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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Early voting is changing election 'day' into election 'month'

    Early voting is changing election 'day' into election 'month'
    The midterm election may be weeks away, but tens of thousands of ballots have already been cast in a reprise of an increasingly powerful political tool: early voting. In North Carolina, which has a pivotal U.S. Senate contest at the top of the ticket,...
  • It's Tuesday, do you know where your charter school is?

    It's Tuesday, do you know where your charter school is?
    Now South Florida charters schools are dropping two at a time. Listen, if your child attends a new charter school, I wouldn’t blink. The whole thing could be gone in an instant, leaving you to suddenly come up with Plan B. Fast. On Monday, as...
  • Let us reflect on jobs this Labor Day

    The good news is Florida's economy is recovering from the aftermath of the Great Recession. Population growth is up, unemployment is down. So, too, are the number of housing foreclosures, a persistent drag on Florida's all-important real-estate sector....
  • Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island

    Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island
    Drivers to the Florida Keys already know there can be huge traffic delays if there is a crash on U.S. 1, the main thoroughfare through the island chain. Another possible cause for traffic delays this Labor Day weekend will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock...
  • Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try

    Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try
    Somehow, fall in Chicago makes it a little bit easier to say goodbye to summer. The trees change from green to red, the air turns from humid to crisp, Sundays spent brunching al fresco turn into Sundays spent watching football and iced coffees are...
  • Adam Fogelson to head film group at Robert Simonds' new studio

    Adam Fogelson to head film group at Robert Simonds' new studio
    Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't have a name yet...
  • Road work to close lanes near Davie neighborhood

    Road work to close lanes near Davie neighborhood
    Beginning Monday, construction crews prepping for the installation of a noise wall will start work near the Vista Filare community at Southwest 148 Avenue and State Road 84. Drivers should expect periodic lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while...
  • Hillsboro Canal work resumes after tussle

    Hillsboro Canal work resumes after tussle
    DEERFIELD BEACH - Work resumed on a project to remove trees and docks along the Hillsboro Canal on Monday after a week's delay caused by a tussle between the city and the South Florida Water Management District. The city shut the project down over Labor...
  • Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'

    Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'
    A nine-year-old boy drowned on Labor Day, on his first outing to the seashore, his father said. "The one time he went to the beach..." Brandon Myrick said, unable to finish the sentence. His son, also called Brandon Myrick, of Lauderdale Lakes, had...
  • Submarine sighted off Broward's coast

    Submarine sighted off Broward's coast
    It's not unusual to see submarines off the coast of Broward County but there were sightings on Labor Day weekend that remain a bit of a mystery. Videographers and photographers captured the long black vessel cruising north and south between Fort...
  • Plantation Stars baseball program looks to build on strong summer

    The Plantation Stars travel baseball program is gearing up for a strong fall season as they prove to be amongst the top programs in Broward County. The Stars 12-under travel baseball squad is coming off a successful summer after forming as a Little...