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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...
Hope all is well. It was a lovely January weekend, for sure. Wouldn’t it be nice to think that spring is here? Oyster supper set for Saturday The Rohrersville Ruritan will hold an oyster, ham and turkey dinner Saturday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. The...
Aldon Morris is a Northwestern University professor who has accompanied busloads of students traveling from the school's Evanston campus to Chicago's Far South Side, passing through areas where President Barack Obama once stomped as a community organizer....
Staff WriterMembers of the Valley community took time to reflect on the significance of Martin Luther King Jr.’s work and the future of his dream in the Valley during a special presentation on the steps of the Imperial County Superior Courthouse on Monday...
Channel 2 NewsAll national parks will have free entrance on Monday, January 21 in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Alaska has 23 national parks and had more than 2.3 million visitors in 2011, according to the National Park Service. “The holiday...
The hunt for Osama Bin Laden last year proved a bigger draw for moviegoers than a battle against organized crime 70 years ago. Thriller "Zero Dark Thirty" had a decisive victory at the box office this weekend, grossing $24 million in the U.S. and...
The nation is set to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday. Although this is a national holiday, it might, at first blush, seem far removed from the lives of many South Dakotans. After all, South Dakota, as reported by the U.S. Census, is...
Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., Holidays
Sun SentinelWhile 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...
Tags: Weather Reports, Weather
Another unseasonably "warm" day on tap across Kansas with plenty of sunshine. Temperatures will max out in the upper 50s and low 60s, which is some 15-20 degrees above normal for January. Colder tonight into Sunday, before the much colder air arrives...
Monday, millions of Americans will honor the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. by volunteering for community service. They will collect cans of food for the poor, ladle soup for the hungry and help the homeless. They will talk about their rewarding experiences,...
firstname.lastname@example.orgIn the mid-20th century, a black seamstress, tired after a long day at work, was thrown into jail and fined because she refused to give up her seat on an Alabama bus so a white man could sit down. A 6-year-old black child was spit upon by a New Orleans...
Somewhere between Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Super Bowl, some pirates find time to take over downtown Tampa for the annual Gasparilla pirate parade and street festival. Held on the last Saturday of January each year, more than 350,000 decended on...
Tags: Super Bowl, Piracy, Mardi Gras, Tampa, Festive Events
Jan 20, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Jan 21, 2013 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
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Jan 10, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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