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Today in Black America - May 8

POSTED: May 08, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

U.S. Says Ailing Banks Need $75 Billion

Ready or Not, Katrina Victims Lose Temporary Housing

What Happens to the American Dream in a Recession?

To Replace Souter, Obama May Go Bolder

Bids to Push States’ Rights Falter in Face of Stimulus

Friedman Resigns as Chairman of New York Fed

The Washington Post

Budget Cuts Meet Opposition on Hill

Under Restructuring, GM To Build More Cars Overseas

A Reprieve on Vouchers

Lopsided Fight Over High Court Shapes Up

The Christian Science Monitor

Somali insurgency driving thousands of refugees to Kenya

Obama’s defense budget shifts focus to Afghanistan and Pakistan

Where can working Americans afford a home?

The Detroit Free Press

GM's nightmarish road trip: Let's just get it over with, quick

Conyers, Cockrel trade jabs in encounter

Sheila Cockrel will not seek 5th term

Los Angeles Times

California could be broke by July, state official warns

Los Angeles area could lose $300 million to state budget balancing

Records suggest Pelosi, others were told of harsh interrogations

Baltimore Sun

State sets new rules on free, low-cost hospital care

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Stimulus payments for social security recipients underway

Teachers saw no sign of child being bullied

Boston Globe

Obama to unemployed: More help is on the way

Patrick wants union givebacks

Patrick plans to tap rainy day fund

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

7 ACORN workers charged with forgery

Specter gets judiciary subcommittee post

PNC on bank shortfall list


Lookback: The Morristown High riots of 1974

Newark, Camden police are barred from receiving stimulus money


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