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Labor Day

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  • 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...
  • Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

    Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day
    OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day. Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
  • Anne Arundel's cruel cat policy [Commentary]

    Anne Arundel's cruel cat policy [Commentary]
    The first day of school can be scary for little ones, and for Stephanie it was traumatic. A small tortoiseshell cat with tiny white toes, Stephanie — as she has been nicknamed by the shelter now caring for her — created a flurry of news...
  • More Floridians to travel for Labor Day, up 2.4 percent from 2013, AAA says

    More Floridians will spend the Labor Day holiday weekend away from home this year, according to a travel forecast released Thursday by AAA Travel.   About 1.73 million Floridians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from their residences for the...
  • The recline of civilization

    The recline of civilization
    The decision about whether to recline one's airline seat has been a flier's most vexing question since tempers turned hot over that issue around Labor Day. Here are some simple truths about the ethics, and future, of leaning back at 38,000 feet....
  • Medical marijuana referendum supporters mobilize

    Medical marijuana referendum supporters mobilize
    One of the hottest political campaigns of 2014 will kick into high gear this weekend as proponents of legalizing medical marijuana mobilize for a day of political organizing. From locations in Fort Lauderdale, West Delray and 11 other communities, they'...
  • 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...
  • Medical pot supporters low on funds

    Medical pot supporters low on funds
    With the primaries over, Florida voters will be focusing on the November ballot and political action committees will be spending millions of dollars on advertising to help sway them. But on one of the major issues — the medical marijuana...
  • Carrie Underwood is pregnant; husband Mike Fisher has a baby name idea

    Carrie Underwood is pregnant; husband Mike Fisher has a baby name idea
    Carrie Underwood and Mike Fisher are expecting a baby, and the country music superstar has announced her pregnancy with a dog photo and a Labor Day pun. "In honor of 'Labor' Day ... Ace & Penny would like to make an announcement. Their parents couldn'...
  • Pair of locals in semis of Lehigh Valley Amateur

     Pair of locals in semis of Lehigh Valley Amateur
    As his wayward tee shot off the 11th hole at Green Pond Country Club settled some 30 yards onto the football field at neighboring Notre Dame High School, Steve Kluemper could only shake his head. Somehow, at some point during Saturday's quarterfinals of...