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Martin Luther King Day

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  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Warm up with hot freebies, retail coupons, dining deals

    It's Freebie Friday! Warm up with hot freebies, retail coupons, dining deals
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's a nippy 43 degrees this morning. Warm up with today's edition of hot freebies like free popcorn at AMC Theatres, coupon savings at Kohl's and Macy's and tasty dining deals at Domino's and Smokey Bones. You also can save at the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • '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...
  • Box Office: 'Ride Along' Cruising to Certain Victory with $40 Million Over MLK Holiday Weekend

    It's looking like a good long weekend for Universal, with a decisive bow for "Ride Along" and a strong soph performance from "Lone Survivor" sure to take first and second place over the holiday weekend. "Ride Along" opened to $14.4 million Friday, and is...
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Khatia Buniatishvili | Pianist The sultry young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili sneaked...
  • 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...