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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Minister Calls For Building A New America Following Newtown Shooting

     Minister Calls For Building A New America Following Newtown Shooting
    — The tragic shooting deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary School can lead to a new and better America the Rev. James Forbes told the crowd at an interfaith service in Newtown Sunday night. "They did not die in vain," Forbes, his voice rising to a...
  • Benton Harbor responds to violence with prayer

    Benton Harbor responds to violence with prayer
    BENTON HARBOR – The violence in Benton Harbor has been an issue of public concern for a long time. A group of churchgoers came together Sunday on the eve of Martin Luther King Day to pray for the violence to end. About a dozen people showed up for...
  • Inauguration, Spanish politics and Super Bowl prep

    Inauguration, Spanish politics and Super Bowl prep
    Barack Obama may already have been officially inaugurated yesterday, but don't tell that to the people on Washington's National Mall this morning: A second, more outdoor ceremony today will give the public a view as Obama starts his second term. Some of...
  • Lunch conversation, community inspiration

    Lunch conversation, community inspiration
    Last week, I enjoyed joining a lunch discussion with a few dozen community leaders who were interested in education, volunteerism, and the community. The goal of the lunch was to brainstorm ways together to inspire students, parents and policy-makers to...
  • West Indian Dining in Connecticut? No Problem.

    West Indian Dining in Connecticut? No Problem.
    It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the morning of Barack Obama's second inauguration, and four members of the planning committee for Hartford's Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival sat down to draw up the agenda for this year's event, slated for Aug....
  • Sen. Northam delivers redistricting petitions to McDonnell

    Sen. Ralph Northam, D-Norfolk, delivered a petition containing more than 14,000 signatures to Gov. Bob McDonnell Tuesday asking him to veto the Senate Republicans redistricting plan should it reach his desk. Senate Republicans ambushed outraged...
  • The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth

    The go-to guy: Peter Ueberroth
    So here's Peter Ueberroth, L.A.'s Olympic champion, chairman of the Newport Beach investor company the Contrarian Group, sharing his office with someone else -- his border collie, Koot, for Kootenai, the Idaho county where Ueberroth found him abandoned....
  • Cardinal Anthony Bevilacqua dies at 88; archbishop of Philadelphia

    Cardinal Anthony J. Bevilacqua, who was accused by local prosecutors during his 15-year tenure as head of the Philadelphia archdiocese of ignoring sexual abuse of children by hundreds of priests, has died. He was 88. The Roman Catholic archdiocese...
  • PASSINGS: Tom Martinez, Katie Hall

    PASSINGS: Tom Martinez, Katie Hall
    Tom Martinez Quarterbacks coach in the Bay Area Tom Martinez, 67, a quarterbacks coach in the Bay Area who had worked with Tom Brady from his time as a high school player through his NFL career with the New England Patriots, has died. Martinez died...
  • Conor Oberst draws line in the sand over AZ boycott

     
    Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst and Phoenix-based concert promoter Charlie Levy are in the midst of a very pointed dialogue over the real impact of Sound Strike, a coalition of artists including Oberst, Zack de la Rocha, Nine Inch Nails, Pitbull and......
  • Green Hornet—bumped to next Jan.

     
    Martin Luther King Day weekend is, by January standards, the second best movie weekend of the dumping ground known as the first month of the year. New Year's weekend usually does better. So what is Sony saying about the Seth Rogen Green Hornet when they...