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Today in Black America - August 19

POSTED: August 19, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats Seem Set to Go It Alone on a Health Care Bill

Obama Sees ‘Positive Steps’ in Mideast

Sotomayor Casts First Vote on Court

Stars Aligning on School Lunches

Defying the Downturn, Charter School Construction Grows in New York

The Public Plan


The Washington Post

Debate's Path Caught Obama by Surprise

It's Time to Give Up On the Public Option

White House Backs Right to Arms Outside Obama Events

Unemployment Spike Compounds Foreclosure Crisis

Fiscal Stimulation for the Imagination


Baltimore Sun

Settlement reached on Baltimore jails

Beating of man, 76, called a hate crime


Detroit Free Press

Bing is tested, one crisis after another, in first 100 days

Detroit pension funds want to build $7.4M riverfront HQ

Grandma's long fight for $47 reveals a major problem at DPS


Black family finds burnt cross on lawn


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Troy Davis will get the hearing that justice demands


State’s ACT scores flat

Young endorsement a coup for Kasim Reed 's mayoral bid


Los Angeles Times

Testing Obama's effect on racial attitudes

Fiorina takes first step in run for Boxer's U.S. Senate seat

Jackson to be interred Aug. 29 at Forest Lawn in Glendale

California board votes to drop healthcare coverage for 60,000 children

Burl Toler dies at 81; first African American game official in NFL history



Star-Ledger

Five shootings occur in Newark over 24 hours

Fifth person charged with voter fraud in 2007 N.J. Senate election



The Christian Science Monitor

Did rifle-toting Obama protester help or hurt gun rights?

The reshaping of the GOP

Who still wants to be a young Republican?


Chicago Tribune

University of Illinois: 4 more trustees offer to quit

Obama's not first 'Joker' POTUS


State blocks $2.8 million from use by Cook County President Todd Stroger

 
 
 

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