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Today in Black America - February 26

POSTED: February 26, 2016, 7:00 am

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Today in Black America: Economist Andrew Brimmer is appointed to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors by President Lyndon Johnson in 1966.


The New York Times


National


Kansas Gunman Fatally Shoots 3 at Manufacturing Plant


G.O.P. Debate Turns Raucous as Rubio Lays Into Trump


Tenth Republican Debate: Analysis

Massachusetts Poll Shows Clinton and Sanders in Tight Race

Hillary Clinton Makes Appeals to Black Voters in South Carolina

White House Enlists Senate Veteran for Supreme Court Fight

Supreme Court Fight Won’t Die, No Matter How Hard Republicans Try

Poorest Areas Have Missed Out on Boons of Recovery, Study Finds

Editorial: Mrs. Clinton, Show Voters Those Transcripts


Appeals Court Upholds Law Restricting Louisiana Abortion Doctors

University of Missouri Fires Melissa Click, Who Tried to Block Journalist at Protest


Local


Unpaid Bills Bedevil Harlem Church Known for Its Outspoken Pastor

Mother of Girl Berated in Video Assails Success Academy’s Response

Suit Alleges Persistent Sexual Abuse of Female Inmates in New York State Prisons

Mayor De Blasio Proposes Retirement Savings Plan for Private-Sector Workers



The Christian Science Monitor

In the Apple v. FBI clash, the public is still on the sidelines


At center of Oscar diversity furor, the glimpse of a solution

Are Republicans finally coming up with a plan to beat Donald Trump? (+video)

Uganda and Niger: How far can the US push allies on election irregularities? (+video)



Philly.com

Councilwoman offers $1,000 budget briefings

Council's freshmen get schooling

City schools end year with $88M surplus

Mayor proposes $600M parks overhaul


No talk of ouster, legal issues during Kane's budget hearing


100+ talk obstacles facing black America



The Star-Ledger


Menendez: N.J. must fix Transportation Trust Fund


Most N.J. hospitals to lose some charity care aid

With Christie out, do N.J. Republican lawmakers support Trump?


What's inside the $4 billion World Trade Center transportation hub


Christie bridge scandal committee may not be dead

N.J. woman who spent a month in jail suing for wrongful arrest, report says


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Poor Ohio teacher development impedes education reform: John Mullaney (Opinion)


Tim McGinty for Cuyahoga County prosecutor in the Democratic primary: endorsement editorial


Michael O'Malley for Cuyahoga County prosecutor in the Democratic primary: An opposing view


The Washington Post


Feisty Rubio mocks, spars with Trump in GOP debate

Aggressive approach may come too late to dent Trump


Donald Trump says IRS audits could be tied to being a ‘strong Christian’

Fact-checking the 10th GOP debate


Why Hillary Clinton’s ‘super-predator’ apology is such a big moment for political protest

Clinton expresses regret for ‘super-predators’ comment from 1996

Sanders unloads on Clinton during raucous speech in Chicago


Congressional Hispanic Caucus PAC to endorse Clinton


She brings her microphone, and women tell their stories of abortion

Justice Department, Miami police reach agreement on police shootings


D.C. Council should clarify Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act provision

Union: Staffing shortage means more assaults on jail officers in Baltimore


Newtown families are suing a major gunmaker. Win or lose, the rifles will still be on the shelves.


School system reassures immigrant families fearful of being deported


The Detroit Free Press


Top Snyder aides urged going back to Detroit water

Gov's staff told last March about Legionnaires' uptick

Ford confirms $145M Cleveland Engine Plant investment

Detroit police to pay $100,000 for shooting a dog


The Chicago Tribune

Police mood appears to hit a low amid fallout from Laquan McDonald video

Bernie Sanders in Chicago: Need 'political revolution' against wealthy status quo

'Rahm whisperer,' mayor's closest confidant, leaving City Hall to start tech firm

Protesters disrupt Chicago police task force meeting


CHA voucher deadline costs hundreds a home: 'In a blink, all hope was snatched from me'

Emanuel spells out steps in picking new 4th Ward alderman


The Los Angeles Times


91% white. 76% male. Changing the face of Oscar voters will take dramatic action.

California cuts water use 17.1% in January, falling short of target

Biz News: Kobe Bryant forms studio to tell stories


USA Today


Top takeaways from the Texas Republican debate

Educators do little time for sex crimes





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