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Martin Luther King Day

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  • 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-...
  • Abbott to be honored at MLK Shabbat service

    Abbott to be honored at MLK Shabbat service
    Arnold Abbott, known for his work feeding the homeless in Broward county since 1999, will be honored at a special Friday night Martin Luther King, Jr. Shabbat service to take place Jan. 16 at Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El in Plantation. "It is noteworthy...
  • Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy

    Community leaders to celebrate MLK's legacy
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day holds special significance this year. In addition to honoring King's legacy, it marks the 15th annual Spady Cultural Heritage Museum breakfast. "It's hard to believe that 15 years has passed, but it is lovely to acknowledge...
  • Larry Wilmore preparing to replace Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

    Larry Wilmore says that his new "Nightly Show" launching on Comedy Central later this month will be like a hybrid of "The Daily Show" and "Politically Incorrect," combining comic observations and a topical panel discussion. Wilmore's half-hour show,...
  • 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...
  • What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond

     What 2014's biggest social media fails can teach us in 2015 and beyond
    When I compile my list of the biggest social media fails of the year, one thing is always the same: It's enough to make me want to pound my head on my desk. As readers, you know how to avoid this stuff by now. For those who don't, let's examine a few...
  • A Word, Please: A guide on how to write names of holidays

    The new year, that is, New Year's, is upon us. Soon after will come Presidents Day, also known as Presidents' Day, then Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Veterans Day, Xmas and a bunch of other holidays no one knows how to write. Partly because so many...
  • Bob Ray Sanders: Can't wait for 'Selma,' a film on true-life drama

    The film that's been talked about the most among Americans during the last couple of weeks is not the one I most want to see right now. In fact, I have no intention at all of buying a ticket, paying an online fee or purchasing outright the movie, "The...