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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range

    Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range
    The announcer, mounted on a horse named Gus, said "go," and dozens of young boys and girls ran across the rodeo arena, in pursuit of a calf and the red ribbon on his tail. The first child to get a piece of the ribbon would win a prize. A giggling wedge of...
  • Hundreds gather for MLK day of service

    Hundreds gather for MLK day of service
    Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday. The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....
  • Girls hoops | Boards of education for Maine South

    Girls hoops | Boards of education for Maine South
    Maine South's girls basketball team has rebounded from a rough patch in December. Rebounding has been the key. "We looked at a lot of data," Hawks coach Mark Smith said. "If we rebound more than 30 times a game, we're 8-0. We really emphasize that...
  • Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound

    Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound
    New Trier's boys and girls varsity basketball teams are experiencing something of a role reversal this winter. Both continued to play their new roles well last weekend with Central Suburban South victories against Glenbrook South. The experienced...
  • Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine

    Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine
    Don’t be surprised if Susan Tedeschi slips into a little Mahalia Jackson on Saturday. The spirit may move her, she says. The Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will host its second annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday at Mizner...
  • The last best witness

    The last best witness
    One of the most powerful images in "The Movement," the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale photography exhibition about the Civil Rights Era, shows a group of demonstrators being assaulted with fire hoses at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Ala., on May 3,...
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Khatia Buniatishvili | Pianist The sultry young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili sneaked...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D

    Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D
    Harold Lloyd, the silent film star and daredevil comedian, was known for taking risks, most memorably dangling from a clock tower on South Broadway in the 1923 movie "Safety Last." DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has performed no...
  • Legendary lawyer and agent Ed Hookstratten dies at 83

    Legendary lawyer and agent Ed Hookstratten dies at 83
    Ed Hookstratten, a lawyer and agent to the stars whose clients spanned the news, entertainment and sports world, died at his Beverly Hills home Wednesday from complications related to congestive heart failure. He was 83. Known as "The Hook,"...
  • Week's bad weather leaves Howard County schools with lone remaining snow day

    For those keeping track of school days missed because of winter weather in Howard County: Tuesday didn't count. True, public school students were out of school amid a winter storm, but classes were scheduled to be canceled anyway because it was a...
  • Hallmark Channel benches 'Good Wife' reruns after just a few weeks

    Hallmark Channel benches 'Good Wife' reruns after just a few weeks
    Is Hallmark Channel already divorcing "The Good Wife?" The cable network, which acquired reruns of the critically acclaimed CBS drama last year, has yanked the show from its schedule after just a few weeks. According to Nielsen, the repeats were...