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  • Community, moms of homicide victims, join Newport News march to stop gun violence

    Community, moms of homicide victims, join Newport News march to stop gun violence
    NEWPORT NEWS — The rain Saturday morning didn't stop Patricia Lovelace, Geraldine Bryant or Linda Stevenson from marching against the violence that ended their children's lives too soon. The three women, with nearly 50 others, walked down the...
  • For Winter Park's library task force, it's location, location

    For Winter Park's library task force, it's location, location
    After unveiling their plans to get a new library built in Winter Park, it seems the same logic may apply to this project as it does in real estate: location, location, location. The Library Task Force held a public meeting on April 28 to outline their...
  • Road closures for St. Luke's Half-Marathon events Sunday

    Road closures for St. Luke's Half-Marathon events Sunday
    Travelers in Allentown on Sunday take heed: Streets will be closed for St. Luke's Half Marathon events. Nearly 4,000 runners are participating in the half marathon and companion 5K on Sunday. On Sunday, the following streets along the half marathon...
  • 'What Can I Do?' Let's find out

    "There comes a time when people get tired." -- Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955 Tracy is tired. She was tired even before Baltimore burned this week. I received an email from her on April 12. She wanted me to know she is a 55-year-old white lady...
  • New MLK memorial sculpture unveiled at NY Capitol

    A new sculpture honoring Martin Luther King Jr. has been unveiled at the New York state Capitol. The work is made of Steuben glass and was commissioned by Corning Inc. Entitled "Seeds of Enlightenment," the work is the centerpiece of a small memorial for...
  • 'What Can I Do?' about Freddie Gray? Let's find out

    'What Can I Do?' about Freddie Gray? Let's find out
    "There comes a time when people get tired." -- Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955 Tracy is tired. She was tired even beforeBaltimore burned this week. I received an email from her on April 12. She wanted me to know she is a 55-year-old white lady...
  • Our say: Baltimore rioting a tragedy for all of Maryland

    Our say: Baltimore rioting a tragedy for all of Maryland
    A disaster for Baltimore is a disaster for Maryland. It would be futile to pretend it's not a dreadful reflection on the state when its largest city erupts in rioting that leaves police injured, hundreds arrested and many businesses looted or burned out....
  • 'Road to Freedom' photos span 50 years of racial division

    'Road to Freedom' photos span 50 years of racial division
    In 1965, Stephen Somerstein was a 24-year-old student photographer in New York City when he boarded a chartered bus rolling toward Selma, Ala., where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. was about to lead a march of 25,000 to demand voting rights for African...
  • Police clash with Baltimore protesters for a second night

    A line of police behind riot shields hurled tear gas canisters and fired pepper balls at as many as 200 protesters Tuesday night to enforce a citywide curfew, imposed after the worst outbreak of rioting in Baltimore since 1968. Demonstrators threw...
  • Key things to know about Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont

    Key things to know about independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is expected to enter the 2016 Democratic presidential campaign on Thursday, according to people familiar with his decision: THE BRIEF A self-described "democratic socialist" who...
  • Police use smoke grenades, pepper balls during Baltimore protest

    Police use smoke grenades, pepper balls during Baltimore protest
    A line of police behind riot shields hurled tear gas canisters and fired pepper balls at as many as 200 protesters Tuesday night to enforce a citywide curfew, imposed after the worst outbreak of rioting in Baltimore since 1968. Demonstrators threw...