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Today in Black America - January 15

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Today in Black History: Human rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, Georgia on this date in 1929.

The New York Times

Obama to Place Some Restraints on Government Surveillance

Bill to Avoid Shutdown Covers Many Local Interests

Editorial: Finally, Congress Does Its Job


Obama to Announce Program to Create Jobs

Unemployment Extension Is Stalled, With 2 Proposals Defeated in the Senate

Rebuffing F.C.C. in ‘Net Neutrality’ Case, Court Allows Streaming Deals

Seeking Ways to Help the Poor and Childless

Port Authority’s Chairman May Be the Next to Topple

No Bluster as Christie Moves From Scandal to His Agenda

No ‘Mary Poppins,’ School Chief Honed Blunt Style Over 40 Years


The Christian Science Monitor

Congress unveils $1.1 trillion spending bill: four things it tells us


Chris Christie's first step toward rehabilitation? Woo N.J. Democrats.


Presidential nominations exhibit A for dysfunctional Senate (+video)



The Star Ledger

Amid bridge scandal, Christie's 2014 State of the State speech touts education, pension reform

Port Authority appears to reward Christie allies, punish enemies: Editorial

Christie's plan for longer school day would be expensive venture, officials say

State awards $52 million in tax breaks for redevelopment at Newark's 'Four Corners'


The Detroit Free Press

Union: Aramark prison worker had sex with inmate, prisoners have access to knives

Nancy Kaffer: Will Police Chief James Craig's plan lead to a safer Detroit?

MSU Student Food Bank has fought hunger on campus for 20 years


Philly.com

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie and the story no one controls

Slain basketball star honored at vigil


Unions see pending Pa. bills as a threat

Universal enrollment concerns raised



The Washington Post

Senate report: Benghazi attack was preventable


Congratulations on your budget, Congress. America still hates you.

Christie faces speculation about his aides’ real motives in bridge scandal


What Christie failed to mention in State of State speech about his education record


Judges order California to move on prison plans

Spending bill directs government to pay Indian contracts


New push to scrap MSA standardized tests in Montgomery

Hour of Code 2.0: Urging computer programming in school


The Chicago Tribune

Lawmakers reject video gambling reforms

Pharmacists ask to be allowed to run pot dispensaries


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Renewal of Cuyahoga County's 'sin tax' to pay for stadiums is officially on the table

Cleveland Secret Service warns of $100 counterfeit bills circulating; problem compounded by new technology

States should receive more federal funds if they increase funding to universities, report says: Higher Education Roundup

Citywide school choice campaign starts to take shape for the Cleveland Transformation Alliance


Casino taxes headed to local governments, but the amount will be less than expected



The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD bucks advice, moves forward with iPad program


Witness: Roswell school schooter warned of attack on social media
















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