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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Journalism codes leave vexing problems untouched

    Since the 1920s journalists in the United States have been writing and rewriting codes of ethics. This began because they wanted the public and their own employers to regard them as worthy of respect (and decent pay), with rules, specialized expertise,...
  • 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,...
  • Basketball | Geneva's Navigato picks Buffalo

    Basketball | Geneva's Navigato picks Buffalo
    Familiarity with a prospective coach came via a simple Internet search for Nate Navigato. When Buffalo coach Bobby Hurley started showing interest in him, the Geneva senior forward decided to do his homework on the former Duke All-American. Hurley led...
  • U.S. motorists driving more miles, using less gas

    U.S. motorists driving more miles, using less gas
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis, according to government data, but the cause and implications of the roadway revival may be different than in years past. The slow...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Lady Day' Breaks a Record as the Fall Season Accelerates

    "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" may not post the highest numbers on the Broadway charts, but the play-with-music is making big money in a small theater: The show, powered by Audra McDonald's Tony-winning performance, broke the box office record last...
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day by becoming volunteer

    The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...
  • 'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death

     'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death
    Conservatives branded it an assault on family values. The nation's drug czar warned recovering addicts not to watch it. Schools barred clothing featuring its images. But when "The Simpsons" premieres its 26th season Sunday, TV's longest-running prime-...
  • Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'

    Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women. In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...
  • College football on TV this Saturday

    College football on TV this Saturday
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Tennessee (2-1) at No. 12 Georgia (2-1) 9 a.m., ESPN Missouri's shocking home...
  • Obama tries Reagan touch on economy, but wages weigh

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, stumping for the Democrats ahead of November's congressional elections, has twice invoked Ronald Reagan's seminal campaign question: "are you better off than you were four years ago?" Framing the debate...
  • A new beginning: Navigating the challenges of moving on

    A new beginning: Navigating the challenges of moving on
    -------------------- Read the entire series: In Sickness and in Health: A Couple's Final Journey. -------------------- Chris MacLellan was on a boat, heading into the Atlantic Ocean. In the six months — to the day — since his partner,...