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Business leaders worried bill could prompt NFL to relocate Super Bowl – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Republic points out that the league moved the 1993 Super Bowl to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif., after Arizona voters failed to approve a state holiday honoring Martin Luther King in November 1990. State business leaders sent a letter Monday …Super Bowl could nix Arizona if it doesn’t back off anti-gay lawSportingNews.comWhy the […]

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Driver Strikes Pedestrian In Southwest Denver, Drives Off –

Driver Strikes Pedestrian In Southwest Denver, Drives OffDenver police are also investigating a hit-and-run that occurred Thursday night at Martin Luther King Boulevard and York Street. In that incident a motorcyclist was seriously injured but is expected to live. Police were also looking for a silver four …Hit-and-run driver injures 1 in southwest DenverDenver PostDenver […]

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Mecanoo wins MLK Library Washington DC – Archinect

ArchinectD.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced today the design team Mecanoo and Martinez + Johnson is chosen to revitalize the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. The city’s aim for their Central Public Library project is to deliver a next generation library …DC picks architecture team to renovate MLK LibraryWashington PostArchitects Picked for MLK Library RedesignNBC4 […]

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San Francisco

‘Freedom Train’ Gains Last-Minute Riders, Will Run Again – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Freedom Train will likely run again next year on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day after last-minute ticket sales for the commemorative ride from San Jose and San Francisco skyrocketed. Some 1,031 riders took the chartered …Crowds heading to San Francisco for MLK march, festivalSan Francisco ExaminerLate ticket […]

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Tyson Chandler Criticizes New York Knicks’ Defensive Strategy vs. Brooklyn Nets – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportAs you can expect, New York Knicks big man Tyson Chandler was not happy after the 103-80 thrashing the Knicks suffered at the hands of the Brooklyn Nets on Monday afternoon. Chandler took a shot at head coach Mike Woodson and even the Knicks front …Nets Hand Knicks Fifth Straight LossESPNIf Melo’s smart, he’s […]

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Nation Honors MLK Day Through Service Projects, Parades – CBS Local

CBS LocalMeanwhile, he New York City Coalition Against Hunger spread 150 volunteers across the city for the 13th annual Serve-A-Thon, dishing out food, refurbishing a soup kitchen and educating residents on federal assistance programs. “We have so much hunger …Weather: 90 percent chance of snow in Central New York on Martin Luther King …Syracuse.comMLK day […]

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‘Ride Along’ cruises past ‘Jack Ryan’ at weekend box office – WINA AM 1070

WINA AM 1070RIDING HIGH: Kevin Hart and Ice Cube attend the ‘Ride Along’ Los Angeles premiere held at TCL Chinese Theatre on Jan. 13, in Hollywood, Calif. Photo: Associated Press/Todd Williamson. By Ronald Grover and Chris Michaud. LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK …Cop Comedy Ride Along Soars Past Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit At The US Box …EntertainmentwiseIce […]

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MLK Day events in metro Atlanta – WXIA-TV

WXIA-TV(WXIA) — Metro Atlanta residents are celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday in many ways Monday. Ambassador Andrew Young will join King’s family for a special service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, where bells will be rung for peace. Hosea …New MLK memorial planned for Georgia CapitolAtlanta Business ChronicleEbenezer Baptist Church hosts King Day serviceMacon […]

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Washington, DC weather forecast: Mild Monday, plunging temps and … – WJLA (blog)

WJLA (blog)Washington, D.C. weather forecast: Mild Monday, plunging temps and measurable snow Tuesday. January 19, 2014 – 10:10 PM. Email; Print. Steve Rudin By Steve Rudin (Twitter @SteveRudinABC7). Text size Decrease Increase. A mild Martin Luther King, …In service to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.Washington PostMartin Luther King Jr. ‘I Have a Dream’ Speech […]

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“Ride Along” Comedy Breaks Box Office Records – WorstPreviews.com

WorstPreviews.com“Ride Along” comedy, starring Kevin Hart and Ice Cube, turned in the best performance of all-time for the Martin Luther King Jr box office weekend. Costing only $25 million to make, the new movie grossed a whopping $41.2 million over its first three days and …Box office report: ‘Ride Along’ dominates with $47.8 million, breaks […]

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President Obama’s Speech At The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

President Obama’s Speech, courtesy of The White House. This is a transcript of the full speech given by President Barack Obama today, Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, and to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of The March On Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech at the same place at the Lincoln […]

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50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington: President Obama’s Proclamation

On Friday, President Obama presented this proclamation celebrating the 50th Anniversary of The March On Washington, which was held August 28th, 1963. That event, which drew 250,000 people, was the place where one of the greatest speeches ever given was delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This speech: The 50th Anniversary Of The March […]

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Supreme Court Drops DOMA, Prop 8: Oakland Mayor Quan, Councilmember Kaplan

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan made the following joint statement Wednesday with Oakland City Council President Pro Tem Rebecca Kaplan, the city’s first openly-lesbian councilmember, in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage, where DOMA, the Defense Of Marriage Act, and Prop 8, were rejected. (The joint appearance of Quan and Kaplan may also […]

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‘Mad Men’ Remembers Martin Luther King’s Assasination

Mad Men commonly provides good episodes, but tonight’s segment, called “The Flood” was one of those that reached pure television excellence. On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King was shot – the 46th anniversary was on April 4th of this year. ‘Mad Men’ creator Matthew Winer and his writing team skillfully designed the show’s characters […]

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Presidential Inauguration Theme: “Faith in America’s Future”

The Presidential Inauguration Committee announced the theme for the 2013 Inauguration: “Faith in America’s Future.” U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies (JCCIC), said “Our nation has faced countless challenges throughout its history, and each time we have come together as Americans and moved forward with renewed strength,” […]

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Was Arizona Gov Jan Brewer Drunk While Pointing Finger In Obama’s Face?

Two days ago, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer shocked the World by showing just how little class and dignity she has when she greeted U.S. President Barack Obama on the tarmac at Phoenix International Airport. Brewer just had to tell Obama she wasn’t sorry for the way she portrayed a conversation they had at The White […]

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Morrie Turner, Wee Pals Cartoon Creator, Honored By Oakland City Council

Morrie Turner is the symbol of Oakland’s unique way it expresses its diverse culture. The famous cartoonist best known for his Wee Pals cartoon creations, is as much a part of Oakland’s Soul as the Tribune Tower, Lake Merritt, and the Oakland Coliseum. But, even though Turner’s Wee Pals wasn’t ran in many newspapers in […]

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MLK Memorial, President Obama, Capture Twitter – #MLKMemorial

President Obama has just, as of this writing, finished a rousing speech to officially dedicate the new MLK Memorial for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And between the President, the crowd, and the moment, the Twitter hashtag #MLKMemorial, “President Obama,” and “Dr. King” were all among the top 10 Twitter Topics for Sunday morning. What […]