Today’s events for Jan. 27 | Entertainment


The NNSA will hold a virtual job fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Online candidates will be able to have one-on-one message chats with federal contractors and hiring managers. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. For more information or to pre-register, visit


Country trio Chapel Hart will perform at 6 p.m. Thursday at Rose Hill, 221 Greenville St. S.W., as part of a Local Talent Showcase. Dave

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Municipal Judge Richard Brown ending lengthy legal career | Local News Stories

Judge Richard Brown will be giving his gavel a rest, retiring from the Montrose Municipal Court bench April 15.

Brown spent decades on local courts and has presided over municipal court since his appointment in 2002.

“It made me pretty humble to see so many people in distressed situations and how tough of a time a lot of people have. A lot of them need a helping hand,” Brown said.

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Democrats must move fast on voting and finally win this democracy fight

Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. and David Daley, Opinion contributors
Published 4:00 a.m. ET Jan. 26, 2021

The Capitol siege was a vivid example of how democracies die. But they also die quietly of rigged rules, suppressed votes and unequal ballot access.

It’s a breeze for Georgians in white neighborhoods to vote after work. The average line after 7 p.m. only takes six minutes in precincts that are 90% white.

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California reverses stay-at-home order as conditions improve


A person picks up food to go at “Tacos Tu Madre,” restaurant in Los Angeles Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. California has lifted regional stay-at-home orders statewide in response to improving coronavirus conditions. Public health officials said Monday that the state will return to a system of county-by-county restrictions intended to stem the spread of the virus. Local officials could choose to continue stricter rules. The state is also lifting a

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South Euclid council paves way to keep commercial buildings maintained, occupied

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio — City Council took action Monday (Jan. 25) to take care of its non-residential buildings, now and in the future.

It also said yes to legislation that aims to preserve the buildings of yesterday.

As expected, council approved two long-discussed pieces of legislation. One is a “dark store” ordinance, which seeks to ensure that all vacant non-residential buildings are registered with the city and properly maintained.


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Sundance Film Festival goes VR for 2021 with virtual reality platform

Getting the full-scale weekend experience at the legendary Sundance Film Festival has always been an exclusive deal — and thanks to limitations posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, spots at this year’s fest are at a higher premium than ever. But with the festival’s bold new push into the VR space, anyone can now get the full-scale cinephile treatment… with nothing more than a $25 access pass and a virtual reality

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Democratic Black Caucus endorses Team Fulop, but Black community leaders have their doubts

The news that the Hudson County Democratic Black Caucus has endorsed Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop and his city council slate in the 2021 election comes as no surprise, two community activists say.

After all, three members of the mayor’s ticket seeking re-election — Joyce Watterman, Denise Ridley and Jermaine Robinson — are members of the caucus, a group of city, county and state elected officials.

But Frank Gilmore and

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