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Martin Luther King Day

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Top Martin Luther King Day Articles

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  • Program offers 10,000 students chance to see 'Selma' for free

    Starting Friday, up to 10,000 Chicago high school students have the opportunity to see the film "Selma" free at one of nine theaters in the area. The initiative, organized by the nonprofit After School Matters, kicks off this weekend just before Martin...
  • Bristol Municipal Services Suspended For Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Imagine Nation Plans Event

    Bristol Municipal Services Suspended For Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Imagine Nation Plans Event
    BRISTOL - City hall, the schools, the public library downtown and the Manross branch in Forestville will all be closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There will be no curbside trash or recycling collection that day. Instead, the schedule for all...
  • New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program

    New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program
    NEW BRITAIN - Most municipal services will be suspended on Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. City hall, the schools, the public library downtown and the Manross branch will be closed Monday, and will reopen on a regular schedule...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Make a pet that won't need feeding

    Help make your own tech pet with a 3D printer at the Costa Mesa Technology Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 17 and 24. Participants will be able to explore Thingiverse, choose their own tech pet and prepare it for 3D printing. Library staff will complete...
  • Jobless claims hit 15-year low

    Jobless claims hit 15-year low
    In a positive sign for the labor market, initial claims for jobless benefits plunged last week to the lowest level in 15 years, the Labor Department said Thursday. Applications for unemployment benefits fell 43,000 to 265,000 for the week ended Jan. 24,...
  • 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...
  • MLK Day deal: Students offered free tickets to see 'Selma'

    MLK Day deal: Students offered free tickets to see 'Selma'
    Here's what tweeners can do while out of school Monday for Martin Luther King Day: go see the movie "Selma." A group of black business leaders, including former Darden Restaurants CEO Clarence Otis and former Magic player Grant Hill, has created a...
  • 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...
  • MLK inspires kids to write get well cards to kids at Waukegan hospital

    MLK inspires kids to write get well cards to kids at Waukegan hospital
    Children recovering from various illnesses on the pediatric floor of the Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan will soon receive brightly colored get well cards with words of encouragement. The heartfelt messages were the inspirational result of a Dr....
  • 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...