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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Simsbury Students Work To Make Martin Luther King Memorial A Reality

    Simsbury Students Work To Make Martin Luther King Memorial A Reality
    SIMSBURY — What started as a history investigation to prove that Martin Luther King Jr. had spent two summers working in Simsbury, has grown into a community project of greater proportions. A group of students and community advisors are now hoping...
  • Box office: 'Think Like a Man Too' grosses $1.8 million Thursday

    Box office: 'Think Like a Man Too' grosses $1.8 million Thursday
    Think Kevin Hart, think box-office dollars. The comic's new ensemble comedy "Think Like a Man Too" grossed $1.8 million from Thursday night showings that started at 7 p.m., according to an estimate by the film's distributor, Sony's Screen Gems. That...
  • Kevin Hart likely set for No. 1 with 'Think Like A Man Too'

    Kevin Hart likely set for No. 1 with 'Think Like A Man Too'
    Kevin Hart is set to again prove his box-office power with the arrival of "Think Like a Man Too" this weekend. The Screen Gems sequel should gross $30 million or more in ticket sales through Sunday, according to people who have seen pre-release audience...
  • Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects

    Florida lawmakers litter budget with hometown projects
    TALLAHASSEE – Southwest Ranches describes itself glowingly as a rural, Old Florida time-warp of a town near Fort Lauderdale, complete with “donkeys braying, roosters crowing, and no sidewalks.” But the farming community of 7,000 on the...
  • Was Martin Luther King wrong?

    "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice," the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. assured his followers. But was he right? The arc of American history, at least, has a different shape. During the 19th century, a high point for...
  • Saslaw hits Republicans on bill he killed

    There was an odd moment during yesterday's veto session when House Republicans killed off a piece of legislation they had supported in overwhelming numbers a few months before. Then Democrats complained, despite having killed the bill themselves in March....
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  • Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine

    Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine
    Don’t be surprised if Susan Tedeschi slips into a little Mahalia Jackson on Saturday. The spirit may move her, she says. The Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will host its second annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday at Mizner...
  • The last best witness

    The last best witness
    One of the most powerful images in "The Movement," the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale photography exhibition about the Civil Rights Era, shows a group of demonstrators being assaulted with fire hoses at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Ala., on May 3,...
  • Polar vortex sequel: Winter storm bringing heaps of snow to Northeast

    Snow began falling in parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, the vanguard of a major storm that has already led to the cancellation of thousands of flights, an unexpected closure of some federal offices and even prompted New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to drop...
  • Boys' Basketball: Seahawks beat Oilers in annual MLK matchup

    For the past eight years, the Huntington Beach High and Ocean View boys' basketball teams have played on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and, like so many of their preceding games, Monday's nonleague matchup went down to the wire. This time, it was Ocean...