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British abolitionist William Wilberforce, for whom Wilberforce University in Ohio is named, was born in Hull, England in 1759.

Today in Black America - November 20

POSTED: November 20, 2013, 6:30 am

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Today in Black History: Inventor Garrett Augustus Morgan receives a patent for the traffic light in 1923.

The New York Times

Push to Renew Health Plans Finds Unlikely State Allies

Perks Ease Way in Health Plans for Lawmakers

Health Insurance Marketplace Is Still About 40 Percent Incomplete, Official Says

F.C.C. Calls for Internet-Based Phone Network

In JPMorgan Deal, U.S. Aimed for Bottom Line

Editorial: The Expiring Ban on Plastic Guns

Editorial: Advertisements for the Common Core

In Places Like North St. Louis, Gunfire Still Rules the Night

Report Documents a Rise in Fatal Shootings by the City’s Police Officers

Liberal Bloc on New York City Council Seeks a Voice in the Election of a New Speaker

The Christian Science Monitor

JPMorgan Chase settles. Is $13 billion for role in mortgage crisis fair?

Is secure? In Congress, cyber-experts vouch for Obamacare site.

Official tornado count: 14 twisters hit during devastating Midwest storm

George Zimmerman: latest arrest and a troubling post-verdict saga

The Star Ledger

Plainfield gang member admits shooting 5-year-old child, faces 16-year sentence

6 arrested in Hoboken after another incident of violence near a PATH station

6 indicted in scheme to rig N.J. tax lein bids, authorities say

Two A.C. cops plead guilty to official misconduct for drugs, soliciting sex on duty

The Detroit Free Press

Michigan, hard-hit Detroit in line to share in $13 billion JP Morgan payout

Detroit police chief: We need residents' help in fighting crime

Judge asked to order Kwame Kilpatrick, Bobby Ferguson to pay Detroit $10 million

53 Michigan school districts face higher borrowing costs this year

Being black at the University of Michigan: Students tweet their experiences

Pa.: 'Alarm bells' over school district hiring

Family: Cop punched girl, 14, in school fight

Council panel: Drop city code 'R-word'

African American leaders bet on one casino proposal

The Washington Post

Tech problems trip up Md.’s health exchange

GOP overreaches with ‘Obama Girl’ tweets

Obama: GOP ‘invested in failure’ of health law

Congressman Trey Radel charged with cocaine possession

New health-care law could mean more voters

Plain Writing in government; Agencies aren’t there yet

UDC trustees delay decision on athletic programs

Pr. George’s council delays vote on minimum wage

Commission to suggest revisions to D.C. tax code

The Chicago Tribune

Emanuel fundraising rules look tough, lack bite

Casino more viable for Reese site than Obama library, study says

CHA settled harassment complaint day before CEO quit

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Former Cleveland City Council President George Forbes says city should merge with neighboring East Cleveland

East Cleveland could add 17,000 people to Cleveland; demographic, economic breakdown of possible merger

Cleveland Browns and City of Cleveland announce deal on FirstEnergy Stadium financing

"Stand your ground" bill clears legislative committee, heads to House floor

Cleveland schools hope state - or someone else - will help pay for shift from textbooks to tablets

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

2nd arrest made in shooting death of Clayton County teen

Sentence upheld against only woman on Georgia’s death row

Common Cause Georgia calls for referendum over Braves stadium plans

The Los Angeles Times

Hidden costs in LAUSD iPad program revealed

Teachers union members, parents protest $1-billion iPad plan

Healthcare regulator's move to Kaiser under investigation

Jerry Brown says prison deal may be within reach

USA Today

Police under investigation in minivan shooting

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