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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...
  • Girls volleyball | Benet 1st, Neuqua Valley 4th in tournament

    Girls volleyball | Benet 1st, Neuqua Valley 4th in tournament
    Benet High School once again kicked off the girls volleyball season with its Labor Day weekend tournament — and once again they look to be among the best teams in the state. For the fourth straight year, the Benet Redwings won their own...
  • River Forest police issued 31 tickets during Labor Day crackdown

    River Forest police issued 31 tickets during Labor Day crackdown
    River Forest police made four arrests and issued 31 tickets during their Labor Day "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket" crackdown. Arrests were made for possession of a controlled substance, driving under the influence, driving while a...
  • Evanston Labor Day crackdown yields arrests, citations

     Evanston Labor Day crackdown yields arrests, citations
    Evanston police made arrests for impaired driving and a criminal warrant, while issuing tickets for seat belt violations and other traffic citations during a Labor Day impaired driving crackdown. One person was arrested for impaired driving, police...
  • TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?

    TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?
    Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself. "I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
  • 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...
  • Earnhardt wins at Martinsville

    Earnhardt wins at Martinsville
    The Sports Xchange By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange Earnhardt wins at Martinsville MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. claimed his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, taking the checkered...
  • Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help

    Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help
    Gov. Rick Scott sought to create a sense of urgency among outnumbered Republicans in Democrat-heavy South Florida on Sunday, racing around the three counties with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's quickly become Scott's favorite celebrity political...
  • Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing

    Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing
    The Greek Theatre could change hands after a Los Angeles city commission recommended Thursday that another company take over running the historic Griffith Park venue, the latest step in a bitter battle between entertainment titans. The decision could...
  • Bill Walker: Unity ticket in Alaska governor's race 'unprecedented'

    Bill Walker, Alaska's Republican-turned-independent candidate for governor, and Byron Mallott, who won the state's Democratic primary, were set to take on incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican, for the opportunity to run the 49th state. Alone, they...
  • Cobras strike down foes in USSSA diamond play

    The West Pines Cobras' 9-Under Division baseball team continued its early season hot streak by capturing its age-group title during recent fall classic tournament action in Pembroke Pines. Members of the Florida Premier Travel League, the Cobras capped a...