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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up

    Journalist's videos capture mayoral campaign in close-up
    There are few places less hospitable on a Chicago winter morning than an "L" stop. But that's where hundreds of thousands of us spend time and where candidates for political office occasionally show up, smiling and pressing the flesh and otherwise trying to coax our votes.
  • Vernon BOE discusses religious holidays

    The Vernon Board of Education approved its school calendar for the 2015-2016 school year, but not until it heard concerns over which holidays are observed, and which are not. Superintendent Mary Conway said her proposed calendar was constructed after...

    Racially segregated war memorial plaques divide South Carolina town

    Racially segregated war memorial plaques divide South Carolina town
    It was a noble gesture intended to salve the wounds of this former mill town’s segregated past. Mayor Welborn Adams and the local American Legion raised $15,000 for new plaques on the town’s war memorial to replace ones that designate the...

    Interfaith service at Hamden synagogue honors King legacy

    As Norman Rashba, a longtime member of Congregation Mishkan Israel, remembers the early 1960s, "the circumstances in the community were very interesting at that time. This was really the beginning of the social justice revolution." At Mishkan Israel, the...

    Oswego business owners create Random Acts of Candy

    Oswego business owners create Random Acts of Candy
    "Sometimes, you just don't know what people are doing out in the community," Ernie Bolen of Oswego said. As a way to find out and give back to their community in 2012, Pam and Ernie Bolen, owners of Mamie's Toffee & Treats in Oswego, began to surprise...