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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Guest column: Let's try to keep the Ren Fest in Crownsville

    Guest column: Let's try to keep the Ren Fest in Crownsville
    OK, so we've got the sailboat show this weekend. We've got the powerboat show next weekend. We have football at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. These giant, crowd-pleasing events are a huge part of Annapolis' appeal. Yes, they tie up traffic and...
  • Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce

    Companies work with local colleges to prepare future workforce
    Nipro Diagnostics launched an internship program last year and was surprised by the lack of interest. "We only got one intern," said Scott Verner, chief executive of the fast-growing, high-technology maker of diabetic-testing equipment in Fort...
  • Teen catches 693-pound swordfish off South Florida coast

    Teen catches 693-pound swordfish off South Florida coast
    Labor Day 2014 will be a holiday 17-year-old Adam Satter won't soon forget.  Satter reeled in a swordfish weighing 693 pounds Monday off the coast of Jupiter, WPTV reports.  The massive fish was caught about 30 miles off the coast of Jupiter. ...
  • 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....
  • 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,...
  • 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,...
  • GoPro gets a little cheaper -- and fancier -- with new Hero4 camera

    GoPro gets a little cheaper --  and fancier -- with new Hero4 camera
    GoPro hoisted its high-end offering further into the age of high-definition video with the introduction of the Hero4, its latest line of participant-sports-oriented video cameras. The company also lowered the price of its cheapest camera to $129 from...
  • '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-...
  • Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps

    Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps
    April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week. She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club. "I'm...
  • Broadway Box Office: London Hit 'Curious Incident' Picks Up Steam

    London hit "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" has begun to gain momentum at the Broadway box office, which makes for a promising sign ahead of the show's opening this weekend. The play earned $590,727 for seven previews, representing a...