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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Hurricanes try to keep focus on themselves, ignore unknowns as opener nears

    — The Hurricanes understand there are storylines aplenty linked to this opener. They're facing the same Louisville team that dominated them in their last game, a 36-9 dismantling in December's Russell Athletic Bowl. There's true freshman Brad...
  • TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?

    TIFF 2014: Is Jon Stewart's 'Rosewater' headed for bigger things?
    Jon Stewart was on his way to introduce the fourth sellout screening of his movie "Rosewater" at the Telluride Film Festival when a fan popped out of the concession line to introduce herself. "I hate to jump in, but I loved your piece on Ferguson,"...
  • Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

    Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day
    OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day. Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
  • Freshman Brad Kaaya ready for spotlight if 'Canes need him

    It didn't take long for James Coley to see the potential. So the Hurricanes' offensive coordinator began the push, recruiting a soft-spoken, little-known quarterback out of West Hills, California before any other major college program noticed Brad Kaaya....
  • More Floridians to travel for Labor Day, up 2.4 percent from 2013, AAA says

    More Floridians will spend the Labor Day holiday weekend away from home this year, according to a travel forecast released Thursday by AAA Travel.   About 1.73 million Floridians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from their residences for the...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Woman meets man on Craigslist, steals his stuff, according to report

    Woman meets man on Craigslist, steals his stuff, according to report
    A weekend rendezvous facilitated through Craigslist ended with a man without his car, his phone and his cash, according to police. Police said a Palm Springs man, 40, invited a woman he met on Craigslist over to his house on Aug. 27. The two spent the...
  • Democrats plan Labor Day picnic

    Democrats plan Labor Day picnic
    More than a dozen Broward Democratic Clubs are joining together for a Labor Day picnic. The clubs are providing hamburgers and hot dogs, and people are asked to bring a dish to share and drinks. They’re also supposed to bring their own chairs...
  • Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island

    Heading to Key West for the holiday? There will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock Island
    Drivers to the Florida Keys already know there can be huge traffic delays if there is a crash on U.S. 1, the main thoroughfare through the island chain. Another possible cause for traffic delays this Labor Day weekend will be a DUI checkpoint on Stock...
  • Medical pot supporters low on funds

    Medical pot supporters low on funds
    With the primaries over, Florida voters will be focusing on the November ballot and political action committees will be spending millions of dollars on advertising to help sway them. But on one of the major issues — the medical marijuana...