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Labor Day

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Top Labor Day Articles

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  • Pa. man catches top prize at Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale

    Rick Snider of Biglerville, Pa., was the top winner in the grand-prize drawing at the Maryland Fishing Challenge Finale last Sunday, walking away with a boat, motor and trailer from Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Boats. "Aside from my kids, grandkids and...
  • With $80 million, state casinos break revenue record in August

    With $80 million, state casinos break revenue record in August
    With the newly opened Horseshoe Casino Baltimore chipping in nearly $1 million a day, revenues from Maryland casinos reached a new monthly record in August, topping $80 million for the first time. The Horseshoe, which opened Aug. 26, generated $5.7...
  • Ellicott City Labor Day Running Classic enjoys strong turnout [Rec sports]

    Ellicott City Labor Day Running Classic enjoys strong turnout [Rec sports]
    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 11th annual...
  • Dundalk commemorates forgotten battle of a forgotten war

    Dundalk commemorates forgotten battle of a forgotten war
    If the War of 1812 is the forgotten war, then the landing of the British near Dundalk is perhaps a battle few ever knew even happened. But to thousands of visitors to Fort Howard this weekend, the Battle of North Point was vivid — they felt the...
  • More than pictures stolen in celeb phone-hacking case [Commentary]

    More than pictures stolen in celeb phone-hacking case [Commentary]
    OK, so about the hacking of certain actresses' computer files and the posting of nude photos found therein: Can we be frank? There is, within every healthy, heterosexual man, something which, upon viewing an attractive woman clad scantily or not at...
  • Hammond, Reservoir open volleyball season with wins

    Hammond, Reservoir open volleyball season with wins
    Hammond and Reservoir got the 2014 Howard County volleyball season started on a successful note, as both teams won on Friday evening. Hammond lost the first set to visiting Northeast of Anne Arundel, 25-23, but rallied back to win, 25-17, 25-14, 25-14....
  • Anne Arundel's cruel cat policy [Commentary]

    Anne Arundel's cruel cat policy [Commentary]
    The first day of school can be scary for little ones, and for Stephanie it was traumatic. A small tortoiseshell cat with tiny white toes, Stephanie — as she has been nicknamed by the shelter now caring for her — created a flurry of news...
  • Harford health department building in Aberdeen closed for plumbing issues

    Harford health department building in Aberdeen closed for plumbing issues
    A toilet malfunction forced the shutdown a building in Aberdeen this week and displaced 31 Harford County employees, most of them with the Health Department, county officials said. The Aberdeen Community Services building, at Route 40 and Franklin...
  • Howard Co. police to conduct sobriety checkpoint Labor Day weekend

    Howard Co. police to conduct sobriety checkpoint Labor Day weekend
    The Howard County police department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at an undisclosed location on Labor Day weekend, according to a news release. The checkpoint will be clearly marked with signs, lights and uniformed officers. The department conducts...
  • Dogs' day at pool closes out Carroll's summer season

    Dogs' day at pool closes out Carroll's summer season
    Some jumped in. Others walked in. Most just ran around. But 9-month old "Gracie" Witt went head first. Wednesday evening, Sept. 3, was the second Westminster Municipal Pool's Pooch Pool Party in recent years, and dogs of all sizes and ages experienced...
  • Jury is in: Start school after Labor Day [Letter]

    Jury is in: Start school after Labor Day [Letter]
    A post-Labor Day start for Maryland public schools is a very good idea ("Late start a non-starter," Sept. 2). It is also the recommendation of a state task force appointed by Gov. Martin O'Malley and which included public school teachers, parents of...
  • Catonsville golfer set to tee off in United States Mid-Amateur tournament

     Catonsville golfer set to tee off in United States Mid-Amateur tournament
    After years of being a highly competitive junior golfer at Rolling Road County Club that carried over to high school at McDonogh School and eventually to college for two years, Justin Jarvis gave up the game he loved for six years. Two years ago,...