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Today in Black America - November 27

POSTED: November 27, 2013, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Note: Today in Black America will not publish November 28 and 29 in recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday. We wish you a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

The New York Times

A Plea to Avoid Crush of Users at Health Site

Editorial: Another Challenge to the Health Care Law

New Rules Would Rein In Nonprofits’ Political Role

Voters in SeaTac, Wash., Back $15 Minimum Wage

Pulling a More Diverse Group of Achievers Into the Advanced Placement Pool

Suit Claims Racial Harassment at Security Firm With New York City Contracts

Most New York Voters Happy With Cuomo, Poll Finds

The Christian Science Monitor

Is Obamacare on the rebound? Media turn to positive stories

Sandy Hook report answers some questions, but many still a mystery

Supreme Court contraception mandate case sparks fierce debate

The Star Ledger

Rutgers general counsel John Farmer Jr. will recuse himself in bullying investigation

Online gambling starts in N.J. as casinos, partners plan marketing blitz

More than $1 billion in Hurricane Sandy grants to towns, counties distributed by FEMA

Chris Christie will let insurance companies decide whether to extend 800,000 policies

BASF awards grants to 16 schools in Jersey for science education projects

The Detroit Free Press

Grosse Pointe Park to announce discipline, reforms in police video probe

Schuette slams federal judge's order to give Michigan juveniles a chance for parole

Detroit police tout a first in months: No killings in 36 hours

Detroit streetlighting plan goes before judge

Mayor Nutter, media whoring, and the alleged knockout game

Ex-Montco GOP chair charged with raping co-worker

The Washington Post

Microsoft plans to boost security over NSA fears

Pope decries ‘trickle-down’ economics, warns of dangers of consumerism

Pope’s condemnation of economic inequality falls on deaf ears in Washington

Democrats eagerly seek good Obamacare news

White House wants to limit political activity of nonprofits

Voter ID cards are just months away in Mississippi

Montgomery Council votes to increase minimum wage

Maxwell wants to enhance arts program

The Chicago Tribune

Aldermen pass Emanuel's $7 billion budget, 45-5

Illinois companies' health care challenge hinges on Supreme Court

Chicago Archdiocese settles sexual abuse suit for $2.3M

The Los Angeles Times

IRS targets groups spending millions in secret election cash

Gov. Jerry Brown keeps collecting campaign donations

UCLA to probe African American judge's excessive force claims

College admission offers may get easier to obtain

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Report: African-American girl faces expulsion over her natural hair style

High school writing scores dip but remain high

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Ohio Gov. John Kasich leads Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald in new Quinnipiac poll

Cuyahoga County Council approves $650,000 sale of Ohio City archives building

More unpaid tax bills linked to Eric Kearney, Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor

Possible candidates and other details emerging on process to replace outgoing Cuyahoga County Councilman Julian Rogers

USA Today

Author calls Obama 'Grown-Up Trayvon'

Jury convicts Okla. cop in death of unarmed teen

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