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Today in Black America - March 26

POSTED: March 26, 2014, 6:00 am

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Today in Black History: Black abolitionist and businessman George DeBaptiste was born on this date in 1815 in Virginia.

The New York Times

U.S. to Extend Sign-Up Period For Insurance

Arguments Against Health Law Subsidies Gain Traction

Secret Service Pulls Agents From Detail for Drinking

Momentum Is Building for Museum on Women

Democrats, as Part of Midterm Strategy, to Schedule Votes on Pocketbook Issues

Editorial: In Georgia, Carry a Gun, Just Not in the Capitol

2 Killed in Shooting Aboard Destroyer at Norfolk Naval Base

Detroit Threatens to Cut Water Service to Delinquent Customers

Cuomo and de Blasio Clash Again, This Time Over Homelessness

The Christian Science Monitor

At nuclear summit, Obama calls for global ‘architecture’ to secure materials (+video)

Chicago transit rail crash: a job predisposed to operator fatigue?

Joe Biden's in New Hampshire! But would a 2016 bid be doomed?

The Star Ledger

Prosecutors review allegations of election fraud against Trenton council candidate and former mayoral hopeful

Newark's Oliver Street School students win national STEM prize

New Jersey one of the worst states for retirement, report says

Sweeney, Weinberg join NJ toll collectors in protesting privatization

Newark mayor's race: Sharpe James endorses Ras Baraka

The Detroit Free Press

Boosting minimum wage could lift workers out of poverty but result in job cuts

History of the minimum wage

Police sweep of Detroit neighborhood targets drug use, wanted felons

Detroit seeking offers for private management of water and sewerage department

Kevyn Orr: We kept 'Russian oligarchs, Brazilian millionaires' from grabbing DIA treasures

SRC seeks to eliminate teacher seniority

Philly community college picks next president

Philly getting better, slowly, at going after deadbeats

Pa., N.J. launch effort to rein in DRPA

The Chicago Tribune

Quinn budget makes tax hike permanent

First lawsuits filed in CTA Blue Line derailment

Walgreen Co. to close 76 unprofitable stores

Editorial: Safe passage for Chicago students

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Demolition eradicates inner-city blight while protecting suburbanites from greater tax burden, study authors claim (VIDEO)

Severance tax compromise could be close, but Ohio lawmakers might hold off on tax proposals until fall

Dry runs of Common Core tests going well, according to state and its testing partner

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes draws far more complaints than her colleagues

The Los Angeles Times

Judge may order DWP to turn over nonprofits' records

Aspiring L.A. firefighters feel cheated by aborted hiring program

Kashkari unveils jobs plan he says would 'unleash' the private sector

California schools are rolling out new standardized tests

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Man who used good looks as defense convicted of rape

Former church youth director sentenced to 10 years for child porn

USA Today

Inadequate housing contributes to low health rankings

Administration extending health care sign-ups

Study: Mental health care lacking in some counties

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