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Martin Luther King Day

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  • 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...
  • Lunch conversation, community inspiration

    Lunch conversation, community inspiration
    Last week, I enjoyed joining a lunch discussion with a few dozen community leaders who were interested in education, volunteerism, and the community. The goal of the lunch was to brainstorm ways together to inspire students, parents and policy-makers to...
  • Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013

    Pirates take over Tampa for Gasparilla 2013
    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...
  • FBI has been using drones since 2006, watchdog agency says

    WASHINGTON – Operating with almost no public notice, the FBI has spent more than $3 million to operate a fleet of small drone aircraft in domestic investigations, according to a report released Thursday by a federal watchdog agency. The unmanned...
  • 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...
  • City to end speed camera enforcement on holidays

    City to end speed camera enforcement on holidays
    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...
  • Scrabble at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acting Up! Thursdays, 10:30 a.m. A theater...
  • Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience

    Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience
    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...
  • The Ninth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dance in New Haven

    The Ninth Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Dance in New Haven
    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...