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Martin Luther King Day

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • South Florida forecast: Grab a coat

    South Florida forecast: Grab a coat
    So you wanted winter weather? Then get ready to wake up to "feels-like" temperatures in the upper 30s and low 40s as arctic air gushes over the region. Highs Thursday were predicted to be in the upper 50s and low 60s – or about 15 degrees colder...
  • The last best witness

    The last best witness
    One of the most powerful images in "The Movement," the NSU Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale photography exhibition about the Civil Rights Era, shows a group of demonstrators being assaulted with fire hoses at Kelly Ingram Park in Birmingham, Ala., on May 3,...
  • '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'...
  • Gospel music salute to Martin Luther King Jr. will feature Hope Askew, Half Mile Home

    Gospel music salute to Martin Luther King Jr. will feature Hope Askew, Half Mile Home
    The Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration, a free event happening Jan. 19 in Newport News, will feature performances by Hope Askew and Half Mile Home. Half Mile Home is an Ohio-based band that cites influences ranging from The O'Jays and Lakeside to...
  • 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...
  • Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound

    Hoops | New Trier girls off to fast start as boys rebound
    New Trier's boys and girls varsity basketball teams are experiencing something of a role reversal this winter. Both continued to play their new roles well last weekend with Central Suburban South victories against Glenbrook South. The experienced...
  • Girls hoops | Boards of education for Maine South

    Girls hoops | Boards of education for Maine South
    Maine South's girls basketball team has rebounded from a rough patch in December. Rebounding has been the key. "We looked at a lot of data," Hawks coach Mark Smith said. "If we rebound more than 30 times a game, we're 8-0. We really emphasize that...
  • Letter: City should focus on library's overall operations

    Re “New year will follow some familiar stories...Museum, library changes” (Jan. 2): If a pending Carrell Associates survey is similar to the survey submitted to the City Council by the Rose Institute in late December, it will ask very...
  • Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine

    Susan Tedeschi's heavy Sunshine
    Don’t be surprised if Susan Tedeschi slips into a little Mahalia Jackson on Saturday. The spirit may move her, she says. The Grammy-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band will host its second annual Sunshine Music and Blues Festival on Saturday at Mizner...
  • Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more

    Faces to Watch 2014: Classical music | Yotam Haber, Sunny Yang and more
    The Times asked its reporters and critics to highlight figures in entertainment and the arts who will be making news in 2014. Here’s who they picked: Khatia Buniatishvili | Pianist The sultry young Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili sneaked...