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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Biden promotes community policing to ease tensions

    Biden promotes community policing to ease tensions
    Citing the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. needs to "bridge that separation" that exists between law enforcement and communities of color and suggested a return to "genuine community policing"...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service
    The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States. With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...
  • Aurora King Day celebration to feature 'Hero of the Year'

    Educational leader and Northwestern University professor Tim King will headline Aurora’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Waubonsie Valley High School, 2950 Ogden Ave. Named by People Magazine as “Hero of the Year&...
  • Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message

    Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message
    I have a dream ... Of a better night's sleep. One of my friends heard that line last week in a radio promo for a Martin Luther King Day mattress sale. Dream. Mattress. Get it? This friend — a Chicagoan who recently moved to California,...
  • MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day

    MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day
    Looking out at the faces assembled on the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs remarked at how much they resembled the interracial, interdenominational marchers who followed King from Montgomery to Selma 50 years ago. "As...
  • Gunshots fired outside Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware home

    Gunshots fired outside Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware home
    Several gunshots were fired from a speeding vehicle outside Vice President Joe Biden’s Delaware home Saturday night, the Secret Service said Sunday, adding another security woe for the troubled agency. Biden and his wife, Jill, were not home and...
  • Hawks Hang On Against UMBC

    Hawks Hang On Against UMBC
    WEST HARTFORD – A little over a week ago, the Hartford women's basketball team had a first-half double-digit lead over Maine but lost the game. Monday afternoon, the Hawks saw another double-digit lead start to slip away in the second half of their...
  • Orlando Magic players agree with Vaughn that they need to play tougher

    Orlando Magic players agree with Vaughn that they need to play tougher
    Orlando Magic players seemed to agree with Jacque Vaughn's assertion that they need to play tougher than they played in a 127-99 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night. After the game, Vaughn described to reporters what he wants to see from...
  • Thousands celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Miramar parade

    Thousands celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Miramar parade
    Some spectators didn't need to travel far to watch the Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade, taking in shade in their backyards. Others traveled for miles to celebrate the civil rights leader's birthday. The parade started at 11:30 a.m. at Forzano Park...
  • Knicks Beat Pelicans To End 16-Game Skid

    Knicks Beat Pelicans To End 16-Game Skid
    NEW YORK -- Carmelo Anthony and the New York Knicks walked off the court, and for the first time in weeks it wasn't with heads hanging. The sound of boos that had provided the audio at Madison Square Garden was replaced by the voice of James Brown...
  • Hate speech spray-painted on Montgomery County home on MLK Day

    Hate speech spray-painted on Montgomery County home on MLK Day
    CHEVY CHASE, Md. (AP) — Montgomery County police say they're investigating a hate crime after a racial epithet was found spray-painted on a garage door in Chevy Chase on Martin Luther King Day. Police say a neighbor saw the slur, painted in big...