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Today in Black America - January 31

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USA Today

College dropouts have $1B more in student loan debt than they took out

More Americans are retiring abroad. What happens when a crisis erupts?

Democratic lawmaker faces Justice Department investigation over personal security spending

The New York Times

In Partisan Vote, House Panel Approves Impeachment Charges Against Mayorkas

U.S. Students Rebound from the Pandemic, but Some May Never Catch Up

Adams vs. Adams: New York’s Top Democrats Clash on City’s Path

The Washington Post

Jackie Robinson statue found burned, dismantled in Wichita trash can

Illinois elections board dismisses effort to remove Trump from ballot

New Alzheimer’s drugs bring hope. But not equally for all patients

Posh N.J. country club fired me for reporting racist comments, lawsuit says

Wawa worker dies after gas station hit-and-run involving teen driver, cops say

N.J. postal worker admits role in scheme that netted her $155K in disability, officials say

The Associated Press

Utah joins 10 other states in regulating bathroom access for transgender people

An auction of Nelson Mandela’s possessions is suspended as South Africa fights to keep them

The US hasn’t seen syphilis numbers this high since 1950. Other STD rates are down or flat

The Los Angeles Times

Democrats and Republicans find middle ground on California’s Prop. 1 to fund mental health care

Marijuana dispute led to desert massacre in San Bernardino that killed 6

L.A. County backs a legal path for street vendors in unincorporated areas

The Chicago Sun-Times

Johnson says he supports removal of police officers from schools

City Council committee rejects arbitrator’s police disciplinary ruling for a second time

Bears and suburban school districts are $100 million apart on value of Arlington Park

The Atlanta Journal Constitution

City of Atlanta has nearly $200M in delinquent water bills

Special counsel Wade settles divorce case, canceling court hearing

Abrams-founded Fair Fight lays off staff, pares back services amid mounting debt

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