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Today in Black America - December 11

POSTED: December 11, 2012, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Obesity in Young Is Seen as Falling in Several Cities

U.S. Students Lag in Math and Science, Tests Show

Mali’s Premier Resigns After Being Arrested by Military


In Talks, House Majority Weighs Loyalty to Voters

Federal Agencies Brace for Possible Cuts

Obama, With Blue-Collar Backdrop, Pushes for Higher Taxes on the Richest

Obama Approves Health Insurance Marketplaces in 6 States

Single Rides and Monthly Passes to Cost More in M.T.A. Plan

City’s Economic Development Corporation Agrees to More Openness



The Christian Science Monitor


Americans' 'fiscal cliff' fix? Cut government spending – but not Medicare.


Tax deductions in peril? Americans prefer mortgage break to item on charity.

Are moves to add jobs to US factory floors a harbinger, or outliers?


Ghana pulls off sixth 'free and fair' election in model for region


The Star Ledger


N.J. residents demand post-Sandy changes at first public utilities hearing

New Jersey ranks as 8th healthiest state in the nation


Utilities head, military veteran named Gov. Christie's latest Supreme Court nominees


N.J. lawmaker introduces bill asking voters to decide gay marriage rights


The Detroit Free Press


Detroit Mayor Bing talks with Obama about city's finances

Michigan right-to-work battle draws early crowd of hundreds to state Capitol

Wayne County Sheriff Benny Napoleon to explore mayoral bid with Detroit listening tours

Detroit Public Schools administrators told to ignore directive about re-applying for their jobs

Breakfast raises cash for Ravendale center for kids in Detroit



The Washington Post

Republicans need to wise up

Obama takes push on tax rates to Michigan

What Rice tells us about Obama's second term

Supreme Court sides with former federal worker in discrimination appeal

Rob Nabors is the man behind many political deals


Democrats pick Bonds for D.C. Council

D.C. ranked in top 3 for school choice

Woman’s slaying at D.C. bus stop haunts others fleeing domestic violence


The Chicago Tribune

Judge assigned to Vanecko case has Daley ties

CPS head targets K-8 'dropout pipeline'

Emanuel says price motivated electricity pick

Figuring out health insurance


The Los Angeles Times

D.A. admits letting suspect in four slayings avoid jail

States pressed on expanding Medicaid


LAUSD workers union endorses both school board incumbents

Planned overhaul of LAFD's call center brings warning



The Atlanta Journal Constitution

APS chief's contract extended


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Pastor calls for federal investigation into Cleveland police after chase, deadly shooting

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking business owners for footage of Cleveland Police chase

Mayor Frank Jackson names members of schools' advice panel, a 1st step in districtwide overhaul


New poll shows mixed bag for Ohio Gov. John Kasich


Jon Husted, Ohio's secretary of state, defends controversial pre-election decisions


USA Today

Green’ schools fall short of promises

Health rankings: USA is living longer, but sicker


Scalia defends legal writings some find anti-gay

Former Fla. police officer scheduled for execution

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