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Today in Black America - April 8

POSTED: April 08, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Recession Stalls State-Financed Pre-Kindergarten, but Federal Money May Help

A Mayor Tries to Undo a Potential Hurdle to U.S. Aid

Bloomberg Spends $3 Million on TV Ads in Mayoral Race

Be Counted in 2010, New Yorkers Are Told

Washington Post

Bids Pour In for State Construction Jobs

Obama Portrays Another Side of U.S.

Awareness Campaign On HIV/AIDS Begins

Some Link Economy With Spate Of Killings

A Dad's Grief, a Detective's Instinct

Baltimore Sun

Utilities lend support to no-interest bill plan

Lexington Market stall operator charged

Plan targets city infant mortality

The Christian Science Monitor

Obama's on-target message to Muslims

Legacy of Rwanda's genocide: more assertive international justice

Why the US didn't intervene in the Rwandan genocide

Student debt and defaults surge

Detroit Free Press

$6-billion loan may not cut it for Chrysler

Fiat also has cash worries

Council: Tear down Michigan Central Station on owner's dime

Atlanta Journal Constitution

In bad economy, stores see more shoplifting

Wife had alleged abuse before quadruple-slaying

Chicago Tribune

Quigley claims victory in race to replace Rahm Emanuel

IOC calls Chicago's Games bid 'strong'

Boston Globe

Menino proposes cutting 565 jobs

Boston ponders future of Globe

Wilkerson faces more bribery allegations

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