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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology

    Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology
    Several early reviews of Jason Reitman's “Men, Women & Children” compare it to Paul Haggis' “Crash”: For fans of the latter, the comparisons are meant to show the inferiority of Reitman's film. For those (like me) who found “...
  • Notre Dame reveals ACC schedule through 2025

      Notre Dame fans hoping for a rematch with Florida State will have to wait until Nov. 10, 2018 as the school announced future football dates through 2025 as part of its partnership with the ACC Tuesday. The arrangement between Notre Dame and the...
  • 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...
  • Readers illuminate black lights, Depression reunion, Trail's past

    A dip into the Flashback mailbag finds letters about the Orlando Youth Center, the 1935 Labor Day hurricane (and some good that came from it for one Orlando family), and the mom-and-pop motel days of the Orange Blossom Trail. Hanging out at the Hut "I...
  • Could National Average for Gas Prices Fall Below $3?

     
    Gas prices fell for the 21st straight day Thursday as the AAA travel services organization estimated that at least a third of gas stations across the country were selling regular unleaded for less than $3. The national average for a......
  • People who vote before Election Day could decide outcome of governor's race

    People who vote before Election Day could decide outcome of governor's race
    With the race for governor in a dead heat and more than half of Florida's voters likely to cast their ballots before Election Day, the contest could be won or lost by the time the polls open on Nov. 4 — prompting intense efforts by Charlie Crist and...
  • The Biblioracle: Books live on thanks to youth

    The Biblioracle: Books live on thanks to youth
    Normally, when good news about the fate of books and literature comes down the line, I tend to look at it a little skeptically. After all, the prevailing wisdom is that soon enough, in a digital age of 24/7 Internet connectivity and our resultant...
  • 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...
  • Dr. Ralph Kroopnick, Storrs dentist, retires after 45 years

    Dr. Ralph Kroopnick has been practicing dentistry for 53 years. He has been at the same location on Middle Turnpike in Storrs for 45 years. On Oct. 7, at the age of 79, Kroopnick was in his office with his receptionist, Mary Farr, preparing to work on his...
  • Joe Biden praises Charlie Crist as man of middle class

    Joe Biden praises Charlie Crist as man of middle class
    – Vice President Joe Biden, famous for a gregarious and freewheeling style that often veers away from sanitized political talking points, was on message Monday as he hit the campaign trail in South Florida: soaring rhetoric, no gaffes, and a big...
  • Jay Leno driving his 'Garage' to CNBC

    Jay Leno could be back on prime-time television again soon. Cable network CNBC is expected to announce sometime this week a deal to bring the car enthusiast/former "Tonight Show" host and his "Jay Leno's Garage" Web series to a weekday evening slot....