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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Two shot in wild night in Winter Haven, including one man shot by police

     Two shot in wild night in Winter Haven, including one man shot by police
    Three separate shootings took place in Winter Haven in a matter of minutes Saturday night, including a man who was shot by a police officer while allegedly reaching for a gun. The first shooting took place just before 5:30 p.m. near 3rd Street and...
  • Retail coupons to save at Martin Luther King Day sales

    Retail coupons to save at Martin Luther King Day sales
    Shopping the holiday sales today? I've got savings on everything from fun things to do to free gift cards, free sihpping and retail coupons to save at Martin Luther King Day holiday sales on Moday. Browse my ginormous list and save away! Like...
  • Roundup: Preserving Norm's, Zaha's Tokyo stadium, Hirst on Mars

    Roundup: Preserving Norm's, Zaha's Tokyo stadium, Hirst on Mars
    The fight to preserve Norm’s on La Cienega Boulevard, the chilly reception for Zaha Hadid’s Olympic Stadium design and George Lucas’ plan to keep L.A. as a plan B for his museum — there’s a whole lot of architecture going...
  • Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations

    Marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day with local celebrations
    Churches, community groups and public officials plan volunteer events and services to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Illinois. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner plans to attend City Year Chicago's Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday. The...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 'I hope nothing happens to me,' King said

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: 'I hope nothing happens to me,' King said
    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was surrounded by heavy security when he arrived in Los Angeles on Feb. 24, 1965, to give a series of speeches pushing for voting rights legislation. It was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement, coming three days...
  • Five things for Monday, Jan. 19

    Five things for Monday, Jan. 19
    Here are your stories for Monday in Central Florida: Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade; shooting at an apartment complex; Brazilian tourists; Pats and Hawks headed to Super Bowl; and more. It's Martin Luther King Jr. Day. See photos of Saturday's parade...
  • Flyers waste stellar effort by Mason in shootout loss to Islanders

    Flyers waste stellar effort by Mason in shootout loss to Islanders
    By Wayne Fish Of Calkins Media UNIONDALE, N.Y. – The road has not been kind to the Flyers this season and those woes continued on Monday night with another loss, this one by a shootout. But it was no fault of goaltender Steve Mason, who had to...
  • Mostly sunny and nice this week

    Mostly sunny and nice this week
    Expect an overall nice week with cool mornings, mild afternoons and lots of sun. The chance of rain increases by Thursday and Friday. South Florida's Martin Luther King Jr. Day forecast: Mostly sunny with afternoon highs in the mid 70s and evening...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings for the Chicago area

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day closings for the Chicago area
    Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal holiday. These public services will be affected then: Schools: Chicago Public Schools will be closed. Most suburban schools will be closed; check your local district. Government offices: Federal, state,...
  • James P. West: Martin Luther King Jr.'s actions, 'Earthrise' photo capture spirit of humanity

    The racial tension in Ferguson, Mo., and New York may appear as a major setback for the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Yet King, who was never one to be discouraged by setbacks, deserves more than ever to be remembered as a unique American whose ideas...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Lehigh Valley

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day events in the Lehigh Valley
    Events commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day in the Lehigh Valley: Monday, Jan. 19 •The Oscar-nominated movie "Selma" is being shown for free to anyone 17 and younger at the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101...