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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Three from Harford killed in Labor Day weekend crashes[50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, September 5, 1963: The Labor Day weekend 50 years ago saw three Harford County residents die in highway accidents. The first was a car accident which took the life of Clifton Little of Fallston. Little...
  • Labor Day schedule for Howard County

    Labor Day schedule for Howard County
    On Monday, Sept. 2, the following schedule will be in effect in Howard County: Animal shelter: closed Banks: closed County buses: Howard Transit's Brown, Green, Orange, Red and Silver routes and Central Maryland Regional Transit Routes J and K...
  • Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives

    Race On officials optimistic as third Grand Prix arrives
    In the command center of the Grand Prix of Baltimore, Tim Mayer, the race's general manager, fielded a few phone calls, answering a couple of questions. But that was it. Preparations for the Grand Prix were running several hours ahead of schedule the...
  • Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore

    Things to know about the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore
    If you’re thinking about going to the Grand Prix of Baltimore, here are some things to keep in mind: When can I see racing this weekend? Beginning at 8 a.m. each day, Friday-Sunday, cars will be zipping around the Inner Harbor for practice...
  • Families, racing fans flock downtown for Grand Prix action

    Race cars whipped around downtown Baltimore on Saturday, turning usually traffic-choked streets into a speedway, their engines filling the air with the sounds of a hornet's hum on the straights and a smoker's cackle at the hairpin turn. As the cars...
  • Congregations focus on living wages as part of Labor Day initiative

    Congregations focus on living wages as part of Labor Day initiative
    An immigrant Ivory Coast worker told a West Baltimore church congregation Sunday what it's like to make $11.50 an hour washing dishes at a food concession at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport — and struggle to make ends...
  • Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack

    Grand Prix impact felt beyond racetrack
    The whine of Grand Prix's race cars carried across the Inner Harbor this weekend as Roland Keh stood on the steps of his Little Italy restaurant, surveying a deserted street. "As you can see, not a normal Saturday," said Keh, co-owner of Amiccis. "The...
  • Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014

    Grand Prix of Baltimore faces schedule shift in 2014
    The conclusion of the 2013 Grand Prix of Baltimore on Sunday night meant that life would soon return to normal on the two miles of downtown streets used for the three days of racing. The question looming over the finish line on Pratt Street is whether...
  • Those lazy days of yore, before most women 'worked'

    Those lazy days of yore, before most women 'worked'
    I was in the waiting room of my doctor's office the other day when I overheard a conversation between three women behind the desk. "I've been too busy to take my break," complained a receptionist sitting at a computer. "Thank God it's Friday!" said...
  • Going for the gold

    Going for the gold
    Perhaps you hadn't noticed, but Baltimore and Maryland are again in the running to be part of the world's most celebrated of sports events. Last week, a nonprofit group in Washington announced that the District and Baltimore plan to throw their hats...
  • After earlier backups of 19 miles at Bay Bridge, holiday traffic eases in evening

    After earlier backups of 19 miles at Bay Bridge, holiday traffic eases in evening
    Heavy traffic that had earlier caused backups of up to 19 miles from the Bay Bridge had completely dissipated by late Monday night. There were no backups in either direction, according to information on the Maryland Transportation Authority's recorded...
  • Work crews race to remove Grand Prix barriers

    Work crews race to remove Grand Prix barriers
    Work crews hustled on Labor Day to break down concrete barriers and fencing from the Grand Prix of Baltimore, racing to reopen downtown streets and sidewalks before Tuesday's rush hour and a National Football League pregame concert later this week. By...