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  • Lawsuit over licensing agreement filed by MLK estate against King Center voluntarily dismissed

    With the dismissal of one of two lawsuits that effectively pitted them against each other, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s children took a step Thursday toward resolving the issues that have divided them in recent years. The Estate of Martin Luther...
  • Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend

    Fun things to do in Hampton Roads this weekend
    Looking for something to do in Hampton Roads this weekend? Here are a few of your entertainment options.  The Daily Press' annual My Time Women's Show will be at the Hampton Roads Convention Center on Saturday, with live entertainment, health and...
  • Warriors whip Nuggets 122-79 for franchise record 16th straight home win

    James Michael McAdoo signed a 10-day contract Monday morning after getting called up from the NBA Development League. By late afternoon, he had teammates and fans cheering his debut and went home with the game ball. That's the kind of season it has...
  • Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex

    Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex
    In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?" Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, people were playing baseball at what is today Tinker Field. Named after Hall of Fame ...
  • Michael Brown protesters clash with Martin Luther King Day observers

    ST. LOUIS In the latest echo from last year's Ferguson unrest, protesters invoking Michael Brown's name burst into an auditorium at Harris-Stowe State University Monday afternoon and briefly disrupted a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration. The...
  • Day honoring King's legacy comes amid calls for renewed activism

    ATLANTA Drawing from the film "Selma," ongoing protests over police-involved shootings and global acts of terror, faith and academic leaders Monday prescribed the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to help heal a still-fractured world. Speaking at...
  • 'American Sniper' expected to hold down No. 1 spot at box office

    'American Sniper' expected to hold down No. 1 spot at box office
    Despite three new releases, "American Sniper" will likely hold down the top spot at the box office. The war drama shattered several box office records and surpassed tracking expectations over the busy four-day Martin Luther King Jr. weekend. In its...
  • City honors MLK's legacy

    City honors MLK's legacy
    As part of a weekend-long celebration, Hallandale Beach and the Community Civic Association recently hosted the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Gala. More than 120 people came together at the Cultural Community Center to celebrate King's...
  • 'Elephant Man' to close a day early so Bradley Cooper can attend Oscars

    "The Elephant Man" on Broadway will close one day earlier than previously announced so that star Bradley Cooper can attend the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Cooper has received two Oscar nominations for his work on "American Sniper," which...
  • A festival fit for a King

    • MLK CELEBRATION: "TAKE ME TO THE KING." The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration and Gospel Music Festival will be held in Newport News on Saturday, honoring the life and legacy of the legendary Civil Rights leader. At 3 p.m., there will be a gospel...
  • King settlement may indicate thaw in Peace Prize talks

    ATLANTA In what may be a sign that the King siblings might be close to a settlement regarding the ownership and potential sale of Martin Luther King Jr.'s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, the King Estate on Thursday dismissed a 2013 lawsuit against the King Center...