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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....
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • UM confident in its linebackers after tepid showing by defense in 2013

    UM confident in its linebackers after tepid showing by defense in 2013
    With their linebacking corps thinned, the Hurricanes have gotten creative in camp. Walter Tucker, a linebacker turned fullback in the spring, has been back with the defense and expectations are he'll play both sides of the ball. Nantambu-Akil Fentress'...