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Today in Black America - December 26

POSTED: December 26, 2013, 11:00 am

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Today in Black History: Author Jean Toomer is born in 1894. Today is the first day (Umoja/Unity) of Kwanzaa.

The New York Times


Sign-Up Period Extended Again for Health Plan

Banks’ Suit Tests Limits of Resisting Volcker Rule

In California, a Mayor’s Rise Is a Sign of the Times

Stories Add Up as Bully Image Trails Christie

Getting Out of Discount Game, Small Colleges Lower the Price

E.R. Costs for Mentally Ill Soar, and Hospitals Seek Better Way

In Final Weeks, a Push to Put Bloomberg’s Stamp on Major Legal Cases


The Christian Science Monitor


Why China is stepping up its presence in Detroit auto industry

US rescue operation in S. Sudan to test post-Benghazi Marine reaction force

A polling puzzle: Obama's popularity at low ebb, even as economy improves


GOP theme for 2014: bashing Obamacare, again


The Star Ledger

2 teens dead, 1 wounded in Newark shooting on Christmas night

3 lives cut short in Irvington go-go bar fatal shooting


Former Jersey City mayor lands part-time county job with $42K salary


Central Jersey food banks and charities continue to take economic hits with benefit cuts



The Detroit Free Press


After a century, Michigan Central train station's last stop in limbo

SE Michigan power outages dwindle to 16,000, but more snow's coming

City of Detroit to pay $65M less to banks in new bankruptcy settlement

Mayor-elect Duggan names neighborhoods director, two others to administration


Philly.com


Phila. district joins field with own cyber school

Philadelphia to mark Kwanzaa Saturday


The Washington Post


Talking Turkey: How does corruption affect voting behavior?

New laws coming in elections and social issues

Study finds confusion over health insurance terminology

Taking a stand for gay rights at Morgan State

In Fairfax, more teachers go mobile due to lack of space


The Chicago Tribune

Teen in custody after decapitated body found in apartment


Meningitis vaccinations to be required for some students


Pilsen nonprofit helps Latina women, families


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Cleveland students make minimal gains in college access and success, reports the Higher Education Compact of Greater Cleveland


Free community meal the Saturday after Christmas in West Park neighborhood


The Los Angeles Times

Soil contamination a hurdle for new Jordan Downs housing plan


Jerry Brown grants 127 pardons

LAUSD gains in reading, math proficiency praised



USA Today

In 2014, can Obama leave setbacks behind?

Fla. town gives out lotto tickets for Christmas traffic stops













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