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March 18, 2017

Civil rights pioneer Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth was born on this date in 1922 in Birmingham, Alabama.

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Today in Black History: Noted scientist Dr. George Washington Carver died on this date in 1943.

The New York Times


Editorial: The Bogus Voter-Fraud Commission Is Dead, but the Myths Aren’t

Key Allies Abandon Bannon in Wake of Trump Comments

Author of Trump Book Goes From Local Media Scourge to National Newsmaker

Goldberg: Everyone in Trumpworld Knows He’s an Idiot

Trump’s New Policy on Marijuana Draws Bipartisan Fire

California Is Defiant in Face of Federal Move on Marijuana

Why Men’s Future May Be in Nursing

U.S. Added 148,000 Jobs in December; Jobless Rate at 4.1%

U.S. Will Open Nearly All Offshore Waters to Drilling


Restructuring New York’s Taxes Sounds Good. Now for the Details.

How Does Your Landlord Calculate Your Rent?

Newly Appointed U.S. Prosecutors Inherit Major Cases

Legal Boot Camp for New Judges in New York

Brendan Byrne, Former New Jersey Governor, Is Dead at 93

A trip to a place usually ignored by the media: the heart of anti-Trump Country

Armstrong: Shae-up at WURD 900 AM disrupts my morning radio routine.

The Detroit Free Press

Judge Greg Mathis considering run for John Conyers' seat in Congress

Group files complaints over politicization of AG Schuette's staff

Detroit making 'steady progress' against violent crime, police chief says

Michigan senator says his hands are clean in towing bribery scandal

The Star-Ledger

Brendan Byrne, former N.J. governor and elder statesman, dies at age 93

N.J. lawmakers begin moving on $5B Amazon tax breaks

Police department removes Facebook post seen as racially offensive

N.J. Democrats fight as controversial bill to subsidize nuclear plants stalls

The Chicago Tribune

Investigation details secretive contacts with lobbyist on $2 billion Illinois lottery contract

Foxx rejects call for special prosecutor in fatal shooting of 2 by Chicago cop

Black Girl In Om prioritizes wellness for women of color

Collective of diverse construction firms hired to manage Obama center construction

The Cleveland Plain Dealer

U.S. Supreme Court to decide legality of Ohio's process for removing inactive voters from rolls

Restore long-term funding for children's health programs: editorial

The Los Angeles Times

California's pot world sees 'reefer madness' in Sessions' assault on legal marijuana

Republican candidates for California governor spar in their first debate

Questions over LAUSD chief's extended medical leave intensify as new semester begins

The Washington Post

For a third year in a row, police shot and killed nearly 1,000 people across the U.S. in 2017

Fewer teens having sex as declines in risky behaviors continue

Bannon’s hopes of leading a GOP revolt imperiled as allies start to drift away

At Trump’s behest, top White House lawyer urged Sessions not to step aside from Russia probe

U.S. added 148,000 jobs in December, a lagging end to a year of steady growth

Trump administration angers vulnerable Republicans with offshore-drilling, marijuana decisions

Trump administration proposes rules for health plans without certain ACA protections

‘That’s the model’: Republican Cory Gardner stands up to President Trump

He pleaded guilty to rape 40 years ago. Now he says he is innocent.

USA Today

Confidential deals can obscure sexual misconduct allegations against doctors as Cleveland Clinic case shows

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