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Today in Black America - January 14

POSTED: January 14, 2013, 10:00 am

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The New York Times

Both Sides in Gun Debate Agree: Punish Background-Check Liars


Editorial: An Incomplete Fix

Obama Will Seek Citizenship Path in One Fast Push


Makers of Violent Video Games Marshal Support to Fend Off Regulation


U.S. Warplanes Enter Somalia Airspace


Upstate Gun Owners Cast a Cold Eye on Cuomo Effort

Cuomo Declares Public Health Emergency Over Flu Outbreak



The Christian Science Monitor

Senate 'old boy' network is misfiring on Hagel nomination (+video)


Gun lobby: Congress doesn't have the muscle to pass gun control (+video)


Gun debate 101: Time for 'universal' background checks on buyers?


Where does Haiti stand three years after its 7.0 earthquake?


Israel overrides court, removes Palestinian protest settlement


The Star Ledger


Gun control finds support in N.J., according to latest poll

A dream deferred? Work expected to resume on stalled American Dream complex in Meadowlands

Popular South Jersey Democrat could be next Assembly Speaker

Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver stirs up field with potential Senate run



The Detroit Free Press


Ousted city attorney considering bid for mayor


Live blog: Kilpatrick's ex-friend and former aide under cross-examination by defense


Unions calling for protests at Snyder's State of the State address

Roads to dominate Snyder's toned-down State of the State


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

5 things to watch when the Georgia Legislature opens

Atlanta seeks volunteers for citywide survey of homeless

Consultant’s dual roles emerge in DeKalb contracting probe

Race to Top education funds used to give teachers easier access to student data



The Washington Post

Md. governor to push for tougher gun-control laws

Poll: How Md. views gun control

How the NRA became a much-feared lobbying group

N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg wants to change GOP

Colin Powell: Chuck Hagel 'superbly qualified' to be defense secretary



The Chicago Tribune


Business leaders come out in support of gay marriage in Illinois

CPS chief agrees high schools should not be closed


Pension reform failure puts Quinn's leadership woes in spotlight


So far, 7th Ward pickings slim for Emanuel


The Los Angeles Times


L.A. educators debate school security vs. transparency

Brown's budget doesn't solve long-term debt


An Anaheim neighborhood demands respect


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

More rapes being reported in Cleveland; police reforms might be helping


Cleveland NAACP installs new officers, sets agenda (gallery)


Cuyahoga County Council president questions executive's right to fire sheriff

Teacher evaluations to be more detailed under new standards


USA Today


GOP governors seek to reshape taxes


Newtown residents ponder future of school building





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