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Today in Black America - February 3

POSTED: February 03, 2010, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Top Defense Officials Seek to End ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

Obama Acts to Engage G.O.P., Testing Party’s Intentions

Dodd Calls Obama Plan Too Grand

Stumping for Jobs Plan, Obama Pushes Health Bill

Ford’s Challenge to Gillibrand Splits Donors

After Aqueduct Deal, Governor and Pastor Talk Politics

Equality in the Military

Baltimore Sun

Court orders state police to turn over racial profiling documents

NAACP sees win in court ruling on race profiling

O'Malley's speech sets a hopeful tone

Scathing memo backs Dixon deal

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Haitian patients arrive in Atlanta for care

SCLC co-founder Joseph Lowery still in hospital

Detroit Free Press

Ex-Kilpatrick aide: I'll spill details

Rep. Conyers: I'm not talking about my wife

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama calls for $30 billion loan initiative for small business

Haiti: US ramps up 'cash for work' to create jobs, help recovery

Haitians to Africa? Senegal resettlement plans gain steam

Will Scott Brown make the 'party of no' more obstructionist?

The Washington Post

Despite his roots, Obama struggles to show he's connected to middle class

Pentagon supports ending 'don't ask, don't tell' law for gays in military

McCain appears to shift on 'don't ask, don't tell'

Intelligence officials say al-Qaeda will try to attack U.S. in next 6 months

D.C. unemployment rate increases overall number for Washington metro area

Council clears way for voters to elect D.C.'s top lawyer

Los Angeles Times

Some L.A. council members resist spending cuts, layoffs

Voters advise L.A. Unified on preferred campus takeovers

Mary J. Kight continues to be a trailblazer

Former South L.A. neighborhood council leader is indicted

Chicago Tribune

Quinn declares victory but Hynes won't concede in Democratic governor's race

Toni Preckwinkle ousts Stroger for Cook County Board president

Alderman pleads guilty in zoning-bribery case


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