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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Made in America: Kanye West declares intentions, executes perfectly

    Made in America: Kanye West declares intentions, executes perfectly
    Kanye West played the foot of City Hall in downtown Los Angeles -- there's something you don't see every day. Especially while wearing a high-art chain mail mask that covered his entire head, making him look like Daft Punk's arch-nemesis. Closing out...
  • Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]

    Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]
    Ask some neighbors or colleagues about their Labor Day weekend tomorrow, and prepare to hear how busy it was. Several malls featured back to school sales, kids had a baseball tournament, lots of e-mails to catch up with at work, and the house needed...
  • 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...
  • Searing sets save Made in America L.A.

     Searing sets save Made in America L.A.
    What makes a good Southern California music festival? Quality acts, artfully selected, with pleasant surprises and an overarching vision. Easy access to essentials for enjoying — not just surviving — the daylong adventures. Accessible good...
  • 818 Roundup: High-speed rail, Victory Baptist, Shayna Baszler nears UFC debute

    818 Roundup: High-speed rail, Victory Baptist, Shayna Baszler nears UFC debute
    Good morning readers! Today is Labor Day, Sept. 1, 2014. As you get together your grilling tools for that epic BBQ this afternoon, take a look at these headlines from around the area.  Headlines from the area: - A proposed route for the...
  • Summer 2014: Cool, but not as cool as you thought

    Summer 2014: Cool, but not as cool as you thought
    "Begorrah," said the Irishman on the second day of summer, "these auld days are gettin' shorter already." That's an old joke about Irish fatalism, but it fits the way the summer unfolded in the Lehigh Valley this year. On this Labor Day, the...
  • Rainstorms part of Labor Day forecast

    Rainstorms part of Labor Day forecast
    Labor Day started cloudy in downtown Chicago — advance warning of what forecasters say promises to be an overcast day with some rain and warmer than normal temperatures. The National Weather Service said scattered thunderstorms will be moving...
  • State Police: No Fatalities So Far On CT Roads During Labor Day Weekend

    State Police: No Fatalities So Far On CT Roads During Labor Day Weekend
    So far during Labor Day weekend, state police have reported no highway fatalities, but said there have been 200 motor vehicle accidents in Connecticut. The state police holiday weekend report from Sunday morning showed that troopers have issued 1,132...
  • Quinn, Rauner ad war at full throttle

    Quinn, Rauner ad war at full throttle
    Labor Day traditionally has marked the kickoff of the fall campaign season, but the heated race for governor between Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican challenger Bruce Rauner has made the holiday little more than an election-year speed bump. For...
  • Dreaming of meaningful work

    Dreaming of meaningful work
    A high school senior, Carlos is already a promising carpenter. He is volunteering at a Habitat for Humanity site, assembling the frames for the bedroom walls, the boards for one frame laid out neatly in front of him. He measures the distance between them....
  • Has L.A.'s economy come back?

    Among those who know Los Angeles' economy best, there is one point of agreement: The city is slowly recovering from the 2007 collapse. It was seven years ago that a national housing and financial crisis triggered the worst economic downturn of this...