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Martin Luther King Day

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  • 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...
  • Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D

    Jeffrey Katzenberg to receive Harold Lloyd award for contributions to 3-D
    Harold Lloyd, the silent film star and daredevil comedian, was known for taking risks, most memorably dangling from a clock tower on South Broadway in the 1923 movie "Safety Last." DreamWorks Animation Chief Executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has performed no...
  • 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...
  • Legendary lawyer and agent Ed Hookstratten dies at 83

    Legendary lawyer and agent Ed Hookstratten dies at 83
    Ed Hookstratten, a lawyer and agent to the stars whose clients spanned the news, entertainment and sports world, died at his Beverly Hills home Wednesday from complications related to congestive heart failure. He was 83. Known as "The Hook,"...
  • Week's bad weather leaves Howard County schools with lone remaining snow day

    For those keeping track of school days missed because of winter weather in Howard County: Tuesday didn't count. True, public school students were out of school amid a winter storm, but classes were scheduled to be canceled anyway because it was a...
  • Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative

    Studios pledge support for WGA late-payment initiative
    Studios say they will support efforts by the Writers Guild of America to ensure that screenwriters are paid on time. The Writers Guild of America, West announced this week that it was working with talent agents on a joint project to "address the chronic...
  • 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...
  • Nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for D-R-O-S-E

    Nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T for D-R-O-S-E
    At long last, Derrick Rose is back. Not just playing preseason games, either. The Bulls' game Tuesday at Miami is the most anticipated Chicago season opener since, well, maybe ever. What did everyone miss most? You can start with this list. Andrew...
  • Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range

    Central Florida: Home on the (saw palmetto) range
    The announcer, mounted on a horse named Gus, said "go," and dozens of young boys and girls ran across the rodeo arena, in pursuit of a calf and the red ribbon on his tail. The first child to get a piece of the ribbon would win a prize. A giggling wedge of...
  • In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat

    In a grim city, a drill team marches to an uplifting beat
    CAMDEN, N.J. — Ice and mud surrounded the water tower in a rough neighborhood in this roughest of cities. Graffiti on the tower and on boarded-up windows of nearby houses spoke of despair: "Stop the Violence." "Stop Hating." "Keep Camden Clean."...
  • CPS issues new school calendar

    CPS issues new school calendar
    Chicago Public Schools is again changing its school calendar, with classes beginning after Labor Day next school year. Last year, CPS moved to a single calendar for all schools and classes started Aug. 26. On Wednesday the school board approved a new...