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As did Dr. King, religions uphold equality and rights for all

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a holiday celebrated in the US to commemorate Dr. King's important civil rights efforts. As a child, I remember learning about racial equality in school, but on the weekends I would reconcile my faith and secular education during Saturday class at my local mosque. I lea

PATCH - 2018-01-15 14:23:55

MA Senators Decry 'Racist' Trump, Encourage Fighting Back

BOSTON, MA - One Massachusetts U.S. Senator called President Donald Trump a "racist bully" and the other decried his "racist actions" in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast Monday morning. The comments come days after Trump allegedly used vulgar language to describe El Salvador and African nation

YAHOO! - 2018-01-15 18:12:33

Quincy man arrested for cocaine distribution

QUINCY - A 36-year old Quincy man is facing a slew of charges after police searched his home following what they called an "investigation into the distribution of crack cocaine." Darryl Clemons, of 36 Edinboro Road, Apt. 1R, was arrested on Friday. He is expected to be arraigned in Quincy District C

PATRIOT LEDGER - 2018-01-15 19:22:50

COLUMN: Excellence often breeds contempt

Americans purportedly seek and relish excellence. We pursue it in many areas of our lives, from the arts, to cuisine, and especially in competitive sports. We love our hometown teams. We fervently root for our athletes, chanting their names during games and regaling anyone who will listen, with a li

WICKED LOCAL - 2018-01-15 16:58:11

PHOTOS: A breakfast fit for a King

MLK Breakfast The Reverand Bernadette Hickman-Maynard of the Bethel AME Chruch in Lynn, was the keynote speaker at the 32nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Annual Breakfast held at the Porthole Restaurant.(Photo by Owen O'Rourke) MLK Breakfast Darrell Murkison was the Master of Ceremony at the 32n

DAILY ITEM - 2018-01-16 01:03:05

Mercandetti remembered for passion for public service

MEDWAY - Inside her office on the second floor of Medway's town hall, Stephanie Mercandetti kept a memento that spoke to her passion for public service. Mercandetti, a Framingham resident who worked as Medway's director of community and economic development, kept a bumper sticker tacked to her bulle

MILFORD DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-16 03:46:39

Mark Blazis: It's sea duck season, but hunters beware of dangerous conditions

From all over the world, sea duck hunters flock to Massachusetts in January, when shooting can be the best of the year. But this winter has been terrible, one of the worst in a century for bad weather conditions. Even in normal years, though, January can prove most dangerous and even deadly for thos

TELEGRAM.COM - 2018-01-16 00:35:27

Pregnant Mom Says TSA Would Not Let Her Avoid Metal Detector

BOSTON (CBS) - A pregnant woman was flying to surprise family with her two-year-old on his first flight, but she was stressed and upset before they even took off - after she says she was denied a simple request. "I don't think it should ever happen," Sara Handler said. "It's easy. It's so easy. It's

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 23:09:06

An ice-cream social in Minnesota? Outside? In January?

A high of 37 degrees sounds downright balmy for Saturday's outdoors ice cream social in downtown Stillwater. The Washington County Historical Society and the Stillwater Convention and Visitors Bureau will host an ice cream social from noon to 4 p.m. at Lowell Park's Mulberry Point on the St. Croix R

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-15 23:26:07

Bluejacket Alpine ski teams perform well

BIWABIK - While many people were enjoying a relaxing three-day weekend, the Hibbing Area Alpine ski team was busy racing both Saturday and Monday. Judging by the results, the busier they are the better they ski. In the biggest pre-section test of the season, the Bluejackets held their own against ne

HIBBING DAILY TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 04:07:00

NR fire responds to house fire in Town of Richmond

The New Richmond Fire Department responded to a house fire at 1745 Margaret St. in the town of Richmond at about 2:40 p.m. Monday, Jan. 15. Flames could be seen from portions of both levels of the two-story home. Temperatures facing firefighters at the time of the call were about 1 below zero with

HUDSON STAR-OBSERVER - 2018-01-15 23:17:41

Housley kicks off Senate bid focused on November election

STILLWATER, Minn. - Republican State Sen. Karin Housley is kick starting her campaign for the U.S. Senate squarely focused on the November election. Housley was the first Republican to launch a campaign in the unexpected election after former Sen. Al Franken resigned amid a cloud of sexual misconduc

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-15 20:55:00

GOP'er Karin Housley Announces Run For Senate

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - Minnesota Sen. Kari Housley has officially announced her candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat that was once Al Franken's. On Monday morning, the Republican Housley held a campaign kickoff in Stillwater. Housley currently serves as senator for the state's 39th District, which inclu

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-15 12:23:24

You've seen those Little Free Libraries. The concept's creator will speak at Stillwater Conversations of the Valley

The founder and executive director of the nonprofit Little Free Library will be the featured speaker at the next Conversations of the Valley, a public affairs luncheon series sponsored by the St. Croix Valley Foundation and First State Bank and Trust.Todd Bol, founder of the non-profit Little Fee Li

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-01-16 00:17:08

giveBIG online fundraiser expanding to New Richmond, Somerset

Something extraordinary is about to happen on April 24. Five communities will come together through giveBIG St. Croix Valley, a 24-hour online fundraising extravaganza to support area nonprofits. giveBIG St. Croix Valley will return for a sixth year and is expanding to include New Richmond and Somer

NEW RICHMOND NEWS - 2018-01-15 23:00:01

Investigator finds no bullying by Stillwater school board members

Two Stillwater school board members didn't create a hostile work environment at the school district but did behave disrespectfully toward an employee, according to an attorney hired by the district to investigate allegations against the pair. A 95-page report, much of which was redacted to conceal t

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-01-16 02:23:00

Driver dies after crashing into boulder in Winchester

WINCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH)- One person has died after crashing into a large boulder in Winchester on Sunday night. Winchester Police say at around 8:22 p.m., officers received a 911 call reporting a one car accident on Torrington Road. An investigation revealed that the car was traveling northbound on

WTNH.COM - 2018-01-15 16:23:00

The incredible career of Jim Mattis, the legendary Marine general turned defense secretary

Gleb Garanich/Reuters Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has achieved a legendary status on par with the heroes of the US Military's past. Stories of his achievements and sayings are told in the same way that Patton, Pershing, Marshall, and MacArthur. He is widely viewed as above politics - a man dedic

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-15 19:44:49

AP News Guide: Big decisions await Congress on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) - Before a potential government shutdown at midnight Friday night, a host of leftover Washington business is bottled up in Congress, waiting on a deal to prevent the deportation of young immigrants brought to the country illegally as children and an agreement on other immigration-rel

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-01-16 05:41:35

A top Republican gave Trump a jar of Starburst candies after bonding with him on Air Force One

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Kevin McCarthy, the No. 2 Republican in the House of Representatives, has been cozying up to President Donald Trump. The apparent friendship between the two men began toward the end of the 2016 election and has only grown since then. According to a Washington Post report publi

NEWSTIMES - 2018-01-15 21:59:58