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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Rutter: Echoes of an old war that never quite ended

    Rutter: Echoes of an old war that never quite ended
    Two immortal warriors traveling along parallel realities managed to crisscross on history’s road last week. We took note of one and ignored the other. The nation paused Monday to self-assess its tattered but dogged experiment in racial harmony in...
  • Temple/church organize MLK Day service

    Temple/church organize MLK Day service
    Two leading Boca Raton religious institutions — Congregation B'nai Israel (CBI) and Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church — organized a joint Martin Luther King Day interfaith service on Sunday, Jan. 18 at the church. Guest speaker at the...
  • Lee-Jackson ceremony not aimed at King or promoting racism

    Lee-Jackson ceremony not aimed at King or promoting racism
    In response to the recent letter to the editor ("Timing of Jackson-Lee event just coincidence?" Jan 21), it's time to play "Name That Conspiracy!" Let's hear the five top contenders and see which conspiracy theory creates the most angst and apoplexy in...
  • Spady Museum's MLK Breakfast inspires community

    Spady Museum's MLK Breakfast inspires community
    With an energizing round of speeches, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy at its 15th annual breakfast. "Be inspired to serve your community. Martin Luther King Day isn't about a day off but a day on," said...
  • College Notes for March 4

    College concert, fair, honors and more. College of Lake County, Grayslake College fair: The Illinois Regional College Fair will be held at 6 p.m. March 12 at the College of Lake County, 19351 W. Washington St. It's a great place for families to...
  • Boys basketball: Lake Zurich, perhaps better than its seed, ready for postseason

    The winner of three tournaments during the regular season, Lake Zurich's boys basketball team faced arguably the toughest schedule of anybody in the Class 4A Barrington Sectional. One of those tournaments was a round-robin the Bears hosted during the...
  • Obama's State of the Union speech was no dream

    Obama's State of the Union speech was no dream
    On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, I fell asleep thinking about the State of the Union. I dreamed Obama finally got the message sent last November and he'd start working with Republicans toward getting Americans back to work in good jobs. He acknowledged...
  • For College Programs, Snow Brings New Heights Of Frustration

    For College Programs, Snow Brings New Heights Of Frustration
    Ted Stavropoulos likes warm weather and sunny days. He has a house in Florida. As the associate athletic director and director of the Sports Center at the University of Hartford, he is in charge of maintaining the playing fields for the school's...
  • Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community

    Hampton Roads Philharmonic brings its love of music to the community
    Young and old, working and retired, military and civilian. The Hampton Roads Philharmonic is a mixed bag of musicians with a common bond: the music they love to play. Founded less than two years ago, the community orchestra gave its first performance in...
  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise...
  • Vernon BOE discusses religious holidays

    The Vernon Board of Education approved its school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year, but not until it heard concerns over which holidays are observed, and which are not. Superintendent Mary Conway said her proposed calendar was constructed after...