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Today in Black America - January 29

POSTED: January 29, 2016, 7:30 am

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Today in Black History: Television talk show host and media entrepreneur Oprah Winfrey was born on this date in 1954

The New York Times


Cruz and Rubio Fill the Void on the G.O.P. Debate Stage

Away From the Crowd, Trump Puts On a Show

Fact Checks of the Seventh G.O.P. Debate

Obama to Expand Rules to Help Close Gender Pay Gap

F.B.I. Releases Video Showing Death of Oregon Protester

Experiencing the Presidential Campaign: A Virtual Reality Film

Joe Biden Calls Republican Presidential Race ‘a Gift From the Lord’

Justices Take On a Muddled Issue: Insider Trading

Many Fertilizer Plants Are Poorly Located and Regulated, Says Report on 2013 Blast

Senate Democrats Seeking Federal Aid for Flint Crisis


A Move to End Transparency for New York’s Jails

De Blasio’s Wife and Council Members Bare Personal Revelations at Mental Health Hearing

Officer’s Response After Shooting Is Scrutinized at Manslaughter Trial

The Chicago Sun-Times

Emanuel steps up crisis intervention training for cops, 911 operators

CTU considering CPS' 'serious offer' on contract

The Christian Science Monitor

Flint's lessons for America's children

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

Detroit's struggle to write a new chapter for its schools

Donald Trump debate snub: Is he bigger than GOP now? (+video)

The Star-Ledger

Will the blizzard of 2016 hurt Baraka's chances in 2018?

Investigation reveals drug dealing at N.J. youth correctional facility

Republican debate: Christie defends blue state background

N.J. firefighter union torches Christie's Boston Herald endorsement

Indian-Americans from N.J. area form PAC to back Trump

Should the state investigate questionable behavior by local government officials?

Defense: DA playing 'gotcha' with Cosby

Clout: Internet has a little fun with councilman

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Two Cleveland charter schools locked down after gun threat found in bathroom stall

Cleveland NAACP president asks police union head to step down from community police commission

Ohio House medical marijuana task force kicks off with short meeting

Ohio Sen. Tom Patton's comments about rival are 'not sexist or out of line,' Cuyahoga GOP chair says

Michigan cities beyond Flint have concerning lead water levels, data shows

The Detroit Free Press

Duggan threatens suit over Marathon refinery emissions

Little focus on Flint water crisis during GOP debate

Sharp: Recognition for trailblazer Haywood long overdue

Amid denials, state workers in Flint got clean water

The Washington Post

In vacuum of Trump’s absence, Cruz becomes top target of rivals

The Academy Awards isn’t alone with its color problem. Look at higher education.

FBI defends killing of occupier in Oregon, releases video

White high school student: ‘Black Lives’ don’t matter

Why the United States is so vulnerable to the alarming spread of Zika virus

A hidden world: Desperation and cramped living for homeless families in D.C. motels

Democrat’s push to elevate Alston to Virginia Supreme Court fades

Maryland launches probe of whether nearly 400 homes are lead-free

Md. K-12 education funding unaffected by Hogan’s mandate-relief plan

The Los Angeles Times

Brown's parole plan would likely reduce prosecutors' plea-bargain leverage, experts say

Obama administration is starting in L.A. to help immigrants become citizens

California Senate moves to keep gas company from using wells near Porter Ranch

Head of Homeboy Industries backs proposed ballot measure targeting 'overdevelopment'

VA proposes hundreds of housing units plus services for homeless vets at West L.A. campus

USA Today

Black History Month: Obama says work isn't over

Koch brothers' new group will take on poverty, educational quality

Armour: The real reason behind criticism of Cam Newton

Visit these 50 places during Black History Month

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