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Today in Black America - February 2

POSTED: February 02, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black History: Biologist Dr. Ernest E. Just receives the NAACP's Spingarn Medal for research on cell division on this date in 1915
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The New York Times

National

Zika Virus Is Global Emergency, World Health Group Says

Divided Iowa Voters, United in Fury

Tight Race Unnerves Clinton Campaign

Bernie Sanders Campaign Criticizes State Party for Failing to Collect Votes

Ted Cruz Wins Republican Caucuses in Iowa

Martin O’Malley to Drop Out After Finish in Iowa Vote

Obama Cleared Way for Today’s Outsider Candidates

Concerns Over Social Media Link to Virginia Girl’s Killing

Closing Arguments Given in Key Voter Rights Trial



Local


Delayed New York City Report on Shelter Safety Violations Is Released

Son of Ex-Aide to de Blasio’s Wife Is Arrested in Fatal Stabbing

Myron Beldock, Civil Rights Lawyer Who Fought for Lost Causes, Dies at 86


The Christian Science Monitor


In Flint water crisis, the biggest problem to fix may be trust

Why America might elect a president it doesn't like

How would 'Trumponomics' change America? Brace yourself.


The Star-Ledger

As presidential race kicks off, Newark religious leaders decry 'anti-Muslim rhetoric'

Cruz beats Trump in Iowa caucus; Christie near bottom of pack

Christie in N.H.: 'Iowa is in the rearview mirror'

N.J. attorney accused of seeking sex favors from clients


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


How Cleveland spends its money: 2016 budget

Cleveland mayor proposes increasing income tax to 2.5 percent

Some Cleveland councilmen need more convincing about proposed tax increase (videos)

Cleveland's ongoing budget challenges, despite narrowly balanced 2016 budget: Frank Jackson (Opinion)

John Kasich's team on Iowa caucus finish: 'The real race begins in New Hampshire'


Cleveland City Council delays vote on campaign donation cap after questions raised



Philly.com

Nutter gets a new gig with CNN


Pa. schools can get heroin-antidote drug

Temple president wants stadium


Amtrak engineer: 'last memory' before crash


Kane faces dilemma on cover-up ruling



The Detroit Free Press


EPA too slow to respond to Flint crisis, critics say

Latest Flint class-action suit claims discrimination

Earley may decline to testify before U.S. House panel

Ex-Inkster cop faces sentencing in police brutality case


The Chicago Sun-Times

John Dingell expertly trolls Ted Cruz


Brown: Teachers union needs to get serious


The Washington Post


Iowa caucus: Cruz tops Trump, while Clinton and Sanders are in virtual tie

Clinton and Sanders, all even after Iowa voting, are poised for a long slog


How Sanders caught fire in Iowa and turned the Clinton coronation into a real race

Voters in one Iowa town are losing their optimism, looking for an ‘antidote’


O’Malley suspends presidential bid after a dismal showing in Iowa


Cummings still unsure on Senate race, but state website briefly said otherwise

GOP-led states increasingly taking control from local school boards


FACT CHECK: Is Gov. Larry Hogan proposing record spending on Maryland education?

Maryland congressional campaigns report robust fundraising


Maryland Senate committee rejects nominee accused of sexism and racism



The Los Angeles Times


Seven bills from the California delegation you'll see again, and again, and again

LA 2024 officials try to woo Olympics committee president during tour of L.A.


The Seventy Four, founded by controversial advocate, takes over LA School Report

Why is University of California investing in payday lender ACE Cash Express?

Garcetti reelection fundraising slows in second half of 2015


USA Today

Analysis: Big night for the anti-establishment candidates

Trump's old tweet: 'No one remembers who comes in second'

Iowa turnout: Record-setting and surprising

Obama meets with GOP congressional leaders to hash out legislative agenda

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