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Today in Black America - April 12

POSTED: April 12, 2017, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Emmett Ashford became the first Black umpire in Major League Baseball in 1966.

The New York Times


National

EDITORIAL: Fear of Flying, for Good Reason

United Apologizes, Saying Passenger Was ‘Mistreated’

Grandfather Apologizes After Dylann Roof’s Guilty Pleas Add to Sentence


Trump’s Sudden Shift on Russia Leaves Heads Spinning


White House Accuses Russia of Cover-Up in Syria Attack


Spicer Raises Outcry With Talk of Hitler and Poison Gas


Trump’s Choice of Pro-Immigration Adviser Riles Base


For Alabama Christians, Governor’s Fall Is a Bitter Blow

Congressman Who Shouted ‘You Lie’ at Obama Hears the Same From Constituents

Special Ed School Vouchers May Come With Hidden Costs



Local


De Blasio Faces Tough Road Replacing Rikers With New Jails

New York’s Free-Tuition Program Will Help Traditional, but Not Typical, Students


The Christian Science Monitor


Appalachia's new trail: finding life after coal

In Atlanta's suburbs, is a political revolution brewing?

A private school caught in the crossfire of AmeriCorps debate

At stake in Johannesburg's 'recycling wars': more than trash


The Star-Ledger


Lawmakers to Christie: Don't force deal on N.J. pension reform and lottery revenue


Christie blasts 'awful' United Airlines, wants airline regulations reviewed

Christie's newest milestone: America's least popular governor

Ex-teacher who sexually touched teen in 1993 loses teaching license

'American Gangster' prosecutor Richie Roberts pleads guilty to tax crimes


Philly.com

Air law expert in Philly says United was dead wrong

Lt. Gov. Stack under scrutiny by Pa. inspector general

Judge wants DA Seth Williams' trial to start as soon as next month


The Chicago Tribune

FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

Danny Davis: $3 million could have swung election for Hillary

United CEO issues another apology, dragged passenger hires high-powered attorney

Chicago police questioning person of interest in Cook County judge's slaying, sources say



The Cleveland Plain Dealers

College prof's average annual salary: $102,400 That's 5 times more than part-time faculty


United Way 2-1-1, four local hospitals to connect patients to social services with CMS grant


Cleveland council approval of upgrades to The Q won't end debate, foes could turn to referendum

Ohio Republicans scrap cuts to program for children with medical handicaps

Cleveland gun violence: One hour, one intersection, two shootings

Students could graduate regardless of test scores under plan backed by state school board


The Detroit Free Press

FOIA lawsuit filed seeking e-mails from AG Bill Schuette, staffers

Michigan Sen. Bert Johnson indicted by grand jury

Gangster gets 13.5 years for revenge; ordered AK-47 hit on mom, 3 kids

Detroit school board rescinds charter school decision



The Los Angeles Times

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer apologizes for saying Hitler didn't use chemical weapons

Former Navy SEAL's jog near border fence ends in legal war with Border Patrol agent


The Washington Post

FBI obtained secret warrant last summer to monitor Trump adviser Carter Page


United CEO orders review of policies after passenger was dragged screaming from plane


Analysis: Want to boycott United? Good luck with that.


Russia accuses U.S. of unlawful Syria raid as Tillerson visits Moscow

Spicer apologizes after receiving sharp criticism for saying Hitler didn’t use chemical weapons

Trump made some very strange comments about Stephen Bannon

A Republican won in Kansas. But here’s why the GOP is not celebrating.

Most Americans want to let cities build and sell homegrown Internet service

Bill to diversify Md. medical marijuana industry fails in final seconds of session

DeVos praises this voucher-like program. Here’s what it means for school reform.


USA Today

Moscow warns U.S.: Don't strike Syrian air base again


Closing arguments to begin in Bundy Ranch supporters trial











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