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Martin Luther King Day

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  • Kevin Hart and Ice Cube stake out box office with 'Ride Along'

    Kevin Hart and Ice Cube could book a victory at movie theaters this weekend as their new buddy cop comedy "Ride Along" takes aim at last week's victor "Lone Survivor" and the new contender "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit."   The $25-million "Ride Along,"...
  • Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Local events honor the memory of Martin Luther King Jr.
    Hampton Roads remembers slain civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. with a variety of musical salutes, parades and gatherings. Here are news releases containing details of some events taking place Jan. 17-20, 2014. ************** Stand Your...
  • Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act

    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers announced Thursday bipartisan legislation that would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court last summer. The bill would also establish new criteria to determine whether...
  • It's Freebie Friday! Warm up with hot freebies, retail coupons, dining deals

    It's Freebie Friday! Warm up with hot freebies, retail coupons, dining deals
    Happy Freebie Friday! It's a nippy 43 degrees this morning. Warm up with today's edition of hot freebies like free popcorn at AMC Theatres, coupon savings at Kohl's and Macy's and tasty dining deals at Domino's and Smokey Bones. You also can save at the...
  • Coconut Creek, others have weekend casino giveaways

    Coconut Creek, others have weekend casino giveaways
    The Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday makes it a three-day weekend for some, and Seminole Casino Coconut Creek knows you have a dream. There’s a giveaway of up to $2,500 every two hours from 1 p.m. through 9 p.m. Saturday and Monday. On...
  • 'Ride Along' Takes in Just Over a Million Dollars in Late Night Showings

    Universal's comedy "Ride Along," starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, earned $1.060 million in late night shows on Thursday. Movie is opening in 1,727 and expected to take the top spot this weekend, scoring in the mid- to high-$30 million range over the...
  • Box Office: 'Ride Along' Cruising to Certain Victory with $40 Million Over MLK Holiday Weekend

    It's looking like a good long weekend for Universal, with a decisive bow for "Ride Along" and a strong soph performance from "Lone Survivor" sure to take first and second place over the holiday weekend. "Ride Along" opened to $14.4 million Friday, and is...
  • 'Ride Along' cruising to victory over 'Lone Survivor,' 'Jack Ryan'

    It looks like Kevin Hart will easily lock up a first-place finish at the box office during the busy Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, coming in ahead of last week's victor "Lone Survivor" and the new "Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit."  Universal Pictures'...
  • Newest black leaders coming from all walks of life

    Newest black leaders coming from all walks of life
    The message is as important as ever, but the ones delivering it have changed. As South Florida celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day, professors, pastors and public servants say unlike black leaders of the past, who came from the church, today's leaders...
  • Mostly sunny and cool this week

    Mostly sunny and cool this week
    Although today should be on the warm side, expect an overall cool week with chilly mornings, mild afternoons, lots of sun and little, if any, rain. The South Florida forecast for Monday, Martin Luther King Day, calls for sunny skies with afternoon highs...
  • Greg Mortenson of 'Three Cups of Tea' returns to explain his actions

    Bestselling author Greg Mortenson agreed in 2012 to return $1 million to the charity he founded as part of a settlement over misuse of funds. The charity, the Central Asia Institute, was designed to build schools in remote regions of Afghanistan and...
  • Colby fire is 78% contained; all evacuation orders lifted

    Colby fire is 78% contained; all evacuation orders lifted
    After being driven for days by dry weather and high winds, the Colby fire was 78% contained Sunday morning, officials said, as firefighters made significant gains on the blaze near Glendora and Azusa. The last mandatory evacuation order in connection...