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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Hurricanes ready to rally around freshman QB

    Hurricanes ready to rally around freshman QB
    There were times during camp, Duke Johnson would just watch … and smile. As the quarterbacks battling for Miami's starting job took rep after rep, the Hurricanes star running back often stood behind Brad Kaaya and Jake Heaps and let the two sweat...
  • 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...
  • UM's Duke Johnson driven to lift Hurricanes to big wins

    UM's Duke Johnson driven to lift Hurricanes to big wins
    CORAL GABLES — It didn't take long for Duke Johnson to know this injury was serious. Like most football players, the Hurricanes star running back has dealt with his share of pain. But he says doctors had always told him, when it came to his ankle,...
  • 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...
  • Road work to close lanes near Davie neighborhood

    Road work to close lanes near Davie neighborhood
    Beginning Monday, construction crews prepping for the installation of a noise wall will start work near the Vista Filare community at Southwest 148 Avenue and State Road 84. Drivers should expect periodic lane closures from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. while...
  • Hillsboro Canal work resumes after tussle

    Hillsboro Canal work resumes after tussle
    DEERFIELD BEACH - Work resumed on a project to remove trees and docks along the Hillsboro Canal on Monday after a week's delay caused by a tussle between the city and the South Florida Water Management District. The city shut the project down over Labor...
  • Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'

    Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'
    A nine-year-old boy drowned on Labor Day, on his first outing to the seashore, his father said. "The one time he went to the beach..." Brandon Myrick said, unable to finish the sentence. His son, also called Brandon Myrick, of Lauderdale Lakes, had...
  • Gas Prices Continue to Slide as Expected

     
    Gas prices continue to decline across the country, following the usual post-Labor Day pattern, and travel-services organization AAA predicted they could fall by as much as 20 cents a gallon more by Halloween. "The average price at the pump typically......
  • Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'

    Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'
    Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women. In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...