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November 27, 2013

Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

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The New York Times

Nomination His, Romney Steps Up Attack on Obama

Romney, on His Big Day, Finds Himself Upstaged

Editorial: Heavy Debt, but No Degree

Wasting Time Is New Divide in Digital Era

Waivers for 8 More States From ‘No Child Left Behind’

Lawsuit Accuses City’s Jails of Condoning Inmate Abuse

Seeking Easier Way to Fire Teachers in Sex Cases

The Christian Science Monitor

Home prices hit post-boom lows: What does that mean for housing market?

Was Taser use on pregnant woman excessive force? Supreme Court declines case.

Mitt Romney's other Vegas meeting: why Sheldon Adelson trumps The Donald

The Star Ledger

Judge upholds suspension of pension increases for N.J. public employees

University Hospital will remain part of UMDNJ under merger, president says

Head of N.J.'s chapter of ACLU steps down after 13 years

Reputed Bloods gang leader sentenced to more than 15 years in prison

Resigning communications chief for Cory Booker may be scapegoat for 'Meet the Press' remarks

The Detroit Free Press

In feds' case against Kwame Kilpatrick, 369,804 text messages are key

Susan Tompor: Summer jobs hard to find for teens

Detroit's new police, fire headquarters expected to open in summer 2013

Indicted contractor Bobby Ferguson wants several criminal charges against him dropped

Snyder to Detroit financial advisory board: Don't let council disagreement stall action

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Tribunals fire two in APS cheating cases

Hate crime charges expected in man's beating

Atlanta City Council committee approves nearly $100,000 in claims for property damages, personal injuries

Not all cheating the same at APS

The Washington Post

Romney clinches GOP nomination, but Trump steals the spotlight

Prime-age workers are still lost in the U.S. recession’s undertow

Ex-Rep. Artur Davis switching to GOP

House GOP to take aim at ‘Obamacare’

Pr. George’s considering gun offenders registry

Hundreds in District to lose unemployment benefits

The Chicago Tribune

Suit alleges racial discrimination by United Airlines

Emanuel touts crime-fighting plan

At charter network, new management means new faculty

Aurora combats gang with lawsuit

USA Today

Conservatives battle insurance exchanges

U.S. vets' disability filings reach historic rates

Experts: Use summer to focus on kids' wants

Judges sentence Charles Taylor to 50 years

The Los Angeles Times

LAUSD harassment deal could unravel

California voters still support Jerry Brown's call for tax hikes

Make Jackie Lacey the district attorney

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

John Glenn, Toni Morrison hailed by President Obama as heroes and inspirations

Federal government waives No Child Left Behind standards for Ohio

$200,000 grant will help 4 Cleveland rec centers stay open 4 nights a week this summer

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