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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • A labor of love

    On this Labor Day weekend, like most Americans, I come to praise labor, not indulge in it. Has there ever been a people that speechified more about the joys and satisfactions of work and the work ethic, yet was so enamored of labor-saving devices?...
  • Jim Utter: Next season's Cup schedule has some ironic twists

    Are NASCAR's schedule-makers going in circles? We know NASCAR drivers compete mostly driving in circles, but the release this week of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule seems to indicate schedule-makers or at least their line of reasoning might, as...
  • Robert Downey Jr. Calls 'Guardians of the Galaxy' the Best Marvel Movie Yet

    In an interview with the Toronto Sun, Robert Downey Jr., the star of Marvel's "Iron Man" series as well as "The Avengers," said he thought that this summer's "Guardians of the Galaxy" is the best Marvel film to date. "Galaxy in some ways is the best...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Aug. 31 Patriotic concert The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner," at its Lexus Pops in the Park concert at 5:30 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park, 600 Quiet Waters Park Road in Annapolis....
  • Box Office: Pierce Brosnan's 'November Man' Opens Quietly Ahead of Labor Day Weekend

    Pierce Brosnan's "The November Man" has launched with a first-day gross of $862,000, signaling that the action thriller will probably turn in a modest performance over the Labor Day weekend. Relativity is distributing "The November Man," which opened...
  • Low gas prices, economic recovery spark busiest Labor Day travel since 2008

    Low gas prices, economic recovery spark busiest Labor Day travel since 2008
    The last road-tripping holiday of the summer is expected to be a busy one. On Labor Day weekend, people will hit the roads in numbers not seen since the pre-recession year of 2008, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA). “Americans...
  • Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen

    Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen
    The Coast Guard rescued three people near Ocean City's inlet Wednesday when their 17-foot boat capsized, and a Virginia teen drowned in a rip current there Tuesday as town officials limited beachgoers to wading as Hurricane Cristobal continues to churn up...
  • Retirement-saving changes you should keep an eye on

    Retirement savers will have a few new wrinkles to contend with this fall as new policies take effect and Congress continues to battle budget woes. Fledgling savers are likely to see new government-backed accounts, and some states are looking to roll...
  • Pictures: Labor Day Weekend Parties

    Pictures: Labor Day Weekend Parties
  • Hurricanes ready to rally around freshman QB

    Hurricanes ready to rally around freshman QB
    There were times during camp, Duke Johnson would just watch … and smile. As the quarterbacks battling for Miami's starting job took rep after rep, the Hurricanes star running back often stood behind Brad Kaaya and Jake Heaps and let the two sweat...
  • It's Hawk Mountain's namesake season

    It's Hawk Mountain's namesake season
    It started last week and will only get bigger as temperatures dip and the thermal currents unfold. No, we're not talking about the latest winter forecast for the region, which reminds us of the lovely snow-filled winter of 2013-14. We're talking the...