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Martin Luther King Jr.

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  • Hanging a noose is terrorism, not a prank

    To the editor: I read this article on "pranks" involving nooses with deep concern for our country and its people. The hangman's noose and what it represents is a dreadful part of our history. ("The ominous symbolism of the noose," Op-Ed, Oct. 27) But...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'

    Tim Cook was already one of the most high-profile business leaders in the world, and now he is its most prominent openly gay CEO. Apple's chief executive addressed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time Thursday, coming out in a first-person...
  • Qualities of Leadership

    Qualities of Leadership
    If all great leaders have a tragic flaw, then Superintendent John Reinhart’s flaw is his love of scrapple. The Easton Area School District leader, who grew up enjoying many local delicacies, may have eaten one slice too many last January at...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Farmers' markets Howard County farmers' markets feature locally grown produce, baked goods, fruits, flowers, transplants, organically grown produce and specialty items at these locations: •East Columbia, 6600 Cradlerock Way, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m....
  • Election Day voter registration

    Election Day voter registration
    Not yet registered to vote? You can register to vote and cast a ballot on Election Day between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. at five sites in Chicago: - Chicago Board of Elections, 69 W. Washington St. - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 4314 S....
  • El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años

    El Hartford Courant Cumple 250 Años
    Hoy en la Historia 30 de octubre del 1938: Guerra de los Mundos "Histeria entre los oyentes de radio por toda la nación... de una emisora de radio demasiado realista" se produjo el 30 de octubre del 1938, cuando Orson Welles produjo una dramatización...
  • TV Review: 'Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - For a documentary devoted to the hardest working man in show business, "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" delivers a rather by-the-numbers, uninspired portrait. Produced by, among others, Mick Jagger, who also lent his...
  • National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvements

    National Mall in Washington, D.C. has undergone big improvements
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — It's improving. It's better. Americans can be proud of it again. What, you thought we were talking about Congress? We're talking about the National Mall — this city's national park that contains everything from the...
  • Reader feedback Oct. 28: Word choice, Yorktown Day and a surprise

    • Outstanding front page Friday. Two pictures are worth a thousand words. Keep up the good work. Editor: I assume you are referring to the story headlined, "Front lines of sea-level rise: Regional military installations have begun preparing for...
  • LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown

    LCA on track for a good first year in Allentown
    A year ago Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski made a bold move. Faced with escalating pension payments that were set to top $23 million by 2015, he pushed City Council to lease the city's largest and most valuable asset, its water and sewer systems, in...
  • Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at center of civil rights movement

    BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America's sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the church where four African-American girls were killed in a 1963 bombing that galvanized the civil rights movement....