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  • Courant Girls Basketball Ratings: No. 1 Capital Prep Has Big Games Looming

    Courant Girls Basketball Ratings: No. 1 Capital Prep Has Big Games Looming
    Weaver-Hartford had a tough week, losing to two teams ranked in the top five in the state, No. 3 Farmington and No. 4 South Windsor. That dropped the Beavers to No. 10 in The Courant area high school girls basketball ratings. Top-rated Capital Prep-...
  • Abbott to be honored at MLK Shabbat service

    Abbott to be honored at MLK Shabbat service
    Arnold Abbott, known for his work feeding the homeless in Broward county since 1999, will be honored at a special Friday night Martin Luther King, Jr. Shabbat service to take place Jan. 16 at Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El in Plantation. "It is noteworthy...
  • Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy

    Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day holds special significance this year. In addition to honoring King's legacy, it marks the 15th annual Spady Cultural Heritage Museum breakfast. "It's hard to believe that 15 years has passed, but it is lovely to acknowledge...
  • You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school

    You won't believe some of the reasons Chicago has closed school
    After Chicago-area schools canceled classes two days last week because of brutally low temperatures and dangerous wind chills, many parents and other curmudgeons complained loudly. The phrase "back in the day" was trending around office watercoolers,...
  • Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings

    Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings
    If you still have some cash left in your pocket after the holidays you may want to check out these deals on what to buy cheap in January:  Winter apparel is big. Clearance items can reach up to 80% off. Time to stock up! You can also find good deals...
  • A Word, Please: A guide on how to write names of holidays

    The new year, that is, New Year's, is upon us. Soon after will come Presidents Day, also known as Presidents' Day, then Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Veterans Day, Xmas and a bunch of other holidays no one knows how to write. Partly because so many...
  • A Chicago-centric calendar for 2015

    Here's a look at this year's planned events and commemorations of interest to Chicagoans, to be held here and elsewhere: Jan. 1 — New Year's Day Jan. 1 — Illinois' personal income tax rate drops from 5 percent to 3.75 percent. Jan. 12 &#...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration At West Hartford Town Hall
    WEST HARTFORD — The public is invited to the 19th annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday Jan. 19 at Town Hall. Linda J. Kelly, president of the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving since 2005, will serve as keynote speaker....
  • City prepares for MLK celebration

    City prepares for MLK celebration
    For several decades, Hallandale Beach has celebrated and honored the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year is no exception as the community gears up for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade and Festival. Coordinator Keenan...
  • 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...
  • Midwest events for travelers include eagles wintering in the region

    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. Advance...