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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Labor Day's Meaning Has Evolved, Especially For Younger Workers

    Labor Day's Meaning Has Evolved, Especially For Younger Workers
    Think about the job market and the typical worker. It is, after all, Labor Day. The image you might conjure depends on who you are — whether you work, how you work and how much the workplace has rewarded or punished you. As big companies offer...
  • Schmich: The things we lose when we travel

    Schmich: The things we lose when we travel
    We often travel to lose ourselves then wind up losing stuff instead. Hats. Scarves. Books. Reading glasses. One of anything that comes in pairs. "Did I leave my car key at your house?" I asked a friend the other day after a visit to New York. Back...
  • The 10 most vulnerable House members

    WASHINGTON Welcome to the general election: Labor Day has passed, nearly every primary has finished, and Roll Call has revised its monthly list of the 10 most vulnerable House members. Since this feature last published in August, Rep. Kerry Bentivolio,...
  • Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher expecting first child

    (Reuters) - Singer Carrie Underwood and her pro hockey player husband Mike Fisher are expecting their first child, the couple announced on Twitter on Monday. Underwood, 31, posted a picture titled "In honor of Labor Day," in which she posed with the...
  • Boca Raton teen bitten by shark in New Smyrna Beach

    Boca Raton teen bitten by shark in New Smyrna Beach
    A Boca Raton teenager said she was bitten by a shark and it's no fish tale — she's got seven stitches to prove it. Alexandra Masterson, 13, was in waist-deep water in New Smyrna Beach with her father when she felt something hit her, she said....
  • Gators frustrated storms suspended opener, but impressed by fan support

    GAINESVILLE — UF receiver Valdez Showers said he's played football in worse weather than the Gators encountered during Saturday's washout against Idaho. A Detroit native, Showers played in a high school game in 6-degree temperatures, with snow...
  • Shocked Deutsche Bank Championship Winner All But Shuns Ryder Cup

    Shocked Deutsche Bank Championship Winner All But Shuns Ryder Cup
    NORTON, Mass. — One had been practically begging Tom Watson to play in the Ryder Cup. The other almost seemed to be begging Watson not to pick him. Billy Horschel and Chris Kirk shared this much in common Monday. They badly wanted to win the...
  • Three Bucks high school students die in Wayne County crash

    Three Bucks high school students die in Wayne County crash
    The deaths of three Council Rock High School South sophomores and student athletes over the weekend has left the Bucks County district devastated and grappling with the loss just days before the school year is to begin. "Council Rock offers its...
  • Marlins outlast Mets in sloppy series opener

    The Marlins had to overcome a few things to outlast the Mets in Monday's Labor Day matinee: Zack Wheeler and his stellar career numbers against them, a pair of deficits, and perhaps most notably, losing Henderson Alvarez in the third inning. As for...
  • McCarthy cautions against judgment of embattled commander

    McCarthy cautions against judgment of embattled commander
    Chicago police Superintendent Garry McCarthy on Monday said accusations against a commander who faces criminal charges for allegedly placing the barrel of his gun in a suspect's mouth are "reprehensible" if true, but cautioned against a rush to judgment....
  • Obama tries to rekindle hope in Labor Day speech

    President Obama flew to Milwaukee for a fiery, populist speech on Labor Day, marking the informal kickoff of a push this fall to stave off Republican control of the Senate. Obama's brief visit to Wisconsin was ostensibly nonpolitical, and he avoided...