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Today in Black America - August 15

POSTED: August 15, 2022, 8:00 am

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The Associated Press

Lawyers appeal Griner’s Russian prison sentence

AP-NORC poll: Many in US doubt their own impact on climate

Wisconsin GOP leader Vos fires 2020 election investigator

USA Today

Experts warn California of a disaster 'larger than any in world history'

Man crashed car into barricade near US Capitol, fired gunshots before dying by suicide, police say

Missouri hospitals caused their own employees to go into medical debt

The New York Times

As Republicans Move to Defend Trump, Deep Fissures Emerge in the Party

Analysis: Former President Trump’s shifting explanations for keeping classified documents follow a familiar playbook.

The Arizona Republican Party’s Anti-Democracy Experiment

The Baltimore Sun

Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt libraries add another service to their shelves: addiction services

‘Look at me now’: Using neuroscience to help at-risk kids — and change Maryland’s juvenile justice system

From lower prescription costs to cleaner power, here’s what the federal ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ means for Maryland

The Washington Post

Michigan plot to breach voting machines points to a national pattern

A progressive prosecutor clashed with DeSantis. Now he’s out of a job.

A neuroscientist’s insights on the adolescent brain

NJ promised help for small weed licensees. So start helping already | Editorial

YouTube ‘video vigilantes’ say they are coming to N.J. to nab alleged child predators

Monkeypox cases reported in 3 more N.J. counties. State adds vaccination sites.

The Los Angeles Times

‘I was in shock’: California rents are spiking — and not only where you’d expect

Accusing a cop: One woman’s journey through the LAPD’s secretive discipline system

Drought isn’t just a Western U.S. problem. A severe shortage has hit the Northeast, too

Atlanta Journal Constitution

End of universal free lunch at Georgia schools means sign-ups, pressure

New data shows inequities in use of medicine that prevents HIV

Appeals court blocks voting rights ruling on Georgia PSC elections

The Chicago Sun-Times

R. Kelly’s 2nd Chicago trial set to begin with jury selection

CPS enrollment could drop by 15,000 students — but that could benefit the district overall, researchers say

Sophia King ‘won’t be bullied’ out of mayoral race by threats of divided Black vote

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