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Today in Black America - Februuary 13

POSTED: February 13, 2014, 10:00 am

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Today in Black History: Joseph L. Searles becomes the first Black member of the New York Stock Exchange in 1970.

The New York Times

Editorial: Making College Pay


Blow: Thomas Speaks ... Blindly About Race

Over 1 Million Added to Rolls of Health Plan

Left and Right Object to I.R.S. Plan to Restrict Nonprofits’ Political Activity


Comcast Set to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 Billion

Nagin Guilty of 20 Counts of Bribery and Fraud

Arrest Inquiry by de Blasio Stirs Some Debate


With His First Budget, de Blasio Hews to Familiar Campaign Themes


The Christian Science Monitor

Conviction of ex-mayor Ray Nagin: Does it signal new era for New Orleans? (+video)


Obamacare: 3.3 million enrollees, but surge needed to hit target (+video)


Michael Dunn murder trial: Online, a more 'thug'-oriented defense


Is the old Chris Christie back? As chair for GOP governors, he rakes in funds. (+video)


The Star Ledger

Newark pit bull attack: Neighbor saves boy from 'horrifying' mauling, father arrested

Newark mayor's race: Baraka-Jeffries showdown is set as Ramos, Sharif drop out


Foreclosure activity spikes in NJ after the holidays


NJ Supreme Court extends time for prosecuting cons and money laundering

New bridge scandal subpoenas seek records related to Chris Christie, ARC tunnel and more


The Detroit Free Press

Forget tax cuts — fix our schools and our roads, Michiganders say

Judge to rule in Detroit mother's police standoff case

Working streetlights coming to Detroit sooner: Check out the new plan

Taxpayers covered more than $1.1M in legal bills for Kwame Kilpatrick, his dad

Bill would cap number of schools in Education Achievement Authority at 50



Philly.com


Low-cost dental care is supported in Chester County

Redd and others talk positive on Camden



The Washington Post

Health exchanges exceed targets for first time

Amid drama, bill to suspend debt limit passes


Obama begins fresh effort on minimum wage


Union launches campaign to boost federal workers’ image

Backlash threatens IRS rules for politically active groups


College Park decreases age limit for public office to 18

Marion Barry returns to hospital, raising health concerns among friends and colleagues



The Chicago Tribune

Boy, 14, killed in drive-by: 'My baby was coming home'


Chicago foreclosures down 35% from a year ago

Police: 5 hurt, including gunman, in shooting at senior social club

Illinois posts another solid month for Obamacare sign-ups


The Cleveland Plain Dealer

New Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams built reputation as responsive, cool and collected as commander


Tryouts for Bard "early college" program make students fall in love with the school

Obamacare enrollment in Ohio presents an age and health challenge, new data show

Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty to announce heroin awareness campaign


The Los Angeles Times

L.A. could owe millions for ban on trash drivers' naps

Animosity between head of AIDS group, L.A. County supervisor emerges


Extension of deadline on prison crowding looks like a win-win


USA Today

Cable TV customers can't get no satisfaction


Issa finds good money in investigating Obama




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