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Today in Black America - October 7

POSTED: October 07, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Condemns Mass Killings and Rape in Guinea

Obama Rules Out Large Reduction in Afghan Force
Major Suspect in Genocide of Rwandans Is Captured
4 Senators’ Concerns Reflect Health Care Challenge
Swine Flu Vaccinations Start as Officials Attack Myths
Republicans Turn Up Heat on Union Ally of Acorn

Obama Pays Scant Attention to City Candidate
City of 8 Million Was a Ghost Town at the Polls
A Good Return on Investment

Baltimore Sun

Drawing the line against swine flu

Legislation planned to probe 'ACORN-like' organizations

2 city construction contracts may be reopened

Verna Day-Jones

The Christian Science Monitor

Some illegal immigrants to be held in old hotels, nursing homes

New poll finds Obama has already rebuilt America’s global brand

African backlash against international courts rises

Uganda touts capture of top Rwanda genocide suspect

Washington Post

For Antiwar Protesters, the Cause Isn't Lost

For Gun-Shy Consumers, Debit Is Replacing Credit

In Back of the Store, A Return to Patience

Reform Gets Conditional GOP Support

Losing the Latino Vote

Advise and Stall

Yes, You Can -- If You Can Without Obama

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Suspect in Spelman killing due in court

Clark Atlanta fires football coach

Los Angeles Times

Governor in showdown with lawmakers

Man shot dead in front of Inglewood music studio

City of South Gate settles officers' suits for $18 million

Detroit Free Press

Bing's team finds savings, but change is a challenge

Bing threatens to scrap city workers' contracts

Kilpatrick must show finances in 10 days

Teen suspect in Rib Rack slaying said to pose with guns

Chicago Tribune

College bound: Program helps kids get through high school

Health center expects to serve 6,000 residents annually in southern suburbs

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