Labor Day picnic for union members, retirees and families

The Juneau Central Labor Council and local unions are hosting their annual Labor Day picnic in recognition of the unions and their members' contributions to Juneau's community and economy.The picnic will be...
Photos: Firing up the grill for Labor Day

Jeremiah Blankenship cuts ribs during the Labor Day picnic held at Sandy Beach on Monday, as Rodney Hesson, right, glazes ribs being cooked on the grill.
SEARHC clinics close for Labor Day

Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium outpatient clinics will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day.Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital will be open in Sitka, and Bartlett Regional Hospital will be open in Juneau.SEARHC has a...
Two pairs of lost hikers located over Labor Day weekend

Authorities performed two successful searches for lost hikers on Juneau-area trails over the Labor Day weekend.In both cases, the out-of-town visitors were located and escorted back to familiar ground by search parties coordinated...
Courting unions, Obama pushes paid sick leave

BOSTON - Courting unions on Labor Day, President Barack Obama denounced...Air Force One as he flew in to mark Labor Day. He said Republicans who claim the...economy for a long, long time."The Labor Day gesture to workers' groups came...
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Clinton: No email apology forthcoming

...while at the State Department because "what I did was allowed."In an interview with The Associated Press during a Labor Day campaign swing through Iowa, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination also said the lingering questions...
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Ohio voters' take measured view as wild summer fades

...We're a ways out."Anderson is one of more than 50 voters interviewed by The Associated Press the week before Labor Day in Ohio, which along with Florida will be one of the most coveted states in the 2016 election.They report that the...
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Superheroes, for once, don't rule Hollywood's summer

...Minions," and one of the most successful sequels, "Pitch Perfect 2."After the summer limps to a close over Labor Day weekend, the North American box office will have tallied about $4.4 billion in ticket receipts, according to box...
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Seattle teachers strike on first day of school today

...have worked hard over the past months and practically round the clock in recent days putting in marathon hours over the Labor Day weekend," the school district said in a statement. "We are hopeful talks can resume and agreement can be reached to...
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Today in sports history for Sept. 2

...fifth-set deficit to defeat 24-year-old Aaron Krickstein, 3-6, 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6. The fourth-round Labor Day match lasts 4 hours, 41 minutes.1995 - Frank Bruno wins a heavyweight championship in his fourth attempt registering...


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