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1 hr ago | KATC-TV Lafayette

79th Annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival Slated for Labor Day Weekend

Louisiana's oldest chartered harvest festival is scheduled to celebrate 79 years of tradition and family fun, this upcoming Labor Day Weekend, August 28th - September 1st, 2014.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Food, Food Festival, Morgan City, LA, New Orleans, LA

5 hrs ago |

Campaigns Test Conventional Wisdom With Summer Ads

In Texas, the traditional model for general election campaign advertising - don't run ads before Labor Day - is being challenged by some campaigns.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Life, Holidays, Rick Perry, US Governors

7 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Autumn, when airfares to Europe fall

If you've been thinking about taking a trip to Europe, timing can be everything because the dates you fly can make a big difference in the price you pay.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Thanksgiving, us Travel, Travel, Texas

Sun Jul 27, 2014


Congress stumbles toward a summer break

The focus in the Congress this week is on getting a few things done before the annual summer break for lawmakers, as after this Friday, the House and Senate won't be in legislative session again until after Labor Day, what's known in Washington, D.C. as the August Recess.


Related Topix: US News, Life, Holidays, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders


Six Hour Workday? Sign Me Up

When I started in the publishing business in 1992, Cahners Publishing had a 35-hour workweek.


Related Topix: Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

Sat Jul 26, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Krebs column: Join our Editorial Board for the electionsKrebs column: ...

Krebs column: Join our Editorial Board for the elections We need two new community reps to join board discussions starting immediately after Labor Day Check out this story on The Times Editorial Board is on the cusp of its most ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Opinion

WTCA-AM Plymouth

No Formal Discussion by Blueberry Board to Move

A comment made at an Argos School Board meeting about the possibility of the Blueberry Festival moving away from Centennial Park in Plymouth sparked hundreds of social media posts.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Argos, IN, Plymouth, IN, Holidays, St Joseph County, IN, Marshall County, IN

South Plainfield Labor day Parade to be a "Winter Wonderland"

The South Plainfield Public Celebrations Committee will present the 57th Labor Day Parade on September 1, 2014.


Related Topix: South Plainfield, NJ, Life, Holidays, Plainfield, NJ

Fri Jul 25, 2014

WAVY-TV Portsmouth

Graphic of alternate routes to the Downtown Tunnel provided by Elizabeth River Tunnels.

Elizabeth River Tunnels has begun rehabilitation work in the eastbound tube of the Downtown Tunnel, causing full weekend closures that will last into September.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays


Orlando: Miss the Crowds and Save with Orlando's Magical Deal Month This September

When Labor Day weekend caps the busy summer season in Orlando , the city will usher in a full month of deals and promotions as the kids go back to school during the month of September.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Travel

Lite 98.7

Labor Day 2014 in Utica - What Is Open And What Is Closed?

Labor Day falls on September 1st this year and that means one last opportunity to have a good time with the family before the children go back to school.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays


White Skorts with Asymetric Hem

Quick! Snatch up this darling white skort before Labor Day! Just kidding. It's perfectly acceptable to wear white after Labor Day, especially if it's still hot-as-heck out in September.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays


Alibaba's IPO delay reasonable

Investors will have to be a little more patient with China's e-commerce giant Alibaba's highly-anticipated initial public offering on the U.S. stock market, which was put off until after the U.S. Labor Day on Sept.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Life, Holidays, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Job searching: The summertime job hunting advantage

Many Americans take late summer vacations right before Labor Day weekend. If you are in active job search mode because you are an unemployed job seeker, or need to make a job or career change soon, then now is not the time to take a vacation.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces James Brown Film Series

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today James Brown: The Hardest Working Man in Show Business .


Related Topix: Sport Movies, The Blues Brothers, Comedy Movies, Rocky IV, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Musical Movies, James Brown, Black Entertainment, 9, Life, Holidays, Black Caesar, Crime Movies

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Brooklyn Paper

Brooklyn Heights: All aboard! Former Navy ship docking for tours at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Land ho!: From left, port captain Scott Koen, Al Trenk, owner of the Baylander, and daughter Abigail Trenk aboard the helicopter training vessel which is docked in Brooklyn Bridge Park until Labor Day.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays


Toronto: What Oscar Clues Are Wrapped In Today's Massive Announcement Of TIFF Films?

Well, they are coming hot and heavy now. With Toronto International Film Festival announcing 13 Galas and 46 Special Presentations this morning in what is really just the first wave of their upcoming lineup, and on top on New York Film Festival's confirmation of their Opening , Centerpiece and Closing , BFI London's opener of The Imitation Game and ... (more)


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Warners, NY

Auburn Reporter

Lake Tapps improvement projects under way

The headgates are closed and no water will be added to the lake during the remainder of the recreational season, the alliance said.


Related Topix: Life, Holidays

Here to Open 2014-15 Season with Trade Practices, 8/31-9/21

HERE begins its 2014-2015 producing season with the premiere of the site-specific Artistic Director production, Trade Practices, by Kristin Martin g & David Evans Morris .


Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Theater, Recreational Vehicle, Award

Washington Post

In the Loop: Congress on working in August: It's against the law

U.S. students - and future lawmakers ? -on their spring break enjoy drinks at a beach in Cancun on March 20, 2011.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Holidays, US News, Liberal Political News