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Today in Black America - February 5

POSTED: February 05, 2013, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Major League Baseball's all time home run king Henry "Hank" Aaron is born in Mobile, Alabama on this date in 1934.

The New York Times

Waiting Times at Ballot Boxes Draw Scrutiny of Democrats

U.S. Accuses S.&P. of Fraud in Suit on Loan Bundles

EDITORIAL: More Jobs, Higher Pay

Obama Presses for Gun Measures, Offering Up Minneapolis as a Model

Arlene C. Ackerman, Superintendent, Dies at 66

Explaining, or Maybe Not, Failure in Talks With Teachers

The Christian Science Monitor

10 surprises about tomorrow's job market

Why is Obama in Minnesota to push gun control? (+video)

It's 'common sense' – or is it? The politics of Obama's new favorite phrase.

The Star Ledger

Sen. Sweeney, Democrats press Christie on no-bid contract

Editorial: Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's costly decision on municipal court shows lack of judgment

Menendez speaks out on prostitution allegations: 'All those smears are absolutely false'

The Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit students, parents grateful for efforts to increase security

Sharon McPhail tells of Kwame Kilpatrick birthday fund

Praise for Rosa Parks as stamp bearing her likeness is unveiled

Teenager fatally shot outside Martin Luther King Jr. High School identified

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Bond denied for suspect in Morehouse shooting

Head of APS security addresses school shooting

The Washington Post

For insurance exchanges, states need ‘navigators’

Justice Dept. document justifies killing American terrorists overseas

Justice prepares civil suit against S&P over its financial crisis role

Robinson: The NRA’s tone-deaf rhetoric

The NRA’s fuzzy claim of ‘20,000’ gun laws

Strom Thurmond’s mixed-race daughter dies

With D.C.’s coffers full, Gray expected to talk affordable housing in speech

Md. death penalty repeal gains 2 more supporters in Senate, tipping balance

The Chicago Tribune

Judge found not guilty by reason of insanity

Lawmakers push to spend $900 million

NRA questionnaire details Toi Hutchinson's reversal on gun control

At rally and march, youths call for an end to violence

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Turnpike would spend $500 million in new money by 2015, under Kasich's budget

Higher Education: University of Dayton provides total four-year cost to students and parents

Tax code overhaul, education revamp, gas and oil taxes part of John Kasich's budget plan

Ohio casino revenue projected at well below 2009 estimates

Cleveland City Councilman Jay Westbrook to retire at end of the year

The Los Angeles Times

State GOP may pick a dealmaker for its revival

College leaders urged to make personal commitment to student success

USA Today

Best Value Colleges strive to cut tuition sticker shock

USA TODAY survey: More Republicans in Congress own guns

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