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PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s governor told critics Friday to “kiss my butt” over his decision not to attend the state NAACP’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations over the holiday weekend. Gov. Paul LePage declined the organization’s invitations to a dinner in Portland on Sunday night and a breakfast in Orono on Monday because […]

ATLANTA — Saying the shooting in Arizona that killed six and seriously wounded Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords underscores the need for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s message, the civil rights leader’s son was expected to address a crowd gathered Monday to mark the 25th anniversary of the federal holiday for his father.

Washington D.C.– Ahead of celebrations of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, some local officials got an up close and personal tour of the memorial being built in his honor.