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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Monument to be unveiled on Martin Luther King Day

    Coral Springs is moving forward with its plans for a monument to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the city. City officials approved a $58,000 agreement between the city and Cold Spring Granite Company, of...
  • Former employee of month in Osceola Clerk of Court's office fired

    Former employee of month in Osceola Clerk of Court's office fired
    June Trzcinka was named "Employee of the Month" in December by Osceola County Clerk of Court Armando Ramirez. A cashier in the criminal division, she received nine "Above Expectations" ratings out of a possible 13 in her last review. "June's...
  • Sanford, Ocoee show complexities in search for racial harmony

    Sanford, Ocoee show complexities in search for racial harmony
    Sanford and Ocoee have tried what other cities only talk about: bridging the divide between black and white. In 1999, Ocoee created its West Orange Racial Reconciliation Task Force. In 2012, black and white pastors formed Sanford Pastors Connecting...
  • Maya Angelou Day: Ceremony in Boca to memorialize late poet

    Maya Angelou Day: Ceremony in Boca to memorialize late poet
    Thursday is Maya Angelou Day in Boca Raton. The legendary late poet and author will be honored with a proclamation from city leaders that will be presented to her grandson, Elliott Jones, a community activist from Miami. According to the 28-year-old...
  • Hundreds expected Sunday at Holocaust March of Remembrance

    Hundreds expected Sunday at Holocaust March of Remembrance
    Christians and Jews perceived to have little in common are forging a connection through an event that pains them both: the Holocaust. Hundreds of Christians and Jews from an assortment of denominations are expected to march through Boca Raton Sunday from...
  • Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law

    Indiana faces long road to restore image after religious law
    Indiana tourism agencies are rolling out campaigns emphasizing that everyone is welcome, but it might not be enough to quickly restore the state's battered image after a backlash over its religious objections law. An uproar sparked by fears that the law...
  • Youth Leadership teens crusade to ban smoking in Elgin parks

    Smoking in Elgin parks — except on the golf courses — will become a thing of the past if a group of Elgin teens have their way. About 12 of the 120 kids involved in Elgin's Youth Leadership Academy made a presentation at the last Elgin City...
  • Leana Wen: Geography should not be destiny

    Leana Wen: Geography should not be destiny
    Tomorrow, I begin serving in Mayor Rawlings-Blake's administration as the Health Commissioner of Baltimore City. "Where did you go to school?" many have asked. I don't come from Baltimore, so I want to explain why I'm here by sharing where I come from....
  • 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,...
  • Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover

    Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover
    For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The New Yorker has tied the civil rights leader's legacy to current events. King is shown in the Jan. 26 cover drawing along with Trayvon Martin and other young men of color who were killed at early ages. They are shown...
  • NCAA feeling pressure to take stand against controversial Indiana law

    NCAA feeling pressure to take stand against controversial Indiana law
    This is usually a happy time of year for college basketball, a chance for the game to take center stage with all eyes focused on March Madness. But just days before the Final Four tips off in Indianapolis, the mood surrounding the tournament has...