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November 24, 2017

New York entrepreneur, lawyer, civil rights leader and politician Percy Ellis Sutton was born in San Antonio, TX in 1920.

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Today in Black History: Rock and roll legend Charles "Chuck" Berry, an inductee in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, was born in 1926 in San Jose, California.

The New York Times

National


University of Florida Braces for Richard Spencer


Federal Judge Blocks Newest Version of Trump Travel Ban

Sessions to Appear Before Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday

Drug Czar Nominee Withdraws in Setback for Trump’s Opioid Fight

EDITORIAL: Mr. Trump’s Conflicted Regulators

2 Senators Have Deal on Health Subsidies That Trump Cut Off

Trump Says Obama Neglected John Kelly After Son Was Killed

Rosenthal: Trump’s Self-Absorption on War Deaths


Women Denounce Harassment in California’s Capital

Bipartisan Group Plans to Urge Trump to Adjust Policing Policies

Security Officers Fired for United Airlines Dragging Episode


Local


Defiance and Levity at Menendez Trial as Doctor’s Wife Testifies


Obama’s Visit to New Jersey Caps Tour of Democrats Supporting Murphy

Brooklyn Judge Seeks to Examine Prevalence of Police Lying



Philly.com


Even in death, familes say, black men face bias


Bunch: This abuse by America's DAs is one of the reasons why athletes kneel


Cheltenham H.S. tries to heal after racial incident at Quakertown game

AAPD issues guidelines for using silver diamine flouride

Philly removes admissions standards for trade schools

Solomon Jones: NFL owners' slavemaster mindset underscrores their reaction to anthem protests



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


5 questions we asked mayoral candidates Frank Jackson and Zack Reed about what they'd do to solve Cleveland's lead poisoning problem

See complete coverage of Frank Jackson and Zack Reed at endorsement interview

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says challenger Zack Reed's DUIs raise questions about Reed's judgment

Protesters ask for Zack Reed to reject endorsement from police union

Lawyer threatens to sue Ohio State University over Richard Spencer event


Reprimanded Akron Councilman Bob Hoch says ego, not race, is at the heart of council's troubles


Ohio's high school graduation "crisis" has eased - some



The Star-Ledger


How Trump is looming over N.J. governor's race -- and who that hurts

N.J. senators demand help for thousands living in failing housing

With accreditation at risk, scandal-plagued college makes fixes

Two women admit to $24M 'bait-and-switch' to scam vets at N.J. college

Obamacare sticker shock: Horizon customers to pay 24 percent more in N.J. next year


The Chicago Tribune

Dem gov. debate: Kennedy, Biss bash Madigan; Pritzker won't say if it's time for speaker to go


Emanuel budget: 15 cents more per Uber, Lyft ride; $1.10 increase in monthly phone fees

Chicago cop pleads the Fifth at trial involving mysterious shooting at his home

Walgreens expanding tech office in Chicago, doubling downtown employees to 600


The Los Angeles Times

Death toll from San Diego hepatitis A outbreak rises to 19; more than 500 cases confirmed


Trump says claim over what he told soldier's widow was 'fabricated'

Mayors say many American families would be hurt by GOP plan to kill state and local tax deduction

LAPD becomes nation's largest police department to test drones after oversight panel signs off on controversial program


L.A. moves to ban pepper spray, tiki torches, gas masks and other items from protests

County approves $1.7-million settlement over jail suicide


The Detroit Free Press

Study: Refugees added up to $295M to southeast Michigan economy in 2016

Snyder OKs law to ensure cops' misconduct is known in hiring


Gov. Snyder stepped up charitable donations in 2016, giving 42% of his income to charity

Federal judge to Flint: Time's up, pick a safe, long-term drinking water source now


The Washington Post


Second judge halts latest travel ban, says Trump’s own words show it was aimed at Muslims


Twelve days of silence, then a swipe at Obama: How Trump handled four dead soldiers

‘Totally fabricated’: Trump disputes lawmaker’s depiction of his exchange with soldier’s widow

Trump revives feud with fired FBI director, asks whether James Comey was truthful about Clinton probe

White House document alleges link between social ills and weaker manufacturing sector


McCain gives Senate GOP enough votes to pass budget, a boost for Trump’s tax plan


The results of this poll should really worry Republicans about 2018

Trump blasts NFL for not adopting a requirement that players stand during anthem

Neo-Nazi renounces white supremacist past — and comes out as gay and Jewish

U-Md. student to face hate-crime charge in fatal stabbing on campus


Hollywood doesn’t make many movies about poverty. ‘The Florida Project’ bucks the trend.


Six D.C. Council members disapprove of firm running the city’s only public hospital

Md. budget analyst: ‘The outlook is better than I expected’


‘Excessive force’: Judge rules in favor of children who were handcuffed at school


USA Today

California fires: Sheriff rips conservative media on 'crazy' arrest rumor

Miracle on Hudson pilot: Don't privatize air traffic control







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