Craig D. Frazier

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Zimbabwe VP loses bid for central committee seat

According to state media reports last week, the Zanu-PF party decided to “defend” President Robert Mugabe, Africa’s oldest leader, by rejecting Zimbabwe Vice President Joice Mujuru’s bid for a seat on the powerful central committee after she was accused of plotting to assassinate Mugabe.

Consumer Affairs investigates car dealerships and predatory loans

Last week, Department of Consumer Affairs Commissioner Julie Menin announced an unprecedented investigation into used car auto lending, issuing subpoenas to Santander Consumer USA Holdings and Santander Consumer Funding 3 LLC.

Newark killings continue to mount

Top officials in Newark want to curb violence after 11 people were shot over the weekend, according to reports.

Councilmembers, tenants and housing advocates rally for Housing Quality Act

Tenants from some of the city’s most problematic housing units were joined by advocates and elected officials at a rally outside City Hall recently to push for the enactment of two City Council bills that are part of the Housing Quality Act.

Tree planted in Washington, D.C., in honor of Emmett Till

Last week, Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr., joined Republican senators and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) to plant a tree on the grounds of the Capitol in honor of Emmett Till.

Jailed Trenton mayor asks for appeal

Trenton mayor Tony Mack has filed arguments with the federal district court, seeking a new trial.

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Wal-Mart driver attempts to put the brakes on Tracy Morgan’s lawsuit

Wal-Mart driver attempts to put the brakes on Tracy Morgan’s lawsuit/

New Jersey granted one-year extension to improve student achievement

New Jersey has been granted a one-year extension of the waiver freeing the state from some requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act, the Obama administration announced last week

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Protestors demand answers in shooting of Kashad Ashford

This past weekend, the People’s Organization for Progress organized a march and rally demanding answers in the death of Kashad Ashford, a 23-year-old Newark man killed by police in September.

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Mayor Baraka meets with ex-offenders and gang members to address violence

In July, newly elected Newark, N.J., Mayor Ras Baraka introduced his “100 Day Plan.”

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