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Labor Day

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  • When does FXX's 'Simpsons' marathon start?

    When does FXX's 'Simpsons' marathon start?
    FXX is running a marathon of every "The Simpsons" episodes ever? (Tent fingertips together and reply in a sinister Mr. Burns voice): "Excellent…." From 9 a.m. Thursday until the close of Labor Day, the venerable animated Fox comedy series will...
  • No decision made on O.C. rentals

    No decision made on O.C. rentals
    Ocean City officials plan to meet again after Labor Day to discuss tightening the rules around short-term rentals in some residential neighborhoods. The city hosted a public hearing Tuesday for people to air their opinions on the subject. Some residents...
  • FXX to air every 'Simpsons' episode ever

    FXX is running a marathon of every "The Simpsons" episodes ever? (Tent fingertips together and reply in a sinister Mr. Burns voice): "Excellent...." From 10 a.m. Thursday until the close of Labor Day, the venerable animated Fox comedy series will air all...
  • The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]

    The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]
    The headlines these days all seem to demand exclamation marks. Iraq is teetering on the brink! Russian troops are massing on the Ukranian border! Gaza lies in ruins! World's worst Ebola epidemic afflicts Africa! Welcome to another quiet and peaceful...
  • New resorts, Keith Urban, boxing are all part of Las Vegas' Labor Day

    New resorts, Keith Urban, boxing are all part of Las Vegas' Labor Day
    Vegas visitors can celebrate the Labor Day holiday at three new resorts on the Strip, take in a concert by Keith Urban and more over the long weekend that begins Aug. 29.  The party to mark summer's last (if unofficial) blast extends well beyond the...
  • Showboat gambling to cease on Aug. 31; Revel to close two days later

    Showboat Atlantic City will end gambling operations on Aug. 31 at 4 p.m., according to an order by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement approving closing plans for the casino that employed 2,133 last month. Gamblers will have another hour, until...
  • There are lots of ways to trim your spending on groceries beyond clipping coupons

    I'm not a big fan of using coupons at the supermarket because of the time it takes to find, clip and organize them. I employ several other strategies to save on groceries instead. But after talking to supermarket savings expert Teri Gault, I realized I...
  • QB Braxton Miller's injury gives Virginia Tech a puncher's chance at Ohio State

    QB Braxton Miller's injury gives Virginia Tech a puncher's chance at Ohio State
    Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller missed all of two games and most of a third last season with a knee sprain. The Buckeyes won those contests by a combined 170-41. Translation: Miller, only the fourth player to earn two Chicago Tribune Silver...
  • Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries

    Interactive bus shelters tout 'Houdini' miniseries
    The History Channel is promoting its upcoming "Houdini" miniseries with interactive bus shelters challenging Chicagoans to hold their breath for three minutes — duplicating one of the magician's legendary tricks. The two-day series will run...
  • Study: Americans Hit the Highways Again

     
    Americans went through some hard times in the past few years, and while everyone may not necessarily be on easy street now, a major spike in highway travel suggests that we as a nation are at least on the road......
  • Fest planner: Aug. 22-24

    Fest planner: Aug. 22-24
    This is your final weekend before Labor Day, and you have plenty of opportunities to make it count. Take your pick of nine festivals focused on food, art, music and fashion in neighborhoods from the South Loop to Logan Square. Hungry? Head directly to...