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KAIT Jonesboro
2 Arkansas legislators look to foster race relations talkscan handle race relations issues. They also say the proposed subcommittee dupli
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 8 minutes ago
can handle race relations issues. They also say the proposed subcommittee duplicates the mission of the Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. Hendren says he and Elliott have discussed options and have received suggestions from... Read more
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Roll Call
George W. Bush Delivers Scathing Rebuke of Trump PresidencyCentral and South America, and African-Americans, as well as women and his poli
Roll Call / Posted 16 minutes ago
Central and South America, and African-Americans, as well as women and his political foes. “We’ve become the heirs of Martin Luther King, Jr., by recognizing one another not by the color of their skin but by the content of the character,” he... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Mayor Broome announces new program to target crimeto help support and strengthen neighborhoods in high crime areas. Broome made
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 2 hours ago
to help support and strengthen neighborhoods in high crime areas. Broome made the announcement Thursday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus Young Avenue. During the mayor's Call to Action community meetings last week,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mayor Broome announces new program to target crimeto help support and strengthen neighborhoods in high crime areas. Broome made
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 hours ago
to help support and strengthen neighborhoods in high crime areas. Broome made the announcement Thursday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus Young Avenue. During the mayor's Call to Action community meetings last week,... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Mayor Broome announces new program to target crimeto help support and strengthen neighborhoods in high crime areas. Broome made
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 2 hours ago
to help support and strengthen neighborhoods in high crime areas. Broome made the announcement Thursday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus Young Avenue. During the mayor's Call to Action community meetings last week,... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
FBI sets eyes on black freedom of speechsurveillance program, begun in 1956, targeted black civil rights leaders, among
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
surveillance program, begun in 1956, targeted black civil rights leaders, among many others. The FBI went so far as to send Martin Luther King Jr. a letter urging him to commit suicide. The Senate’s Church Committee, which in 1976 published a report... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
2 legislators revisit idea of talks on race relationscould handle race relations issues instead and that the proposed subcommittee d
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
could handle race relations issues instead and that the proposed subcommittee duplicated the mission of the Arkansas Martin Luther King Jr. Commission. Speaking before 90 people at a meeting of the Political Animals Club in Little Rock,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 19United States. [ + - ] 1983: The U.S. Senate votes 78-22 to approve a bill e
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 hours ago
United States. [ + - ] 1983: The U.S. Senate votes 78-22 to approve a bill establishing a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The legislation, already approved two months earlier in the House of Representatives by a 338-90 vote,... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 19United States. [ + - ] 1983: The U.S. Senate votes 78-22 to approve a bill e
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 hours ago
United States. [ + - ] 1983: The U.S. Senate votes 78-22 to approve a bill establishing a national holiday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. The legislation, already approved two months earlier in the House of Representatives by a 338-90 vote,... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Local college leaders: Balancing safety, free speech quite the tightropelike that for a college speaking event. Probably the only comparable situation
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 13 hours ago
like that for a college speaking event. Probably the only comparable situation in modern St. Augustine history would be Martin Luther King Jr.’s marches here more than 50 years ago. As for visits to local colleges, Melanie Brown, the vice... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Mayor Broome to announce new program to target crimementoring with a BRPD officer for up to 12 weeks. There are also recreational a
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 hours ago
mentoring with a BRPD officer for up to 12 weeks. There are also recreational activities for them to participate in. Broome will formally announce the program Thursday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus You... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Mayor Broome to announce new program to target crimementoring with a BRPD officer for up to 12 weeks. There are also recreational a
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 15 hours ago
mentoring with a BRPD officer for up to 12 weeks. There are also recreational activities for them to participate in. Broome will formally announce the program Thursday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus You... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Mayor Broome to announce new program to target crimementoring with a BRPD officer for up to 12 weeks. There are also recreational a
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 15 hours ago
mentoring with a BRPD officer for up to 12 weeks. There are also recreational activities for them to participate in. Broome will formally announce the program Thursday morning at the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center on Gus You... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a yearunexpectedly it would cause a lot of hardships," Tubbs told Vox. That backgrou
