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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Hillsboro Canal work resumes after tussle

    Hillsboro Canal work resumes after tussle
    DEERFIELD BEACH - Work resumed on a project to remove trees and docks along the Hillsboro Canal on Monday after a week's delay caused by a tussle between the city and the South Florida Water Management District. The city shut the project down over Labor...
  • Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'

    Child drowning victim was football 'phenom'
    A nine-year-old boy drowned on Labor Day, on his first outing to the seashore, his father said. "The one time he went to the beach..." Brandon Myrick said, unable to finish the sentence. His son, also called Brandon Myrick, of Lauderdale Lakes, had...
  • Submarine sighted off Broward's coast

    Submarine sighted off Broward's coast
    It's not unusual to see submarines off the coast of Broward County but there were sightings on Labor Day weekend that remain a bit of a mystery. Videographers and photographers captured the long black vessel cruising north and south between Fort...
  • Plantation Stars baseball program looks to build on strong summer

    The Plantation Stars travel baseball program is gearing up for a strong fall season as they prove to be amongst the top programs in Broward County. The Stars 12-under travel baseball squad is coming off a successful summer after forming as a Little...
  • 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...
  • Progress Bar replacing popular New Moon in Wilton Manors

    Progress Bar replacing popular New Moon in Wilton Manors
    New Moon will rise one day a week. A new Wilton Manors bar is expected to open Labor Day weekend in the former home of New Moon, which closed in March after nine years serving South Florida lesbians. The owners of the Illinois-based Progress Bar, geared...
  • College football on TV this Saturday

    College football on TV this Saturday
    Each week our national college football writer describes how he would handle the television remote Saturday, handicapping what's worth watching, and skipping: MORNING Tennessee (2-1) at No. 12 Georgia (2-1) 9 a.m., ESPN Missouri's shocking home...
  • 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....
  • 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......
  • Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'

    Islamic State recruiting women to 'have kids and cook'
    Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women. In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...