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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Unity Heritage Festival celebrates the dream of freedom

    Unity Heritage Festival celebrates the dream of freedom
    The Rev. John P Phillips recalled the story of the two boys, around the age of six, who were sitting around talking, when one of them posed the question. “Why doesn’t your daddy go to the same church we do,” Phillips noted that the boy...
  • Biden promotes community policing to ease tensions

    Biden promotes community policing to ease tensions
    Citing the words of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that the U.S. needs to "bridge that separation" that exists between law enforcement and communities of color and suggested a return to "genuine community policing"...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service

    Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Nation remembers with parades, service
    The nation celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday with parades, community service and calls for harmony after a year that again tested the boundaries of race relations in the United States. With major parades in Los Angeles and San Antonio,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Friends of the Libraries: Make a pet that won't need feeding

    Help make your own tech pet with a 3D printer at the Costa Mesa Technology Library from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 17 and 24. Participants will be able to explore Thingiverse, choose their own tech pet and prepare it for 3D printing. Library staff will complete...