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  • The Rev. Jarrett Maupin, center, an Arizona civil rights activist, speaks during a news conference in Phoenix, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, after an Arizona State University fraternity hosted a distasteful party in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, replete with racist stereotypes and offensive costumes. Maupin is calling on the school to expel all students involved and permanently ban the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus. (AP Photo/Brian Skoloff)

    ASU fraternity under scrutiny for MLK Day party

    An Arizona State University fraternity's operations have been suspended following accusations that the local Tau Kappa Epsilon chapter hosted a distasteful party in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, replete with racist stereotypes and offensive costumes.

  • Wizards honor MLK's legacy (VIDEO)

    The Wizards honored Martin Luther King Jr. teaching high school students about his legacy.

  • News briefs from around Tennessee at 1:58 a.m. EST

    After years of bitter legislative fights over efforts to allow Tennessee grocery stores to sell wine, groups representing liquor stores and supermarkets are nearing an agreement that would give the measure its best ever chances of becoming law.

  • News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EST

    Kentucky legislators may soon debate whether to allow service monkeys to assist paralyzed adults with simple household tasks.

  • Editorials from around Ohio

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

  • Michelle Oliveros, second from left, applies makeup to Blair Robinson both part of the Hollywood High School marching in preparation for the Martin Luther King Jr. parade in Los Angeles on Monday Jan. 20, 2014. The 29th annual Kingdom Day Parade honoring Martin Luther King Jr. was themed  ``Ain't Gonna Let Nobody Turn Us Round.'' (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

    Mayor leads LA's Kingdom Day Parade

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti led a procession of marching bands, local dignitaries and celebrities to celebrate the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Minnesota news in brief at 7:58 p.m. CST

    Account information stolen during the Target security breach is now being divided up and sold off regionally, a South Texas police chief said Monday following the arrest of two Mexican citizens who authorities say arrived at the border with 96 fraudulent credit cards.

  • Extra police for Spokane King Day unity parade

    Police say they'll have an enhanced presence at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day unity parade in Spokane.

  • President Barack Obama and his daughter Sasha, right, make burritos at DC Central Kitchen as part of a service project in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,  Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in Washington. Also helping were first lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia Obama. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    Obama celebrates MLK holiday, visits soup kitchen

    President Barack Obama honored Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy of service Monday by helping a soup kitchen prepare its daily meals and a host of administration figures fanned out across the capital to appear at holiday events.

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