


The Christian Science Monitor

'Fiscal cliff': Is Washington missing its chance to 'go big'?


Home for the holidays: Fewer US troops are absent this year

Sharp criticism after New York newspaper publishes names of local gun owners

Homes for the homeless: a smart investment in dignity


The Star Ledger

Bayonne gun manufacturer urges caution, compassion in wake of Sandy Hook tragedy


N.J. lawmaker vows to tighten state's gun laws


Asbury Park mayor calls for assault rifle ban after Connecticut school shootings


The Detroit Free Press

Fewer students means more money woes for state's school districts


Home prices rise in some U.S. cities; Detroit's up 10%


Metro Detroit school districts operating in the red


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Annette Kay Stanfield Spinks: Pioneering jurist cared for others


The Washington Post

Back in town for one last try at ‘fiscal cliff’ deal

Dionne: The Republicans’ own worst enemy

Top 10 stories in the federal workforce

Kenyan McDuffie is on the rise

Christmas with Kodi


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Metro hospital giant, GM form unlikely team

As Fulton County Schools forms governance councils for charter schools there are lessons to be learned from Marietta

New website helps consumers find Georgia health facilities



The Chicago Tribune

3 teachers, union sue CPS, allege racial bias

Fledgling charity aims to help one person at a time

Kwanzaa celebration aims to attract new generation

Judge sets bond at 100K for sisters after fatal fire



The Los Angeles Times

Friends, neighbors reeling after killing

Guns pour in at Los Angeles buyback events

Black voter turnout may have surpassed whites for the first time

UCLA philanthropy class benefits community groups and students


New college application questions encourage creative thinking



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Mildred and Leonard McClain making a difference for seniors


USA Today


150 years later, Lincoln's Emancipation still sparks debate

Dirty medical needles put tens of thousands at risk in USA



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