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Today in Black America - October 29

POSTED: October 29, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Shortage of Vaccine Poses Political Test for Obama
Obama Visits Returning War Dead
Victory for Obama Over Military Lobby
Schwarzenegger Statement Contains Not-So-Secret Message
In New Orleans, Mayoral Race Still Lacks Heft
Mayor Deprives Rival of Black Clergy’s Support
Unyielding in His Innocence, Now a Free Man
More Schools, Not Troops

Baltimore Sun

Md. health officials report 2 deaths related to swine flu

Baltimore panel blocks company's payment to the City Foundation

State officials launch outreach plan for 2010 census

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama endorses military commissions for Guantánamo detainees

Executive pay: How much say should Obama ‘czar’ have?

Obama signs bill expanding hate crimes to sexual orientation

Detroit Free Press

Radical mosque leader killed in FBI shootout

Ex-mayor returns to court in Detroit today

Kilpatrick fires back at Stefani with suit

H1N1 vaccine priorities questioned

Atlanta Journal Constitution

With finish line near, mayoral race gets rough

Borders charges former rival with shakedown

US swine flu vaccine outlook improving, CDC says

The Washington Post

An honor for a Senate pioneer

Justices will scrutinize life sentences for youths

Credit-rating bill clears committee

House health-care reform bill to include public option

Top officials defend flu vaccination campaign

Making every child count

DC Voting Rights unlikely to move with defense bill

Chicago Tribune

Violence brings moms together

Student shot to death: Chicago Vocational Career Academy student fatally shot outside home

Diabetes study: Interventions help prevent disease

Gary announces Jackson museum plans; details few

Health care reform: Roland Burris finally counts as Democrats try to lock up 60 votes

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