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Today in Black America - July 6

POSTED: July 06, 2023, 8:30 am

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The Associated Press

Kingmaker California? US House control could hinge on district battles in famously liberal state

Study says drinking water from nearly half of US faucets contains potentially harmful chemicals

In Trump case, Justice Dept. unseals previously blacked-out portions from search warrant application


USA Today

Wisconsin governor gets creative with veto, increases public school funding for 400 years

Here are the five major battles to expect in Washington

Ron DeSantis is way behind Donald Trump. Here's his comeback plan.


The New York Times

Opinion: HOW TO FIX COLLEGE ADMISSIONS NOW

Ex-Prisoners Face Headwinds as Job Seekers, Even as Openings Abound

Hudson Tunnel Project to Get $6.9 Billion in Largest U.S. Transit Grant


The Washington Post

Earth entering ‘uncharted territory’ as heat records quickly shatter

They served decades in prison for a crime they say they didn’t commit

It’s useful to remember how little many Americans know about politics


The Baltimore Sun

Maryland approves $2.9 million for Harford County man who spent 32 years in prison for infamous ‘Memorial Day Murders’

Maryland correctional officers to get $13 million in wage theft settlement


Anne Arundel legislation exempts affordable housing from school capacity restrictions; health officer appointed


The Los Angeles Times

High-stakes, high-stress college essay stirs more anxiety under affirmative action ban

9th Circuit conservatives blast homelessness ruling, say issue is ‘paralyzing’ U.S. West

A Black LAPD officer wanted to make a difference. Then, he says, he was racially profiled by his own department



The Chicago Sun-Times

Brandon Johnson replaces most of Chicago Board of Education

Walgreens cuts 400 jobs, closes distribution center in Edwardsville

Chicago’s pension crisis worsens with investment losses


The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pro-Trump lawyer Lin Wood gives up law license

Cobb commissioner eyes bid for Georgia’s 6th District

Marvin Arrington Sr., former Fulton judge, Atlanta council president, dies at 82



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