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Today in Black America - Dec. 11

POSTED: December 11, 2008, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Calls for Governor to Quit in Scandal on Senate Seat

Officials Say Jackson was ‘Candidate 5’ in Blagojevich Case

Senate Accord Falls Apart, Putting Leadership in Question Again

Washington Post

Auto Bailout Clears House but Faces Hurdles in Senate

Cleaning Firm Used Illegal Workers at Chertoff Home

Torn Asunder in War, Then Peace

The Christian Science Monitor

New life for Atlanta’s English Avenue

A tattered safety net for US unemployed

The petroleum and poverty paradox

How communities are weathering the economic storm

Baltimore Sun

Mayor defends pay increases

House prices fall again

More funds urged for colleges

Los Angeles Times

State budget gap could reach $41.8 billion by 2010

Most Americans favor government intervention in economy

Youths firebomb Athens courthouse as riots enter fifth night

Boston Globe

Wilkerson, Turner plead not guilty

Not just Chicago-style

Detroit Free Press

House OKs aid for Detroit automakers, oversight sought to finish pact

Judge: No hearing set on whether Kilpatrick violated plea deal

Kilpatricks sell home in Florida at a loss

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