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Cops To Be Out In Force To Catch Drunk Drivers On Labor Day Weekend

Illinois safety officials have a new Labor Day mantra, as they try to stem the state’s rising highway death toll.

WBBM Newsradio–08/29/2012

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Remnants Of Isaac Could Mess With Chicago’s Holiday Weekend

Hurricane Isaac could affect the Labor Day holiday in the Chicago area with heavy rain.

08/29/2012

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Mother Thrilled By Healthy Birth On Momentous Labor Day

After spending the day in labor at Loyola University Medical Center, Monica Aguirre’s prayers for a miracle were answered at last.

CBS 2–09/06/2011

Naperville residents march in the Labor Day parade on Sept. 5, 2011, as part of the town's annual "Last Fling" celebration at the unofficial end of summer. (Credit: CBS)

Gloomy Jobs Numbers Put Damper On Labor Day

Labor Day is a day to honor the American worker, but at a time when the national unemployment rate is over 9 percent, this year’s holiday has a bit of a different feel.

CBS 2–09/05/2011

Many Chicagoans were wearing jackets and sweatshirts on Sept. 5, 2011, as they were out celebrating Labor Day, when temperatures dropped to the low 60s after being in the 80s and 90s in the days before. (Credit: CBS)

Cool Labor Day Weather Has Chicagoans Bundling Up Early

For many out celebrating on Monday, the unexpectedly cold temperatures made this Labor Day seem much more like an official end to summer.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2011

About 250 people - mostly union members and their supporters - rally outside the Hilton Chicago hotel, protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a pending free trade deal with Pacific Rim countries. (Credit: CBS)

Pacific Trade Summit Draws Labor Day Protest

This Labor Day, opponents of a trade agreement with Pacific Rim countries protested what they see as another assault on labor, the environment and healthcare.

CBS Chicago–09/05/2011

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UPDATED: 8 Killed In Holiday Weekend Violence

An 18-year-old boy who lost his life to gunfire in the North Lawndale neighborhood has brought the total number of deaths caused by violence in the city this Labor Day weekend to at least eight.

CBS Chicago–09/04/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ.

09/04/2011

Lake Forest Art Fair On The Square

Labor Day Weekend Guide

Labor Day weekend is upon us! From festivals to music, the city and suburbs are full of things to do.

09/02/2011

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Chicago Jazz Festival Guide

The 33rd Annual Chicago Jazz Festival will take place Labor Day weekend in the heart of downtown.

08/31/2011

Germany Debates Effects Of Value Added Tax

Have An Endless Summer

Labor Day means the end of summer. Make it last forever with these delicious food and drink recipes to enjoy summer produce all year long.

08/25/2011

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Travel Expected To Drop For Labor Day Weekend

It’s summer’s last fling but this year, one projection indicates fewer of us will be travelling for the Labor Day weekend.

WBBM Newsradio–08/25/2011

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Summer vs. Fall: The Pros And Cons Of Changing Seasons

Labor Day comes at a unique time of year. Caught between two seasons, we’re left picking sides: do we try to Hold On To Summer or Embrace Fall?

08/22/2011

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Work Styles Across the Country and Around the World

Want two months vacation? A three-day weekend every weekend? An afternoon nap break? Maybe all you need to do is switch jobs…

08/22/2011

Chicago Federation of Labor’s Labor Day rally in Millennium Park

Governor Quinn told the Chicago Federation of Labor’s Labor Day rally in Millennium Park that he wants to raise the minimum wage – and keep raising it. WBBM’s Steve Miller reports. As the Chicago Federation […]

WBBM Newsradio–09/07/2010

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