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Edward W. Brooke, III, the first Black to serve in the U.S. Senate in the 20th century, is born in 1919 in Washington, D.C.

Today in Black America - October 16

POSTED: October 16, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Acorn’s Woes Strain Its Ties to Democrats
 
New Oakland Police Chief Inherits a Force, and a City, in Turmoil

Obama Meets Critics in New Orleans

Job Program Found to Miss Many States That Need It Most
 
El Diario Endorses Thompson, Likening Bloomberg to Hugo Chávez
 
Firefighter Test Brings New Haven a Fresh Suit

Contractor Is Accused of Cheating Minority Workers Out of Wages



Baltimore Sun

2 Baltimore financial advisers targets of legal action

Hundreds line up in Baltimore for H1N1 flu shots

Residents mixed on Baltimore's charms



The Christian Science Monitor

Healthcare reform adds to troubles of Senators Reid and Dodd

Here’s where stimulus money is putting people to work

Hillary Clinton is more popular than Obama, Gallup finds 



Detroit Free Press

So far, stimulus contracts aren't big boost for Michigan jobs

Interracial couple denied marriage license

Mom didn't drive son to rec center, lawyer says



Atlanta Journal Constitution

Morehouse dress code seeks to “get back to the legacy”

Southern Baptist apolgizes for healthcare Nazi comparison

Georgia says stimulus funds created or saved more than 23,000 jobs



Washington Post

Obama Criticized as Too Cautious, Slow on Judicial Posts

CBO Estimates House Health Bill at $905B or Less

Wellness Incentives Could Create Health-Care Loophole

Stocks Tumble on Bank of America, GE Earnings

Bill Targets Sentencing Rules For Crack and Powder Cocaine

Pass Rush: Why the NFL Sacked Limbaugh



Los Angeles Times

Gang member is sentenced to death

Nearly 300 L.A.-area gang members, associates arrested in nationwide crackdown


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