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Today in Black America - January 9

POSTED: January 09, 2013, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

After Newtown, Congress Must Act on Guns, Pelosi Says

Taxpayers Can Start Filing Jan. 30

Health Care and Profits, a Poor Mix

Editorial: Another Slap on the Wrist

Obama’s Remade Inner Circle Has an All-Male Look, So Far

Cuomo to Press for Wider Curbs on Gun Access

Ex-Lawmaker Gets 5 Years in Corruption

The Christian Science Monitor

AIG, saved by US bailout, now considers suing US government

Hagel nomination: Israelis ask 'what's the big deal?'

Tax reform: If both parties love it, why doesn't it go anywhere?

'Enough': Gabrielle Giffords speaks out against guns two years after Tucson

Central African Republic preps for peace talks as regional troops arrive

The Star Ledger

Christie dodges topic of gun control on morning shows, reveals his Time cover

Gov. Christie's State of the State address focuses on Hurricane Sandy recovery

Buono: Gov. Christie's speech shows 'his continued lack of a plan' to create jobs

Full text of Chris Christie's 2013 State of the State address

The Detroit Free Press

Kwame Kilpatrick hid cash gift, state Corrections Department says

Detroit's top attorney Krystal Crittendon ousted from job

Gov. Rick Snyder to unveil funding plan Jan. 16 to fix roads, bridges

Plan to save Detroit unveiled: Vision for a smaller, stronger Motor City

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Muslim house of prayer shot at in Fayette

CDC: Binge drinking a serious problem for women, girls

DeKalb investigation seeks evidence of racketeering, bribery

Georgia gun sales and permit applications soar post-Newtown

The Washington Post

A push to shrink U.S. forces in Afghanistan

Gabrielle Giffords and husband launch anti-gun-violence group

In defense of political reporting

Obama’s presidential vote count historic

DCPS Chancellor Kaya Henderson disputes cheating allegations

D.C. Council softens job-training penalty for welfare recipients

The Chicago Tribune

New 'common core' standards will raise benchmark bar

Chicago's 'rooftop pastor' gave $2K to disgraced ex-Detroit mayor

McCarthy may turn to celebrities to help combat police mistrust

The Los Angeles Times

Groups mobilize to fight gun violence

Gov. Brown says prison crisis is over in Calif.

Schools get training on surviving rampages

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Graduation Test will be replaced in two years

New council adventures of old Cleveland Councilman Kenneth Johnson: Phillip Morris

Ohio schools to share $37.9 million in casino taxes

Cleveland State University will be new site for juniors and seniors in Cleveland's MC2STEM High School

USA Today

What will be limited in new gun control laws?

Gun group giving away free assault rifle

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