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Today in Black America - January 9

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The New York Times

Far Right Balks as Congress Begins Push to Enact Spending Deal

Supreme Court Appears Split Over Notice Requirements for Immigration Court

Chairman of Florida Republican Party Is Ousted Amid Scandal

The Associated Press

Trump to return to federal court as judges hear arguments on whether he is immune from prosecution

At Florida’s only public HBCU, students are wary of political influence on race education

‘King of the NRA': Civil trial scrutinizes lavish spending by gun rights group’s longtime leader

USA Today

Exclusive: It's not the economy. In NH, democracy is No. 1 for Dems, independents

Here are the states with the strongest and weakest gun laws in 2024

Florida GOP chairman Christian Ziegler, accused of rape, removed from job in overwhelming vote

The Washington Post

Violent political threats surge as 2024 begins, haunting American democracy

House GOP stares down another internal fiscal fight as deadline looms

Opinion: Biden must elevate these Democratic leaders if he wants to win

The Baltimore Sun

After redistricting spat, Baltimore Council President Nick Mosby calls for removing mayor’s veto power

Baltimore County Schools superintendent proposes $2.58 billion operating budget

MLK Day concert at B&O Railroad Museum to feature BSO and new song from Baltimore artist Wordsmith

Fierce storm to blast N.J. with torrential rain, flooding, winds up to 65 mph

Investigators identify man killed in shootout with police on Garden State Parkway

Murphy demands 32 hours’ notice on buses of migrants dropped off in N.J.

The Los Angeles Times

With COVID on the rise, your at-home test may be taking longer to show a positive result

Opinion: The U.S. is facing the biggest COVID wave since Omicron. Why are we still playing make-believe?

Judges put new California law barring guns in many public places on hold again

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta mayors celebrate 50 years of Maynard Jackson

Following holidays, Georgia reports jump in COVID-19 hospitalizations

Georgia schools receive nearly $60 million from feds for electric buses

The Chicago Sun-Times

North suburban family lied to get into selective CPS schools, inspector general finds

CPS reports up to 77,000 computers lost or stolen in a year

Migrant adults and children languish in buses for days at city ‘landing zone’

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