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Obama On Labor Day: Don’t Take Rights For Granted

President Barack Obama is asking Americans this Labor Day to think about the rights and benefits that people often take for granted.

08/30/2014

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Labor Day Travel Expected to Reach Post-Recession High in D.C. Area

More Washington-area residents are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend, reaching a new post-recession high for the state.

08/27/2014

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Metro Announces Labor Day Weekend Track Work

Metro says buses will replace trains on a section of the red line this weekend and through Labor Day.

08/26/2014

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Labor Day Weekend Staycation: 5 Ways To Relax Like You’re Vacationing

Plan ahead and prepare for some relaxing time at home this Labor Day weekend. Have your own staycation and get all the relaxation you need without ever leaving town.

08/18/2014

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3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

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5 Fall Fruits & Veggies to Plant as Summer Winds Down

Get your fall garden ready by planting these five fruits and veggies in late Summer.

08/18/2014

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Md. Comptroller: School Should Start After Labor Day

The first school bell of the year should not ring until after Labor Day, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot maintains, and now he’s planning to start a petition to see how many people agree with him.

08/11/2014

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Maryland Schools May Adopt Post-Labor Day Start

Comptroller Peter Franchot is praising a vote by a state task force to recommend a longer summer break for Maryland students.

05/20/2014

Fire burns through the roof of an Alexandria warehouse on Labor Day. (Credit: Jason Woods)

Alexandria Warehouse Blaze Ruled Incendiary

Local and federal officials say a six-alarm blaze in an Alexandria warehouse that injured four firefighters was incendiary in nature.

09/10/2013

International aid to Syrians uprooted by civil war is a "drop in the sea" of what is needed, a top U.N. official said Monday, estimating that five million Syrians have been displaced inside the country. Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Debate Injects Foreign Policy Into US Races

As officeholders and candidates spent the weekend greeting voters, some were encountering similar concerns about President Barack Obama’s announcement that he’ll see congressional approval this month for a military strike against the Syrian government.

09/03/2013

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