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Inauguration, Martin Luther King Day: Events, links

Today, January 21, 2013, is an official holiday for Kentucky State and Federal Employees, Martin Luther King Day is observed the third Monday of each year, though his birthday is January 15. It is also Inauguration Day. Adair County Schools, Kentucky State Offices and Courts, and Federal offices including the US Post Offices, are closed to day. Many businesses will be closed today. For restaurants, see What's Cooking. Other holiday/Inauguration details are found in CM Events.

Watch the Inauguration Weekend Live today, online at Inauguration Weekend Live. Here's the schedule:
  • 10:30amCT/11:30amET - Inaugural Swearing in Ceremony
  • 1:35pmCT/2:35pmET - Presidential Escort/Inaugural Parade
  • 6:25pmCT/7:25pmET - Commander in Chief Ball
Inaugural videos at the site are available anytime.

Google will yield a number of Martin Luther King stories and commentary. Here's a link to one good one: Why Conservatives call MLK their hero on CNN. By John Blake. It's much broader than the title implies. -EW

This story was posted on 2013-01-21 05:50:01
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