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37 min ago | The Miami Herald

Illinois postpones river bridge closure until 2015

The Belleville News-Democrat reports that the Illinois Department of Transportation has delayed until next summer its planned closure of the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge linking St. Louis to Illinois' East St. Louis.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

4 hrs ago | The Town Talk

Interstate 49 North slowly progressing in Shreveport

Giant mounds of gravel, heavy grading equipment, and a freshly cut swath through the woods just east of the Martin Luther King Jr. neighborhood in north Shreveport are the last piece of the Interstate 49 North puzzle that within a few years will link the northernmost Louisiana stretch to southern Arkansas.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Arkansas

Mon Jul 21, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

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MLK Bridge work postponed Rehab work on the Martin Luther King Jr. Bridge has been postponed, the Illinois Department of Transportation said Monday.

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Related Topix: East St. Louis, IL

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose: Simulated gunman exercise scheduled Friday at SJSU and MLK library

San Jose State University plans to conduct a training exercise Friday simulating a gunman at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, the school announced.

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The Campbell Reporter

San Jose: Simulated gunman exercise scheduled Friday at SJSU and MLK library

San Jose State plans to conduct a training exercise Friday simulating an active-shooter at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, the school announced.

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DNAInfo.com

Biz Markie, Kool Moe Dee and Rob Base Join Wingate Park Concert Series

Every week from now through the middle of August, the neighborhood is invited to Wingate Park for the 32nd annual Martin Luther King Jr. concert series .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Fayette schools study alternatives to MLK Academy, but law center says change is too slow

Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, 2200 Liberty Road, has several programs and satellite locations in addition to its daytime program for students who've had behavior issues at other schools.

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Lucianne.com

One Giant Leap Apollo 11 shistoric trip to the moon marksits 45th anniversary

A ONE GIANT LEAPA Apollo 11A s historic trip to the moon marks its 45th anniversary Fox News, by Staff The year was 1969.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Vicksburg Post

50 years after visit, church recalls MLK in Vicksburg

A half century ago this week as Mississippians were still reeling from the murders of three civil rights workers in Neshoba County and a new beginning with the passage of the Civil Rights Act, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. took to the pulpit of a Vicksburg church.

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John Hope Bryant

Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. Attempted to Deliver The Memo, With The Poor People's Campaign

My work was not nearly the first work in the space of silver rights empowerment for all.

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Indiana's NewsCenter

Annual Raft Race Caps Off Three Rivers Festival

The race began at Swinney Park on the St. Mary's River as dozens of contestants raced to the finish line at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Watch: Conyers reflects on legacy at Keith Collection ceremony

The who's-who of metro Detroit's legal and civic community celebrated Congressman John Conyers Jr.'s, donation of his personal and professional papers to the Damon J. Keith Law Collection of African American Legal History today.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Conyers, US House of Representatives, Democrat, African-American, Wayne State University

Alabama Live

Huntsville's Summer Feeding Program winds down after serving more than 95,000 meals

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- The Huntsville school system's Summer Feeding Program winds down today after serving more than 95,000 meals to hungry children.

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Detroit Free Press

Civil Rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery to speak at NAACP dinner in Southfield

With this being the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights bill, the Greater Southfield/Farmington Area NAACP has invited an instrumental figure in the shaping of the civil rights movement to be its keynote speaker at Sunday's fundraiser.

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The Times

David McMillian: Forgiveness is not a sign of weakness

Dear David: I've been struggling lately with forgiveness. Can you share any thoughts that may help me move past this block in being able to do what I think is truly right and what I truly need to do.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Political Wire

Political Courage Is Near Extinct

Joe Klein : "I saw the real thing for the first time on the night of April 4, 1968, when riots broke out across the country after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. Sen. Robert Kennedy decided to go into the heart of the Indianapolis ghetto-he was running for President at the time-and talk to the people.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Brooklynian

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Although I may be only one to use the DOT website this way, it lists events every weekend that are large enough to affect traffic and therefore outdoors: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/wkndtraf.shtml Although I may be only one to use the DOT website this way, it lists events every weekend that are large enough to affect traffic and ... (more)

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Civil Rights Museum opens door to St. Augustine's past

Newspaper editorials, hospital bills and freedom song lyrics are a few of the items exhibited in the ACCORD Civil Rights Museum in St. Augustine.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

HeraldSun.com

Baumgartner Vaughan: MLK finally; now the women

When the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial was dedicated a few years ago, I covered the Durham angle by riding along on a Durham NAACP bus of people going to the ceremony.

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Related Topix: Durham, NC, African-American, Opinion

Fri Jul 11, 2014

News Max

My Mother's Tribute to 'Daddy King'

I often honor my parents, Rev. AD King and Mrs. Naomi Ruth Barber King, in my books and speaking engagements.

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