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Martin Luther King Day

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  • West Indian Dining in Connecticut? No Problem.

    West Indian Dining in Connecticut? No Problem.
    It was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the morning of Barack Obama's second inauguration, and four members of the planning committee for Hartford's Taste of the Caribbean and Jerk Festival sat down to draw up the agenda for this year's event, slated for Aug....
  • Cool to mild this week

    Cool to mild this week
    While today is expected to be warm, the rest of the week should see mild afternoons and cool evenings. South Florida's forecast for Monday, Martin Luther King Day: Partly sunny with highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s. There is a 20 percent...
  • Chicago schools consider unified calendar

    Chicago schools consider unified calendar
    Chicago Public Schools students would be on the same calendar in the coming year, one that begins Aug. 26 — at least a week before most students now start school — and ends June 10, under a proposal the Board of Education will vote on...
  • Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many

    Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many
    She'd never seen a presidential inauguration in her life, or wanted to, but on Jan. 20, 2009, Nathasa Werts braved bone-chilling weather and a crowd of more than a million people for a trip to Washington. The nation had just elected its first black...
  • Minister Calls For Building A New America Following Newtown Shooting

     Minister Calls For Building A New America Following Newtown Shooting
    — The tragic shooting deaths at Sandy Hook Elementary School can lead to a new and better America the Rev. James Forbes told the crowd at an interfaith service in Newtown Sunday night. "They did not die in vain," Forbes, his voice rising to a...
  • Inauguration, Spanish politics and Super Bowl prep

    Inauguration, Spanish politics and Super Bowl prep
    Barack Obama may already have been officially inaugurated yesterday, but don't tell that to the people on Washington's National Mall this morning: A second, more outdoor ceremony today will give the public a view as Obama starts his second term. Some of...
  • Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality

    Obama begins new term with calls for unity, equality
    President Barack Obama began his second term Monday by calling for an end to the rigid ideologies of modern politics but laying out a broad policy agenda more likely to stoke partisan confrontation than avoid it. Looking out over hundreds of thousands of...
  • St. Francis basketball suffers loss to Servite

    BURBANK — Whether competing in the Mission League or not, the St. Francis High basketball team has yet to break a bad habit of playing one poor quarter a game. Its played a direct role in several close losses throughout most of the first half of...
  • SPORTS ROUNDUP: Crescenta Valley girls' soccer delivers in league road victory over Glendale

    GIRLS’ SOCCER Crescenta Valley 2, Glendale 0: Sierra Rhoads and Rachel Bird each scored one goal Tuesday to lead the Falcons in a Pacific League road match. Crescenta Valley improved to 10-3-1, 7-1 in league. Glendale dropped to 4-9, 2-6....
  • 'Celebrating the Dream' features music with memories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

    Though Jan. 21 was a school holiday for students around the country, a number of students were on a school campus earlier this week. McDaniel College welcomed nearly 100 Carroll County schoolchildren on Monday to the fourth annual Martin Luther King Day...
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Lived On at St. Luke's Church Monday, with Classical Strings and Steel Drums

    Martin Luther King Jr. Lived On at St. Luke's Church Monday, with Classical Strings and Steel Drums
    Other cities may have had stuff like inaugurations and parades, but nothing can overpower Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in New Haven. Especially when you place some open-minded violinists in the midst of steel-drum thumpers. The MLK holiday in New...