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  1. Sharpton Plans Pre-Inauguration March to Tell Dems Not to 'Weaken' on Trump NomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Mediaite.com

    Al Sharpton is planning a pre-inauguration march and rally with the purpose of pressuring Democrats not to cave on President-elect Donald Trump 's nominees for high-level positions. Sharpton announced the big event, set for January 14th, yesterday.

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  2. Jordan High mourns the loss of its fixer, Mr. BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    I'm sitting at Fred's Tires on a Saturday morning, waiting for an alignment, and I'm thinking about how important tires are to our lives. If we didn't have tires, our lives would fall apart.

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  3. Mesa Verde plans 10 free days in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cortez Journal News

    Mesa Verde National Park plans to waive entrance fees on 10 days in 2017, beginning with Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Jan. 16. “Fee-free days offer a wonderful time for new visitors to become familiar with the park and for return visitors to rediscover the magic of Mesa Verde,” said Superintendent Cliff Spencer.

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  4. 'Why should it ever be over?' Liz Lichtman of RUBARB wants a bike for all who need oneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Inside what used to be the old Jewel Box nightclub on Piety and North Tonti streets in the 9th Ward, volunteers and members of the community build bikes that carry New Orleanians to school, to playgrounds and to work. RUBARB , which is an acronym for Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes, has a mission: To make it possible for anyone who needs a bike to have one.

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  5. Nominations for county MLK Humanitarian and Student Humanitarian of the Year by December 14Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Antioch Herald

    Do you know someone whose work and presence in the community exemplifies the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.? Now is the time to submit your candidates for consideration as the Contra Costa County Humanitarian and Student Humanitarian of the Year. The deadline to have your candidate considered has been extended.

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  6. James Baldwin Speaks to Now in I Am Not Your NegroRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | LA Weekly

    Like Ava DuVernay's 13th , Raoul Peck's I Am Not Your Negro travels a straight, well-researched path from the darkest tragedies of American history to the ones that plague the country today. Both films filter African-American life through the prism of the societal construct called race, but while DuVernay's dissertation focuses on mass incarceration and the constitutional means by which it was made possible, Peck's thesis observes the daily struggles of Black folks in America from the brilliant, pointed view of James Baldwin.

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  7. Alveda King on Disproportionate Abortion of Black Babies: 'That's Certainly Black Genocide'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cybercast News Service

    Pro-life black leaders are denouncing the disproportionate number of black babies who are aborted every year as genocidal population control. According to the l atest repor t from the Centers for Disease and Prevention 35 percent of of unborn babies aborted in the U.S. in 2013 were black, even though blacks make up only 13.3 percent of the total population.

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  8. 10 things to see and do in MontgomeryRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 23 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    ... a block from the Capitol Building is Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church. Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr served as the church's pastor from 1954 until 1960. Montgomery's early civil rights activities, including the 1956 Montgomery ...

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  9. Chester tables year-end worker bonusesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Weirton Daily Times

    Council voted 3-0 on Monday to table the bonuses until April. Mayor Larry Forsythe cast a vote, as did Councilmen Brad Anderson and John Dotson noted the city is facing a deficit of more than $80,000 because of a decline in racetrack video lottery revenue, an increase in the liability insurance premium and a recently-discovered overpayment of the ... (more)

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  10. Supervisors try a new twist on a perpetual problemRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Los Angeles County supervisors Hilda Solis, Janice Hahn, Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl are seen shortly after Barger was sworn into the board at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Los Angeles on Dec. 5. Los Angeles County supervisors Hilda Solis, Janice Hahn, Kathryn Barger and Sheila Kuehl are seen shortly after Barger was sworn into the board at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Los Angeles on Dec. 5. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has tried many ways to govern, having at times a weak chief administrator, a strong one, direct board control over all 30-plus departments, or indirect control for some and direct for others.

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  11. Rock Island County preparing for possible record voter turnoutRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island

    They're expecting about 70,000 to 72,000 people to vote in the 2016 election. That's a slight increase from the 65,000 to 70,000 they've seen in recent years.

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  12. As Oscar season approaches, let's get smarter about fact-checking moviesRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    OPINION : Just in time for Oscar season, the data journalists at Information Is Beautiful have launched a new portal, called Based on a True True Story?, that allows users to check just how accurate recent Oscar-bait has been. The site has already inspired headlines about the accuracy of, say, Ava DuVernay's Selma relative to the Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game .

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  13. School board lobbies legislators for funding, policy changesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    School officials Monday lobbied state and local legislators for expansion of the pre-kindergarten program and for measures to allow school administrators to hire experts without state certificates to teach specialty classes and to make some holiday closings optional. At the second annual legislative breakfast Monday, school board President Stacy Korbelak laid out the board's policy priorities as legislators prepare to convene for the General Assembly session in January.

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  14. One Million Stars To End Violence Installation - City Hall AtriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A woven tapestry of handmade stars crafted by the local Bloomington community in support of the "One Million Stars to End Violence" initiative is on view in the City Hall Atrium. The project was kicked off with a community star-weaving workshop on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day , hosted by the Mathers Museum of World Cultures with support from the City of Bloomington Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commission.

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  15. Chester delays employee awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Review

    Council voted 3-0 on Monday to table the bonuses until April. Mayor Larry Forsythe cast a vote, as did Councilmen Brad Anderson and John Dotson noted that the city is facing a deficit of more than $80,000 because of a decline in racetrack video lottery revenue, an increase in the liability insurance premium and a recently-discovered overpayment of the business and occupation tax.

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  16. Girl, 13, struck and killed Sunday while crossing streetRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | SFGate

    A 13-year-old girl who was struck and killed by a vehicle as she was crossing a street in Pittsburg on Sunday evening was known for her "giant smile and positive energy," according to a statement from the girl's school. Jordyn Molton of Pittsburg was struck shortly before 6 p.m. as she was crossing School Street at the corner of Harbor Street with a group of friends, according to police.

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  17. Sophomore Kyle Allman having breakout season for CSUF basketballRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Wave

    Kyle Allman sprinted toward the basket on a fastbreak. He didn't care that Washington's Markelle Fultz, considered by some to be the No.

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  18. Activist Shaun King Announces the Launch of the 'Injustice Boycott'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sojourners

    On Dec. 5 Shaun King, the senior justice writer for the New York Daily News , announced the launch of the Injustice Boycott . In his announcement, published at Medium , King described the social justice initiative as "an organized resistance, driven by local people and activists, supported by passionate believers all over the country and around the world."

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  19. Orlando approves Tinker Field History PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Orlando Sentinel

    Plans for the Tinker Field History Plaza, commemorating the historic baseball field demolished last year, won the approval of Orlando's City Council on Monday. "This has been a lengthy process, but a very important one," said District 5 Commissioner Regina Hill.

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  20. County officials sworn in MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    La Salle County State's Attorney Karen Donnelly and County Board Chairman Jerry Hicks raise their hands Monday to give an oath of office at the La Salle County Governmental Complex. Five county officials, who won in the November election, were sworn in at the ceremony.

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