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Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - October 20

POSTED: October 20, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

 Medicare Premiums to Rise 15 Percent as Costs Jump

Controversy Builds in Texas Over an Execution
 
Judge Delays Another Ohio Execution
 
Nudging Recycling From Less Waste to None
 
Colorblind Conundrum for Bloomberg’s Riva

Fed Up With Albany
 


The Christian Science Monitor

Obama fatherhood initiative: a rare issue of bipartisan accord?

Bloomberg tries to ‘run up the score’ in New York mayor race

Obama launches new 'integrated' approach to Sudan

Is Obama's new Sudan policy too soft?



The Washington Post

Public option gains support

White House aides reaffirm public option is not mandatory

White House officials to appear on Fox News

An uptown vision for a '50s neighborhood

Obama's identity crisis



Detroit Free Press

Text-case lawyer may face perjury

36 text messages may be relevant in dancer slaying

Police: Driver on drugs killed candidate's mom

Kilpatrick finances to remain private for now

Veto slashes school aid



Atlanta Journal Constitution

Rep. Johnson endorses Reed for mayor

McKinney fined $6,000 for campaign fund violations



Los Angeles Times

Holdup sets the scene for tragedy

Stimulus saved 6,000 education jobs in L.A., report says

Reps. Dana Rohrabacher and Barbara Lee -- a political odd couple



Chicago Tribune


Charges dropped for 1 teen in Fenger beating

MAP grants: Gov. Pat Quinn says state will borrow $200 million to help low-income college students

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