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Today in Black America - August 17

POSTED: August 17, 2022, 8:30 am

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The Associated Press

Rudy Giuliani set to testify in Georgia 2020 election probe

Youth mental health is in crisis. Are schools doing enough?

R. Kelly jury to hear opening statements at trial in Chicago

The New York Times

What Liz Cheney’s lopsided loss says about the state of the G.O.P.

Here’s what to know about the investigations into Donald Trump’s business dealings and political activities.

Analysis: Biden Signs Climate and Tax Bill as Other Goals Remain

USA Today

Female athletes stiffed on scholarship money at top US colleges

Gas prices are dropping across the US. Why now? Which states could hit $3 per gallon?

Judge approves major parts of Boy Scouts' bankruptcy exit plan; pieces remain unresolved

Murphy says he supports controversial $4.7B plan to widen N.J. Turnpike extension

N.J. Turnpike, Garden State Parkway to get 9 rehabilitated service areas in next 2 years

N.J. man wanted to hire hitman to kill 13-year-old girl, indictment says

The Baltimore Sun

No masks, fewer COVID-19 tests: Baltimore-area schools prepare for a new school year

Five years after their removal, Baltimore’s Confederate monuments are expected to appear in art exhibit in Los Angeles

MHEC report criticizes how universities object to similar programs at competing schools, calls for transparency

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Giuliani, new target of Fulton probe, to testify before grand jury

Trump-backed candidates are winning elsewhere. Why not Georgia?

Georgia election data copied under direction of Trump attorney

The Washington Post

Cheney’s loss is suddenly an afterthought in the GOP embrace of Trump

Trump is rushing to hire seasoned lawyers — but he keeps hearing ‘No’

Biden signs sweeping bill to tackle climate change, lower health-care costs

The Los Angeles Times

California’s controversial fetal homicide law is back in the spotlight

How data from period-tracking and pregnancy apps could be used to prosecute pregnant people

Nearly $4 billion in federal student loan debt canceled for former ITT Tech students

The Chicago Sun-Times

Jury of 8 women, 4 men selected to decide R. Kelly’s fate in latest Chicago trial

Chicago police investigating racist, homophobic posts by someone claiming to be a cop. ‘I hope the department knows I am posting here’

CTA awarded nearly $29 million federal grant to buy electric buses, modernize Humboldt Park garage

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