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Today in Black America - January 17

POSTED: January 17, 2018, 9:30 am

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Today in Black History: Pioneering Black newspaper publisher Carl Murphy of the Baltimore Afro-American is born in 1889

The New York Times


Mueller Subpoenas Bannon to Testify Before Grand Jury

Trump’s Vulgarity: Hole? House? Does It Make a Difference?

Trump Falsely Claims His Approval Among Black Americans Has Doubled

ECONOMIC SCENE: Making Medicaid a Morality Tool May Let Some Die

College Campuses Brace for More Tumult in 2018

For One Baltimore School, 7 Killings in Just 15 Months

G.O.P. Weighs Child Health Plan as Lure to Avert Shutdown

Proposal Would Widen Permissible Use of Nuclear Arms

Editorial: Trump vs. Guantánamo’s Forever Prisoners

Flurry of Lawsuits Filed to Fight Repeal of Net Neutrality


Cuomo Says Budget Will Defend New York Against Trump’s ‘Economic Missile’

Cuomo’s Congestion Pricing for New York City Begins to Take Shape

Governor Murphy Pledges a Progressive Course for New Jersey

Did Philly police 'cover up' officer's DUI, gun threat?

Kenney names 13 to help pick Philly's new school board

The Detroit Free Press

Rep. Bishop criticized for donations from opioid companies

Dearborn judge's pay will continue to be garnished to pay former employee

Michigan's busiest court could have 1 less judge


Phil Murphy sworn in, replaces Chris Christie as N.J. governor

Racist videos made by student from N.J. denounced by University of Alabama

How the population is changing in each of N.J.'s 21 counties

N.J. gets first Sikh attorney general in U.S. history

Phil Murphy signs executive order on equal pay for women

The Chicago Tribune

How governor candidates stack up against big-money rivals

EDITORIALS: Lawmakers, don't punish these students

Number of Americans without health insurance grows in Trump's first year, new figures show

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

Former state legislator Steve Kraus makes third congressional bid as he tries to overturn felony conviction

Ohio congressional redistricting legislation introduced

Former Cleveland Clinic doctor on leave due to sexual assault allegations reacts to similar accusations against "estranged" identical twin

Ohio State Rep. Emilia Sykes asks constituents to weigh in online

The Los Angeles Times

Reagan Ranch has transformed into a spawning ground for young conservatives

Trump to ask Supreme Court for ruling on 'Dreamers' as Congress works for a deal

Suit by 22 state attorneys general seeks to block FCC's net neutrality repeal

L.A. Unified approves a plan to reveal more information about its schools

The Washington Post

Unexpected defeat in rural Wisconsin special election sets off alarm bells for Republicans

Tensions on the Hill threaten immigration deal as shutdown deadline looms

Mueller subpoenas Bannon to testify in Russia investigation

The Fix: Bannon’s mysterious — and potentially pivotal — subpoena

John McCain: Mr. President, stop attacking the press

Missouri Gov. Greitens seeks forgiveness for affair. GOP lawmakers seek his resignation.

Most of National Park Service panel quits out of frustration with Zinke’s refusal to meet with them

Adult-film star reportedly spoke to journalist in 2016 about Trump settlement, fearing he wouldn’t pay

Maryland Democrats unveil bills to offset changes in federal tax law

GOP activist from Virginia quits Republican Party over Trump’s remarks

Native American veterans will be honored with memorial on National Mall

USA Today

New California declares 'independence' from California in bid to become 51st state

Woman without toilet, running water is too poor to hook up donated trailer to septic tank

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