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 hours ago
unexpectedly it would cause a lot of hardships," Tubbs told Vox. That background was mixed with Tubbs' admiration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who himself had proposed a guaranteed minimum income for all citizens in 1967. King advocated for... Read more
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Connecticut Post
A California city is launching the first US experiment in basic income — and residents will get $6,000 a yearunexpectedly it would cause a lot of hardships," Tubbs told Vox. That backgrou
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 hours ago
unexpectedly it would cause a lot of hardships," Tubbs told Vox. That background was mixed with Tubbs' admiration for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who himself had proposed a guaranteed minimum income for all citizens in 1967. King advocated for... Read more
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Black Press USA
Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?nine of them, was a domestic terrorist so highly regarded by law enforcement, t
Black Press USA / Posted 17 hours ago
nine of them, was a domestic terrorist so highly regarded by law enforcement, that they bought him a meal from Burger King. The man I will not mention in Las Vegas was a domestic terrorist, but the FBI is manufacturing evidence to focus on... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICE TIME: Meet the 2017-18 Peoria Rivermenhe'd be: Batman. Last book read: "Make Your Bed." Best movie seen in 2017: "Hid
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 hours ago
he'd be: Batman. Last book read: "Make Your Bed." Best movie seen in 2017: "Hidden Figures." Historical figure he'd meet: Martin Luther King Jr. Twitter: @rsiiro26. Trudel says: "Big body, the guys are already calling him 'Big Country.' Very... Read more
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Mashable
5 principles to help you conquer fear and move your career forwardchange! I will do what needs to be done today.' Let urgency conquer fear is: wh
Mashable / Posted 19 hours ago
change! I will do what needs to be done today.' Let urgency conquer fear is: what's your urgency? What's urgent in your life? Martin Luther King [Jr.] talked about the fierce urgency of now. If we lived life that way, we'd live life very differentl... Read more
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NBC Washington
Starbucks to Open in Historic Anacostiaof 114 units of affordable housing, plus ground-floor retail. The development o
NBC Washington / Posted 20 hours ago
of 114 units of affordable housing, plus ground-floor retail. The development on a long-vacant lot is located at 2228 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE. The local bookstore and cafe chain Busboys and Poets recently broke ground on a location... Read more
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Daily Press
W&M celebrates football pioneer Warren Winstonprospects of elite academics and Division I football irresistible. But he enrol
Daily Press / Posted 21 hours ago
prospects of elite academics and Division I football irresistible. But he enrolled just months after the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr., and Bobby Kennedy. The Vietnam War continued to rage, and the combination had the United States in... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Congestion expected for 4-day shutdown of inbound Anthony Wayne TrailStreet Market for Gateway-related reconstruction. Lafayette also is closed on e
The Toledo Blade / Posted 22 hours ago
Street Market for Gateway-related reconstruction. Lafayette also is closed on either side of Erie. City leaders are working with Toledo police “to make sure than an officer will be able to help direct traffic” and plan to post additional signs,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Newport News Public Schools superintendent to retire after 10 yearsFellow in recognition of her career achievements. She is also the recipient of
WTKR Norfolk / Posted yesterday
Fellow in recognition of her career achievements. She is also the recipient of a 2016 Urban League of Hampton Roads Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Leader Award in Education, a 2015 Humanitarian Award presented by the Virginia Center for... Read more
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The Hill
Charles Barkley: Few NFL players were protesting until ‘Trump opened his big old mouth’pointed to the long legacy of peaceful protests in the U.S., citing protests le
The Hill / Posted yesterday
pointed to the long legacy of peaceful protests in the U.S., citing protests led by civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and boxing star Muhammad Ali, who protested the draft during the Vietnam War. "There have always been... Read more
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Philly.com
8 amazing, nearly forgotten moments in Philly history unearthed from Temple's Urban Archive, which turns 50 this yearthat are still hot-button issues today, like the leadership of Mayor Frank Rizz
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
that are still hot-button issues today, like the leadership of Mayor Frank Rizzo. There are iconic moments, like footage of Martin Luther King Jr.’s visits here and scenes of the city in mourning after his assassination. There are some images of a... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Top math, science teachers recognizedtheir teaching in the U.S. These finalists will be honored at a banquet at 5:3
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted yesterday
their teaching in the U.S. These finalists will be honored at a banquet at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Delaware State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center in Dover, alongside the state’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners. The 2017... Read more
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Dover Post
Top math, science teachers recognizedtheir teaching in the U.S. These finalists will be honored at a banquet at 5:3
Dover Post / Posted yesterday
