Martin Luther King Day Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Fact Check: Does Alabama Celebrate Robert E. Lee And Martin Luther King Jr. On The Same Day?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    Equal Justice Institute founder Bryan Stevenson claimed Monday that "In my state [of Alabama]a we don't even have Martin Luther King Day; we have Martin Luther King - Robert E. Lee Day" on CNN. The statement was made during a discussion about the ongoing controversy surrounding statues and other monuments commemorating the Confederacy across the U.S. Most recently, protestors in North Carolina toppled a 1924 statue of a Confederate soldier Monday in response to deadly violence during a Saturday rally in Charlottesville.

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  2. Houston Rockets Unveil Full 2017-2018 ScheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | Houston Press

    ... State), the prime time spot on Christmas night (at Oklahoma City) and the final game of the night on Martin Luther King Day (at the Clippers). That's respect! 3. When are the Rocket "grudge matches"? I would say the pool of Rockets "grudge level" ...

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  3. NBA schedule release: The 10 Warriors games you should circle on your calendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | CBS Sports

    ... juggernaut. Just like last season, these two teams will follow their Christmas tilt with a rematch on Martin Luther King Day. Golden State will enter a hostile environment, the whole NBA world will be watching and the result will be dissected from ...

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  4. Churches night: - what Heaven is going to be like'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | The Countywide

    ... those at Jones Chapel United Methodist Church walked to First United Methodist Church to celebrate Martin Luther King Day. Such a service prior would have been rare, if at all, as best anyone can remember. "For me, this was a long time coming," said ...

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  5. 2017-18 school calendarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2017 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Nov. 10, Veterans Day; Nov. 22-24, Thanksgiving break; Dec. 21-Jan. 2, Christmas break; Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Day; Feb. 19, staff development; and March 29 through April 4, Easter break. Many of the holidays and staff development days may be ...

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  6. Miami Heat tentatively set to open season at Orlando, host Cleveland only onceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    ... a TV industry source told The Herald that the Heat will play at the Chicago Bulls on Jan. 15, on Martin Luther King Day, in a game that might be televised nationally. Please click here for my in-depth look at what evaluators have to say about the ...

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  7. WaPo Worried About Policing, GOP Governors, As Crime Rates SkyrocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    WASHINGTON MONUMENT, WASHINGTON D.C., UNITED STATES OF AMERICA : On Martin Luther King Day, hundreds gather for a commemorative walk. "nIn the foreground, a man wears a jacket saying "Hands up, don't shoot", a slogan that originated after the shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American shot dead on August 9th, 2014 by Darren Wilson, a policeman."

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  8. 49th NAACP Image Awards to Be Telecast Live MLK Day, January 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... said NAACP National Board of Directors Chairman Leon W. Russell. "In alignment with The National Martin Luther King Day of Service, we are encouraging our nominees, celebrity presenters and performers, network representatives, staff, directors, ...

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  9. CampusLink shuttle service extendedRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    ... ancellor Jerrilee Mosier said in the release. There is no shuttle service on Saturdays or Sundays, on Martin Luther King Day, or during Thanksgiving break, winter break or summer break.

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  10. BriefsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2017 | Journal Gazette

    ... during Ivy Tech's fall and spring semesters. There is no shuttle service on Saturdays or Sundays, on Martin Luther King Day, or during Thanksgiving break, winter break or summer break.

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  11. Betty Dukes, Wal-Mart greeter who took retail giant to the U.S....Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Roland said. In her off time, Dukes helped organize community banquets with speakers celebrating Martin Luther King Day , Black History Month and the election of President Obama. She also helped distribute food to the needy. At least twice a year, ...

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  12. The last nurses strike in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... 80 cents to 95 cents and from $1 to $1.15 for those assigned to the night shift, and the addition of Martin Luther King Day as a holiday with pay. At the time, strikers said their hourly pay rates, which ranged from $9.75 to $14.61, were lower than ...

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  13. Renowned West African musician opens restaurant in former Nickerson TavernRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Republican Journal

    ... for his language track came when he was asked to train students in African drumming for a Martin Luther King Day celebration for the school and community. The performance was a huge success, and following the advice of the music professors he'd ...

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  14. Some are frustrated Paladino hearing will limit public attendanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | 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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  15. L.A. council panel backs plan for a new city holiday: Indigenous Peoples DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... district has a significant number of Italian American residents. "To me, I feel like it's removing Martin Luther King Day out of our books a or removing Cesar Chavez Day," he said. Council President Herb Wesson , who heads the rules committee, spent ...

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  16. Draft dreams come true for Burger, HouckRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2017 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    ... Jennifer Houck can still remember the day she signed Tanner up for his first pitching lesson: Martin Luther King Day when Tanner was 7. She saw an advertisement for a lesson service called Balls and Strikes and decided to give them a call. "I was ...

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  17. Montana Students Required To Attend School On MLK DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | The Daily Caller

    The school district in Bozeman, Mont., decided at a recent school board meeting that students will be required to go to school on Martin Luther King Day, a federal holiday. "As more families from other states move to Bozeman, some parents are surprised or upset to learn that kids here don't get a holiday from school on Martin Luther King Day," While most schools and workplaces across the country take the day off, Bozeman has been using the Federal Holiday as "an opportunity to teach kids about the slain civil rights leader, but Superintendent Rob Watson told School Board trustees Tuesday that some parents see it as diminishing King."

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  18. Activist pastor moves on from NorthbrookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... with a congregation that already had an ecumenical bent, as evidenced by the annual multi-faith Martin Luther King Day of service. The event was organized by members about the same time she arrived. And as soon as she got to Northbrook, she received ...

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  19. Tripple Overtime - Lead on Coach Ayers and Coach McBride, you will be missedRead the original story

    May 18, 2017 | Coastal Point

    ... her know you thought your iPhone calendar was a sudoku app until trying to solve that 3-by-3 with "Martin Luther King Day" last week. (6) Wait, why is she pointing like that? Are you supposed to be looking at something? Just make a show of squinting ...

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  20. Anti-Paladino protesters call on NYSED leader to remove board memberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | 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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