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Martin Luther King Day

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  • MLK Day: Historic prison plans readings of King's 1963 letter from jail

    MLK Day: Historic prison plans readings of King's 1963 letter from jail
    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it's fitting that a former prison will present readings of historic words the civil rights leader wrote from a jail cell. The Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia has scheduled daily readings this...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Obama in Remington, O'Malley's new book, new Inner Harbor arena plan

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Obama in Remington, O'Malley's new book, new Inner Harbor arena plan
    Good Morning, Baltimore: Here's what you need to know for Friday: WEATHER It will be partly sunny today with blustery winds out of the west northwest at 10 to 20 mph, with gusts over 30 mph. Temperatures will hit a daytime high of 42 and will fall...
  • Program offers 10,000 students chance to see 'Selma' for free

    Program offers 10,000 students chance to see 'Selma' for free
    Starting Friday, up to 10,000 Chicago high school students have the opportunity to see the film "Selma" free at one of nine theaters in the area. The initiative, organized by the nonprofit After School Matters, kicks off this weekend just before Martin...
  • New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program

    New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program
    NEW BRITAIN - Most municipal services will be suspended on Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. City hall, the schools, the public library downtown and the Manross branch will be closed Monday, and will reopen on a regular schedule...
  • Bristol Municipal Services Suspended For Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Imagine Nation Plans Event

    Bristol Municipal Services Suspended For Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Imagine Nation Plans Event
    BRISTOL - City hall, the schools, the public library downtown and the Manross branch in Forestville will all be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no curbside trash or recycling collection that day. Instead, the schedule for all...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Make a pet that won't need feeding

    Help make your own tech pet with a 3D printer at the Costa Mesa Technology Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 17 and 24. Participants will be able to explore Thingiverse, choose their own tech pet and prepare it for 3D printing. Library staff will complete...
  • MLK Day deal: Students offered free tickets to see 'Selma'

    MLK Day deal: Students offered free tickets to see 'Selma'
    Here's what tweeners can do while out of school Monday for Martin Luther King Day: go see the movie "Selma." A group of black business leaders, including former Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis and former Magic player Grant Hill, has created a...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 18 Celebration The Howard County Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission presents its 30th annual celebration of the life and legacy of the civil rights leader at Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901...
  • 'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend

    'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend
    Fresh off several Oscar nominations, Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” will likely rise to the top of the box office over the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend. The war drama, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller,...
  • From the archives: Evanston church hears Dr. King

    From the archives: Evanston church hears Dr. King
    Editor's note: On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we look back more than 50 years to a Sunday in 1963 when the reverend delivered a sermon to an Evanston congregation. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. explored the parable of the Good Samaritan...
  • What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond

     What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond
    When I compile my list of the biggest social media fails of the year, one thing is always the same: It's enough to make me want to pound my head on my desk. As readers, you know how to avoid this stuff by now. For those who don't, let's examine a few...