Stepping into history, Barack Hussein Obama grasped the reins of power as America's first black president on Tuesday, saying the nation must choose "hope over fear, unity of purpose over conflict and discord" to overcome the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression.
President Barack Obama gives his inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
An audio slideshow showcasing President-elect Barack Obama and Vice president-elect Joe Biden kicking off the inauguration festivities with a train ride from Washington, D.C. and attending events along the way in Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore
According to Caree Varughese, health educator with the Knox County Health Department, there is sexual activity among middle-schoolers.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I have a dream...” speech can be recalled by many who heard it firsthand across the radio or on televsion, or read it in newspapers or books. Those words continue on today, in honor of a movement that changed the course of history.
At Monday’s meeting of the Knox County Fire and EMS Chiefs Association, members adjourned into executive session to discuss what Association President Rick Lanuzza called “dispatcher personnel issues.”
A small fire in a storage room at the Curtis Inn on Public Square was determined to have been caused by materials stored too close to a wall-mounted heater, according to Mount Vernon Assistant Fire Chief Chris Menapace.
January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness & Screening Month, a time for women to make sure they are up-to-date on the yearly Pap test.
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