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Today in Black America - January 16

POSTED: January 16, 2013, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: In 1978 NASA names Maj. Frederick D. Gregory, Maj. Guion S. Bluford and Dr. Ronald E. McNair for space missions.

The New York Times

Obama Gun Proposal to Look Beyond Mass Shootings

In Gun Debate, Even Language Can Be Loaded

For ‘Party of Business,’ Allegiances Are Shifting

Editorial: New York Leads on Gun Control

Sweeping Limits on Guns Become Law in New York

Cuomo Raises $22.5 Million for Re-election Bid

Quinn Presents Vision for Improving New York City Schools

Candidates Diverge on Residency for Police

The Christian Science Monitor

New York passes tough gun laws: 'Draconian' or trailblazing? (+video)

Obama and gun control: What actions could he take on his own?

How to get high school dropouts into 'recovery'? Ideas bloom across US.

The Star Ledger

Codey: Christie slow to implement law allowing judges to demand mentally ill undergo treatment

Democrats oppose Christie proposal to change school funding formula

The Detroit Free Press

New poll suggests Snyder's popularity not hurt by right-to-work legislation

Judge to sort out Detroit Public Schools dispute between emergency financial manager, school board

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing, City Council move ahead on more pay, benefit cuts

Events celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Northside lawmakers ready, able to reshape Fulton government

State demands Fulton hand over election records

The Washington Post

Sandy relief package wins House approval

Obama has upper hand on debt deal, big lead over GOP in public approval

Audit: IRS failing to enforce reporting requirements for charitable contributions

Obama to announce most expansive gun-control agenda in generations

Patrick Leahy could prove key to gun-control debate on Capitol Hill

Wells said to be ready to form committee for D.C. mayoral run

The Chicago Tribune

Key aldermen back $33 million in police misconduct settlements

Quinn predicts $400 million less for education in next budget

The Los Angeles Times

New York adopts toughest gun laws in U.S.

LAUSD to overhaul ailing Crenshaw High

Brown challenges UC, Cal State to make big changes

DMV study bolsters driver's license push for illegal immigrants

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Guns on teachers aren't the best solution to securing our schools: Phillip Morris

Cleveland City Council considers employee residency restrictions, similar law shot down in Cincinnati

Ohio Senate Democrats lay out their legislative priorities

USA Today

Division I schools spend more on athletes than education

NRA attacks Obama in video

Veteran disability costs more than doubled since 2000

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