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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...
  • 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...
  • Teachers unions: an endangered species [Commentary]

    Teachers unions: an endangered species [Commentary]
    Since at least the 1970s, there has been little for unions to celebrate on Labor Day. The giant teachers unions — the National Education Association (NEA) and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) — have been an exception, largely...
  • 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...
  • Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County cleared

    Traffic: Accident on I-70 in Howard County cleared
    As of 9:15 a.m., an earlier accident on eastbound I-70 in Howard County was reportedly cleared. There was also an incident on the inner loop of the Baltimore Beltway near Route 702, but no major incidents were reported by the Maryland Department of...
  • The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]

    The busiest 'slow' month [Commentary]
    The headlines these days all seem to demand exclamation marks. Iraq is teetering on the brink! Russian troops are massing on the Ukranian border! Gaza lies in ruins! World's worst Ebola epidemic afflicts Africa! Welcome to another quiet and peaceful...
  • Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day

    Franchot launches petition drive to start school after Labor Day
    OCEAN CITY — Squinting into the August sun at Ocean City’s boardwalk Thursday, Comptroller Peter Franchot formally launched his petition drive to require Maryland schools to start after Labor Day. Franchot wants to deliver 10,000...
  • 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...
  • Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen

    Swimming restrictions in place in Ocean City as Cristobal stirs up seas, drowning Va. teen
    The Coast Guard rescued three people near Ocean City's inlet Wednesday when their 17-foot boat capsized, and a Virginia teen drowned in a rip current there Tuesday as town officials limited beachgoers to wading as Hurricane Cristobal continues to churn up...
  • Moynihan posts age-group win in first long-distance race

    Kaitlan Moynihan of Bel Air raced to a top-10 finish and an age-group win in her first long-distance road race Sunday, the Annapolis 10 Miler. The C. Milton Wright alumna finished seventh among the women in 1:06:47. She won the under-20 age group by a...
  • Horseshoe Casino reports 15,000 visitors, no major problems opening night

    Horseshoe Casino reports 15,000 visitors, no major problems opening night
    Opening night at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore went off without a major hitch despite larger-than-expected crowds, long lines and some early jitters, casino and city officials said Wednesday. About 15,000 people visited the casino Tuesday night, said...