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Today in Black America - December 1

POSTED: December 01, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

In Job Hunt, College Degree Can’t Close Racial Gap

No Big Cost Rise in U.S. Premiums Is Seen in Study

In Race of Opposites, Atlanta Votes Tuesday

Problems and Discontent Bedevil Chicago State

In Budget Impasse, Governor Warns of Withholding Municipal Aid

The Washington Post

34,000 troops will be sent to Afghanistan

Senate health bill gets a boost

In death, victims of serial killer stir their community

9/11 attacks still haunt potential jurors

Juvenile justice chief in D.C. is leaving post

Baltimore Sun

Dixon jurors: Cannot come to a unanimous decision

State juvenile justice watchdog cites 'alarming' recidivism rate

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Election: Reed, Norwood headline Atlanta-area runoffs

Reed rakes in campaign cash; Norwood pleased with her totals

Amid closings across Atlanta, one community center thrives

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama’s job summit challenge: creating jobs on a budget

The political stakes of Obama’s Afghanistan war speech

Seattle police ambush: cop-killing rampages up this year

Nigeria ambassador: Look past negative stereotypes – and e-mail scams

Detroit Free Press

Ex-Synagro exec gets 11 months in prison

Chicago Tribune

Missing girl, 12, found dead in alley

Race haunts politics

Chicago's Ellis Island

Being biracial in a mixed-up world

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