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Today in Black America - December 14

POSTED: December 14, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Citigroup Nears Deal to Return Billions in Bailout Funds

New York Finds Extreme Crisis in Youth Prisons

Summers Predicts Job Growth by Spring

Gang Violence Grows on an Indian Reservation

Lieberman Rules Out Voting for Health Bill

Disaster and Denial
 

The Christian Science Monitor

Will House-passed financial reform bill leave big risks?

Behind the veil: Why Islam's most visible symbol is spreading


Baltimore Sun

More students go online to juggle pressures of work, family and college

Marbella: Dixon jurors soak up a flickering limelight


Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta foreclosures rise in December, set new annual record

Family prays for lenient sentences for terrorists' helpers


The Detroit Free Press

Auto industry seeks a lifeline in D.C. as Michigan struggles for hope

As industry retrenches, support groups take root

In record numbers, guns and ammo fly off shelves

Black clergy will sound AIDS alarm at meeting


The Washington Post

Spending measure clears Senate

Students of for-profit colleges more likely to default on loans

Tougher, trained and tutored

HIV funds bypassing areas in need


Chicago Tribune

Slain Chicago boy's ex-baseball coach calls for new ways to stop violence

Jahmeshia Conner: Mourners at funeral seek help in solving 12-year-old's slaying

City cites progress in public housing overhaul


Los Angeles Times

Pakistan looks at militant as key to Americans' journey

MUSLIM WORLD: Barbie's 50th anniversary Islamic makeover

 

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