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Today in Black America - December 8

POSTED: December 08, 2021, 1:00 pm

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The Associated Press

Holcomb frustrated with ‘absurd’ vaccine-refusal reasons

Jan. 6 panel to move forward with contempt against Meadows

Giant Christmas tree outside Fox News headquarters set afire

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland state school board approves mandate that would allow some students to go maskless

Maryland lawmakers restrict cooperation with federal immigration agencies, advance new congressional maps

Rapid COVID-19 tests show better than expected results in large Baltimore study

The New York Times

Live Updates as Trial Over Daunte Wright’s Death Begins

House Passes Legislation to Pave Way for Debt Ceiling Increase

Omicron Is Fast Moving, but Perhaps Less Severe, Early Reports Suggest

USA Today

Great Resignation shows little letup as Americans quit jobs at near-record pace in October; openings surge near all-time high

Pfizer says third dose of its vaccine offers protection against omicron: Latest COVID-19 updates

Biden says he has no plans to send U.S. troops into Ukraine amid standoff with Russia

The Washington Post

World is unprepared for next pandemic, report says

4.2 million Americans quit jobs in October as workers continue to search for better opportunities

Utility giants agree to no longer allow sensitive records to be shared with ICE

The Los Angeles Times

Granderson: Texas gerrymandering is all about keeping a grip on white power

Torrance police’s racist texts could jeopardize many cases

Oakland City Council backtracks, voting to add police as it grapples with rise in homicides

24 N.J. schools have gone remote, most temporarily, due to COVID this year. Here’s the list.

30 more medical marijuana dispensaries on the way in N.J.

Reputed Jersey City gang member pleads guilty in shooting of 12-year-old

The Chicago Sun-Times

Jussie Smollett ‘didn’t want the crime solved’: Special Prosecutor

Big banks with history of lending inequities dominate competition for city deposits

Pritzker lets water and sewer bill assistance flow ‘to support our most vulnerable’

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Evictions up as Georgia lags behind in rental assistance disbursement

OPINION: Baffled by the 2022 GOP governor’s primary? Get in line

Alabama statues to feature Hank Aaron, other Hall of Famers

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