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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Oswego business owners create Random Acts of Candy

    Oswego business owners create Random Acts of Candy
    "Sometimes, you just don't know what people are doing out in the community," Ernie Bolen of Oswego said. As a way to find out and give back to their community in 2012, Pam and Ernie Bolen, owners of Mamie's Toffee & Treats in Oswego, began to surprise...
  • Monday storms take toll

    Another Monday, another winter storm. Old Man Winter, apparently keeping rhythm to the seven-day week, will hit us Monday with rain and probably snow and sleet for the third Monday in a row, and the fourth Monday since the start of the year. Though...
  • Program helps empower youths

    Program helps empower youths
    When Vivian Jackson moved to Dania Beach, she began hunting for recreational activities for her three children. The single mom found programs in Cooper City and Hollywood, but nothing in her neighborhood. Wanting to change that, Jackson created the CARE...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Jan. 18 Celebration The Howard County Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission presents its 30th annual celebration of the life and legacy of the civil rights leader at Howard Community College's Horowitz Visual and Performing Arts Center, 10901...
  • 'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend

    'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend
    Fresh off several Oscar nominations, Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” will likely rise to the top of the box office over the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend. The war drama, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller,...
  • From the archives: Evanston church hears Dr. King

    From the archives: Evanston church hears Dr. King
    Editor's note: On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we look back more than 50 years to a Sunday in 1963 when the reverend delivered a sermon to an Evanston congregation. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. explored the parable of the Good Samaritan...
  • Honoring MLK's commitment to service

     Honoring MLK's commitment to service
    Can volunteering to make a blanket in Winnetka for the homeless in Chicago combat social injustice? William Traynor said he believes it can. With his young daughter, Kylie, and niece Erin, by his side, Traynor and several hundred others knuckled down at...
  • Flyers getting closer to full strength

    Flyers getting closer to full strength
    VOORHEES — At least the Flyers will have close to a full line-up when they play the New York Islanders on Thursday night. That wasn't the case when they were bullied out of Nassau Coliseum in a Jan. 19/Martin Luther King Day matinee game, 7-4....
  • Boys' Basketball: Edison grinds out victory

    Boys' Basketball: Edison grinds out victory
    On opening night of the Sunset League boys' race last Friday, one of the key games had Edison traveling to face Huntington Beach. Both the Chargers and Oilers entered league play having successfully maneuvered through preseason play with 12 victories...
  • Weekly jobless claims rise but remain low

    Weekly jobless claims rise  but remain low
    More Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week, but applications rose less than expected, holding at a level that signals a strong job market. Initial claims for jobless benefits rose 11,000, to 278,000, for the week ended Jan. 31, the Labor...
  • District 181 extends school year two days

    District 181 extends school year two days
    Assuming no additional missed school days because of bad weather or other emergencies, students in Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills Elementary District 181 may finish the 2014-15 school year a bit later than initially planned. June 9, a Tuesday, may now be the...