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October 23, 2017

Led by Dr. W.E. B. Dubois, the NAACP issued a petition against racism in America to the United Nations in 1947.

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Today in Black History: In 2005 the U.S. Senate passed a resolution that apologized for its failure to act in addressing lynching.

The New York Times


National


AT&T Takeover of Time Warner Cleared, in Blow to Justice Dept.

AT&T Ruling Shows Need to Reboot Antitrust Laws


Editorial: Trump Gambles and Loses on AT&T


After Merger Approval, Focus Shifts to Comcast and Disney

Watchdog of Justice Dept. to Report on F.B.I. Clinton Inquiry

G.O.P. Moderates Fall Short With Bill on Migrant Youths


Mark Sanford Loses After Trump Tweet Calls Him ‘Trouble’

Where Boys Outperform Girls in Math


Unprecedented Summit, but No Guarantees

10 Simple Takeaways: What Happened, and Why It Matters


Lawmakers Greet Joint Agreement With Skepticism



Local


Nixon’s Education Plan: Ambitious, Progressive, Expensive

Amid Leaky Roofs and Lead Paint, Nycha Tenants Are Outraged and Hopeful


In This ‘Magnificent Seven’ Version, Only One Democrat Survives


Philly.com


Solving the asbestos mystery in Philadelphia's Abraham Jenks School


'Does shoplifting mean a death sentence?' NAACP to investigate fatal Deptford strip mall shooting

Philly's sloppy bookkeeping is among the worst in the U.S. and invites abise, controller says

Lawyers for Delco Liberian accused of hiding record of war crimes say convicting him won't change the past


The Detroit Free Press


Kwame Kilpatrick asks Donald Trump for pardon, clemency

Michigan's crumbling roads get $300M extra in state budget


Legislature approves Rick Snyder's 'Marshall Plan' before summer break

Livingston County judge named in affair accused of misconduct


Judge rules Warren mayor Fouts can be questioned regarding racial issues


The Chicago Tribune

As the number of carjackings in Chicago rises, so has the number of juvenile suspects arrested for it


Crime commission book lists 'worst of the worst' in Chicago gangs

CPS to move sex abuse investigations from law department to inspector general

Former Chicago detective takes the Fifth more than 200 times in wrongful conviction trial


The Star-Ledger


Corruption Jersey style: Councilman may join long list of crooked officials


Parents say district is lunch-shaming kids. There's a $55,000 tab this year

E-ZPass, phone records may prove if N.J. freeholder actually lives here

Amy DeGise becomes first woman elected Hudson Dem chair

Murphy administration to delay charity care payments to hospitals because of budget battle


The Cleveland Plain Dealer


No Ohio voters will be purged before November election, secretary of state says

Emotional, leadership and critical thinking skills are officially equal goals for Ohio's schools as math and English

Cuyahoga County considers new commission to address discrimination complaints, broadens rights protections


University of Akron contributes $2.7 billion in economic impact, study says



The Los Angeles Times

Actor says racial profiling led to his wrongful detainment by sheriff's deputies

L.A. school board sets a new goal: prepare every grad to be eligible to apply for Cal State or UC

'We have been hurt.' More women say they were mistreated by USC gynecologist

From earthquake's destruction, a new San Francisco rises three decades later


The Washington Post


AT&T-Time Warner merger approved, setting the stage for more consolidations

GOP’s Sanford defeated in South Carolina after critical tweet from Trump

Mueller asks to secure evidence in ‘Putin chef’ case, citing ongoing interference operations


Judge orders prosecutors to turn over names of European politicians in alleged Manafort lobbying scheme


EPA chief Scott Pruitt tapped aide, donors to help wife land job at conservative group


Bolton was paid $115,000 to speak at two events sponsored by foundation of Ukrainian steel magnate


HHS secretary avoids being drawn into fight over preexisting conditions


Southern Baptists adopt resolutions on abuse and affairs, in a season of grappling with gender

Justin Wilson defeats Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg in primary

Valerie Ervin drops out of Md. governor’s race, will endorse Rushern Baker


Judge says Vignarajah is eligible to run for governor

‘The sky’s the limit now’: At D.C.’s maligned Ballou High, celebrating those who achieved despite the obstacles



USA Today


Primary takeaways: Women keep winning and a Trump tweet can be fatal

Voters will decide if California should be split into three states

Dancing FBI agent who dropped gun during backflip charged in shooting








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