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Baseball legend, Negro League star and Hall of Famer Leroy "Satchel" Paige was born in 1906 in Mobile, Alabama.

Today in Black America - January 10

POSTED: January 10, 2014, 11:00 am

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Today in Black History: Famed scientist Dr. George Washington Carver is born in 1864.

The New York Times

U.S. Economy Added Only 74,000 Jobs in December

More U.S. Economists See Half-Full Glass

Apology in Bridge Scandal Is Offered the Christie Way

Editorial: After Chris Christie’s Performance

Not So Entertaining

Obama Announces ‘Promise Zones’ in 5 Poor Areas

Government Owes 30,000 Indians Royalties for Land but Can’t Find Them

Half of Congress Members Are Millionaires, Report Says

City Study Tracks Transfers by Charter School Students

Among Cuomo’s Proposals, a Tax Break for Renters

The Christian Science Monitor

Chris Christie bridge scandal: Did press conference save his future? (+video)

Obama 'promise zones' deliver rare moment of détente with top GOP rivals (+video)

Viral video of toddler cursing: Some see racism in police comments (+video)

The Record (Gov. Chris Christie Scandal)

New documents in GWB scandal to be released today by Assembly committee

Stile: How hard did Christie push for the truth?

Assembly panel charges contempt as David Wildstein refuses to testify on GWB scandal

Six Bergen County residents file class-action lawsuits over GWB scandal

Doblin: Christie’s new diet includes a lot of crow

Firing of Christie aide echoes earlier dismissal of former education chief

The Star Ledger

Son of Newark and legendary poet, Amiri Baraka, dead at 79

Lawsuit filed by 6 N.J. residents against Christie, Port Authority

Was Gov. Christie's press conference performance narcissistic or masterful?

Immunity from prosecution could loosen former Port Authority official's lips, attorney says

Lawyer for Jersey City man shot by police to argue motion for new trial

Opening arguments in Trenton Mayor Tony Mack's corruption case offer conflicting portraits

The Detroit Free Press

Detroit Councilman Cushingberry claims police mistreatment in traffic stop

U-M expert: Continued moderate improvement forecast for Michigan economy

Orr wants to get $70M a year from restructured water authority

Detroit police goals for 2014 include cutting crime, quicker response time

Woman at the center of the storm: Bridget Kelly

Christie's a big target - from all sides now

Judge revokes bail for man caught trying to intimidate a witness

Jury acquits charter-school founder of six counts, deadlocks on rest

The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel asks for time to write rules on gun sales in Chicago

Apartment where 3 kids died had no utilities: officials

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Gov. John Kasich stands by Chris Christie, announces new jobs in Dayton area: Ohio Politics Roundup

New employment certificates may help those convicted of crimes get to work

Community time banks all about sharing skills, saving money

The Los Angeles Times

Jerry Brown: Earthquakes 'just around the corner,' fault maps needed

Senator misled voters during run for district seat, prosecutors say

Some officials dismayed that 'Promise Zone' excludes South L.A.

State budget plan includes $10 billion more for schools

USA Today

Suicides of young vets top those of active-duty troops

Big miss: Dec. job gains just 74,000

Obama to nominate three Fed members

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