Martin Luther King Day Newswire

Martin Luther King Day Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Martin Luther King Day.

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  1. NYSED orders hearing date for Carl PaladinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 18 | WNED

    ... Eileen Buckley says the event is called "Pushing Past Paladino". A few hundred people took part in a Martin Luther King Day prayer vigil and rally to oust Carl Paladino from the Buffalo School Board on Monday. The effort is being sponsored by a ...

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  2. The Story Behind the Meme Mocking Pepsi's Attempts to Brand RebellionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Common Dreams

    ... meme that mocks the ignorance of the Pepsi ad that was made from an image taken of me at the 2015 Martin Luther King Day rally in Seattle. But here's what folks who shared the meme might not know about that photo: The image is a still taken from a ...

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  3. Henderson: 'What I'm taking to heart is the opportunity to be like Jay'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 9 | Davis Enterprise

    Emily Henderson, center, director of the Acme Theatre Company, works with Laura Sandage of the Free Range Singers, right, on a collaborative performance of song and spoken word for Martin Luther King Day in 2015 at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis. Wayne Tilcock/Enterprise file photo It's easy to look around Davis and see the handiwork of many involved and conscientious citizens.

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  4. Ridgefield Chorale celebrates 40 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 | News Times

    Members of the Ridgefield Chorale perform at the Martin Luther King Day celebration in the Ridgefield Playhouse. Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 Members of the Ridgefield Chorale perform at the Martin Luther King Day celebration in the Ridgefield Playhouse.

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  5. One World Adventure is hosting a community clean up to "Erase the Waste"Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 29 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    "It's sponsored by TVA through the reservoir and community clean up," says Angie Shugart, the founder of One World Adventure Company. "We lived out near the river and we noticed that there was an issue with litter on the roadways, so we started out every year on Martin Luther King Day with the kids cleaning up our own neighborhood," said Shugart.

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  6. Miami police shooting: 4 arrested in attack on 2 undercover detectivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Fox News

    ... an officer with violence. The 19-year-old was arrested by detective White back in January at a Martin Luther King Day parade. The 19-year-old arrived to the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center, Wednesday afternoon, and was seen exiting the ...

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  7. America's dumbest congressman* is at it againRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 26 | Daily Kos

    ... that he needs to take a remedial biology class. Representative Grothman also does not believe that Martin Luther King Day should be a holiday , and says giving state workers that day off is an He also prefers anecdotal evidence over actual research. ...

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  8. Meghan Markle: Don't Change My Skin ToneBy Tom SykesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | The Daily Beast

    ... Bethann Hardison, Zazie Beetz, Eva Longoria, and Samira Wiley, follows Markle's publication, on Martin Luther King Day, of a moving piece of writing exploring the overt and covert racism she and her family have experienced throughout their lives. In ...

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  9. Blight battle finds focus at Aretha Franklin's birthplaceRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | WALR-FM Atlanta

    ... of a community. In this Jan. 16, 2017 photo, Brandon Nelson helps to clear trash from a home on Martin Luther King Day in Memphis, Tenn. Volunteers, neighbors and even jail inmates worked to clear out old mattresses, rotting wooden beams, buckets ...

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  10. Cleveland Orchestra Celebrates 100 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... Orchestra's educational outreach program this year, and it will be part of the Orchestra's annual Martin Luther King Day concert in January. Welser-Most says many of the composers featured this year are people who stood up for their beliefs, and he ...

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  11. The Cleveland Orchestra's Centennial Season Will Celebrate...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    ... Orchestra's educational outreach program this year, and it will be part of the Orchestra's annual Martin Luther King Day concert in January. Welser-Most says many of the composers featured this year are people who stood up for their beliefs, and he ...

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  12. Trump's budget kills national service when we need community mostRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | The Hill

    ... bill Moneyman brings budget prowess to lobby firm MORE , who spent a portion of the most recent Martin Luther King Day at a Retired Senior Volunteer Program in his District, or many others, all too often those members most moved by what they see are ...

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  13. Flags will mark first day of springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Davis Enterprise

    ... owntown on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Patriot Day (remembering 9/11), Veterans Day and Martin Luther King Day. The flags are put out at sunrise and taken down before sunset the same day.

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  14. The greening of Brookfield Elementary SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | Inside Bay Area

    A coalition of non-profits, school district employees and state agencies has launched an ambitious project: the greening of Brookfield Elementary School in East Oakland to reduce pollutants and improve students' health. This past Martin Luther King Day, more than 300 volunteers, teachers and families spent the day planting trees, the first step in a complex environmental restoration that will eventually include a vegetation barrier of 1,000 trees planted next to the freeway retaining wall, an orchard of orange, pomegranate and kiwi trees and a small farm.

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  15. Sevier County gears up for first spring break after wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | WKRN

    ... y were very slow," said owner John Madewell. "Normally, we have a pretty good weekend in January with Martin Luther King Day, but that didn't really come through like everybody had hoped."

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  16. Anthony Beilenson, the Consequential LegislatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Real Clear Politics

    ... Education, believing that education should be a matter for the states. He voted against establishing Martin Luther King Day as a holiday, saying federal employees did not need more holidays. He voted against National Grandparents Day, which he ...

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  17. Sevier County businesses gear up for first spring break after wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... were very slow," said Owner John Madewell. "Normally we have a pretty good weekend in January with Martin Luther King Day but that didn't really come through like everybody had hoped. "Right now March isn't as strong as it was 2016," said Madewell. ...

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  18. He said WHAT?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Folio Weekly

    ... I'm going to enjoy the day off," to which Chief Musco responded, "Columbus Day was taken from us for Martin Luther King Day." The complaint said he further stated that officers who work the MLK Jr. Day event are paid overtime. News4Jax reported that ...

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  19. Big East Tournament breakdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | Newsday

    ... East appeared to have two bona fide Final Four contenders in Villanova and Creighton. That changed on Martin Luther King Day, when Creighton star point guard Maurice Watson Jr. tore an ACL. The Blue Jays have stumbled without him, losing seven of ...

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  20. Evergreen Public Schools considers schedule changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2017 | The Columbian

    ... break rather than the 11-day break students had last year. Students will have Jan. 15 off for Martin Luther King Day, followed by another day off on Jan. 29 for semester break and teacher grading. Students would have another break on Feb. 16 and 19, ...

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