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7 min ago | SILive.com

Drunken driver couldn't stay in lane as he poked along the highway at 15 mph, police allege

A Pennsylvania man's slow going on the Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway got him locked up on drunken driving charges, according to police.

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Related Topix: Wilkes-Barre, PA

4 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Asbury Park mayor and council candidates file for electionAsbury Park ...

Asbury Park mayor and council candidates file for election 13 candidates have filed to run.

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Related Topix: Asbury Park, NJ, Hip-Hop, The a-Team, Asbury, NJ

18 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

The Record: King's message

THE FIRST statue in Bergen County honoring civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. is closer to being unveiled this fall on the Fairleigh Dickinson University campus in Hackensack after originally being scheduled for a spring dedication.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 8/31/2014

ENCHANTED APRIL Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre 7/25-9/7/2014 When two frustrated London housewives decide to rent a villa in Italy for a holiday away from their bleak marriages, they recruit two very different English women to share the cost and the experience.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Did You Know: US Gov't Found Guilty In Conspiracy To Assassinate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. stands with other civil rights leaders on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tenn., on April 3, 1968, a day before he was assassinated at approximately the same place.

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OregonLive.com

Food donations to be accepted at Beaverton Building, city library for Hunger Action Month

Volunteers showed up at the Oregon Food Bank in Beaverton in January to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with a day of service.

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PRLog US Entertainment

Xernona Clayton celebrates birthday in Bahamas

PRLog - Aug. 31, 2014 - By Arthia Nixon, The Ambassador Agency for Bahamas Consul General's Office, Atlanta ... Xernona Clayton, founder of the International Civil Rights Walk of Fame celebrated her 84th birthday on the Bahamas island where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned a portion of his "I Have A Dream" speech.

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Detroit Free Press

Rochelle Riley: Rosa Parks' legacy too big to be hidden in dark

Thank God there are people who understand the meaning of the word "legacy." That understanding has been in short supply in recent years, particularly in the African-American communities and most notably in the case of civil rights icons whose memories demand remembrance.

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Related Topix: African-American, Detroit, MI

Sat Aug 30, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Cars tangle in crash near Crown Hill

The crash happened at 38th and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. streets and shut down the westbound lanes of West 38th Street.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Rosa Parks' heirs and institute gain from estate sale

A postcard from London from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., top right, and a rosary, bottom right, are two of more than 8,000 items in the Rosa Parks collection at Guernsey's Auctioneers in New York.

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Lucianne.com

Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5million to Warren Buffett s son

A foundation controlled by the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett has paid $4.5 million for hundreds of artifacts belonging to civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, a lawyer for ParksA heirs said on Friday.

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PennLive.com

Harrisburg school officials want to add camp focusing on science, technology, engineering, math

Next summer, 300 third through fifth graders in Harrisburg could be spending three weeks at a free camp focusing on science, technology, engineering and math skills.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

AFL-CIO

Throwback Thursday: 250,000 March for Jobs and Freedom

Fifty-one years ago today, 250,000 people joined the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

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The Washington Post

Handout Photo. The picture is the front of Graceland, the spark for the trip.

Who: Cathy Alifrangis , of Herndon, Va., and her much younger sister , Maureen Perkey of Pittsburgh.

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The WSU Signpost

'I Have a Dream' anniversary celebrated at Weber State

Martin Luther King Jr. in the famous "March on Washington" protest. Many still feel his words are relevant today.

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Jerusalem Post

Hamas as seen by an American progressive Zionist state senator

As a progressive, I find my inspiration in the words of Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma Gandhi and Nelson Mandela.

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JD Supra

Long and Winding Road of FCPA Investigations

We all know the legal maxim justice delayed is justice denied. The origins of the phrase go way back in history.

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Post and Courier

Haley: DSS caseworkers should not bear sole responsiblity

Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday that Department of Social Services' workers will no longer bear the sole responsibility for children under their care, advocating a team approach that is perhaps her most direct response to criticism of the embattled agency to date.

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Post and Courier

Haley: DSS caseworkers should not bear sole responsiblity

Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday that Department of Social Services' workers will no longer bear the sole responsibility for children under their care, advocating a team approach that is perhaps her most direct response to criticism of the embattled agency to date.

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Google Sightseeing

On this day: MLK's I have a Dream Speech

On August 28, 1963, Martin Luther King Jr gave his famous I Have a Dream speech.

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