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Today in Black America - January 28

POSTED: January 28, 2016, 11:00 am

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Today in Black History: John Brown organized raid on the military arsenal at Harper's Ferry in 1858.

The New York Times


National


3 Arrests in Oregon as Protest Leader Says ‘Go Home’

Zika Virus Is ‘Spreading Explosively,’ W.H.O. Says

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Zika Virus


Scrutiny on Colleges That Ask Applicants About Arrests


Opinion: Reparations and Radicalism

Blow: Hillary Clinton’s Crucible

What to Look For in a Republican Debate Without Donald Trump


Ben Carson’s Campaign Beset With Frustration, Disappointment and Grief

Graphic: 2016 Primary Calendar and Results

Black Drivers in Florida Face Far Stricter Seatbelt Enforcement, Report Says


Department of Justice Reaches Agreement With Ferguson


Local


Water Pollution in Hoosick Falls Prompts Action by New York State

New York Will Shed Clock for Some Statewide Tests

New York Arts Organizations Lack the Diversity of Their City


The Christian Science Monitor


Oregon arrests reveal promise, and pitfalls, of FBI's handling of extremists (+video)


Seattle's homeless crisis: Can other cities offer a path forward?

How new federal rules on solitary confinement could be just the start


How technology that detects gunfire is helping Pittsburgh police



The Star-Ledger


Inside the N.J. town with a heroin death-rate 25 times the national average

Newark official fires back at councilman who called for his job

Bamboozled: A free weapon to fight predatory auto-renewals - but no laws yet

N.J. should be 'embarrassed' by high poverty rate, Assembly speaker says

Did controversial investments bail out N.J. public pensions last year?



The Detroit Free Press


State panel to consider Snyder recall petitions today


Dearborn police kill woman after chase

Pistons owner Gores to raise $10M for Flint crisis

Denise Page Hood is new chief federal judge in Detroit


Philly.com

Feds: Ex-Philly official used clinic as slush fund

Flint's lead contamination debate flows into Phila.

Senate panel urges vote to remove Kane

A first: 2 black women top Philly judges


The Washington Post


Oregon standoff shows troubling signs of a movement on the offensive


WHO: Zika virus ‘spreading explosively,’ ‘level of alarm extremely high’

Legislators organize blitz of equal pay legislation in nearly half the states

Many uninsured Americans seem oblivious as ACA enrollment deadline nears


Michigan governor appoints Flint whistleblowers to remedy water crisis


Three predictions about the future of higher education


Walton family steps up support for school choice with $1 billion pledge


Study: HIV can hide and grow in ‘sanctuaries’ in body after it’s undetectable in blood

D.C. Council says no to higher penalties for crimes committed on Metro

Maryland Democrats push labor bills they say will help working women

Jury finds D.C. sports bar Redline discriminated against black bartender



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Ohio Sen. Tom Patton suggests opponent shouldn't run because she's a young mother

Cuyahoga County Council's proposed pay hike makes no sense: editorial

Cleveland police firings tied to hail of 137 police rounds that killed Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell send a needed message: editorial

Same shooting, different outcomes: Why some Cleveland officers were fired and others weren't in 137 shots case

Here's who John Kasich is sending to speak on his behalf at the Iowa caucuses



The Chicago Sun-Times

Mitchell: Job creation should start at home


Missing mics, other snafus plague dashcam systems


The Los Angeles Times


How a South L.A. supermarket proposal fell apart, after a decade of effort


USA Today


Duke 'partially lifts' suspension of 10 sororities after rush incident


How water crisis in Flint, Mich., became federal state of emergency














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