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Today in Black America - August 27

POSTED: August 27, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Kennedy Death Adds Volatile Element to Health Fight

Push Grows for Fast Choice on Successor to Kennedy

Senator Edward Kennedy

Loans That Looked Easy Pose Threats to Recovery

Tallying Stimulus Jobs Is Not Easy in New York

In Face-Off, Rivals Take On Bloomberg

Mayor Testifies He Does Not Recall Report on Firefighter Exam Result Differences

The Christian Science Monitor

Hey Microsoft, what happened to the black guy?

Gun stores and the ‘Obama bullet bubble’

Defiant Sanford refuses to resign, S.C. politics ‘paralyzed’

Three speeches that defined the ‘Lion of the Senate’

Ted Kennedy: A profile in resilience

Baltimore Sun

Baltimore to share budget pain

Fed-up business people respond to robbery spree

Baltimore casino developers show plans for site

The Washington Post

In Massachusetts, Residents Remember Their Senator

The Burden Of a Legacy

Kennedy Did His Life's Work Until the End

GDP Declines 1 Percent in 2Q, Better Than Expected

Window Coverings Recalled After Three Children Die

Project Helps Teens Adopt Good Parenting Skills

Students' Scheduling Errors May Last Days

Detroit Free Press

Muslim sues over hijab hoping to help others

More city employees may be cut next month

Student grants in limbo while state wrestles with big deficit

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta unemployment rises to 10.7 percent

Creditors back Vick bankruptcy plan

Boston Globe

3 days of rites begin with procession today

Back home, a member of the family has been lost

Kennedy mourned near and far

Edward Kennedy, 1932-2009

No shortage of potential successors

Los Angeles Times

Even higher taxes coming for Californians

L.A. Unified OKs pay incentives for some administrators

Oprah Winfrey Network slow to get off the ground


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