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Today in Black America - February 27

POSTED: February 27, 2024, 7:00 am

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The Associated Press

Phones are distracting students in class. More states are pressing schools to ban them

A New York City medical school goes tuition-free thanks to a $1 billion gift

What recession? Professional forecasters raise expectations for US economy in 2024


The New York Times

Biden Tries to Turn the Tables on Trump: ‘He’s About as Old as I Am.’

Days Before Shutdown Deadline, Biden Summons Congressional Leaders for Talks

Virginia Moves Toward Removing Tax Breaks for Confederate Heritage Group



The Washington Post


Justices skeptical of Tex., Fla. laws that bar platforms from deleting content

Alabama exposes GOP buyer’s remorse on ‘personhood,’ following IVF ruling

New York Democratic lawmakers reject proposed congressional map


The Los Angeles Times


Immigration rises to top of voters’ minds ahead of Super Tuesday, polls find

California takes up White House call to toughen gun storage rules

Meet some of the biggest donors shaping California’s U.S. Senate race


USA Today


Haley nets 40% in SC: A crushing loss for her or a '5-alarm fire' for Trump?

Will there be a government shutdown? Congress is running out of time

National college professors group sanctions New College: 'politically motivated takeover'


The Chicago Sun-Times


Another legal cloud hangs over ShotSpotter contract

CST Editorial Board: Chicago police will be out of schools next fall. It’s up to the district to make the move work.

Gov. Pritzker ‘reluctant’ to ask taxpayers to subsidize new White Sox stadium in South Loop


NJ.com


N.J. city gave residents $400 a month, ‘no strings attached.’ Here’s what happened.

No groceries in this N.J. city? Residents learning how to grow and sell their own food | Calavia-Robertson

N.J. city agrees to $60K settlement in police excessive force lawsuit


The Atlanta Journal Constitution


Judge: Law partner must testify about Wade’s relationship with Willis

City of Atlanta begins clearing homeless bridge encampments

Georgia labor organizations dismayed as Legislature pushes anti-union bill




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