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Today in Black America - November 8

POSTED: November 08, 2023, 6:30 am

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The Associated Press

Democrats win in several states on abortion rights and other highlights from Tuesday’s elections

Americans divided over Israel response to Hamas attacks, AP-NORC poll shows

Librarians turn to civil rights agency to oppose book bans and their firings

The Washington Post

Virginia Democrats gain control of General Assembly, dealing a blow to Youngkin

Abortion rights advocates win major victories in Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia

Democrat Andy Beshear reelected as Kentucky’s governor

The New York Times

Abortion Powers Democrats to Big Victories in 3 States

House Republicans Toil for a Spending Strategy With a Shutdown Close at Hand

Ivanka Trump to Testify in Fraud Suit Against Family Business

USA Today

Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear fends off GOP challenger Daniel Cameron in conservative Kentucky

Abortion rights matter to voters. Democrats keep winning because of it.

Supreme Court poised to support law banning domestic abusers from owning guns

N.J. election results: State Senate, Assembly general elections 2023

Newark teachers union sues district to access anti-Black bias report

Ex-Paterson cop who led ‘robbery squad’ that targeted residents loses federal appeal

The Baltimore Sun

Marilyn Mosby trial: Decision on whether former Baltimore prosecutor will testify is expected Wednesday

Maryland state prison in Jessup was without heat and hot water for five days in October

As head of NBA players union, Mount St. Mary’s graduate Tamika L. Tremaglio is ‘living a life of significance’

The Los Angeles Times

California imports doctors from Mexico to fill gaping holes in farmworker healthcare

Biden support down sharply among California voters for first time in presidency, poll shows

California’s new ‘right to repair’ law is embraced by recyclers

The Chicago Sun-Times

Ramirez-Rosa narrowly escapes City Council censure — with help from mayor and Ald. Mitts

Shouts, tears, boos from crowd force recess of City Council committee meeting during heated migrant debate

Under new proposal, all Chicago Board of Education members would be elected by next year

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

AJC poll: Biden and Trump are deadlocked in battleground Georgia

Incumbents lead in some Atlanta school board races

Conservative group files new brief in case against Atlanta VC firm

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