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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs

    Labor Secretary Perez on how to produce better-paying jobs
    At the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce this week, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez kicked off a cross-country, pre-Labor Day tour to champion higher minimum wages, higher-wage jobs and other causes in talks with employers, workers and local leaders....
  • 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. ...
  • 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...
  • 'Everyday Superheroes' fall fest begins Aug. 30

    'Everyday Superheroes' fall fest begins Aug. 30
    Glassware, pottery, metalwork, woodcrafts, jewelry and more created by artists from around the country will be featured Saturday to Monday at the Frankfort Fall Festival in downtown Frankfort. The carnival was slated to open this week in the newly-paved...
  • 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...
  • Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again

    Treasure-hunting Sanford family strikes gold — again
    Holidays are a lucky time for a treasure-hunting family from Sanford. Last year on Labor Day, the Schmitts made national news when they pulled several pieces of a solid gold chain — more than 60 feet in all — from the water off the coast...
  • Peninsula airport group discusses investing funds in air service behind closed doors

    Peninsula airport group discusses investing funds in air service behind closed doors
    The regional group that agreed to subsidize People Express' suspended service to Newark and Boston met behind closed doors for about 45 minutes Monday to discuss investing funds to support an air service at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport....
  • Corona del Mar Today: City to replace dolphin topiaries with slimmer versions

    Corona del Mar Today: City to replace dolphin topiaries with slimmer versions
    Corona del Mar's dozen dolphin topiaries will be replaced with younger, svelte versions, probably in November, a city spokeswoman said. The existing topiaries date to 1993, when early members of the Corona del Mar Business Improvement District added...
  • State's largest casino takes revenue hit as Horseshoe arrives

    State's largest casino takes revenue hit as Horseshoe arrives
    The Horseshoe Casino Baltimore took a bite out of Maryland Live's revenue in September, its first full month of operation, even as it pushed the state's take to yet another record. Overall revenues from the state's five casinos reached $82.4 million,...
  • 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...
  • Hogan, Brown differ in message to black voters

    Hogan, Brown differ in message to black voters
    In deep-blue Maryland, it's the white Republican running for governor who has a direct message for black voters. GOP nominee Larry Hogan has canvassed along inner-city streets and spoken to students at a historically black college in Bowie. He says...