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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • College football back with new look, attitude

     College football back with new look, attitude
    College football spent the last eight months in therapy, facing its flaws and refining its goals. It returned in earnest Thursday night after a transformative and tumultuous offseason new and improved, more honest about where the sport is headed and open...
  • Gas Prices Continue to Ease for Labor Day Travelers

     
    Motorists who take to the roads for the Labor Day weekend should pay less for gas in most parts of the country than they did a year ago as the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gas slipped......
  • Video: Five Tips to Avoid Labor Day Travel Trouble

     
    Amid an improving economy, motorists are hitting the highways again in droves for the three-day Labor Day weekend, with AAA forecasting the greatest number of travelers since 2008. Watch the video above for some road-trip tips from Cars.com's Kelsey Mays....
  • Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond

    Ticket Extras! Things to do this weekend and beyond
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Alexander Springs expecting big crowds over Labor Day weekend

    Alexander Springs expecting big crowds over Labor Day weekend
    OCALA NATIONAL FOREST — You don't need to ask cashier L.J. Bower twice if she thinks Alexander Springs is going to be busy over the Labor Day weekend. "Oh, God — yes, yes, yes and yes," Bower said. In addition to expected crowds of day-use...
  • A sour mood despite sweeter outlook

    This week brought another nugget of good economic news for the U.S. economy. Gross domestic product expanded at a healthy annual rate of 4.2% in the second quarter — a slight upward revision from the earlier reading by the Bureau of Economic...
  • 'Guardians' Still Marvelous at Weekend Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Continuing to salvage the late summer box office, "Guardians of the Galaxy" is looking like the clear winner of the Labor Day weekend. The Marvel-Disney tentpole grossed $3.5 million on Friday -- its 29th day of release -- for...
  • From the Boathouse: A little extra care is needed

      Ahoy! There was some excitement as the huge waves pounded the Southern California shoreline this week and generated a challenging environment for experienced surfers and bodysurfers. To our east, large swells too affected the shoreline from...
  • Finding your inner work identity

    Even if you're off, Labor Day seems an appropriate time to think about work. Not so much the stresses and drags of it all, but the actual things we do as working people. Most of the time — either from busyness or as victims of rote behavior —...
  • Fight over holiday plans leads to brawl, deputies say

    Fight over holiday plans leads to brawl, deputies say
    A disagreement over Labor Day plans led to a family feud that featured a baseball bat, a gun, a knife and several potted plants. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said it got a call just after 7 p.m. on Thursday from a woman who said her boyfriend'...
  • Labor Day weekend: Mostly sunny and hot

    Labor Day weekend: Mostly sunny and hot
    It should be a nice holiday weekend to play outdoors or plan a backyard barbecue, if you don't mind the heat. There also is a chance of afternoon showers or storms, particularly today and on Monday, Labor Day. South Florida's Friday forecast calls for...