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Today in Black America - October 8

POSTED: October 08, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In First Lady’s Roots, a Complex Path From Slavery

Health Care Bill Gets Green Light in Cost Analysis
Democrats May Extend Tax Credit for Homes

Democrats Defeat G.O.P. Effort Against Rangel

Thompson Assails Mayor’s Economic Record
Nastier Tone Seen in Race for Mayor
Thousands of U.S. Homeowners Cite Drywall for Ills

The Christian Science Monitor

How to cut unemployment: tax credit for employers who hire?

What did GOP’s bid to oust Charles Rangel accomplish?

Two ways Chicago can curb its youth violence epidemic

Feds pledge help after Chicago beating death of Derrion Albert

Mississippi mandates civil rights classes in schools

The Washington Post

Health-Care Bill Wouldn't Raise Deficit, Report Says

Minority Groups Raise Voices on Reform

Just Don't Call It a Jobs Stimulus

Detroit Free Press

Cobo a scene of desperation

More jobs to be cut at GM, CEO's report says

Kilpatrick judge will remain on the case

$600M savings doubted; Bing says change will help

Bing's turnaround plan squarely confronts Detroit's dire straits

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fired Clark Atlanta coach plans lawsuit

Spelman shooting suspect has prior gun charge

Reed tops in donations for quarter; Norwood has most cash

Los Angeles Times

Obama seeks ways keep joblessness from sinking recovery

Billions are spent to defend 5,000 jobs at Boeing C-17 plant

Los Angeles neighborhood councils' cash tempts some

Pasadena park caught between Jackie and Mack Robinson

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