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Today in Black America - June 8

POSTED: June 08, 2023, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

Biden vetoes bill to cancel student debt relief

After years of threats, a feud ends with a Black mom dead and her white neighbor arrested

Black man shot in the mouth by Mississippi deputy to file federal civil rights lawsuit

USA Today

Biden vetoes bill to gut student loan forgiveness; Supreme Court weighs plan's fate

Canada wildfire smoke: 100 million in US under air quality alerts

Mike Pence goes after Donald Trump in CNN town hall: Here's what he said

The New York Times

Prosecutors Tell Trump’s Legal Team He Is a Target of Investigation

House Is Paralyzed as Far-Right Rebels Continue Mutiny Against McCarthy

Republicans canceled contempt proceedings against the F.B.I. director after he agreed to share a document on a claim against President Biden.

The Baltimore Sun

Haze over Baltimore will linger through Friday; Code Red alert issued for poor air quality

Fewer tickets, fewer dollars: Slowing drivers on Interstate 83 in Baltimore blow hole in plans to repair JFX

Affidavit sheds new light on when and what ex-Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan knew about Roy McGrath’s severance before it was public

N.J. air quality remains very bad, latest map says. Here’s what those color-coded alerts mean

Smoke forces N.J. state offices to close early as Murphy says ‘stay inside and keep the windows closed’

Archdiocese of Newark and NJRC prepare new addiction treatment program

The Washington Post

House heads home after hard-right Republicans defy McCarthy, block legislation

U.S. rushes firefighters to Canada amid hazardous air conditions on East Coast

USAID cuts food aid supporting millions of Ethiopians amid charges of massive government theft

The Los Angeles Times

L.A. County D.A.’s office quits Twitter amid flood of anti-LGBTQ+ comments

Revenge served ice cold? Top L.A. law firm outs former partners’ racist, sexist emails

3 arrested outside Glendale school board in violent clashes over LGBTQ+ rights

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Trump faces a very different Georgia reality than when he last visited

Jail health care will stay, but sheriff seeks millions more for repairs, staffing

The Jolt: Georgia GOP convention will showcase election deniers

The Chicago Sun Times

10 years after mass CPS school closings, enrollment is even worse. What can be done?

CST Editorial Board: Republican states’ attack on voter records system is an attack on democracy

Pritzker signs $50.4 billion budget that boosts early education funding — and stops state officials’ raises from breaking the law

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