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Today in Black America - January 19

POSTED: January 19, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Democrats May Seek to Push Health Bill Through House

Marking King Day, From Oval Office to Soup Kitchen

At a King Day Celebration, a Preview of a Gillibrand-Ford Primary

Researchers Find Study of Medical Marijuana Discouraged

For Christie, a Swearing-In That’s Light on the Pomp

New Public Advocate Assails Bloomberg’s Performance on Homelessness

School Plan for U.S. Aid Gets No Vote in Albany

Blacks in Retreat

The Christian Science Monitor

Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Obama's impact on race in America

In Scott Brown's surprise success, a GOP template for midterms?

Three ways healthcare reform could pass even if Coakley loses

Baltimore Sun

On King holiday, older folks share tales with young

Juvenile intervention program extended

Detroit Free Press

Riddle's ex could testify against him in assault case

His dream lives on

Work together, DPS -- for King and kids

At King event in Detroit, church urges change

Kilpatrick restitution case extraordinary, full of holes

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Unions expect big things from mayor

I, too, am optimistic about our racial future

Worshippers urged not to 'sanitize' King's legacy

The Washington Post

One year later: How Obama has learned to become a wartime commander in chief

FBI broke law for years in phone record searches

Tough lessons from Obama's first year

Fewer Americans think Obama has advanced race relations, poll shows

D.C. regional task force tackling minority unemployment problem

O'Malley's budget to focus on job creation and budget cuts

Va. governor outlines bold economic plan, is vague on funds

Chicago Tribune

It hasn't exactly been sweet home Chicago in Obama's first year

Students dedicate day off to service


Los Angeles Times

A government genealogy service lets family history leap off the page

Redistricting reform struggles


Jersey's one-gun-a-month law is targeted by gun group in federal lawsuit

N.J. set to inaugurate Chris Christie as 55th governor

Corzine releases Newark man accused in 1985 East Orange slaying

Gov. Corzine signs bills to help ex-offenders readjust to life outside prison

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