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Today in Black America - November 15

POSTED: November 15, 2013, 8:00 am

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Today in Black History: Teacher, abolitionist and feminist Sarah Jane Early was born in 1825.

The New York Times

Obama Moves to Avert Cancellation of Insurance Policies

As Troubles Pile Up, a Crisis of Confidence for Obama

Editorial: A Health Care Fix

Obama Proposal Worries Insurers and Regulators

$122 Million in 2012 Spending by Koch Group

Fatal Shooting of Black Woman Outside Detroit Stirs Racial Tensions

Ban on Former Inmates in Public Housing Is Eased

The Christian Science Monitor

How Obama arrived at his 'I feel your pain' moment on Obamacare

Eager to change subject, Obama touts healthy energy progress

Stop-and-frisk: New York AG report questions its effectiveness

Typhoon Haiyan: Is an era of super storms upon us?

The Star Ledger

TSA chief assures N.J. lawmaker of steps to prevent repeat of racial profiling at Newark airport

N.J. bill to offer in-state tuition, financial aid to immigrants in the country illegally gains momentum

Weiner Lesniak scores another no-bid contract with Jersey City

N.J. education committee considers $5 million 'innovation fund' to support new school ideas

The Detroit Free Press

Renisha McBride highly intoxicated when killed; prosecutor plans Friday announcement

Government wants Kilpatrick to pay $4.5 million for his crimes

State Senate aims to quash proposal for greater transparency in political ads

Robert Davis challenges Court of Claims law after being warned about suits

Top Workplaces in Michigan revealed: Who ranked highest?

How Philly insurer dodged some "cancellations!" furor

Rumored mayoral candidates hold dueling events

OSHA: Deadly collapse was 'preventable'

The Washington Post

Uncertainty after retreat on health plans

The Take: Obama’s last campaign may be hardest

‘Keep Your Health Plan Act’ spells trouble for House Democrats

Obama picks nominees for some key posts

D.C. wants judge to resolve dispute over Gray probe

E-cigarettes gain attention in schools as popularity rises

The Chicago Tribune

Thornton Township school board meeting marked by infighting

RTA report calls for guidance on patronage issues

Tax talk on hold as pension work looms

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

5 takeaways from President Barack Obama's Thursday visit to ArcelorMittal in Cleveland

Cuyahoga County grappling with state change that will impact 29,000 residents on food stamps

Cleveland Browns' proposal for $120 million in upgrades to FirstEnergy Stadium passes first phase of city scrutiny

Federal judge blocks enforcement of new state restrictions on petition gatherers

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta superintendent may be chosen in February

UGA students, faculty protest racist Facebook posts

Atlanta schools listed for achievement, struggles

What Obama's insurance announcement means to Georgia

The Los Angeles Times

Judge orders U.S. to answer Calderon complaint

UC regents approve budget after warning from Brown

USA Today

Medicaid enrollment is health law's bright spot

Pa. paper: Sorry for panning Gettysburg Address

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