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Labor Day

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  • Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough

    Jobs are coming back, but they don't pay enough
    The good news as Labor Day approaches: Jobs are returning. The bad news: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits. The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...
  • August: The time when bored political journalists make mountains out of Washington molehills

    August: The time when bored political journalists make mountains out of Washington molehills
    With Congress in the doldrums of summer recess, our town has inevitably sunk to the game of making political mountains out of molehills. The latest example is disclosure that the campaign manager of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell confided to a...
  • Notebook: Rabil reportedly to have surgery in September

    Notebook: Rabil reportedly to have surgery in September
    Major League Lacrosse midfielder Paul Rabil (Johns Hopkins) has torn abdominal and adductor (hip) muscles and will have surgery early next month, Lacrosse Magazine reported on its website. Rabil, who last weekend finished a season with the Boston...
  • Dip in Hillcrest Swim Club pool a local tradition

    Dip in Hillcrest Swim Club pool a local tradition
    For 53 years, the Hillcrest Swim Club has been — and continues to be — an oasis in the shimmering heat of the heart of summer. The family-owned pool has built a loyal following, from its Harford Park neighbors to those who come from all over...
  • Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit

    Post-Labor Day school start pushed as economic benefit
    Eastern Shore and Western Maryland lawmakers joined Comptroller Peter Franchot on Thursday in calling for school to start after Labor Day. The proposed change, hailed as a way to promote family time and extend the tourist season, would have a $74.3...
  • Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill

    Football Top 5: A look at No. 5 Old Mill
    Most fans are ready for some high school football, but a lot of you will have to wait until after Labor Day to see your team in action. Public school teams cannot play until Sept. 6. Private school teams always kick off earlier and some got started last...
  • Baltimore's Adam Lempel cuts through the fuzz with clear melodies

    Baltimore's Adam Lempel cuts through the fuzz with clear melodies
    In August 2011, Baltimore singer/songwriter Adam Lempel finally realized he needed to get serious about his music. The epiphany came where many epiphanies occur — in a hospital bed. "I ended up getting sick. I had a pneumothorax, which is like a...
  • 10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less

    10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less
    Summer may be winding down, but there are still a couple weekends left to get to the beach. Even after Labor Day, Rehoboth has plenty of activities which don't involve sand or sun. Here are 10 things to do in Rehoboth for $20 or less. Dogfish Head...
  • In wake of Howard County Fair, friends and fond memories [Ellicott City]

    I can't believe it's that time already — time to go back to school. I remember a favorite television commercial from a few years ago where they showed a parent dancing in the aisles of an office supply store while singing "It's the most wonderful...
  • Catonsville-area prep football previews

    Catonsville-area prep football previews
    The football season starts a week later this season for the three area public schools at Catonsville, Lansdowne and Western Tech, while Mount St. Joseph revs up its season Labor Day weekend on the road. The Comets are shooting for their fourth...
  • Lanes on I-95 in Howard to close early for night work

    Lanes on I-95 in Howard to close early for night work
    The construction schedule on Interstate 95 between Route 32 and Route 216 in Howard County will be altered between Aug. 27 and Aug. 29 resulting in earlier double-lane closures, according to a State Highway Administration spokesperson. The $2 million...
  • Harford Sheriff's Office to conduct sobriety checkpoint over holiday weekend

    The Harford County Sheriff's Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint over the Labor Day weekend. The checkpoint, part of a continued crackdown on drunk driving, will take place during the late evening hours of Saturday, Aug. 31, and continue into...