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Today in Black America - December 20

POSTED: December 20, 2013, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: South Carolina secedes from the Union in 1860, leading to the Civil War.

The New York Times

Another Rule in Health Law Is Eased Ahead of Deadline

Obama Commutes Sentences for 8 in Crack Cocaine Cases

Editorial: Release the Torture Reports

Senate Passes Pentagon Bill After Compromise on Obama Nominees

Additional Four Charged in Florida Prison Escape Scheme

A City Councilwoman Not Afraid to Take On Inequality

New York Job Recovery Isn’t Quite as Strong as Bloomberg Proclaims

Formal Beginning to de Blasio’s Plan to Expand, and Pay for, Prekindergarten

The Christian Science Monitor

Senators, defying White House, push a new Iran sanctions bill

US envoy Power visits Central African Republic amid scramble to stem violence (+video)

Who'll be the Democrats' 'anti-Hillary' in 2016? (+video)

The Star Ledger

Man beaten by Atlantic City cop awarded $500K by jury

Former Trenton public works director testifies about jobs created for allies of Mayor Tony Mack

FBI investigates appearance of "JoJo" rat signs one week after plea deal in Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's corruption case

N.J. jobless rate plunged in November amid labor force exits, job gains

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit, suburbs fall short on water department deal

Rochelle Riley: Gov. Snyder, Kevyn Orr must consider poor Detroiters

Judge's order to renegotiate bank settlement may delay Kevyn Orr's plan of adjustment for Detroit

U.S. drops 3 charges against Bobby Ferguson in upcoming bid-rigging trial

Ken Cockrel to direct effort to revitalize Detroit, address vacant areas

Ex-PSU prez's lawyer a witness against him

Ramsey orders changes on interrogations, holding suspects

Union hits Aspira Olney Charter High School with a third unfair-labor-practice charge

Mayor unveils results of manufacturing task force study

Pa., N.J. among states sharing 'Race' funds

The Chicago Tribune

Blues musician, church deacon killed in shootings blocks and minutes apart

Homicides drop sharply after a violent 2012

The Washington Post

Obama relaxes health-care law rules just days before deadline

Democrats currently have a 1 percent chance of retaking the House

Kansas Board of Regents restricts free speech for academics

The Top 10 local stories of the year

Md. board: Brown’s running mate can raise money

Some colleges in region are hit particularly hard as enrollment falls

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Rep. Marcia Fudge seeks "land grant" status for Central State University

East Cleveland's books prompt state Auditor Dave Yost to question city's future

Cleveland schools are showing successes -- just not enough of them, yet: editorial

Cleveland Foundation announces grants, including thousands of dollars for its Encore initiative

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. City Council clarifies voting rule for neighborhood council races

Steinberg seeks to restore grants for mental health offender programs

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Updated: In Braves’ fallout, city emails show Reed team in triage mode

First principal enters guilty plea in test-cheating case

Record number of Atlanta students earn Posse scholarships

USA Today

Klan group plans to meet in Maryland

Poll: Americans see impact of global warming

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