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December 09, 2022

P.B.S. Pinchback becomes the nation's first Black governor on this date in 1872 in the state of Louisiana.

Today in Black America - November 4

POSTED: November 04, 2022, 10:00 am

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USA Today

Fetterman or Oz? If you're stressed about the midterms, you're not alone.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom pauses $1B homelessness spending

Disinformation is a midterm elections threat that could keep millions of voters at home, analysts say



The Associated Press

Misinformation thrives on video site popular with far-right


Biden to plug tech bill in California, campaign in Illinois


Why do election experts oppose hand-counting ballots?



The Baltimore Sun


The ‘lost history’ of Frederick Douglass: Columbia author details abolitionist’s relationship with Howard County


Maryland school construction authority agrees to review analysis of ‘unfair’ funding for aging schools

Here’s what you need to know in Maryland about returning your mail-in ballot and voting on Election Day


NJ.com


These 11 districts are asking N.J. voters to approve major school upgrades

New bus service from Newark Penn Station to Washington, D.C., Baltimore launches this week

Feds bust nationwide $545M catalytic converter theft scheme with N.J. ties, officials say


The New York Times


Employers added 261,000 jobs in October, a sign that the economy is resilient
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Wisconsin Republicans Stand on the Verge of Total, Veto-Proof Power

Justice Dept. Weighs Special Counsel for Trump Inquiries if He Runs


The Los Angeles Times


Mayor’s race tightens as Caruso closes in on Bass, new poll finds


Editorial: Careful what you sign. Petitions aren’t always what they seem


How San Diego’s achieved surprising success housing homeless people


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Georgia children who lost parents to COVID-19 struggle with grief

High turnout expected as Georgia early voting concludes Friday

U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop faces stiff challenge from GOP’s Chris West



The Chicago Sun-Times


Would-be minority pot entrepreneurs say state rules are scaring off investors

New Illinois law gives cops choice not to jail people for small amounts of drugs — a follow-up to our ‘Costly toll of dead-end drug arrests’ investigation

From flipping Big Macs to importing tons of cocaine: Chicago twins who helped bring down El Chapo say McDonald’s was their business model



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