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Today in Black America - February 6

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Today in Black History: Reggae superstar and humanitarian Bob Marley is born in Jamaica on this date in 1945.

The New York Times


Party Predictions Differ in Texas on Impact of New Voter ID Law


Michelle Obama Urges Students to Apply for College Aid

Editorial: Detroit’s Immigration Solution


Democrats Aim to Capitalize on Christie Problems

Knee-Deep in Traffic-Jam Scandal, Christie Keeps Talking


A Report’s Real Message: It Wasn’t About Health Care


The Christian Science Monitor

S. Africa: Quick divorce of white-black alliance leaves ANC without strong contender (+video)

How deep is GOP fracture on debt ceiling? Cracks appearing in tea party, too. (+video)


Stock market jitters: After last year's record run, are you surprised?


The Star Ledger

Environmentalists urge NJ to implement stronger water pollution rules


NJ prison inmate beats, chokes female corrections officer


NJ's Sandy housing grant programs were 'massively botched,' advocates claim

Chris Christie: Denial and defensiveness aren't a winning game plan



The Detroit Free Press


No colors allowed: Facebook video leads to uproar over Taylor bar sign


Nation of Islam convention to bring 30,000 visitors to Detroit

Metro Detroit's population shifts more pronounced than in most of U.S.

Guest commentary: Gov. Rick Snyder's budget doesn't do enough for education


Gov. Snyder's revenue-sharing boosts could ease the squeeze on Michigan communities


'Our interests are aligned,' Detroit emergency manager Orr says of Mayor Duggan


Philly.com

Phila. lawyer nominated for federal judgeship

Is suicide a silent killer?

Gift cards to help Camden classrooms


Christie seemed unaware he signed Camden eminent domain bill


The Washington Post

A rare look inside the Koch brothers’ political empire


New electronic ‘eyes’ can track your every move

Boehner scrambles to sell debt-ceiling solution

Obama not ‘offended’ if vulnerable Dems stay away

Bridge-gate: How'd we get here?


Fewer than 2 million signed up for Medicaid, report says

Brown knocks Gansler for support of corporate tax cut

Md. lawmakers to resume inquiries into health exchange


The Chicago Tribune

1 teen killed, 3 others wounded by masked gunman at McDonald's


City Council approves mayor's $900M bonds plan

Cook County Sheriff objects to 240 concealed carry applicants

CPS switching test for elite schools


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Report on 'Obamacare' doesn't indicate millions will be laid off from jobs: AP Fact Check

Cuyahoga County legislative primary races feature clashes among political veterans, lots of new faces

Five things you should know about Cleveland City Council's hearing on United Airlines' job cuts

University of Akron proposes suspending 55 academic programs


Finding uninsured Americans by the numbers


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Suspect in toddler’s death shot at New Birth


The Los Angeles Times


Salt shortage leaves many communities fearful of safety

L.A. City Council backs House proposal for federal paid family leave

State asks all public K-12 schools to make salaries public



USA Today

CVS ban on cigarettes could cut smoking rates

Fact check: Losing jobs vs. choosing not to work

Obama team promotes diversity of judicial picks




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