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Memorial Day

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  • Rain creates double trouble for IndyCar

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Double-headers have long been part of baseball and it is nothing to see golfers pull double duty, but rarely are drivers forced to take on the challenge of two races in the same day as they did on Sunday at the Toronto Indy. Frenchman...
  • Delray city workers may get an extra day off

    Delray city workers may get an extra day off
    Delray Beach city workers may have an extra paid day off this year. Mayor Cary Glickstein said he wants to give employees Veterans Day off. Delray’s human resources officials conducted a survey of several cities and found that Delray is the only...
  • Networks Miss a Prime Chance to Score With Summer Series

    The broadcast networks have made a concerted push to create the appearance that they're serious about original summer programming. Thus far, though, the post-Memorial Day period still seems to be a time, barring a few notable exceptions, for trotting...
  • Newport News agency spending to buoy two key businesses

     Newport News agency spending to buoy two key businesses
    Newport News' economic development arm plans to spend some funds with an airline and on a miniature golf course to lend a helping hand to two major players in the Peninsula economy — but in neither case is the idea simply to have some fun. The...
  • Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America

    Chicago violence and the spiritual bankruptcy of America
    Frank Sinatra's song about Chicago, "My Kind of Town," "a the town that won't let you down," seems dated in light of last weekend's shooting spree that left 16 dead and dozens wounded in 53 separate incidents. According to the Chicago Tribune, "The...
  • Residents brace for another violent weekend

     Residents brace for another violent weekend
    Linda Hayes has no plans to venture outside her West Englewood home this weekend, even with a favorable weather report and invitations to several gatherings. Instead, she intends to spend the next 72 hours inside her home, a hostage to the gun...
  • Long weekends no longer lure job-hopping financial advisers

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When financial adviser Mike Gegen made the final decision to leave his job at RBC Capital Markets to move to Baird Financial Group, he resigned on May 23, the Friday morning before the three-day Memorial Day weekend, and within one...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser

    Superior Products Distributors, Inc. (SPDI), of Southington, wanted to show their support again this year to a very worthy cause, the Wounded Warrior Project. Dawn Slonski, executive assistant to the president of SPDI explains: "We wanted to do something...
  • Local standouts primed for Under Armour Lacrosse Classic

    The 2014 edition of the Under Armour Lacrosse Classic appears as if it will have a little something for every lacrosse fan. At least it should since 55 games are scheduled when the showcase begins Friday, July 11 at Towson University and concludes on...
  • Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel

    Developers sought for Navy Pier hotel
    Navy Pier wants a boutique hotel on its east end and this summer will begin vetting real estate firms to build, finance and operate the proposed five-story venue, officials said Wednesday. Requests for proposals would follow shortly after narrowing...
  • Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations

    Emmys 2014: Ryan Murphy on 'Horror Story,' 'Normal Heart' nominations
    Ryan Murphy is seeing double digits. Projects from the popular TV producer had quite the showing when nominations were announced Thursday for the 66th annual Primetime Emmy Awards. "It's an exciting day, to say the least," Murphy said Thursday by...