their teaching in the U.S. These finalists will be honored at a banquet at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 at Delaware State University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center in Dover, alongside the state’s Lifetime Achievement Award winners. The 2017... Read more
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Dover Post
Dover Police to hold trick or treat event Oct. 27for attendees and allow them to freely explore all the historic area has to off
Dover Post / Posted yesterday
for attendees and allow them to freely explore all the historic area has to offer. Streets that will be closed include Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard North and South from Legislative Avenue to Federal Street; and Legislative Avenue and... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Fallout continues from Bel Air High racist photo, as more demand actionproblem,” he said. After news of the incident was reported by The Aegis, Harfo
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
problem,” he said. After news of the incident was reported by The Aegis, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman used a Martin Luther King Jr. quote in a tweet Friday: “Let’s keep this mind today, ‘darkness can’t drive out darkness, only light... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
PPS officer allegedly posts racist Facebook ranta school security officer with the district, allegedly posted on his Facebook p
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
a school security officer with the district, allegedly posted on his Facebook page: "I am going to start pissing on Martin Luther King Jr. statue. If I do it I will say it's only protesting. Nothing wrong with that right?" The post was made... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Flyleaf Books connects the communityFlyleaf Bookstore located at 752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Flyleaf Bookstore located at 752 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Photo by Liezelle Alipio Whether because of a need to support entrepreneurial endeavors or an obligation to sustain localism, independent bookstores nationally are... Read more
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Black Press USA
Out of the Shadows: Overt Racism Flourishes in the American Southare plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face the nation, as Am
Black Press USA / Posted yesterday
are plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face the nation, as Americans work toward achieving the dream that Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke of, more than 50 years ago. Forty-two percent of Americans said that they personally worry a... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
City Of Chattanooga Seeks 50 Projects For 2018 MLK Day Of ServiceHundreds of Chattanoogans will be putting service into action for the 2018 Dr.
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
Hundreds of Chattanoogans will be putting service into action for the 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, commemorating the great civil rights leader. For Chattanooga’s fifth year of “A Day On, Not a Day Off,” the Office of Multicultural Affairs... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fifty years ago, Sacramento State ‘cut against the grain’ by inviting MLK to speakby President Lyndon Johnson and the mainstream press for his powerful speech co
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
by President Lyndon Johnson and the mainstream press for his powerful speech condemning the Vietnam War, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Oct. 16, 1967, took his message of peace and justice for all to California State University,... Read more
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FOX News
Tennessee historical board denies request to remove Confederate statuesaid the council will explore all options to remove the statue before MLK50 in
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
said the council will explore all options to remove the statue before MLK50 in 2018, the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr. The civil rights icon was assassinated in Memphis on April 4, 1968, while he was planning a... Read more
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FOX News
Tennessee historical board denies request to remove Confederate statuesaid the council will explore all options to remove the statue before MLK50 in
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
said the council will explore all options to remove the statue before MLK50 in 2018, the 50th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King Jr. The civil rights icon was assassinated in Memphis on April 4, 1968, while he was planning a... Read more
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The Ironton Tribune
500 years since Martin LutherDid you realize that October 31 marks presented his famous “95 theses” about a
The Ironton Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Did you realize that October 31 marks presented his famous “95 theses” about abuses by the Roman Catholic Church? (October 31, 1517 was also the day Luther declared, “Salvation comes not by works, but by faith…faith... Read more
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WALB Albany
Youth who opened fire at City Market, led fatal police chase appears in court Tuesdaywhile fleeing police in a vehicle. One of the men killed in the car crash was S
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
while fleeing police in a vehicle. One of the men killed in the car crash was Scott Waldrup, the owner of The Grey on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in downtown Savannah. Witnesses said Waldrup helped bystanders get out of the way of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Youth who opened fire at City Market, led fatal police chase appears in court Tuesdaywhile fleeing police in a vehicle. One of the men killed in the car crash was S
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
while fleeing police in a vehicle. One of the men killed in the car crash was Scott Waldrup, the owner of The Grey on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in downtown Savannah. Witnesses said Waldrup helped bystanders get out of the way of... Read more
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EuroNews
