- Associated Press - Friday, January 13, 2017

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina state employees are gathering again for their annual observance of the life and legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

The service midday Friday at a downtown Raleigh church to remember the slain civil rights leader features new Gov. Roy Cooper and St. Augustine’s University President Everett Ward as speakers. A state employee choir will perform and an annual award will be handed out to a state worker who exemplifies a commitment to equality and improving race and ethnic relations.

King was born 88 years ago Sunday. The state and federal holiday is Monday.

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