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8 Pools Across D.C. Open for Labor Day Holiday

Most recreation facilities in the District of Columbia are closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday, but there are still a few open pools residents can use.


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Metro Running on Shortened Labor Day Schedule

Metro says its trains and buses are operating on a shortened schedule on Labor Day.


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AAA: Labor Day Travel to Reach Post-Recession High in Va.

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


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Best Last Minute Labor Day Vacation Spots Near Washington DC

Labor Day plans fill up quickly, so here are some last-minute options that include places both near and far to enjoy beach time, the great outdoors or just getting out of Washington DC.



5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.


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8 Easy DIY Projects to Ready Your Home for Fall

Weatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.


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Terrible Traffic Tuesday Drives D.C. Crazy Again

The relaxation of summer months is out the window with a painful reminder every morning on the roads. Find out why you can look forward to a more nightmarish than normal commute on today.


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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.


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Opinion: Empty Chair Day 2012 and #Eastwooding

Instead of getting rowdy at a demonstration or protest regarding the lack of jobs throughout the country, people can voice their discontent with the nation’s current unemployment rate on this Labor Day by simply placing an empty chair in their front yard.



Some Virginia Children Due Back In School Pre-Labor Day

Virginia House of Delegates repealed an almost 30 year old law today, sending children in tourist areas back to school before Labor Day and denying theme parks like Kings Dominion one last big rake.





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