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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Feral cat risks badly misrepresented [Letter]

    Feral cat risks badly misrepresented [Letter]
    Grant Sizemore's recent letter ("Feral cats pose a serious health threat to humans," Sept. 26) betrays a fundamental misunderstanding of statistics and serves as a textbook example of how such misinterpretations can lead to poor public policy. According...
  • AAA: Winter Could Bring Widespread Gas Prices Under $3

     
    The trend downward trend of gas prices should continue at least into December, and pump prices could fall below $3 a gallon in many areas by the end of the year, travel services organization AAA said in its monthly report.......
  • 'Men, Women and Children' should know better

    'Men, Women and Children' should know better
    * (out of four) Breaking news: Technology poses privacy risks. Parents are concerned about their kids, who often communicate via text. Teenagers are horny. Adults get horny too. The Internet has porn. Until slumping director/co-writer Jason Reitman...
  • 'Weekend' a home movie of sorts for Thomas Dolby

    'Weekend' a home movie of sorts for Thomas Dolby
    The world of moneyed Northern California liberals — a specific genus of the 1 percent all its own — is satirized from within in the seriocomic indie "Last Weekend" (at the Siskel Film Center through Oct. 9). It is Labor Day weekend and as...
  • Tropical history revised: 23 more storms in 1931-1943

    Tropical history revised: 23 more storms in 1931-1943
    It was a most turbulent era. Not only did it cover the Great Depression and the early years of World War II – the 13-year-stretch from 1931 to 1943 experienced some of the most catastrophic hurricane seasons on record. After studying...
  • Google threatened with $100-million lawsuit over celebrity nude photos

    A celebrity attorney whose firm represents more than a dozen high-profile women whose personal photos were stolen and then posted online has threatened Google with a lawsuit potentially seeking $100 million or more in damages related to the distribution...
  • Boxing trainer Joe Goossen fights on through promoter-brother's death

    Boxing trainer Joe Goossen fights on through promoter-brother's death
    For the last month, Joe Goossen’s routine has been a draining cycle of business as usual and daily heartbreak. Goossen, the veteran San Fernando Valley-based boxing trainer, is the brother of promoter Dan Goossen, who on Monday died due to...
  • Mayo: Christmas is here??! Bah humbug!

    Mayo: Christmas is here??!  Bah humbug!
    I went into my local wholesale club the other day, and I couldn't believe what I saw. Christmas merchandise. Rows upon rows of fake trees, lights, ornaments, inflatable lawn decorations. I did a double take, then checked the calendar. It was still...
  • Review: 'Last Weekend' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Last Weekend' ★ 1/2
    Polite society is so often impolite it's a wonder it still retains rights to the description. Vacation retreats are not so much for relaxing as for allowing wealthy clans to catch up on old grudges, open old wounds. That is very much the case during the...
  • Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]

    Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]
    Comptroller Peter Franchot, by starting a petition drive, has embarked on a policy initiative to require all Maryland public schools start the school calendar after Labor Day. His policy proposal is given political cover through a commission report from...
  • Anne Arundel's cruel cat policy [Commentary]

    The first day of school can be scary for little ones, and for Stephanie it was traumatic. A small tortoiseshell cat with tiny white toes, Stephanie — as she has been nicknamed by the shelter now caring for her — created a flurry of news...