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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash

    Judge upholds guilty ruling in 'huffing' crash
    The judge who found a Highland Park woman guilty of aggravated DUI for a crash that killed a 5-year-old girl won’t reverse his ruling, he announced today. Carly Rousso understood when she inhaled a cleaning product that the act would impair her...
  • The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade

    The art behind Baltimore's ever-colorful Caribbean Carnival parade
    It's just one of about 100 costumes that band leader Kenley Shortmus John of Baltimore makes from scratch each year, when his designs will be showcased in the annual Baltimore/Washington One Caribbean Carnival, held this weekend. "My costumes...
  • Rob Owen: FX's 'The Strain' packs little suspense

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. Some viewers accustomed to FX's more sophisticated storytelling may be a bit put off by the pulpy tone of the network's new vampires-as-a-virus drama "The Strain" (10 p.m. Sunday). It lacks the character depth of "Fargo" or "The...
  • 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...
  • 'Shawshank Redemption' at 20? Ohio prison, film sites plan events

    'Shawshank Redemption' at 20? Ohio prison, film sites plan events
    "Remember, Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies." That line from "The Shawshank Redemption" perfectly describes the 1994 movie too. Nowhere is that "good thing" more alive than in Mansfield, Ohio, home to...
  • Fireworks Reactions

     
    I promised in Saturday's column of cut-down fireworks comments to use more complete versions of readers' reactions here on the blog. I'll do that today and Thursday, sandwiched around Wednesday's "What Is It" reveal. In case you haven't seen the......
  • White Hart Inn Getting Finishing Touches For Late Summer Opening

    White Hart Inn Getting Finishing Touches For Late Summer Opening
    It’s uplifting for folks in Salisbury to see a bustle of activity at the White Hart Inn, right on the town green.  As my colleague Ken Gosselin reported a few weeks ago, the landmark closed abruptly in November 2010, less than a year after a $5...
  • Tech Center neighbors renovate to prepare for new business from development

    Tech Center neighbors renovate to prepare for new business from development
    John Franklin, owner of Newport News-based Franklin Management Co., which owns and operates the Warwick Mobile Home Park along the 12000 block of Jefferson Avenue, knew the densely wooded 100-acre parcel at the apex of Jefferson Avenue and Oyster Point...
  • The Taste announces co-hosts Nancy Silverton, Thomas Keller and more

    The Taste announces co-hosts Nancy Silverton, Thomas Keller and more
    The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...
  • Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston

    Coffee Companion (7/7): Orioles-Red Sox war of words in Boston
    I'd say it can't get much worse than today -- the first day after a long July 4 weekend -- but that's insulting to Memorial Day weekend and Labor Day weekend. This is going to be such a tough day though, so don't be surprised if it takes an extra shot...
  • Smash Mouth, Vertical Horizon to play Last Fling

    Smash Mouth, Vertical Horizon to play Last Fling
    The Naperville Jaycees are hoping everything Last Fling visitors want includes two 1990s all stars. Smash Mouth and Vertical Horizon are playing the end of summer festival in downtown Naperville on Aug. 31. Smash Mouth is best known for hits like "All...