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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Dr. Ralph Kroopnick, Storrs dentist, retires after 45 years

    Dr. Ralph Kroopnick has been practicing dentistry for 53 years. He has been at the same location on Middle Turnpike in Storrs for 45 years. On Oct. 7, at the age of 79, Kroopnick was in his office with his receptionist, Mary Farr, preparing to work on his...
  • Joe Biden praises Charlie Crist as man of middle class

    Joe Biden praises Charlie Crist as man of middle class
    – Vice President Joe Biden, famous for a gregarious and freewheeling style that often veers away from sanitized political talking points, was on message Monday as he hit the campaign trail in South Florida: soaring rhetoric, no gaffes, and a big...
  • Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?

    Raising the minimum wage: Would it help or hurt L.A.?
    On Labor Day, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed raising the minimum wage for all workers in Los Angeles, eventually reaching a minimum of $13.25 an hour in 2017. Reactions were immediate. Organized labor applauded the proposal; business groups warned that it...
  • 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...
  • Jennifer Lawrence: 'Sex crime' victim or in need of a reality check?

    Jennifer Lawrence: 'Sex crime' victim or in need of a reality check?
    Jennifer Lawrence finally broke her silence on the photo hack that revealed private and nude photos of the young actress over Labor Day weekend. "It is not a scandal," she said of the hack in an interview with Vanity Fair. "It is a sex crime. It is a...
  • Top Lehigh Valley events include Professional Bull Riders, Penn State party at Oktoberfest

    Top Lehigh Valley events include Professional Bull Riders, Penn State party at Oktoberfest
    PROFESSIONAL BULL RIDERS 1 Watch "the toughest sport on dirt" this weekend when the Professional Bull Riders bring the country's premiere bull-riding circuit, the Built Ford Tough Series, to Allentown's PPL Center. The world's top 35 bull riders,...
  • Jay Leno Eyes Return to TV With CNBC Car Show

    Jay Leno is making another bid for primetime success, this time with a series that is close to being approved at CNBC, according to a person familiar with the situation. The latenight veteran is expected to host a program focused on his love of cars,...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Ex-Phoebus star Boyd's Boston team falls to Omaha in FXFL opener

    PRO FOOTBALL: Just more than a month after the New York Jets cut him, former Phoebus High and Clemson star Tajh Boyd returned to football competition Wednesday night. He was playing quarterback for the Boston Brawlers, who lost the first game in FXFL...
  • Hogan, Brown differ in message to black voters

    Hogan, Brown differ in message to black voters
    In deep-blue Maryland, it's the white Republican running for governor who has a direct message for black voters. GOP nominee Larry Hogan has canvassed along inner-city streets and spoken to students at a historically black college in Bowie. He says...
  • 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...
  • Could National Average for Gas Prices Fall Below $3?

     
    Gas prices fell for the 21st straight day Thursday as the AAA travel services organization estimated that at least a third of gas stations across the country were selling regular unleaded for less than $3. The national average for a......