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Today in Black America - July 9

POSTED: July 09, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Cities Lose Out on Road Funds From Federal Stimulus

Doubts About Obama’s Economic Recovery Plan Rise Along With Unemployment

Democrats Divide Over a Proposal to Tax Health Benefits

Obama Enlists Major Powers to Aid Poor Farmers With $15 Billion

Infighting Distracts Unions at Crucial Time

Paterson Picks M.T.A. Figure as His No. 2

The Washington Post

Uncommon Detail Marks Rulings by Sotomayor

Discord on Health Care Dulls Luster Of New Pacts

Obama Picks Francis Collins as NIH Director

Obama Revives Bush Idea to Catch Illegal Workers

For Barry, a Familiar Script Takes an Unfamiliar Twist

Unfit for Office

The Christian Science Monitor

A few million US grandmas know what's ahead for Katherine Jackson

With Michael Jackson, the end of the megastar?

Africa awaits Obama's turn on leadership

Italy's Obama? First black mayor is voice of right-wing party

Baltimore Sun

Dixon seeks to block subpoenas

O'Malley open to 2nd stimulus

Workers at Md. prison file $40 million lawsuit in strip-search

Los Angeles Times
Gloves off on cost of Michael Jackson's services

California grants early release of parole violators

In fundamental shift, consumers are saving rather than spending

Tennessee law a gauge for gun rights support

Chicago Tribune

Bodies dug up, grave sites illegally resold

Tech 101: How a denial-of-service cyber attack works, and how to keep your computer safe

The black funeral of Michael Jackson


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