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Martin Luther King Day

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  • With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help

    With Feb. 15 insurance deadline looming, Enroll Lake County can help
    Last year, the Enroll Lake County program headed up an all-out informational blitz to help uninsured Lake County residents become insured through the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace. While almost 13,000 residents were enrolled in Lake County last...
  • Free fun at Everglades National Park on Martin Luther King Day

    Free fun at Everglades National Park on Martin Luther King Day
    If you're looking for fun things to do on Monday, Jan. 19, enjoy free entry at Everglades National Park as the U.S. National Parks service waives fees in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. day. There are lots of fun, free, things to do in the 1.5-million-...
  • Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings

    Hump Day Deals: Post-holiday savings
    If you still have some cash left in your pocket after the holidays you may want to check out these deals on what to buy cheap in January:  Winter apparel is big. Clearance items can reach up to 80% off. Time to stock up! You can also find good deals...
  • 'American Sniper' poised to pull in $50 million over four-day weekend

    Fresh off several Oscar nominations, Clint Eastwood’s “American Sniper” will likely rise to the top of the box office over the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend. The war drama, starring Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller,...
  • From the archives: Evanston church hears Dr. King

    Editor's note: On the eve of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we look back more than 50 years to a Sunday in 1963 when the reverend delivered a sermon to an Evanston congregation. The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. explored the parable of the Good Samaritan...
  • Amy Poehler is the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

    Amy Poehler is the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year
    But what’s her favorite flavor? We’re not sure which we love more—Amy Poehler or pudding. So it’s only fitting that Harvard’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals has named her its Woman of the Year, which the university announced...
  • Boys' Basketball: Edison grinds out victory

    Boys' Basketball: Edison grinds out victory
    On opening night of the Sunset League boys' race last Friday, one of the key games had Edison traveling to face Huntington Beach. Both the Chargers and Oilers entered league play having successfully maneuvered through preseason play with 12 victories...
  • Leana Wen: Geography should not be destiny

    Leana Wen: Geography should not be destiny
    Tomorrow, I begin serving in Mayor Rawlings-Blake's administration as the Health Commissioner of Baltimore City. "Where did you go to school?" many have asked. I don't come from Baltimore, so I want to explain why I'm here by sharing where I come from....
  • Free admission to Port Discovery on MLK day

    Free admission to Port Discovery on MLK day
    Admission to Port Discovery will be free on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. "Visitors will have the opportunity to honor Dr. King’s dream, and experience the rich African-American history through interactive programs," according...
  • National parks and forests offer free admission on MLK Day

    National parks and forests offer free admission on MLK Day
    You can visit the country's national parks and forests for free on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the first fee-free day of the new year. Not all parks and forests charge entry fees, but those that do will give visitors a break next Monday. That means...
  • Courant Girls Basketball Ratings: No. 1 Capital Prep Has Big Games Looming

    Courant Girls Basketball Ratings: No. 1 Capital Prep Has Big Games Looming
    Weaver-Hartford had a tough week, losing to two teams ranked in the top five in the state, No. 3 Farmington and No. 4 South Windsor. That dropped the Beavers to No. 10 in The Courant area high school girls basketball ratings. Top-rated Capital Prep-...