MLK Bridge lights up to honor frontline healthcare workers

The Martin Luther King Bridge on Clinton Street. (News-Sentinel.com file photo)

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Bridge downtown will be lit up in red and white April 3 – 7 to honor local emergency service and healthcare workers on the front lines who are fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

The idea came from New York City, where the Empire State Building is displaying a flashing red and white light on its mast to represent “America’s heartbeat,” according to the building’s Twitter account.


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