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3:19 AM / Tuesday September 27, 2022

Week In Review

New York attorney general sues Donald Trump and his company

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: New York Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a press conference, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, in New York. (AP Photo/Brittainy Newman) By Michael R. Sisak And Larry Neumeister ASSOCIATED PRESS  NEW YORK — New York’s attorney general sued former President Donald Trump and his company for fraud on Wednesday, alleging they padded his…

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Texas sheriff investigating flights to Martha’s Vineyard

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: A woman, who is part of a group of immigrants that had just arrived, holds a child as they are fed outside St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Wednesday Sept. 14, 2022, in Edgartown, Mass., on Martha’s Vineyard. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday flew two planes of immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard, escalating a tactic…

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Alabama sidesteps compensation for survivor of ’63 KKK blast

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Sarah Collins Rudolph and her husband, George Rudolph, talk in their home on Nov. 16, 2016, in Birmingham, Ala. Rudolph lost an eye and still has slivers of glass inside her body from the racist bombing that killed her sister and three other Black girls inside a church 59 years ago Thursday. She’s…

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Racism seen as root of water crisis in Mississippi capital

September 23, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Mississippi Students Water Crisis Advocacy Team members, Jordyn Jackson, 21, left, coordinator Maisie Brown, 20, right, and Mya Grimes, 18, carry out cases of water from their Jackson, Miss., storage locker for home delivery, Sept. 8, 2022. A boil-water advisory has been lifted for Mississippi’s capital, and the state will stop handing out…

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Ukrainian troops keep up pressure on fleeing Russian forces

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy leaves after attending a national flag-raising ceremony in the freed Izium, Ukraine, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. Zelenskyy visited the recently liberated city on Wednesday, greeting soldiers and thanking them for their efforts in retaking the area, as the Ukrainian flag was raised in front of the burned-out city hall…

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Fighting bogus claims a growing priority in election offices

September 16, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: The warehouse at the Maricopa County Elections Department keeps all the equipment and signage for all the voting precincts in Phoenix, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Maricopa County election officials, like many others around the country, have begun pushing back against a flood of misinformation related to voting that often leads to public confusion…

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Pregnant Black activist serving 4 years for protest comments

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Brittany Martin, second from left, wearing striped clothing, confronts police before demonstrators in support of George Floyd march with an escort around downtown Sumter, S.C., on May 31, 2020. Martin, a pregnant Black activist serving four years in prison for her behavior at racial justice protests, is scheduled to have her sentence reconsidered…

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Mississippi capital’s Black business owners decry water woes

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: John Tierre, owner of Johnny T’s Bistro and Blues, a midtown Jackson, Miss., restaurant and nightclub, speaks about his concerns over the city’s longstanding water problems, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) By Michael Goldberg ASSOCIATED PRESS  JACKSON, Miss. — When John Tierre launched his restaurant in Jackson’s derelict Farish Street…

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AP-NORC poll: 2 in 10 report experience with gun violence

September 9, 2022

ABOVE PHOTO: Ebony Brown, whose brother, Isaac E Brown Jr.,, seen in the photo at left, was shot and killed in 2002, poses for a photo in McDonough, Ga., on Aug. 29, 2022. Brown doesn’t consider herself a gun lover, but the mother of two is considering purchasing a pistol for protection in case she…

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