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Today in Black America - October 30

POSTED: October 30, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Buoyant Democrats Unveil Health Care Legislation
Tight Race for Houston Mayor, With History on Line
Pennsylvania Overturns Many Youths’ Convictions
Federal Researchers Find Lower Standards in Schools

Thompson vs. Bloomberg: A Contrast of Style and Plans

Thompson Endorsed by Cuomo
The Commander’s Duty Done

Baltimore Sun

Stimulus created or saved 4,460 jobs, O'Malley claims

Lipscomb apologizes for role in City Hall scandal

Unexpected economic woe: Americans saving, not spending

The Christian Science Monitor

Homecoming rape: When do bystanders become accomplices?

Turnout in governor’s races crucial for Democrats, official says

No ‘robust’ public option in House healthcare reform bill

Extending home-buyer credit: another clunker?

The Washington Post

Dozens in Congress under ethics inquiry

7 on defense panel scrutinized

In pre-dawn darkness, Obama salutes victims of war

Rhee ignored instructions about cuts, council says

H1N1, other illnesses jack up school absences

D.C. seeks to boost census response, get federal funds

Detroit Free Press

FBI defends decision to shoot mosque leader

Friends of slain imam remember his generosity

Kilpatrick got cash, loans from business leaders

Bobb to stay with DPS another year

Atlanta Journal Constitution

FBI: Former H. Rap Brown leads violent sect from prison

SCLC to announce new leader -- later

Small businesses find value in social networking

Los Angeles Times

Villaraigosa wants transit projects on the fast track

L.A. police chief choice still exerts pressure on mayor

A governor's race that has nothing -- and everything -- to do with Obama

CDC gives new swine flu numbers

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