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Today in Black America - February 14

POSTED: February 14, 2014, 10:00 pm

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Today in Black History: Richard Allen becomes the first Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church on this date in 1816.

The New York Times

For Comcast, Industry Shifts May Aid Its Takeover Bid


Comcast Adds Another Piece in Media Plan

Editorial: If a Cable Giant Becomes Bigger


Robert E. Cooke, a Creator of Head Start, Dies at 93

States Struggle to Add Latinos to Health Rolls

One-Fifth of New Enrollees Under Health Care Law Fail to Pay First Premium


Federal Agency and New York State Are in Accord Over $8 Billion Medicaid Waiver


For Mayor, Keeping Schools Open Brings Another Headache


De Blasio Defends Call to Police About Supporter’s Arrest


The Christian Science Monitor


Chris Christie's not-so-bad week: Bridge-gate looming less large


Gay marriage: Virginia ruling is third against state bans in three months


Will Obama's 'climate resilience fund' help cope with global warming?

Snow wallops Valentine's Day: How much is weather harming US economy?



The Star Ledger

Union ads question political ties between Christie adviser and Saint Mary's Hospital buyer

Poll: Is the Christie bridge scandal committee reaching too far with new subpoenas?

How do NJ's Obamacare numbers compare to other states? Check these stats


Child care union, Christie administration reach contract with 2.25 percent raise


The Detroit Free Press

Kilpatrick pal Bobby Ferguson found not guilty on gun charges; still imprisoned for corruption


Former Wayne County official gets 57 months in prison in corruption case

Lansing tribal casino fight heads to the U.S. Supreme Court

Snyder leads in governor's race, Land stronger in run for U.S. Senate, poll shows



Philly.com

Medical report: Teen's testicle wasn't ruptured

Study finds grocery hasn't changed area's health


The Chicago Tribune

Survey: Severe winter to cost economy nearly $50 billion



The Washington Post

Legal pot sellers can get bank financing


Ambassador nominee gaffes prompt uproar

Judge offers defense of overturning Va. gay marriage ban

Meet the judge who struck down Va.’s ban on gay marriage

Maryland students avoid ‘double-testing’


Longtime pastor of Metropolitan Baptist Church to retire



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Area teen leaders to attend seminar on violence prevention

A platoon of war films for Black History Month


Veterans share stories at Black History Month panel discussion


Report: Number of inmates taking academic classes jumps in Ohio prisons

Violence in County Juvenile Detention Center called "critical"

Student no-shows and mixed test scores show slow progress at Cleveland's Investment Schools


The Los Angeles Times

Bill would provide healthcare to immigrants lacking legal status

Appeals court finds Nevada school's uniform policy unconstitutional


California lawmaker proposes adding health warning labels to sodas



USA Today


Jury recesses for night in shooting death of Fla. teen

Fla. city moves to eliminate homeless 'blanket ban'

Southern Cross fans flames of continuing culture war




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