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Tricky public transit for Martin Luther King Jr. holiday

Using public transportation to get around on this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday could prove to be tricky.

Monday - 01/20/2014, 05:36am EST

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Anniversary of King's death marked at memorial

"There would not be a brother in public housing on 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue right now without the death and blood of Martin Luther King Jr.," Georgetown professor and author Michael Eric Dyson told the cheering and applauding crowd gathered at the memorial. "No Obama without King."

Thursday - 04/05/2012, 10:35am EDT

Tags: Martin Luther King Jr., mlk, MLK Memorial, michelle basch

Watkins Elementary School students recite King's speech

WTOP's Max Smith reports from the Lincoln Memorial. (runs 2:46)

Monday - 01/16/2012, 10:50am EST

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MLK holiday events planned at memorial, cathedral

Events are being held across Washington in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 07:57am EST

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MLK holiday: What's closed and how transit is affected

Here's a quick look at what's closed and what is different on area transit systems on this Martin Luther King Jr.

Monday - 01/16/2012, 05:59am EST

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