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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Notebook: Cornell releases report on men's lacrosse hazing

    Notebook: Cornell releases report on men's lacrosse hazing
    Cornell University released its report Sunday on incidents that led to the suspension of the men's lacrosse team from fall events. The report reveals what it calls a "presence of a culture within this group of treating new members as less than equals."...
  • Notebook: Orioles home series, 2014 lacrosse final four scheduled for same weekend

    Notebook: Orioles home series, 2014 lacrosse final four scheduled for same weekend
    The 2014 NCAA men's lacrosse Championship Weekend at M&T Bank Stadium will have some competition right next door. The newly released Orioles 2014 schedule has home dates against the Cleveland Indians over Memorial Day weekend, as first noted by the...
  • We can end hunger in Maryland

    We can end hunger in Maryland
    With kids back in school and Labor Day parades and beach parties concluded, it's time to talk about a perennial issue facing our communities: "food insecurity," or more simply put, hunger. With nearly 50 million Americans going without enough food to meet...
  • 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...
  • Park land valuable and worth buying [Editorial]

    A little more of a sense of urgency on the part of Harford County's government is called for on the purchase of land for parks, especially in areas that already are heavily populated. Lately, two rather high profile cases have shown the county...
  • 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...
  • How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?

    How much did Baltimore spend on Grand Prix staffing?
    During its three-year run, Baltimore's Grand Prix IndyCar race cost the city about $1.4 million in increased staffing, overtime and related expenses. City officials disclosed the staffing costs in response to a Maryland Public Information Act request...