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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Review: 'Last Weekend' ★ 1/2

    Review: 'Last Weekend' ★ 1/2
    Polite society is so often impolite it's a wonder it still retains rights to the description. Vacation retreats are not so much for relaxing as for allowing wealthy clans to catch up on old grudges, open old wounds. That is very much the case during the...
  • Earnhardt wins at Martinsville

    Earnhardt wins at Martinsville
    The Sports Xchange By Amanda Vincent, The Sports Xchange Earnhardt wins at Martinsville MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. claimed his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, taking the checkered...
  • Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help

    Rick Scott turns again to Chris Christie for campaign help
    Gov. Rick Scott sought to create a sense of urgency among outnumbered Republicans in Democrat-heavy South Florida on Sunday, racing around the three counties with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who's quickly become Scott's favorite celebrity political...
  • Cobras strike down foes in USSSA diamond play

    The West Pines Cobras' 9-Under Division baseball team continued its early season hot streak by capturing its age-group title during recent fall classic tournament action in Pembroke Pines. Members of the Florida Premier Travel League, the Cobras capped a...
  • Bill Walker: Unity ticket in Alaska governor's race 'unprecedented'

    Bill Walker, Alaska's Republican-turned-independent candidate for governor, and Byron Mallott, who won the state's Democratic primary, were set to take on incumbent Gov. Sean Parnell, a Republican, for the opportunity to run the 49th state. Alone, they...
  • Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing

    Live Nation's bid to run Greek Theatre gets parks panel's backing
    The Greek Theatre could change hands after a Los Angeles city commission recommended Thursday that another company take over running the historic Griffith Park venue, the latest step in a bitter battle between entertainment titans. The decision could...
  • Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring

    Harry Potter sends Comcast's theme park revenue soaring
    Universal Orlando's new Harry Potter land sent Comcast Corp.'s third-quarter theme-park revenue soaring 18.7 percent compared with the previous year, the company said in an earnings report Thursday. Overall, Comcast's profit jumped 50 percent to $2.6...
  • Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]

    Extending summer vacation hurts at-risk students [Commentary]
    Comptroller Peter Franchot, by starting a petition drive, has embarked on a policy initiative to require all Maryland public schools start the school calendar after Labor Day. His policy proposal is given political cover through a commission report from...
  • Who'll run the Greek Theatre?

    Who'll run the Greek Theatre?
    For four decades, the Nederlander Organization has operated the Greek Theatre, a beloved music venue built in 1929 and owned by the city of Los Angeles. Now, a year before its current contract expires, Nederlander has partnered with AEG Live to compete...
  • Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology

    Film Review: Reitman plumbs the hazards of technology
    Several early reviews of Jason Reitman's “Men, Women & Children” compare it to Paul Haggis' “Crash”: For fans of the latter, the comparisons are meant to show the inferiority of Reitman's film. For those (like me) who found “...
  • 9-year-old singer brings message of inspiration to F.V. suicide-prevention walk

    9-year-old singer brings message of inspiration to F.V. suicide-prevention walk
    On Sunday morning in Fountain Valley, Sydney Haik will perform her song "Dreaming With My Eyes Open" for the first time. Hopefully, it will be life-affirming. The 9-year-old singer will perform the song along with the national anthem at the American...