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Labor Day

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  • Girls volleyball | Benet 1st, Neuqua Valley 4th in tournament

    Girls volleyball | Benet 1st, Neuqua Valley 4th in tournament
    Benet High School once again kicked off the girls volleyball season with its Labor Day weekend tournament — and once again they look to be among the best teams in the state. For the fourth straight year, the Benet Redwings won their own...
  • Blotter: Cans of soda thrown at home in Wilmette

    Blotter: Cans of soda thrown at home in Wilmette
    The following items were taken from Wilmette police reports: A Glenview man, 29, was charged with DUI after police received a call about a man passed out behind the wheel in the eastbound lane of Lake Avenue at Hibbard Road on Sept. 5 A resident of...
  • 'Everyday Superheroes' fall fest begins Aug. 30

    'Everyday Superheroes' fall fest begins Aug. 30
    Glassware, pottery, metalwork, woodcrafts, jewelry and more created by artists from around the country will be featured Saturday to Monday at the Frankfort Fall Festival in downtown Frankfort. The carnival was slated to open this week in the newly-paved...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • The heat is on! Where to cool down at splash pads

    The heat is on! Where to cool down at splash pads
    With highs soaring into the 90s and summer vacation rapidly approaching, parents who want to keep their kids cool and entertained as they burn off excess energy can hit Central Florida's dozens of splash pads, most free but some with a small fee. Below...
  • Hurricanes coach Al Golden hoping for answers at QB soon

    Hurricanes coach Al Golden hoping for answers at QB soon
    Losing a starting quarterback is a tough for any college football team, but for Miami, everything seemed settled after Stephen Morris graduated. Ryan Williams, Morris’ back-up last season and a Memphis transfer, was poised to take over the offense...
  • 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...
  • 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'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,...
  • Heaps practices, defensive leaders sent message, and more notes

    CORAL GABLES—Through the first few minutes of practice, nothing looked to be amiss. Quarterback Jake Heaps, who was held out of Miami’s scrimmage on Monday night to rest his arm, warmed up with the rest of Miami’s quarterbacks and...