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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Horseshoe says casino drew 50,000 in opening weekend

    Horseshoe says casino drew 50,000 in opening weekend
    Horseshoe Casino Baltimore says it drew more than 50,000 guests over the three-day Labor Day weekend — its first weekend since attracting about 15,000 to its opening on Aug. 26. The casino said the crowds exceeded expectations. Horseshoe, owned by...
  • IronBirds finish 2014 season with three straight wins

    IronBirds finish 2014 season with three straight wins
    The Aberdeen IronBirds had a rough 2014 season, finishing at the bottom of the New York-Penn League's McNamara Division, but they put their final game of the season – in the words of Baltimore Orioles broadcaster Joe Angel – in the win column....
  • Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police

    Sandy Point is hotbed of activity for Natural Resources Police
    David and Susan Herron of Severna Park were having a delightful Labor Day on their 28-foot sailboat until the Chesapeake Bay Bridge got in the way. "Get down!" yelled Susan at her husband as she saw the mast crack against the bridge. The tall aluminum...
  • Make late start a non-starter [Editorial]

    Make late start a non-starter  [Editorial]
    Students go back to school for the first time Tuesday in only one school system in Maryland. That would be Worcester County, home of Ocean City where the lure of sun, sand — and the availability of teen labor — convinced the local school board...
  • Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]

    Stop laboring on Labor Day [Commentary]
    Ask some neighbors or colleagues about their Labor Day weekend tomorrow, and prepare to hear how busy it was. Several malls featured back to school sales, kids had a baseball tournament, lots of e-mails to catch up with at work, and the house needed...
  • For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home

    For state fair participants, start of school before Labor Day hits home
    Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Parkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools opened...
  • 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...
  • Looking for work — again and again

    Looking for work — again and again
    Jeanne Keen bustled in the door, black blazer over a dress shirt, a file folder with paperwork in her shoulder bag. If only she were walking into work. Then she would have a paycheck. A way to save her Dundalk rowhouse from foreclosure. A daily outlet...
  • Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill

    Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill
    Labor Day weekend is here and so is high school football. Most fans have to wait until next weekend to see their favorite teams back on the gridirorn because public schools cannot kick off until Sept. 5, but the MIAA teams got started this weekend. That...
  • Making a living while black [Commentary]

    Making a living while black [Commentary]
    Though we've narrowed the racial divide since the days of segregation, the economic divide between whites and blacks has been remarkably persistent for the last 40 years. We live in a nation in which if you're black, you likely earn less, have less wealth...
  • Labor Day schedule and closings

    Labor Day schedule and closings
    This schedule will be in effect Monday: Government offices Closed in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Harford, Howard and Frederick counties, and in Baltimore City and Annapolis. Courts Closed in all jurisdictions. Public schools Closed in...
  • One more day of low humidity, sunshine forecast Friday

    One more day of low humidity, sunshine forecast Friday
    Low humidity, sunny skies and highs in the mid-80s are forecast Friday before muggy air brings clouds and storm chances for the weekend. Dew points are forecast in the 50s making the air feel cool and dry, but with clear skies, sunshine could be...