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38 min ago | Philly.com

Shore businesses look back on a good summer

"The Hundred Days of Summer" is not a new reality show, but a real-life drama that unfolds for summer businesses along the New Jersey Shore every year between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Life, Holidays, Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, Cape May County, NJ, Atlantic City, NJ

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Working for a living

Like so many holidays, the true message and meaning of Labor Day has gotten lost in commercial hype.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Pennsylvania

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Crowds expected at Oklahoma lakes for Labor Day

Oklahoma parks officials say the state's lakes are expecting crowds this holiday weekend, though they likely won't be as intense as those over Memorial Day and Fourth of July weekends.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Tulsa, OK

The Charlotte Observer

Sandy recovery, sun boost Jersey shore business

In this Wednesday, July 23, 2014 photograph people relax and play in the ocean in Atlantic City, N.J. Good weather and greater awareness that the Jersey shore has made huge strides in recovering from Superstorm Sandy helped make the second summer after the storm better than the first one, many shore merchants and elected officials say.

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Related Topix: Atlantic City, NJ, Seaside Heights, NJ, Life, Holidays, Belmar, NJ, Manasquan, NJ

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Nashoba Publishing Online

SpringHill Suites to salute military veterans at Sept. 2

With an appreciative nod to the legacy of its location, the Devens SpringHill Suites by Marriott, which opened in 2005 on the site of the historic Fort Devens, is doing more than showcasing its $1 million renovation on Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Devens, MA, Fort Devens, MA, Holidays

KWTX

Lawsuit Filed Over Melee At Local Cable Park

A lawsuit was filed Friday over a Memorial Day weekend melee at the popular BSR Cable Park outside of Waco that left two men seriously hurt and led to the arrest of the park's owner and two local men, one a former Baylor football player.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Waco, TX

Hispanic Business

Labor Day Travel Up, Gas Prices Down

Aug. 28--The vacation season will end on an upbeat note, with Labor Day travel hitting its highest level in six years and drivers paying considerably less for gas than they did during Memorial Day weekend, according to an Automobile Club of Southern California survey.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, us Travel, Travel, August, CA, Los Angeles County, CA

KVBC-TV Las Vegas

Woman accused of shooting son with rifle indicted

The Clark County district attorney's office has indicted the woman accused of shooting her son in the head on Memorial Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays

WMTV Madison

Mini Brat Fest helps raise money for stabbing victim

Brat Fest is normally Memorial Day weekend. But a high-profile crime helped created a Mini Brat Fest today in west Madison.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Madison, WI

MLive.com

Michigan health director Jim Haveman resigns after suffering mild stroke

Michigan Department of Community Health Director Jim Haveman has resigned, citing a desire to focus on his health after suffering a mild stroke in late May. Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday accepted Haveman's resignation, effective September 12, and tapped Chief Deputy Director Nick Lyon to take his place at the head of the agency.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Michigan Government, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Life, Holidays

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Boston.com

10 not-to-miss acts at Passim's campfire. festival

Inaugurated in 1998 as "a way to fill a bad booking weekend," according to the Club Passim website, the twice-annual campfire.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Life, Holidays, Music, Entertainment

Herald-Citizen

Monterey pool open this weekend

The Monterey Community Center pool has been closed this summer while undergoing repairs; however, those are finally complete and Putnam County Parks and Recreation has announced that the pool will be open this Labor Day weekend for some end-of-summer fun.

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Related Topix: Monterey, TN, Life, Holidays

The Washington Post

A whole season in a day on the Jersey Shore

Summer officially starts on Memorial Day weekend, but for me, it didn't truly begin until last Monday, a week before its official end.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Wildwood, NJ, Wildwood Crest, NJ, North Wildwood, NJ, Travel, Health

Coastal Point

The end of summer? More like the beginning of fall

Those three words alone can generate a plethora of emotions across the board. They actually work together to constitute one word in our reality, joining "Memorial Day weekend" and "Fourth of July" as the sacred trinity of important summer benchmarks for our community - the beginning, the heart and the end of another summer season.

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St. Augustine Record

Not your ho-hum grilled burger

Labor day is the third most popular day to break out the barbecue grill, after the 4th of July and Memorial Day.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Holidays

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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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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