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June 23, 2018

Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas was born on this date in 1948 in Pin Point, Georgia.

Today in Black America - December 14

POSTED: December 14, 2017, 2:00 pm

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Today in Black History: Motown Record Company is founded in 1959 in Detroit, Michigan, spawning a new genre of American music.

The New York Times

National


Questions Still Linger After G.O.P. Deal on Final Tax Bill


Editorial: The Pentagon Is Not a Sacred Cow


Black Voters to Democrats: You’re Welcome

Blow: The Omen of Alabama


Loss in Alabama Race Aggravates Rifts for Republicans

How the Tide Turned Against Roy Moore

Net Neutrality Rules Are Repealed, Giving Providers Free Rein

Cigarette Use Has Dropped Sharply Among Teenagers

Farenthold Won’t Run Again After Misconduct Scandal

Music Mogul Russell Simmons Is Accused of Rape by 3 Women


Thousands of Interior Dept. Employees Report Harassment and Intimidation at Work



Local


After Police Raid Kills a Man, His Family Asks Why

City Police Officers Are Not Reporting All Street Stops, Monitor Says


Cuomo Takes Ungainly Dip Into Sexual Harassment Debate


Newtown Is ‘Still So Raw,’ 5 Years After Sandy Hook Shooting


Philly.com


'This is a gerrymandered map.' West Chester professor says in redistricting trial

Is NJ Giv-elect Phil Murphy 's liberal agenda too much for his own party?


The Detroit Free Press


Henderson: Beyond Roy Moore? GOP's association with odious ideas doesn't stop with Alabama Senate

EPA asks for input on changes to rules regarding lead in water supplies

Report: Tough to find good schools in these Detroit neighborhoods

Man wrongly imprisoned for 28 years for molestation sues city of Detroit


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


City still tight lipped about raid at Cleveland City Hall or any action involving employee

State report cards need to be re-examined, says state school board member Lisa Woods

Locker rooms at Strongsville rec center still aren't done and the city has moved to fire the contractor


Akron drug dealer whose state case was tossed on 'legal technicality' faces federal fentanyl charge

Housing First coalition on pace to end Cuyahoga County long-term homelessness by 2020


The Chicago Tribune


Lawsuit alleges Berrios knowingly produced inaccurate assessments that punished poor, minority homeowners

Was racial profiling behind ATF stash house stings? Chicago judges to take up landmark case today


THE TAX DIVIDE: Cook County property tax system helped wealthy homeowners at others’ expense

Torture death of 8-year-old Gizzell Ford leads to $48M jury award over doctor missteps

Secretive appeals process quietly reducing punishment for cops after findings of misconduct


The Star-Ledger


Trump's poll ratings approaching new historic low: Richard Nixon's during Watergate

You don’t want to die while you're in New Jersey. Here’s why.

Marijuana use among N.J. youth lower than national numbers

NJ Transit pays $4.4M for office space that sat vacant during lease


Homicides hit a low but shootings on the rise in N.J.'s largest city


The Los Angeles Times


Disney buys much of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox in deal that will reshape Hollywood

FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules, a milestone for Republican deregulation push


Gov. Brown warns climate change has us 'on the road to hell.' California's wildfires show he's on to something

Rodriguez investigation widens, LAUSD's new calendar, Santa Barbara's closed schools: What's new in education


The Washington Post

A Kentucky lawmaker was accused of molesting a teen. Then he shot himself in the head.


Farenthold won’t seek reelection amid allegations of sexual harassment


Sandy Hook five years later: Can Christians find common ground on guns?


FCC repeals net neutrality rules in sweeping act of deregulation


Rubio to vote against GOP tax bill unless tax credit for working poor is expanded

GOP considers shortening duration of tax cuts for families as a way to fund changes to tax plan

The suburban revolt against Trump continued in Alabama


Omarosa Manigault blames person with ‘personal vendetta’ for report that she was escorted off the White House grounds

Opinion: New York Times: Trump has out-lied Obama nearly six-fold in just 10 months

Doing time far from home, D.C. prisoners face extra barriers to rehabilitation


Judge dismisses lead rioting charge in Inauguration Day protest trial

Virginia lawmaker aims to ensure dual-enrollment credits count for college

Hogan calls for expansion of tax-relief program aimed at job creation



USA Today


Net neutrality: The FCC voted to end it. What that means for you

FCC overturns net neutrality rules, but supporters pledge to continue fight

Hundreds died in mass killings this year. Each one counted. Here are their stories.







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