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Today in Black America - January 9

POSTED: January 09, 2023, 9:30 am

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USA Today

McCarthy's deal with rebels involved several concessions: What we know

From immigration to fentanyl, Biden to highlight US issues in Mexico

Walgreens 'maybe cried too much' about shoplifting concerns last year, executive says

The Associated Press

McCarthy’s next big task: Win GOP support for House rules

On Capitol attack anniversary, challenge of Hawley announced

New guidance: Use drugs, surgery early for obesity in kids

The New York Times

Republicans Prepare New Rules, but Fixing Congress Isn’t So Easy

Buffalo’s Unrelenting Tragedy: ‘We Haven’t Really Got a Chance to Heal’

Nurses Go on Strike at 2 New York City Hospitals

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore’s MLK Parade is back on. But the city and BOPA hardly appear to be in lockstep. | ANALYSIS

As new HIV diagnoses continue to fall in Baltimore City, disparities remain in the Black community

Democrats seek to wield increased power as General Assembly tackles recreational pot, paid leave and gun control

The Washington Post

McCarthy faces another test with House rules package

New variant XBB.1.5 is ‘most transmissible’ yet, could fuel covid wave

A brief taxonomy of Christian nationalism in the U.S.

Childbirth is getting safer in N.J. as hospitals report fewer c-sections, complications

N.J. schools got millions in COVID relief funds. Most hasn’t been spent yet, list says.

With eye on the White House if Biden doesn’t run, Murphy makes big speech Tuesday. What to expect.

The Los Angeles Times

Under attack from both Republicans and Democrats, Biden tours border

Editorial: LAPD Chief Moore says he won’t serve a full second term. L.A. needs to hear more

‘The worst of it still in front of us’ as new storms set to pound a rain-weary California

The Chicago Sun-Times

The Rev. James Meeks conducts final service at Salem Baptist Church: ‘A bittersweet day’

Lightfoot bears brunt of criticism at mayoral candidate forum on issues affecting disabled Chicagoans

Stadium developer advising Lightfoot makes a case for domed Soldier Field with Bears anchoring a new commercial zone

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Confess Project uses barbershops to cut stigma of Black mental health

Big freshman class takes office as Georgia lawmakers descend on Capitol

Who is Jon Burns? Ga.'s new House speaker is a ‘classic conservative’

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