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Today in Black America - August 30

POSTED: August 30, 2022, 8:30 am

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The New York Times

A Surprisingly Competitive Senate Race Emerges in Colorado

On Politics: Donald Trump and abortion are scrambling the midterm election picture in ways that distress G.O.P. insiders.

President Biden, in a prime-time speech on Thursday, is set to return to his campaign theme of democracy in peril

USA Today

People of color are seeing more monkeypox cases but not vaccines

DOJ says some privileged documents identified in screening of seized Mar-a-Lago documents

Oregon Safeway worker tried to disarm shooter who killed 2: What we know

The Washington Post

Trump’s Mar-a-Lago documents already examined by FBI, Justice Dept. tells judge

The debate over American fascism gets louder

How ‘heat officers’ plan to help cities survive ever-hotter summers

Murphy issues strongest rebuke yet of NYC congestion pricing toll plan

Here’s who qualifies for $750 tax penalty refund from IRS

N.J. gas tax is going down a penny per gallon on Oct. 1

The Associated Press

Women race political clock, cross state lines for abortions

In new gun law, a quiet breakthrough for victims of abuse

Alabama man’s execution was botched, advocacy group alleges

The Baltimore Sun

In West Baltimore, where rowhouses once stood, a nonprofit is working to build a cultural arts center

Anne Arundel bill would ban flying flags other than U.S., state, county flags, on county flagpoles

Maryland monkeypox dashboard shows how many are affected and where

The Los Angeles Times

Kindergarten could soon be mandatory for California children

Op-Ed: How some states are making it even harder for limited English voters to cast ballots

LAPD officer detained with Crips associate who had gun and drugs, source says

The Chicago Sun-Times

After chaotic weekend of street takeovers and clashes with police, CPD says ‘caravan task force’ will crack down on stunt drivers

Cook County Health struggling to fill thousands of jobs

Lightfoot appoints 7-member interim police oversight commission

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Jolt: District Attorney Fani Willis sets Trump probe timeline

Judge denies Kemp’s motion to quash grand jury testimony

Opinion: Feds pushed student loans; they should forgive all of them

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