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Today in Black America - August 28

POSTED: August 28, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Abuse Issue Puts the C.I.A. and Justice Dept. at Odds

Despite Successes, Kennedy Left Unfinished Business

Some Roman Catholic Bishops Assail Health Plan

Bank Losses Drain Deposit Fund, F.D.I.C. Reports

After Bias Ruling, Firefighter Applicants Look Back

The State of New Orleans: An Update

The Washington Post

'06 Memo Cites Food Strike by Detainees

Democrats Push to Quickly Replace Kennedy

A Prince's Fate

Kennedy Saw Health-Care Reform Fail in the '70s; Today's Lawmakers Don't Have To

On Energy, Obama Finds Broad Support

Norton: Kennedy was a Friend to D.C.

HHS Might Move From Rockville to Prince George's

Baltimore Sun

Mikulski could inherit health committee

The Christian Svcience Monitor

For Massachusetts mourners, Kennedy was ‘one of their own’

Schools say no knee-jerk flu closures this fall

The next major threat to the ozone layer: nitrous oxide

Impeachment in S.C.? State GOP may decide this weekend

.Will Zuma get tough with Mugabe?

The Los Angeles Times

Obama's job approval rating falls to new low

National African American museum acquires casket of Emmett Till

Swine flu: Are blacks and Latinos at higher risk?

Woman kidnapped as an 11-year-old in '91 found

Atlanta Journal Constitution

'Black agenda' memo stirs mayor race

CDC leery of estimates about swine flu's toll

Boston Globe

Deep into night, memories carry throngs to wake

A swelling tide of emotion

From long list, only 1,450 will get coveted funeral tickets

City, state police prepare for a vast security task

Legislature must act quickly on interim Senate appointment

Like his predecessors, Obama finds respite can be elusive


Chicago Tribune

Swine flu: H1N1 flu on rise on college campuses

Swine flu sends more blacks, Hispanics in Chicago to hospital

Another cemetery investigated for alleged grave desecration

An American original


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