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Week In Review

Woods to return to golf at the Masters

March 19, 2010

“The Masters is where I won my first major and I view this tournament with great respect,” Woods said in a statement. “After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I’m ready to start my season at Augusta.”

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Obama pitches health plan in spirited appearance

March 14, 2010

Stirring memories of his campaign for the White House, President Barack Obama made a spirited, shirt-sleeved appeal for passage of long-stalled health care changes last Monday as Democratic congressional leaders worked behind the scenes on legislation they hope can quickly gain passage.

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Kansas City, Mo., closing nearly half its schools

March 14, 2010

The board voted 5-4 after parents and community leaders made final pleas to spare the schools even as the beleaguered district seeks to erase a projected $50 million budget shortfall. The approved plan calls for shuttering 29 of 61 schools…

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Rangel steps down as Ways and Means chairman

March 4, 2010

New York Rep. Charles Rangel temporarily stepped aside as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee last Wednesday as he struggled with mounting ethics woes that left his political future uncertain at best.

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Obama puts forward last-ditch health care plan

February 27, 2010

Making a last-ditch effort to save his health care overhaul, President Barack Obama on last Monday put forward a nearly $1 trillion, 10-year compromise that would allow the government to deny or roll back egregious insurance premium increases that infuriate consumers.

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Tavis Smiley, Al Sharpton spar over black agenda, Obama

February 27, 2010

“Tavis Smiley” on PBS, announced plans for a discussion in Chicago on March 20th entitled “We Count: The Black Agenda is the American Agenda.” As part of his comments, he opined that “a chorus of black leaders have started singing a new song,” saying that the president doesn’t need a black agenda.

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N.Y. Gov. David Paterson lashes back at rumors

February 18, 2010

New York Gov. David Paterson on last Monday lashed back at what he called a “callous and sleazy” assault on his character in statehouse rumors and media reports that include accusations about womanizing and drug use, allegations he flatly denied.

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