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Today in Black America - September 1

POSTED: September 01, 2023, 7:30 am

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The Associated Press

White man will stand trial for shooting Black teen Ralph Yarl, who went to wrong house, judge rules

Two ex-Proud Boys leaders get some of longest sentences in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

US will regulate nursing home staffing for first time, but proposal lower than many advocates hoped

The New York Times

Should Mitch McConnell be forced to step aside, these men could succeed him as the top Senate Republican.

DeSantis Super PAC’s Urgent Plea to Donors: ‘We Need 50 Million Bucks’

Student Loan Payments Are Due Again. Here Are 5 Things to Know

USA Today

Georgia DA: Helping Trump overturn election wasn't part of Meadows' job

When is Trump going to trial? A look at his 7 civil and criminal cases

12-year-old boy found dead in Philadelphia dumpster

The Washington Post

Highways are the next antiabortion target. One Texas town is resisting

Marcus: Giuliani and Navarro know it now: The Trump reckoning has begun

The Fix Analysis: What was Giuliani allegedly hiding?

The Baltimore Sun

Moore administration supports delaying initial emissions tests for new cars by 3 years

In Baltimore’s Northeastern District, relationship was forged between then-Councilman Brandon Scott and police commissioner pick

Where did Wes Moore go? In first months, governor crisscrossed Maryland, spent time in D.C. and called Obama

Ranking N.J. schools with the most experienced teachers. See how your school fares.

N.J.’s biggest high school has 3,350 students. See how your school compares.

N.J. cop sent explicit messages to teen he met at community event, officials say

The Los Angeles Times

No high school calculus, chemistry, physics class? Caltech has a new admission work-around

Editorial: Republicans are weaponizing congressional oversight to thwart Trump prosecution

LAPD asked about missed warnings with unit accused of stealing, turning off body cams

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

MURPHY: It’s Donald Trump vs. the truth in Georgia. Again.

Fulton judge says Trump court proceedings will be televised

Kemp rejects talk of special session, says punishing Fani Willis carries risks

The Chicago Sun-Times

In rare twist, ex-Chicago police officer testifies on behalf of man whose double-murder conviction is then vacated

Chicago State president snares $50K bonus despite university’s claim of financial strain during faculty strike

CST Editorial Board: Protect access to books and ideas at libraries facing threats of violence

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