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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring

    Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring
    Universal Orlando's new Harry Potter land sent Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter theme-park revenue soaring 18.7 percent compared with the previous year, the company said in an earnings report Thursday. Overall, Comcast's profit jumped 50 percent to $2.6...
  • Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'

    Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'
    A nine-year-old boy drowned on Labor Day, on his first outing to the seashore, his father said. "The one time he went to the beach..." Brandon Myrick said, unable to finish the sentence. His son, also called Brandon Myrick, of Lauderdale Lakes, had...
  • 9-year-old singer brings message of inspiration to F.V. suicide-prevention walk

    9-year-old singer brings message of inspiration to F.V. suicide-prevention walk
    On Sunday morning in Fountain Valley, Sydney Haik will perform her song "Dreaming With My Eyes Open" for the first time. Hopefully, it will be life-affirming. The 9-year-old singer will perform the song along with the national anthem at the American...
  • Who'll run the Greek Theatre?

    Who'll run the Greek Theatre?
    For four decades, the Nederlander Organization has operated the Greek Theatre, a beloved music venue built in 1929 and owned by the city of Los Angeles. Now, a year before its current contract expires, Nederlander has partnered with AEG Live to compete...
  • 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...
  • Submarine sighted off Broward's coast

    Submarine sighted off Broward's coast
    It's not unusual to see submarines off the coast of Broward County but there were sightings on Labor Day weekend that remain a bit of a mystery. Videographers and photographers captured the long black vessel cruising north and south between Fort...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The recline of civilization

    The recline of civilization
    The decision about whether to recline one's airline seat has been a flier's most vexing question since tempers turned hot over that issue around Labor Day. Here are some simple truths about the ethics, and future, of leaning back at 38,000 feet....