| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:19 PM
During the quiet Super Bowl weekend, Zac Efron's new R-rated comedy, "That Awkward Moment," will likely sack "Ride Along" and Jason Reitman's new effort, "Labor Day."
Written and directed by first-timer Tom Gormican, the raunchy "That Awkward Moment,"...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Two very different buddy comedies vied for the No. 1 spot at the box office over the weekend.
Ice Cube and Kevin Hart's tough-talking cop romp "Ride Along" outgunned former Disney-bred teen idol Zac Efron's "That Awkward Moment" to emerge victorious...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:02 AM
Somewhere between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Super Bowl, some pirates find time to take over downtown Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival.
Held on the last Saturday of January each year, more than 350,000 decended on...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Once it restarts its speed camera program, Baltimore City won’t issue any automated speeding tickets on major school holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving, transportation officials say.
The new holiday policy is a change from the city’s...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 12:11 PM
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| Jan 11, 2013
| 2:46 PM
The Rev. Gertie T. Williams feels very much at home when she volunteers at the restored Ellicott City Colored School on Frederick Road.
The Howard County native's ease in her surroundings is for good reason: From grades one through seven, she attended a...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:40 AM
Once a year, we take a day to honor Martin Luther King Jr. On that day for the past nine years, Connecticut Dance Alliance has presented a day-long celebration of King with master dance classes, followed by a performance celebrating some of the ideals...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 5:30 AM
17th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy of Environmental and Social Justice: Jan. 20, noon-4 p.m.; Jan. 21, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Free. Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 432-5050, peabody.yale.edu....
| Jan 18, 2013
Coming up dear readers,
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, Jan. 21, recognizing his birthday on Jan. 15. This day honors Rev. King's lifelong commitment to equality and unity. Schools and many offices will be closed. A recent addition to this...
| Jan 16, 2013
Trib Nation offers a full schedule of civic-minded events and instructional classes. But it seemed to this daughter of two schoolteachers that it also made sense to combine the two into a current events class. So here’s a way to talk about current...