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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover

    Trayvon Martin, others make New Yorker cover
    For Martin Luther King Jr. Day, The New Yorker has tied the civil rights leader's legacy to current events. King is shown in the Jan. 26 cover drawing along with Trayvon Martin and other young men of color who were killed at early ages. They are shown...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Aurora King Day celebration to feature 'Hero of the Year'

    Educational leader and Northwestern University professor Tim King will headline Aurora’s Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Waubonsie Valley High School, 2950 Ogden Ave. Named by People Magazine as “Hero of the Year&...
  • Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message

    Before you buy a mattress, hear Dr. King's message
    I have a dream ... Of a better night's sleep. One of my friends heard that line last week in a radio promo for a Martin Luther King Day mattress sale. Dream. Mattress. Get it? This friend — a Chicagoan who recently moved to California,...
  • MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day

    MLK Day message: Diversity should be every day
    Looking out at the faces assembled on the morning of Martin Luther King Day, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs remarked at how much they resembled the interracial, interdenominational marchers who followed King from Montgomery to Selma 50 years ago. "As...
  • Gunshots fired outside Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware home

    Gunshots fired outside Vice President Joe Biden's Delaware home
    Several gunshots were fired from a speeding vehicle outside Vice President Joe Biden’s Delaware home Saturday night, the Secret Service said Sunday, adding another security woe for the troubled agency. Biden and his wife, Jill, were not home and...