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Congressman Mickey Leland, a fierce advocate for the poor, was born in 1944 in Lubbock, Texas.

Today in Black America - February 8

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The Times-Picayune

The New Orleans Saints win the Super Bowl

New Orleans Saints win Super Bowl XLIV for Who Dats everywhere

Super Bowl MVP Drew Brees cements his place in New Orleans lore

Mitch Landrieu claims New Orleans mayor's office in a landslide

Mayor-elect Mitch Landrieu says his top priority is making streets safe

The New York Times

Obama Plans Bipartisan Summit on Health Care

Palin in 2012? She Says Run Is Possible

With Federal Stimulus Money Gone, Many Schools Face Budget Gaps

For Students at Risk, Early College Proves a Draw

Huge Church Project Renews Downtown, and Debate

A Federal Effort to Push Junk Food Out of Schools

Baltimore Sun

Emergency personnel battle clogged streets, balky walkers

New mayor shows she's a quick study on snow emergency

Young brings pragmatism, passion to council presidency, supporters say

Charter school community stunned by danger of closing

Detroit Free Press

What it's like inside the Detroit Public Schools

How 1 teacher changes lives

Boarding schools can help some kids

DPS has 12 of 27 worst schools

The Christian Science Monitor

Unemployment rate falls, but recession's toll is worst since the '30s

IRS report: Don't try these top 5 tax-dodging schemes

Sarah Palin hints at presidential run in 2012

The Washington Post

Limited rail, buses for Metro

Federal Government Closed on Monday

NRA, onetime ally feud over next big guns case to go before Supreme Court

Prince George's proposes new historic designation list

Fewer D.C. affordable housing options left as city rents rise

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Haitian women become crime targets after quake

Chicago Tribune

Cohen quits race for lieutenant governor

High school students plan King memorial

Immortal, yet invisible

Chicago medical teams' hearts and thoughts still in Haiti

Panhandler who regularly works CTA Green Line arrested 178 times

Los Angeles Times

California cracks down on discount health plans

Michael Jackson's doctor was much admired but financially strapped

L.A. city official says mayor doesn't have authority to order layoffs 'on his own'


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