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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Christian Rapper Lecrae Notches First No. 1 Album in Soft Sales Week

    Leading soft post-Labor Day sales that saw no six-figure debuts, Christian rapper Lecrae notched his first No. 1 album with "Anomaly." The Reach Records title moved 88,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending Sept. 14. The...
  • Jim Talent and Ed Rendell: Americans demand a modern transportation network

    Jim Talent and Ed Rendell: Americans demand a modern transportation network
    The summer air travel season has hit record numbers this year, and while we still have some time left for travel and fun before summer is over, travelers have continued to express frustration with air travel hassles. Most of that frustration is...
  • Tamarac Cougars Youth Football League marches onward

    Tamarac Cougars Youth Football League marches onward
    The Tamarac Cougars youth football league has experienced its shares of highs and lows during its 17-year history. As a member of the American Youth Football League, the program has provided a safe environment for children from the ages of 5 to 13 . The...
  • Gas Prices Continue to Slide as Expected

     
    Gas prices continue to decline across the country, following the usual post-Labor Day pattern, and travel-services organization AAA predicted they could fall by as much as 20 cents a gallon more by Halloween. "The average price at the pump typically......
  • Mt. St. Joe alum Berger retires from MLL

    Mt. St. Joe alum Berger retires from MLL
    Et cetera Mt. St. Joe alum Berger retires from MLL Midfielder Stephen Berger, who made six All-Star teams from 2007 to 2012, has retired from Major League Lacrosse. Berger, who recently was named the head coach at Mount Saint Joseph, his alma mater,...
  • Clemson gets latest chance to affect college football title chase

    This fishy early season is a “one that got away” story. The title race might have been jumbled before October had a few teams not frittered away the late summer. Many of our preseason favorites have been shaken, but not stirred. Underdog...
  • Job No. 1 for Ducks: Getting to the playoffs

    Ducks General Manager Bob Murray watched how the Kings cruised through the regular season, then gassed the accelerator to the floor once the Stanley Cup was in sight. "Our first job is to get to the playoffs. I don't care where we finish," Murray said....
  • Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City

    Sunny season draws to a close in Ocean City
    Dumser's soft ice cream cones were still twirled perilously high, Thrashers' french fries were still doused in vinegar, and the surf was clear and cold as ever, but there were signs of change in Ocean City this summer. In some cases, literally: Town...
  • Hollywood's hedgehog mentality threatens its survival

    To understand what's wrong with Hollywood today, you have to go back to the British philosopher and historian Sir Isaiah Berlin and his concept of the hedgehog and the fox. Riffing off a fragment attributed to the ancient Greek poet Archilochus,...
  • Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school

    Thieves take dozens of laptops during 2nd break-in at Wilmette school
    For the second time in four months, Wilmette authorities are looking for answers after someone broke into Baker Demonstration School and stole 26 laptop computers and vandalized classrooms, officials said. According to Wilmette police reports, someone...
  • Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life

    Forest Park gets thousands of plants — and a new life
    When European buckthorn and other nonnative invasive plants were removed from Forest Park in Lake Forest this spring, people driving along Deerpath Road or walking on the park's lawn could see Lake Michigan. The view had been obscured for many years as...