| May 19, 2015
| 1:18 PM
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...
| May 8, 2015
| 8:26 PM
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.
| Apr 27, 2015
| 3:55 PM
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...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 1:58 PM
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...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 10:24 AM
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...
| Apr 5, 2015
| 10:31 AM
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...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 7:53 PM
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...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:21 AM
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....
| Jan 9, 2015
| 6:13 PM
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,...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 6:59 AM
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...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 8:43 PM
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...