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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Baltimore Grand Prix announces partnership with Kona Grill

    Baltimore Grand Prix announces partnership with Kona Grill
    Whether the Grand Prix of Baltimore, which will be run for a third time this Labor Day weekend, can survive depends on two factors: First, drawing and establishing fans of open-wheel racing during a time when the sport has struggled to keep people...
  • Year-round school would benefit kids, economy

    Year-round school would benefit kids, economy
    The office of Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot recently released a report suggesting that Maryland students start school after Labor Day so that families can take one last summer-fling vacation, thereby giving the state a nearly $75 million economic...
  • Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore

    Grand Prix winner Simon Pagenaud 'sad' race won't be returning to Baltimore
    Simon Pagenaud, winner of theĀ 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore, is lamenting that the race won't return. “I’m really sad that we’re not coming back, but I’m honored to be the last winner. The city really gave it back to me," Pagenaud...
  • Summer programs needed to boost student achievement

    The proposal by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, which is supported by Gov. Martin O'Malley, to delay school opening past Labor Day argues that summer vacation strengthens families and the state economy ("Franchot gains O'Malley's support on school...
  • Post-Labor Day school start merits investigation

    The report by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on the economic benefits to Maryland from a post-Labor Day school start deserves far more respect, attention and consideration than given to it in a recent editorial in The Sun ("One week and counting,"...
  • Shorter school summer break is better policy

    As an educational consultant and adjunct faculty member at Towson University, I read with dismay state Comptroller Peter Franchot's suggestion that all Maryland public schools should begin after Labor Day ("Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic...
  • Starting school after Labor Day has serious benefits

    As I read The Sun's editorial, "One week and counting" (Aug. 19), I was disappointed with how disconnected it seemed with the conversations I've had with countless families and small business owners about a post-Labor Day start to the public school...
  • One week and counting

    One week and counting
    Between Egypt and disgraced politicians, August has proven itself a more robust month for news than usual this year, yet there's always room in the summer doldrums for the wacky and off-beat. And for generations, few individuals have proven themselves...
  • More thefts from cars reported in Havre de Grace

    Another rash of thefts from cars was reported in Havre de Grace, this time over the Labor Day weekend. Havre de Grace police said about eight cars were reported broken into or tampered with on Monday morning. A cell phone was stolen from a car in the...
  • Over 350 runners compete in Labor Day race

    Over 350 runners compete in Labor Day race
    Email rec sports copy to howardcountysports@patuxent.com by 9 a.m. on Monday. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Running It was a beautiful day for the 10th annual...
  • Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix

    Rawlings-Blake: No regrets on the Grand Prix
    Three years ago, I declared that the Grand Prix of Baltimore would be a game changer for our city. Now that the race has ended for the foreseeable future, many have asked if I regret that statement. The answer is no. My goal in supporting the Grand Prix...
  • Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore

    Two killed, four shot in separate overnight incidents in Baltimore
    A 52-year-old man was beaten to death by a group of people in West Baltimore on Monday night, one of two killings and four non-fatal shootings police were investigating Tuesday. The attack took place in Reservoir Hill, where four other people have been...