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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • It's Tuesday, do you know where your charter school is?

    It's Tuesday, do you know where your charter school is?
    Now South Florida charters schools are dropping two at a time. Listen, if your child attends a new charter school, I wouldn’t blink. The whole thing could be gone in an instant, leaving you to suddenly come up with Plan B. Fast. On Monday, as...
  • Let us reflect on jobs this Labor Day

    The good news is Florida's economy is recovering from the aftermath of the Great Recession. Population growth is up, unemployment is down. So, too, are the number of housing foreclosures, a persistent drag on Florida's all-important real-estate sector....
  • 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'...
  • Rant for Lunch: Presidential vacations

    Rant for Lunch: Presidential vacations
      It's the holiday weekend, and would you believe there are still some folk out there griping because the president of the United States took a summer vacation. People, please! For the past few weeks, there was this ongoing, and plainly stupid,...
  • Hitting the road for Labor Day? Here's $10 for gas

    If you're taking a Labor Day road trip, get free gas at Publix starting Thursday. Save $10 on $50 gas cards with $50 grocery purchase.  The coupon for the popular offer is on the inside back cover of this week's circular. Further compound savings by...
  • Thomas E. Perez: Honor Labor Day with better wages

    It used to be that you could support a family on a minimum wage salary. Today, a minimum wage worker has to make a choice every day: buy a gallon of milk for the kids, or buy a gallon of gas to get to work. The current national minimum wage, frozen at...
  • More than pictures stolen in celeb phone-hacking case [Commentary]

    More than pictures stolen in celeb phone-hacking case [Commentary]
    OK, so about the hacking of certain actresses' computer files and the posting of nude photos found therein: Can we be frank? There is, within every healthy, heterosexual man, something which, upon viewing an attractive woman clad scantily or not at...
  • James Gwaltney Jr.: Help our teens to drive more safely

    The National Safety Council calls this time of year — between Memorial Day and Labor Day — the 100 deadliest days for teens on the road. As the Miami regional sales and service manager for Ford Motor Company and an active member of my...
  • Best bargains and deals at Labor Day sales

    Best bargains and deals at Labor Day sales
    Monday marks the official end of fun in the sun. Not here. We enjoy endless summer. This holiday weekend, you may be planning on taking advantage of deep discounts on everything from summer clothes to furniture to mattresses and appliances during...
  • Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try

    Fall fashion: Trendy colors to try
    Somehow, fall in Chicago makes it a little bit easier to say goodbye to summer. The trees change from green to red, the air turns from humid to crisp, Sundays spent brunching al fresco turn into Sundays spent watching football and iced coffees are...
  • Adam Fogelson to head film group at Robert Simonds' new studio

    Adam Fogelson to head film group at Robert Simonds' new studio
    Adam Fogelson, the former chairman of Universal Pictures, has been tapped to run the movie division of the new film and television studio founded by producer Robert Simonds. The hire elevates the profile of a fledgling venture that doesn't have a name yet...