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Today in Black America - August 10

POSTED: August 10, 2021, 8:00 am

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The Washington Post

Democrats release $3.5 trillion budget blueprint as Senate prepares to vote on infrastructure plan

Delta variant is derailing plans for normalcy as schools reopen


Judge asks why Capitol rioters are paying just $1.5 million for attack, while U.S. taxpayers will pay more than $500 million


Associated Press

Bipartisan infrastructure bill set for final Senate passage

US turns to social media influencers to boost vaccine rates

Fake COVID-19 vaccine cards online worry college officials



USA Today

'I believed I was going to die': Trump supporter sentenced to prison for shooting after rally that injured Black teen

Military to require all troops receive COVID-19 vaccine by Sept. 15

Florida Gov. DeSantis to school officials: Enforce mask mandate, get your salaries withheld


NJ.com


If teachers unions care about kids, mandate the shot | Editorial

Your property tax break could come back under $3.5T spending bill pushed by Senate Dems

N.J. police name officers found guilty of misconduct, reversing years of secrecy


The Los Angeles Times

COVID-19 hospitalizations rise sharply across Southern California as surge continues

Delta variant is sucking the joy out of back-to-school 2021

U.S. logs fourth case of rare tropical disease as CDC investigates


The Baltimore Sun


Housing Authority is first government agency in Baltimore City to mandate COVID vaccine for employees

Baltimore megachurch Empowerment Temple removes senior pastor over filing of financial audits, board says

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson says he’s considering COVID vaccine, but maintains the decision is ‘personal’


The Chicago Sun-Times

CPS plans weekly COVID-19 tests for all students and staff — but stops short of requiring them

2 brothers charged in fatal shooting of Chicago Police officer

Chicago cops give cold shoulder to Mayor Lightfoot at hospital after two officers shot


Philly.com

In Philly’s least-vaccinated zip codes, fighting the delta variant is a game of catch-up

Here’s what Pa.’s and N.J.’s chunk of the $1 trillion infrastructure bill might buy

Young people make up most of Philly’s gun victims. DA Larry Krasner is inviting them to talk.






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