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  • 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...
  • Mack Statham's trilogy was cornerstone of Sing for King [Obituary]

    Mack Statham, 78, of Laurel, organist at First United Methodist Church and a composer whose "Trilogy of Dreams" was performed each of the last six years at Laurel's Sing for King commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Day, died Sept. 2. Statham was...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked by 'No Shots Fired' plea

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day marked by 'No Shots Fired' plea
    Martin Luther King, Jr., was honored Monday with parades, marches, a Google Doodle -- and a poignant plea to turn this holiday into a "No Shots Fired" Day. The King Center, devoted to King's philosophy of nonviolence while working to eliminate poverty...
  • FBI has been using drones since 2006, watchdog agency says

    WASHINGTON – Operating with almost no public notice, the FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency. The unmanned...
  • Boys' Basketball: Seahawks beat Oilers in annual MLK matchup

    Boys' Basketball: Seahawks beat Oilers in annual MLK matchup
    For the past eight years, the Huntington Beach and Ocean View boys' basketball teams have played on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and, like so many of their preceding games, Monday's nonleague matchup went down to the wire. This time, it was Ocean View...
  • The income inequality debate is now in the mainstream

    Whether it's because President Obama recently highlighted the issue or because most Americans are really feeling the pain, the debate over income inequality is now part of the mainstream kitchen-table debate. That's the conclusion to be drawn from a...
  • History coming to life

    History coming to life
    The boy who once required military intervention to attend a high school in Arkansas will be a warmly received guest at a high school in Huntington Beach. That's the symbolic truth as Terrence Roberts — one of the black students known as the...
  • Polar vortex sequel: Winter storm bringing heaps of snow to Northeast

    Snow began falling in parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, the vanguard of a major storm that has already led to the cancellation of thousands of flights, an unexpected closure of some federal offices and even prompted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to drop...
  • TV ratings: 'American Idol' leads the night as ABC, NBC grow

    TV ratings: 'American Idol' leads the night as ABC, NBC grow
    With a fresh round of auditions in Detroit, "American Idol" was again the top-rated show on the major networks Wednesday night and gave Fox a comfortable win, though as expected it fell from last week's premiere. The Motor City visit, kicking off the...
  • 'I, Frankenstein' likely soft as 'Ride Along' coasts to win

    The Kevin Hart and Ice Cube comedy "Ride Along" has little to fear at the box office as "I, Frankenstein," the only new film in wide release, will likely have trouble coming to life. The 3D horror-action hybrid, starring Aaron Eckhart as Victor...
  • Columbia Archives seeks volunteers for Civil Rights project

    The Columbia Archives is seeking volunteers who lived through the Civil Rights Movement to help Howard County students with their Martin Luther King Jr. Day projects. “This project will connect the people who lived through the March on...