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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Midwest events for travelers include eagles wintering in the region

    Illinois Jan. 3: Alton-Audubon Eagle Festival. Activities are scheduled at the Audubon Center at Riverlands and downtown. There will be live eagles on hand, ice-carving displays and shuttles to see eagles in the wild along the Mississippi River....
  • Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears

    Religious leaders start planning as gay marriage nears
    The end of Florida's same-sex marriage ban will be the beginning of new challenges for South Florida's spiritual leaders. For many Christian leaders, the choice of whether to have such ceremonies is hardly a choice at all. The tenets of the Roman...
  • New Trier calendar keeps school in session on some holidays

    New Trier calendar keeps school in session on some holidays
    Determined to ensure that the $100 million renovation of New Trier High School's Winnetka campus is completed on time and within budget, officials voted to approve a calendar for the next three school years that includes holding classes on holidays...
  • Vietnam biking trip not just for bikers

    Vietnam biking trip not just for bikers
    Most bike tours are all about the biking, making them not all that attractive as a getaway if your traveling companion(s) don't bike. Not so with the Vietnam — Coastal Exploration package from Ride & Seek, an Australian company. Sure, there's plenty...
  • In '89, an officer, a shooting and a legal legacy

    MIAMI In a city long torn by racial tension, a uniformed police officer fatally shot a black man. Days of upheaval and rioting riveted the nation. A series of investigations scrutinized the officer's use of deadly force. He claimed self-defense. Would...
  • Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon opens Saturday

    Maggie Daley Park ice skating ribbon opens Saturday
    After two years of construction and nearly $55 million in costs, the first part of the much-anticipated Maggie Daley Park will open Saturday when the ice-skating ribbon debuts, giving residents and the public a first glimpse of the site, according to...
  • Capital Prep Looks To Repeat As State Champs

    Capital Prep Looks To Repeat As State Champs
    Capital Prep capped off its first undefeated season with its second straight championship last year, beating Weaver in the Class L final. The Trailblazers (27-0) will look to repeat that achievement this season with a similar cast of characters,...
  • YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19

    YMCA to honor MLK Jan. 16 and 19
    The YMCA of Broward County will come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 11th annual “Martin Luther King Jr. Inspirational Breakfast” Jan. 16 and the “YMCA MLK Day of Service” Jan. 19. ...
  • Flyers waste stellar effort by Mason in shootout loss to Islanders

    Flyers waste stellar effort by Mason in shootout loss to Islanders
    By Wayne Fish Of Calkins Media UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The road has not been kind to the Flyers this season and those woes continued on Monday night with another loss, this one by a shootout. But it was no fault of goaltender Steve Mason, who had to...
  • New Trier renovations might mean longer summer breaks, fewer holidays

    New Trier renovations might mean longer summer breaks, fewer holidays
    New Trier High School students will likely be enjoying longer summer vacations for the next few years, with officials proposing a revised calendar they say is needed to ensure that the $100 million renovation of the Winnetka campus is finished by the...
  • Human trafficking presentation inspires Glastonbury crowd

    The harsh reality that human trafficking is not just taking place overseas, but right here in Connecticut, was one of the key points driven home at a powerful performance in Glastonbury on Oct. 9. More than 100 people from Glastonbury and the...