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Today in Black America - December 27

POSTED: December 27, 2022, 9:00 am

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The Washington Post

Rep.-elect George Santos acknowledges ‘résumé embellishment’ but answers little on finances

‘The weight of being a Black student feels so heavy right now’

4 power stations in Washington state vandalized amid unsolved incidents nationwide

The Associated Press

Southwest under scrutiny after wave of storm cancellations

Water pressure 'fluctuating' in Jackson amid frigid weather

Deep freeze breaks pipes, creates water crisis across South

The New York Times

Retirees Are One Reason the Fed Has Given Up on a Big Worker Rebound

149 Shot, 16 Dead: Gunfire’s Rising Toll on New York City’s Youngest.

George Santos Admits to Lying About College and Work History

USA Today

N.C. Chick-fil-A fined after paying workers with meals, Labor Dept. says

In search of the perfect president: What Americans say they want

Opinion: Our conservative Supreme Court's rulings on guns damage survivors

Young N.J. residents are more progressive but not more likely to be Democrats, poll shows

Education advocates to Gov. Murphy: Update N.J. Board of Education

‘Legendary’ advocate for New Jersey’s children retires

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland paratransit service MobilityLink shows signs of improvement, but longtime users are skeptical: ‘We are the forgotten class’

‘Oops! I forgot to sign my ballot.’ Maryland plans text message option for voters to ‘cure’ their mail-in ballots in 2024.

Three men die, one teen injured, after separate shootings Monday in Baltimore, police say

The Los Angeles Times

Nearly 300 sue over alleged sexual abuse at L.A. County juvenile halls and camps

San Diego is paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to settle public-records lawsuits

Jonah Goldberg: Closing out 2022, Trump has supplanted Nixon as the saddest figure in post-presidential politics

The Chicago Sun-Times

City’s unhoused population ‘do what they can’ to get through still-freezing temperatures

What happens when cash bail ends in Illinois? In other states, there have been successes but the debate continues

Cardinal Blase Cupich reminds inmates at Cook County Jail that they are not forgotten

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

DeKalb schools’ plan for use of new sales tax money still on hold

OPINION: If there ever was a year to give more to schools, this is it

Historic Black high school in Gwinnett to be preserved

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