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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • What Labor Day needs is an official meal

    What Labor Day needs is an official meal
    Like Thanksgiving, Labor Day is a national holiday. Unlike Thanksgiving, it does not have an official meal. One-hundred-and-twenty years on, it's time we had one. I'm nominating the peppers-and-eggs sandwich as the official meal of Labor Day, and I'll...
  • Labor Day in jobs-starved Illinois

    Labor Day in jobs-starved Illinois
    Economists invoke "slack" when America's labor market fails to create enough jobs for those willing and able to take them. The result is an excess supply of labor. That "labor market slack"? That "excess supply of labor"? We're talking about real...
  • Labor Day forecast: Chance of showers and thunderstorms

    Labor Day forecast: Chance of showers and thunderstorms
    If barbecue is a part of your Labor Day plans, you may want to fire up the grill on Sunday instead. Officials at the National Weather Service are expecting a mostly cloudy Monday with a 70 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms moving into the area...
  • Concert review: Blake Shelton at Amway Center

    Concert review: Blake Shelton at Amway Center
      It’s Labor Day weekend, what better time for singer Blake Shelton to show that country music stars still work hard for the money. Shelton’s “Ten Times Crazier” tour on Saturday at a packed Amway Center was an insanely...
  • Monday's 9/1 local schedule (updated Sunday AM)

    BASEBALL International League: Norfolk at Durham, 1:05 Eastern League: Binghamton at Richmond, 12:05 TENNIS Peninsula Tennis Patrons Association Labor Day Classic (at Huntington Park) SOCCER USL Pro league: Richmond Kickers at LA Galaxy II (in...
  • Finding your inner work identity

    Finding your inner work identity
    Even if you're off, Labor Day seems an appropriate time to think about work. Not so much the stresses and drags of it all, but the actual things we do as working people. Most of the time — either from busyness or as victims of rote behavior...
  • Best bargains and deals at Labor Day sales

    Best bargains and deals at Labor Day sales
    Monday marks the official end of fun in the sun. Not here. We enjoy endless summer. This holiday weekend, you may be planning on taking advantage of deep discounts on everything from summer clothes to furniture to mattresses and appliances during...
  • Teel Time: As expected, Virginia crowd lags, even for No. 7 UCLA

    CHARLOTTESVILLE -- Scott Stadium’s official capacity in 1998 was 40,000, making the crowd of 42,800 for Virginia’s home opener against Maryland that year a source of pride. Saturday’s attendance of 44,749 for the 2014 opener against...
  • Hats Off To Public Workers, Too

    Hats Off To Public Workers, Too
    If your plans today include a visit to a state park via a town or state road, it might be good to remember that the outing comes courtesy of hardworking public-sector employees. Labor Day is the time to honor the American labor movement and recall how...
  • Labor Day weekend: Crowded beaches, rough waves and DUI crackdowns

    Labor Day weekend: Crowded beaches, rough waves and DUI crackdowns
    Thousands of people will flock to Central Florida's coast with beach towels for a hot — sometimes rainy — Labor Day weekend. In turn, Central Florida's law officers will be out in full force; patrolling area beaches, lakes and highways...
  • 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...