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Today in Black America - July 20

POSTED: July 20, 2009, 12:00 am

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The New York Times

Governors Fear Medicaid Costs in Health Plan

CIT Is Said to Obtain Urgent Loan to Prevent Bankruptcy

Cashing In, Again, on Risky Mortgages

South Africa Is Seen to Lag in H.I.V. Fight

In Purchase of School, Hopes of Saving a Neglected Monument

Parent-Paid Aides Ordered Out of City Schools

Democrats Lash Out at Mayor Over Control of Public Schools

The Washington Post

Poll Shows Obama Slipping on Key Issues

Major Cities' Plummeting Crime Rates Mystifying

At N.Y. Fed, Blending In Is Part of the Job

Lifelines in the Student Loan Sea

Why Obama Likes His Odds

The World's Duty to Somalia

Baltimore Sun

Violent youths' sentences under fire

Billie Holiday statue finally gets finishing touches

The Christian Science Monitor

‘More has to be done’ on health reform, Obama official says

How expensive is proposed healthcare legislation?

Walter Cronkite: From Depression-era newspapering to blogging

Detroit Free Press

Bing's main challenger is gearing up for a fight

City Council candidates race to get out their message

Is right-sizing the right fix?

Los Angeles Times

Israel backs East Jerusalem housing construction despite U.S. opposition

Stampp dies at 96; UC Berkeley historian repudiated paternalistic interpretations of slavery

Chicago Tribune

Black churches hope farmers markets change eating habits in Chicago 'food desert'

Interest in blue-collar trades up, colleges say

Burr Oak: Calls for cemetery reforms are a familiar refrain

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Vick's legal sentence ends, more judgments await



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