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4 hrs ago | Grosse Pointe News Online

Farms seeks fireworks quiet time

Municipal officials are using a Princess on the Pea technique to fight fireworks.

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Related Topix: Grosse Pointe Farms, MI, Explosion, Life

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Westport Now

Town Honors Parks & Rec Lifesavers

The Town of Westport tonight honored three Parks & Recreation Department employees for saving the life of a fellow employee after he suffered a heart attack on the job on May 31, Memorial Day.

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Related Topix: Westport, CT, Life, Holidays

Salt Lake Tribune

Summer deadly on Utah roads this year

The upcoming Labor Day weekend marks the end of the "100 deadliest days" of summer driving - and state highway officials openly hope that Utahns drive more safely this holiday than they have during the rest of the summer.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Summit County, UT, Park City, UT

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Tampa Bay Newspapers

Labor Day: The last hurrah of summer

Labor Day travelers take advantage of lower gas prices. The average price for a gallon of unleaded in the local area is down 19 cents from last year.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, 9, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, Hurricane Cristobal

The Item

Woodland Park is preparing for 2nd annual street fair

The borough is holding a street fair on Sunday with live music and food, as well as a petting zoo, rides and a range of other children's activities.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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AAA Mid-Atlantic predicts more Delawareans will travel this Labor Day weekend than on the same holiday weekend in the past six years.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Delaware, Delaware Government

On Top Magazine

Ryan Murphy Thanks Larry Kramer In Accepting 'Normal Heart' Emmy Win

The Normal Heart , director Ryan Murphy's film adaptation of Larry Kramer's Tony-winning play about the early days of the AIDS pandemic in New York City, won the Emmy on Monday for best television movie.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Life, Holidays, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Erin Brockovich

HeraldNet

VA hospital scandal first overblown, then ignored

The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, may serve as a bookend to a scandal that exploded around the unofficial start, Memorial Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Mon Aug 25, 2014

News Talk Florida

Indoor Activities Around Tampa Bay For Labor Day

The Labor Day forecast in Tampa shows a 50% chance of rain. In the event that it does rain, here's a list of indoor activities going on in our area.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, St. Petersburg, FL

MassLive.com

Gen. Martin Dempsey: We will act if Islamic group threatens US

This May 26, 2014, file photo shows Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, saluting President Barack Obama during a Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Life, Holidays, US News, Barack Obama, Arlington, VA, Iraq, World News, Middle East

Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Daily Republic

Trains, planes, trucks and fine art can be found in Solano County

The Benicia Capitol State Historic Park and Vacaville's PeA a Adobe offer an insight into the area's history.

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Related Topix: Solano County, CA, Benicia, CA, Vacaville, CA, Rio Vista, CA, Life, Holidays

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Canada.com

Forces pulling Obama toward armed conflict in Syria grow stronger

Thousands of Japanese anime fans are flocking to the Vancouver Convention Centre this weekend for Anime Revolution 2014, a three-day celebration of Japanese pop art that features exhibits, performances, panels, music and games, with special appearances by industry stars.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Holidays

Fri Aug 22, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Your Turn: Fridays off? Yes, for some small city hallsYour Turn:...

Your Turn: Fridays off? Yes, for some small city halls Small cities around Lake Minnetonka see 4-day workweeks as perk for staff.

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Related Topix: Minnetonka, MN, Deephaven, MN, Life, Holidays, Orono, MN, Mound, MN, Spring Park, MN, Opinion

Cleveland.com

Cleveland's Basil Russo, father of the famous filmmaking Russo Brothers, elected president of Italian Sons and Daughters of America: Michael K. McIntyre's Tipoff

Basil Russo just landed a gig as a leading man and his Hollywood filmmaker sons had nothing to do with it.

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Related Topix: Cleveland, OH, Life, Holidays, Cuyahoga County, OH, Federal Prisons, Prison

WIS-TV Columbia

Myrtle Beach NAACP: 'Bikefest is not the problem'

MYRTLE BEACH, SC The Myrtle Beach Chapter for the NAACP is talking about the Memorial Day weekend violence, outside the Myrtle Beach City Hall Thursday at 10 a.m. Mickey James, the chapter president, said he is against the violence, but believes government response by Governor Nikki Haley is unnecessary.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Life, Holidays, Nikki Haley, US Governors, Conway, SC

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin Rapids native dies in airport attack in Afghanistan

A member of the honor guard stands at attention as U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in his motorcade for Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27, 2013.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Life, Holidays, World News, Afghanistan,

WNFL-AM Green Bay

Wisconsin Rapids native dies in airport attack in ...

A member of the honor guard stands at attention as U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in his motorcade for Memorial Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27, 2013.

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Related Topix: Wisconsin Rapids, WI, Life, Holidays, World News, Afghanistan,

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Topsail Advertiser

Quarter Moon only Pender County business to get new beer permit

In May, Pender County voters approved a ballot measure changing a half-century-old law forbidding businesses other than hotels and restaurants from selling beer by the glass for on-premises consumption.

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Related Topix: Beer, Drink, Pender County, NC, Topsail Beach, NC, Life, Holidays

Wed Aug 20, 2014

USA Today

More people to travel this Labor Day, says AAA

More people to travel this Labor Day, says AAA 34.7 million Americans expected to travel this Labor Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Travel

Post and Courier

Police: Video may show gunman in fatal Myrtle Beach hotel shooting

A video shot outside a Myrtle Beach hotel just before four people were shot over Memorial Day weekend may show the gunman, according to investigators.

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Related Topix: Myrtle Beach, SC, Life, Holidays, Summerville, SC

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