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Jackson: War, poverty damper King's legacy

...legacy as the nation prepares to celebrate the slain civil rights leader's birthday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson told a...for the 19th annual march and rally honoring the slain civil rights leader in his hometown. The march will follow a morning...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/17/met_440176.shtml
Metro
Stores open for King holiday

...the day set aside to observe the birthday of the slain civil rights leader. They said they are open that day like they are...the day set aside to observe the birthday of the slain civil rights leader. They said they are open that day like they are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/18/bus_220771.shtml
Business
Green Bay's Josh Sitton feels like months were wasted after stunning collapse

...that linked their improbable victory to Martin Luther King Jr.On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the team sent out a Twitter message that said, "We shall overcome." The tweet featured a picture of an...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-19/green-bays-josh-sitton-feels-
Atlanta readies for reaction to Ferguson case

...a segregationist, ordered police to protect the state Capitol in Atlanta during the funeral procession of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Instead, calm prevailed.The Atlanta University Center, home to Clark Atlanta University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-20/atlanta-readies-reacti
Gov. Deal Deal signs bills for King statue, college students

...Martin Luther King III and the Rev. Bernice King, as he signed legislation providing for a statue to honor the slain civil rights leader.Martin Luther King III called it a great tribute to his father."My hope is that it reminds people that there...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-04-29/gov-deal-deal-signs-bill
Themes of civil rights struggle still resonate on MLK Day, 50 years later

...of many events across the nation to honor the slain civil rights leader.In King's hometown, civil rights leaders...projects held Monday across the nation to honor the slain civil rights leader. It was about 50 years ago that King had just...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-20/themes-civil-rights-struggle-still-
Braves' move highlights race, class disparity in Atlanta

...County ? where the team says more ticket-buyers live. Although it is long past segregation, the hometown of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is far from integrated, and the city's politics, business and even sports teams...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-12-14/braves-move-highlights-r
Several issues remain in Georgia Legislature's final days

...infringes on a woman's right to choose. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.Georgia would erect a statue to honor the slain civil rights leader under a plan likely to receive a final vote this week. Republicans and Democrats have given the plan support...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-17/several-issues-remain-ge
Bert Lance, Ga. banker and Carter ally, dies at 82

...were Lillian Carter, the then-president's mother, and the Rev. Martin Luther King, Sr., father of the slain civil rights leader. Lance said later that he wasn't bitter.Thomas Bertram Lance was born in Gainesville, Ga., in June...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2013-08-16/bert-lance-ga-banker-and-car
State legislators back medical marijuana bill

...woman's right to choose.As the day progressed, House lawmakers voted 173-3 to approve placing a statue of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. on the Capitol grounds or in another prominent location. It would be paid for by private...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-03-03/state-legislators-back-medical-mari