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Today in Black America - January 22

POSTED: January 22, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Toussaint L'Ouverture, Haitian liberator, enters Santo Domingo to battle the French in 1801.

The New York Times

States Cutting Weeks of Aid to the Jobless

Former Virginia Governor and His Wife Are Indicted

Cuomo’s Pre-K Plans Set Up Conflict With de Blasio

Cost of Educating New York City’s 4-Year-Olds Proves Difficult to Calculate

Food Banks Anticipate Impact of Cuts to Food Stamps

Justices Appear Divided on a Sweeping Challenge to Public Workers’ Unions

Broken at the Bridge, a Basic Law of Politics

The Christian Science Monitor

Universal pre-K: What Cuomo-de Blasio tussle means for Democrats' identity (+video)

New Chris Christie polls: the number that might worry him most (+video)

California drought: Scientists puzzled by persistence of blocking 'ridge' (+video)

The Star Ledger

Christie should resign as RGA chair, former Virginia attorney general says

'Targeted' killing of Newark imam's son draws fiery reaction from city leaders

Former Roselle mayor faces new indictment on insurance fraud charges

Christie's bipartisan message may fall flat in wake of allegations, report says

U.S. lawsuit against Corzine over MF Global collapse can proceed, judge rules

The Detroit Free Press

Jennifer Gratz, others knock Black Student Union's demands at University of Michigan

Report pegs MSU, U-M, Wayne State combined economic impact at $16.6B

Michigan authorities to give update on missing doctor Teleka Patrick

Many in Bobby Ferguson jury pool didn't know his name, ties to Kwame Kilpatrick

ICYMI: Leaders want apology from Patterson for remarks on Detroit

Catholic school gives student the boot over court-ordered ankle monitor

Is Nutter changing his tune on charters?

Chester County girls' group awards grant

West Philly group seeks to expand literacy in district schools

The Washington Post

Ex-Va. governor charged in gifts case

6 most interesting indictment details

Meyerson: Supreme Court helps the wealthy again

Charlie Crist’s message to Democrats: I’m just like Barack Obama

NAACP leader likens black GOP senator to ventriloquist’s dummy

Mayoral candidates make statements with real estate

The Chicago Tribune

Police: Girl, 14, charged in death of girl, 11, in Mundelein

CPS considers up to 17 new charter schools

Unresolved foreclosures pile up in Cook

Watchdog: Todd Stroger official coerced contributions from Cook County workers

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Charitable giving up in Ohio, hits record $416 billion in U.S. last year

Three Cuyahoga County executive candidate forums are scheduled for next week

5 takeaways from Cuyahoga County Council's Tuesday 'sin tax' meeting

The Los Angeles Times

John Kerry among protesters of planned Texas execution

Brown expected to stress budget gains in State of the State speech

$250-million grant program launched to link learning and careers

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

State agency receives national recognition for helping foster care youth

MLK weekend ‘party’ gets fraternity kicked off Arizona campus

Defendant in HIV trial found guilty

Hero bookkeeper promoting book on McNair school shooting

USA Today

Pressure builds for fraternity expulsion after MLK party

Initiative increases focus on the health of boys

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