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Labor Day

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  • Gas prices for Labor Day will be lowest since 2010

    Gas prices for Labor Day will be lowest since 2010
    Gasoline prices this Labor Day weekend are expected to drop to their lowest level since 2010, travel club AAA forecast. Prices are dropping largely because of increased U.S. production of oil. Refineries are producing the most petroleum for this...
  • 'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death

     'The Simpsons' celebrates its 26th season with -- what else? -- a death
    Conservatives branded it an assault on family values. The nation's drug czar warned recovering addicts not to watch it. Schools barred clothing featuring its images. But when "The Simpsons" premieres its 26th season Sunday, TV's longest-running prime-...
  • Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps

    Gas glut brings lower prices at Orlando pumps
    April Sawers smiled as she filled her car's gas tank at an Orlando station this week. She attributed her good mood to the steadily dropping price of fuel, which has dipped to its lowest level in four months, according to AAA, the motorists' club. "I'm...
  • A new beginning: Navigating the challenges of moving on

    A new beginning: Navigating the challenges of moving on
    -------------------- Read the entire series: In Sickness and in Health: A Couple's Final Journey. -------------------- Chris MacLellan was on a boat, heading into the Atlantic Ocean. In the six months — to the day — since his partner,...
  • Early voting is changing election 'day' into election 'month'

    Early voting is changing election 'day' into election 'month'
    The midterm election may be weeks away, but tens of thousands of ballots have already been cast in a reprise of an increasingly powerful political tool: early voting. In North Carolina, which has a pivotal U.S. Senate contest at the top of the ticket,...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • DUI crackdown begins today

    DUI crackdown begins today
    A national crackdown on impaired begins today and lasts through the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 1. Local participating agencies in the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" effort include @SunrisePoliceFL, @MiramarPD and Plantation Police. ...
  • 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...
  • Jackie Robinson West coming home a winner

    Jackie Robinson West coming home a winner
    When the late-inning rally you knew the Jackie Robinson West players had in them fell just short Sunday in an 8-4 defeat to South Korea in the Little League World Series final, everybody at the watch party on the Far South Side immediately rose to their...