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Today in Black America - December 23

POSTED: December 23, 2013, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Entrepreneur and business visionary Madame C.J. Walker is born in Delta, Louisiana in 1867.

The New York Times

Editorial: A Small Step Toward More Mercy

Mixed Messages Add Anxiety as Deadline Nears in Health Act

White House Tries to Prevent Judge From Ruling on Surveillance Efforts

Don’t Mistake This for Gridlock

In Tech Buying, U.S. Still Stuck in Last Century

Bumpy Start for Teacher Evaluation Program in New York Schools

State Official Appointed by de Blasio as Leader of Child Welfare Agency

The Christian Science Monitor

What the Middle East would be like without Christians

Yes, it's the 'least productive Congress' ever, but what does that mean?

US aircraft hit: Why is US military in South Sudan?

Target Corp. feels customers' fury over response to card-data breach (+video)

The Star Ledger

New Brunswick's chief housing inspector charged with drug possession and distribution

Report: Suburban Bergen County increasingly harboring heroin mills

$19M state tax break for 13-story Journal Square residential tower

Rutgers prepares to bring new life to one of Newark's original skyscrapers

State commits $100 million to repair Newark public schools

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan telemarketing firm takes huge chunk out of charity donations

Some Michigan homes, businesses could be without power through Christmas

Rochelle Riley: Bankruptcy aside, Detroit saw a lot of good, too, in 2013

Detroit bankruptcy plan threatens survivor benefits of families of fallen cops, firefighters

In Southwest Phila., a 'little Africa' is growing

Temple president: Why we had to cut sports programs

The Washington Post bidders’ past jobs not scrutinized

The Fix’s best and worst of 2013

In 27 states, unemployment at 4-year low

Death penalty on decline in U.S.

President Obama’s political year ends with a whimper

For D.C. schools, $10 million in new materials

Montgomery parents say standardized testing is outdated

The Chicago Tribune

2 charged in slaying of Cook Co. sheriff's investigator

Church group reaches out to inmates' children

South Side parish honors slain deacon

Higher Chicago taxes, fines and fees for 2014

At South Side school, teachers give the gifts

Family Rescue helps abused women and their kids get on the right track

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland's Investment Schools: The "Work Hard, Get Smart" message is both substance and flash at R.G. Jones elementary school

St. Augustine Church reaching out for help to provide 13,000 Christmas meals to the needy

New Cuyahoga County Juvenile Prosecutor to collaborate on prevention efforts

State lawmaker seeks to repay favor by honoring longtime legislative leader

Ohio Supreme Court finds judge in contempt for blocking reporters' courtroom access

The Los Angeles Times

Paramedics to aid wounded while gunmen are still active

Leftist comic still uses jokes to aid his liberal agenda as lawmaker

After a long dry spell, more of state's teachers get pay raises

California high court says state bar should release exam scores

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Consequences pending for fake football enrollments at Grady High

Three more to plead guilty in APS case

USA Today

2nd opinion for girl brain dead after routine tonsillectomy

Monday marks key health care deadline

Grieving mom takes on Colts beer vendors

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