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Bob Franken: Holidays from hatred

...wouldn't be the first time the Super Bowl was yanked out of Arizona. In 1993, after voters decided to rescind the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the NFL championship game was switched to Pasadena. The local economy lost an estimated $500...
School news

...provided January 15 - Site Council Meeting 3:45 staff lounge January 20 - Vacation day - no school in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. January 22 - Early Release Day for Students ? 1:45 January 24 - Fun Fest, 3:30-5:00 p...
Rich Lowry: Jeremiah Denton for the ages

...The legend is that under the pressure of the Inquisition, Galileo said of the Earth, "Yet, it moves." That Martin Luther said, "Here I stand, I can do no other." Denton's words aren't an embellishment. They were seen by millions...

...higher-profile events elsewhere, like attacks on the "freedom riders" throughout the South, or the arrest of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during protests in Birmingham, Ala.Donaldson has been part of a team researching the civil rights era...
Joe, Sarah, Glenn, Richard and Barack, of course

...bigotry. As we've passed the annual observance of Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, and with it the annual introspection...President Barack Obama: "Mr. President, in honor of Martin Luther King and all who commit to ending any racial divide...
School news Kenai Peninsula Borough School District schools are closed today in observance of Alaska Civil Rights Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Early release dates for KPBSD schools Six times throughout the academic year, on a Wednesday...
Business news

...following workshops the week of Jan. 13: Monday, Jan. 20 - The Peninsula Job Center will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Tuesday, Jan. 21 - 9:00 am, Job Club ? Topic: Interviewing Skills; 10:30 am, Job Prep Wednesday...
What others say: Mandela's commitment to equality rarely seen

...century have made the kind of sweeping impact for good in the way that Nelson Mandela did - think Mahatma Ghandi and Martin Luther King Jr. He was a charismatic man who in a non-violent way put his life on the line - and his person in prison...
Civil Rights film seems to try too hard

...Civil Rights event and a part of every motif of the decade, up to and including being present in the hotel room with Martin Luther King Jr. on the day he was shot as well as becoming a founding member of the Black Panthers. Implausible as it was...
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Juneau residents hold 'Let Freedom Ring' rally

JUNEAU - A small group of residents gathered in Alaska's capital city Wednesday to mark the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech by ringing bells and singing."Let Freedom Ring" bell-ringing ceremonies...


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