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POSTED: December 24, 2013, 9:00 am

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Today in Black History: The United Nations voted to make Libya an independent state in 1951.

Today in Black America will not post on December 25. We wish you a Merry Christmas.

The New York Times

Upstart Groups Challenge Rove for Republican Party’s Money

Special Election in Florida Sets Stage for 2014 Election

Day Is Added to Deadline as Rush Hits Health Portal

Methodist Bishop Offers Pastor Job In Split Over Gays

Federal Court Alters Rules on Judge Assignments

As Lutherans Exit Pews in Brooklyn Church, Arab Christians Move In


The Christian Science Monitor

Obamacare enrollment: President Obama signs up, although not personally

US economy 2014: Finally showing signs of growing more with less help


The Star Ledger

Gifted Newark athlete cut down by violence he always tried to outrun

Classmates, coach shocked by death of student, football prodigy in Newark


'Muscles', Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's incarcerated brother, tells his story

2 Paterson men accused of shooting teenager in head are arrested


Chris Christie allies at Port Authority have submitted subpoenaed documents in bridge flap


Macy's Herald Square has a 'secret' black Santa


The Detroit Free Press


230,000 in Michigan still without power after weekend ice storm

2 black Michigan state troopers win $5.2M for racial discrimination


Yusef Lateef, legendary Detroit jazz man, dies at age 93: 'An enormous spirit'

City of Detroit: We've cleaned up abuses by police, so ease up on federal oversight

Mayor-elect Mike Duggan announces 3 new top administrators


Philly.com

After Atlantic Club sale, who's next in A.C.?

What does schools funder Mark Gleason want?


How Cheltenham school's mold problem grew

Student paper to resume 'Redskin' ban

For the unemployed, a big cut in benefits


The Washington Post

Obama orders 1 percent pay raise for federal workers

Sandy victims still waiting for states to release federal aid

How the health-care law is seen as the high and low of the Obama presidency — in two charts

D.C. schools gave teachers wrong evaluations

Pr. George’s schools chief adds 4 executive-level positions

Maryland gay-rights group endorses Brown for governor



The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Housing advocates seek information on Cuyahoga County's vetting of tax lien buyer

Justice Dept. reaches $35 million settlement over lending discrimination at Cleveland's former National City Bank



The Chicago Tribune

Manhunt continues after string of carjackings



The Los Angeles Times

Last-minute sign-ups surge for Obamacare workers, web

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





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