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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound

    Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound
    New Trier's boys and girls varsity basketball teams are experiencing something of a role reversal this winter. Both continued to play their new roles well last weekend with Central Suburban South victories against Glenbrook South. The experienced...
  • Howard Co. honors MLK with celebration, Remembrance Day

    Howard County's 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Celebration will be Sunday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. at the Smith Theatre in the Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center at Howard Community College, in Columbia. A reception will begin at 2 p.m....
  • Kevin Hart and Ice Cube stake out box office with 'Ride Along'

    Kevin Hart and Ice Cube could book a victory at movie theaters this weekend as their new buddy cop comedy "Ride Along" takes aim at last week's victor "Lone Survivor" and the new contender "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit."   The $25-million "Ride Along,"...
  • Letter: City should focus on library's overall operations

    Re “New year will follow some familiar stories...Museum, library changes” (Jan. 2): If a pending Carrell Associates survey is similar to the survey submitted to the City Council by the Rose Institute in late December, it will ask very...
  • Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
    Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014. ************** Stand Your...
  • Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine

    Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine
    Don’t be surprised if Susan Tedeschi slips into a little Mahalia Jackson on Saturday. The spirit may move her, she says. The Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will host its second annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday at Mizner...
  • National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    National parks offer free admission on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
    National parks will waive admission costs on Monday, Jan. 20 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Locally, national parks include Historic Jamestowne and Yorktown Battlefield. You can find a complete list of national parks that will waive fees on the...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday, Jan. 20: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll,...
  • Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers announced Thursday bipartisan legislation that would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court last summer. The bill would also establish new criteria to determine whether...
  • Coconut Creek, others have weekend casino giveaways

    Coconut Creek, others have weekend casino giveaways
    The Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday makes it a three-day weekend for some, and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek knows you have a dream. There’s a giveaway of up to $2,500 every two hours from 1 p.m. through 9 p.m. Saturday and Monday. On...
  • 'Ride Along' Takes in Just Over a Million Dollars in Late Night Showings

    Universal's comedy "Ride Along," starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, earned $1.060 million in late night shows on Thursday. Movie is opening in 1,727 and expected to take the top spot this weekend, scoring in the mid- to high-$30 million range over the...