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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality

    Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality
    President Barack Obama began his second term Monday by calling for an end to the rigid ideologies of modern politics but laying out a broad policy agenda more likely to stoke partisan confrontation than avoid it. Looking out over hundreds of thousands of...
  • St. Francis basketball suffers loss to Servite

    BURBANK — Whether competing in the Mission League or not, the St. Francis High basketball team has yet to break a bad habit of playing one poor quarter a game. Its played a direct role in several close losses throughout most of the first half of...
  • SPORTS ROUNDUP: Crescenta Valley girls' soccer delivers in league road victory over Glendale

    GIRLS’ SOCCER Crescenta Valley 2, Glendale 0: Sierra Rhoads and Rachel Bird each scored one goal Tuesday to lead the Falcons in a Pacific League road match. Crescenta Valley improved to 10-3-1, 7-1 in league. Glendale dropped to 4-9, 2-6....
  • 'Celebrating the Dream' features music with memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Though Jan. 21 was a school holiday for students around the country, a number of students were on a school campus earlier this week. McDaniel College welcomed nearly 100 Carroll County schoolchildren on Monday to the fourth annual Martin Luther King Day...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Lived On at St. Luke's Church Monday, with Classical Strings and Steel Drums

    Martin Luther King Jr. Lived On at St. Luke's Church Monday, with Classical Strings and Steel Drums
    Other cities may have had stuff like inaugurations and parades, but nothing can overpower Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in New Haven. Especially when you place some open-minded violinists in the midst of steel-drum thumpers. The MLK holiday in New...
  • West Indian Dining in Connecticut? No Problem.

    West Indian Dining in Connecticut? No Problem.
    It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the morning of Barack Obama's second inauguration, and four members of the planning committee for Hartford's Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival sat down to draw up the agenda for this year's event, slated for Aug....
  • 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...
  • The 2013-14 NBA schedule will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.

    The 2013-14 NBA schedule will be released on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m.
    NBA officials have announced they will release the 2013-14 regular-season schedule on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m. The league is planning a special broadcast on NBA TV at that time to highlight some of the marquee games, including the league's Christmas...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...