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Today in Black America - December 15

POSTED: December 15, 2022, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

3 WVa reporters who condemned interview of ex-coal CEO fired

Health officials revise tool to track severe obesity in kids

Report: Native Hawaiians hit by missing and murdered scourge

USA Today

House OKs stopgap spending bill. With a shutdown looming, here's what to know.

Civil rights icon John Lewis to be featured on new postage stamp

What happens if a school doesn't comply with Title IX? Not a whole lot.

The New York Times

A New York Gala Draws Incoming G.O.P. Lawmakers, and Extremists

Congress Set to Replace Dred Scott Author’s Statue With Thurgood Marshall

Dorothy Pitman Hughes Dies at 84; Brought Black Issues to Feminism

The Washington Post

QAnon, adrift after Trump’s defeat, finds new life in Elon Musk’s Twitter

In Congress, Republicans confront divisions posing long-term threats

With the Senate no longer split 50-50, will Harris have a freer hand?

The Baltimore Sun

‘The guy’s got a way about him’: Maryland Gov.-elect Wes Moore honed leadership skills as Johns Hopkins football player

Congress acts to remove bust of Marylander Roger B. Taney, commission one of Baltimore’s Thurgood Marshall

Arguments resume in decades-old Bradford lawsuit over adequate funding for Baltimore City schools

Two N.J. hospitals would unite in state’s latest merger plan

N.J. school district retaliated against teacher for his union activities, lawsuit says

NJ Transit spending $97M for new buses, a ferry and to rebuild locomotives

The Los Angeles Times

Drought emergency declared for all Southern California

Hollywood school took 8 hours to find teen overdose victim, mother’s lawsuit alleges

A year after opening 600 rooms to L.A.’s unhoused, the Cecil Hotel is still mostly empty. Here’s why

The Chicago Sun-Times

U.S. request could block evidence in probe of Chicago cop’s murder

Parolee ‘brutally, coldly’ shot 4 people at Portage Park bar, standing over some as they lay wounded and firing again: prosecutors

Mayoral hopefuls agree solving crime is the answer — no matter what the question

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

After Abrams loss and Warnock win, where do Georgia Dems go from here?

Atlanta’s Celebration Bowl puts HBCU football in national spotlight

Georgia Power, PSC staff reach agreement on new electricity rates

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