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December 12, 2019

Kenya declared its independence in 1963 under the leadership of Jomo Kenyatta.

Today in Black America - January 22

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Today in Black History: Toussaint L'Ouverture, Haitian liberator, enters Santo Domingo to battle the French in 1801
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The New York Times

National


Shutdown Goes Into Monday as Senate Inches Toward Deal

President Unsure of What He Wants Complicates Impasse


Here Are the Senators Trying to Find a Bipartisan Solution to the Government Shutdown

Editorial: Lobbyists Romp in Trump’s Washington


Opinion: Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Racism Represents an American Tradition

City Was Canadian Manufacturing Hub, but Not Anymore

Fear of the Federal Government in the Ranchlands of Oregon

Women’s March 2018: Thousands of Protesters Take to the Streets

Trump Appointee Resigns and Apologizes for Racist Comments


Local


Graft Trial Begins for Former Top Adviser to Cuomo

M.T.A. May Have Inflated Number of Subway Power Delays


Philly.com


Pennsylvania sees 4th year of falling prison numbers


Pa. could eliminate property taxes this year, senators say

As budget season nears, school districts face formidable foe: Fixed costs

Philly schools can't hire enough plumbers. A new initiative aims to fix that



The Detroit Free-Press


Gov. Rick Snyder's legacy on Flint, beyond: He's made friends, foes on controversial moves

As pressure grows to dump Lou Anna Simon, 7 of 8 trustees remain supportive of MSU president

Sen. Ian Conyers announces run for Congress


The Star-Ledger

Divert more kids out of our criminal justice system | Editorial

Government shutdown: What's open, what's closed?


WATCH: Murphy touts Obamacare, rebukes Trump in church visit


Ex-N.J. attorney general: Why N.J. is so hard to govern. (Hint: It's in our DNA) | Opinion

11 bills Christie vetoed (on guns, pensions & more) now getting new life under Phil Murphy



The Cleveland Plain Dealer


Immigration statistics show largest increase in arrests in three years

Feds collect $30 million from prosecutions, nearly doubling budget for 2017


Make politics less partisan by switching to proportional representation: Sam Blankenship (Opinion)

Family Unity Day's future uncertain with changes to Cleveland City Council



The Chicago Tribune


'Pharmacy deserts' a growing health concern in Chicago, experts, residents say

Hospitals worry about closures, layoffs as they brace for Medicaid funding changes

After 21 years, inmate who says he was abused by Chicago police goes free

EDITORIALS: Census 2020: High stakes for Illinois


The Los Angeles Times


Suspect identified in fatal shooting of 3-year-old boy in Compton

South L.A. center provides one-stop assistance for people facing homelessness

California weighs in on Supreme Court case over mandatory union fees for public employees


The Washington Post


Frantic efforts by moderate senators fail to produce compromise

Trump’s budget director helped shut down the government in 2013. Now he’s trying to keep it running without funding.

Shifting alliances and clashing egos turned usually-staid Senate into must-see TV

Stephen Miller, a hard-liner on immigration, is at the center of the fight over ‘dreamers’

Hispanics avoid medical care, fearing their information can be used to track and deport relatives

Women and independents are driving Democrats’ advantage ahead of midterm elections, poll finds

A ‘pro-white’ town manager wants races to separate, rails against Islam — and refuses to quit


Maryland’s governor proposes $5 billion in tax breaks, transportation upgrades to lure Amazon HQ2

These kids started a book club for minority boys. It’s the most popular club in school.

A historic bridge in the path of the Purple Line will be preserved, but how?


Baltimore mayor replaces Kevin Davis as police commissioner, citing rising crime

D.C. Council holds off on investigation of public hospital’s leadership


USA Today


Analysis: In shutdown impasse, the dealmaking president remains mostly on the sidelines

At the White House, it’s Trump vs. Trump.












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