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Today in Black America - July 31

POSTED: July 31, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Adviser’s Blunt Memo on Iraq: Time ‘to Go Home’

Living in Tents, and by the Rules, Under a Bridge

Over Beers, No Apologies, but Plans to Have Lunch

House Health Care Bill Criticized as Panel Votes for Public Plan

‘Clunkers’ Auto Rebate Plan So Popular That It’s Broke

When Auto Plants Close, Only White Elephants Remain

Split Decision for Officers Alleging Bias in Promotions

Health Care Realities

The Washington Post

Gates, Police Officer Share Beers and Histories With President

It Wasn't One for the Guinness Book

Obama's Handling of Gates Flap Seems To Have Hurt Public Image, Poll Finds

Obama's Poll Numbers Don't Add Up to Whole Story

Business Is Brisk for Teacher Training Alternatives

House Backs $636 Billion Defense Bill

Water Pressure During NW Fire Hampered Aid

The Christian Science Monitor

Contractors say stimulus has been slow to kick in

Pelosi’s biggest healthcare task: holding her party together

Public wants health reform, but wary of ‘Obama’s plan’

What has America learned from Obama’s ‘teachable moment’?

Is Darfur still a genocide? White House isn't sure.

Baltimore Sun

Probe of Baltimore violence grows wider

City officials praise U.S. on crime

Morgan State embroiled in freedom of speech controversy

New charges against Dixon mean more time

Detroit Free Press

Former city law chief says he aimed to dodge texts

Conyers quiet on missing office equipment

Obama to award U.S. presidential medals to 16

Time to break cycle of no skills, no jobs

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Lowery to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

SCLC tries to re-capture MLK's mission

ATL anti-gang initiative begins Friday

Los Angeles Times

California's higher education system could face decline

Release of Michael Jackson autopsy results postponed indefinitely


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