For some, Dr. Martin Luther King Junior Day will be a day of service rather than a day off.
More than 400 volunteers are expected to take part in projects organized by AmeriCorps St. Louis and the City of St. Louis.
Brittany Ledbetter with AmeriCorps says they're hoping to foster volunteerism that will help the community long-term.
If you heard that a barge hit the Martin Luther King bridge, it's true, but don't worry about adjusting your commute to avoid this part of the mighty Mississippi.
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