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POSTED: November 14, 2013, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Booker T. Washington, founder of Tuskegee Institute, dies at age 59 in Tuskegee in 1915.

The New York Times

Democrats Threaten to Abandon Obama on Health Provision

Blow: Obamacare and Character


Only 106,000 Pick Health Insurance Plans in First Month


California Health Exchange Beats All Others in Enrollment, Officials Say


Fair-Housing Case Is Settled Before It Reaches Supreme Court

First Lady’s New Initiative: College, ‘Whatever It Takes’

Texas University’s Race Admissions Policy Is Debated Before a Federal Court

Federal Panel Softens Tone on Judge It Removed From Stop-and-Frisk Case


The Christian Science Monitor


Businesses cut full-time workers to meet Obamacare mandate, study says

Warrantless search: Supreme Court considers a puzzling case

Plan to revamp preschools hits Congress, but price tag is big


The Star Ledger

Jersey City council awards 30-year tax break, $10M in bonds for Journal Square towers


N.J. test results released, up slightly; look up your school's scores

Tom Kean Sr. speaks out about Christie's attempt to oust his son

Mount Holly settles high-profile housing bias lawsuit

East Orange mayor-elect announces transition team, headed by former law firm colleague

Will Republicans ever gain control of the Legislature?


The Detroit Free Press

State's $5M cap on aid to restructure city government angers Detroit leaders

Kevyn Orr touts improvements to Detroit's finances, but says DIA art, pensions still on the table

Only about 1,300 Michiganders sign up for health care coverage on website so far

Former Police Chief Ike McKinnon, Lisa Howze among Mike Duggan's transition team members


Philly.com


Cops: Shocking images on anti-snitching account

Indiscreet pimp sentenced for trafficking minors

Pa. transportation funding bill in jeopardy

Occupy Philly protesters hit city - with lawsuit

New supermarket comes to N. Philly


The Washington Post

New accusations of misconduct at Secret Service

Only 106K signed up on exchanges in October


The five biggest ways Obamacare’s problems have hurt Democrats

Justices question union-organizing agreements


The good, the bad and the plain ugly of the Obamacare numbers


This chart does not look good for President Obama


The Chicago Tribune

Chicago-area foreclosure filings rise in October


Thornton school board member's wife handcuffed in chaotic meeting

Some aldermen challenge Emanuel's police, TIF spending priorities

Watchdog group criticizes Chicago's borrowing tactics


Prosecutors recommend rejection of Blagojevich appeal



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Cleveland Browns announce $120 million upgrades to FirstEnergy Stadium; who will pay for it still a mystery

Rep. Marcia Fudge and other Democrats introduce bill that would overturn abortion restrictions in Ohio and elsewhere


Ohio House passes municipal income tax reform bill

With Obamacare mess dominating attention, can the president pivot in Cleveland to the economy?

Red-light camera supporters propose statewide standards as alternative to outright ban



The Los Angeles Times


Napolitano seeks to freeze UC tuition for undergrads

Obama supporter miffed at botched healthcare rollout

Sen. Ron Calderon removed from Latino Caucus executive board


Calls mount for Ron Calderon's resignation


Calderon says investigation is payback


'Linked learning' seems to work for high school students

Schools fail to win restoration of anti-poverty funds


USA Today


Plastic guns emerge as threat as 'invisible' gun law expires

Boy, 15, killed while defending grandmother

4 Marines killed in Camp Pendleton accident


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Beverly Hall loses bid to throw out statements

Ga. deputy sheriff dressed as black jail inmate

Two child welfare supervisors fired

Congress Center buying smaller nearby properties for new stadium











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