Trump's Evangelical Fans are Morally Bankrupt Hypocritesthese preachers are the heirs of the corrupt religious leaders who spoke agains
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
these preachers are the heirs of the corrupt religious leaders who spoke against Rabbi Abraham Heschel and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the civil rights movement. We have to stop pretending that these men and women are leaders in... Read more
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New Kerala
Jackson Browne Announces Benefit Concert To Support Seaside's Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School Of The Arts On Tuesday, November 14, 2017 At The Sunset Center - newkerala news #281094Browne announces a benefit concert on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Sunset
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Browne announces a benefit concert on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at the Sunset Center in Carmel, CA to support Seaside's Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School of the Arts. Accompanying Jackson Browne at the benefit concert is longtime band... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Water main break hits Clinton Streetdown most of Clinton Street in Headwaters Park on Monday. Clinton was down to o
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
down most of Clinton Street in Headwaters Park on Monday. Clinton was down to one lane in Headwaters Park just past the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge as crews worked to repair the break. Lane restrictions will continue through at least... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Abdul-Jabbar talks origins of activism, religion in his lifejustice.” Abdul-Jabbar began his lecture by describing his time as a teenager
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
justice.” Abdul-Jabbar began his lecture by describing his time as a teenager in Harlem, where he got the chance to meet Martin Luther King Jr., a turning point in his life. “I put it all together at that point,” Abdul-Jabbar said. “I understood... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Fifty years ago, Sacramento State ‘cut against the grain’ by inviting MLK to speakby President Lyndon Johnson and the mainstream press for his powerful speech co
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
by President Lyndon Johnson and the mainstream press for his powerful speech condemning the Vietnam War, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., on Oct. 16, 1967, took his message of peace and justice for all to California State University,... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Questions loom after death of 40-year-old woman at homeless encampmentRuiz, 40, was an Oakland resident. The homeless encampment where Ruiz’s body wa
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
Ruiz, 40, was an Oakland resident. The homeless encampment where Ruiz’s body was found is located north of 63rd Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way. The cause of death is still unknown. BPD Lt. Dan Montgomery said BPD has no additional... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Crews working to repair water line rupture at 4th and MLKCity of Lubbock Pipeline Maintenance Crews are working to repair a ruptured wat
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
City of Lubbock Pipeline Maintenance Crews are working to repair a ruptured water line at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 4th Street, just south of Parkway Drive. A private contractor struck the line Monday afternoon. Traffic is being detoured... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Crews working to repair water line rupture at 4th and MLKCity of Lubbock Pipeline Maintenance Crews are working to repair a ruptured wat
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 2 days ago
City of Lubbock Pipeline Maintenance Crews are working to repair a ruptured water line at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 4th Street, just south of Parkway Drive. A private contractor struck the line Monday afternoon. Traffic is being detoured... Read more
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Black Press USA
We Need a Values Revolution in AmericaBy Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II (President, Repairers of the Breach) Jer
Black Press USA / Posted 2 days ago
By Reverend Dr. William J. Barber, II (President, Repairers of the Breach) Jeremiah 22:1-3,4-5 The Message (MSG) “Walking Out on the Covenant of God” 22 1-3 God’s orders: “Go to the royal palace and deliver this Message. Say, ‘Listen to what God... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
After dog escapes on airport tarmac, family hires K9 trackers to find itat a bar near the airport, which is where crews began their search Monday morni
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 2 days ago
at a bar near the airport, which is where crews began their search Monday morning. The search transitioned to an area off Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in East Tampa where Pannell said they had received several tips from different people who... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Crews working to repair water line rupture at 4th and MLKCity of Lubbock Pipeline Maintenance Crews are working to repair a ruptured wat
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
City of Lubbock Pipeline Maintenance Crews are working to repair a ruptured water line at Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 4th Street, just south of Parkway Drive. A private contractor struck the line Monday afternoon. Traffic is being detoured... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Fall Lecture Series Continues Nov. 6 With "The Reconstruction Era: A Panel Discussion"spent most of her career with the National Park Service as an interpretive spec
The Chattanoogan / Posted 2 days ago
spent most of her career with the National Park Service as an interpretive specialist and chief of Interpretation at the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site in Atlanta. Rounding out the panel will be Chris Barr, who coordinates the... Read more
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