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...
Zuill Bailey returns to Juneau for Labor Day Concert Sept. 6

Cellist Zuill Bailey will return to Juneau for a concert Sunday Sept. 6, to open Juneau Jazz & Classics's 30th season.
Former cheerleader pleads guilty to rape

...with him near Baltimore, and that it culminated with sexual activity at a vacation rental home in Bethany Beach over Labor Day weekend.The indictment alleged that Shattuck provided alcohol to three boys under the legal drinking age on Aug. 30...
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There's more to summer movies than 'Avengers'

...Avengers: Age of Ultron," the clamor will ring in the official start of the summer movie season. Between now and Labor Day, Hollywood will unleash a wave of sequels, remakes, reboots, comic-book adventures, high-concept comedies and...
Fliers get a bit of relief as summer airfares fall looks at 4.1 million tickets purchased before March 31 this year and last year for travel between Memorial Day and Labor Day.Airfare during the first three months of this year was also lower, down 3.7 percent domestically and 8.9 percent...
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Anchorage TV station wrongly airs contentious ad

...vulnerable and key to their hopes of picking up six seats to gain control of the Senate.Begich ran the commercial during Labor Day weekend. It attempted to portray Begich's Republican opponent, former Alaska Attorney General Dan Sullivan, as soft...
Empire Editorial: Obscenity on the campaign trail

...or not. "I know it when I see it," Stewart wrote in part, thus enshrining a phrase in America's lexicon.Over Labor Day weekend, Sen. Mark Begich unveiled a new campaign ad for television. In it, a narrator identified as an Anchorage police...
In Petersburg, rainforest festival extends into space

...come to the activities," she said. "Plus, it's fun ... there's always a lot to do."Some things, like the Labor Day half marathon, were new this year. So was the inflatable planetarium. "This is the first time we've gone to space...
Living & Growing: Thanks for your labor

We just came off another Labor Day Weekend. For some, it meant a day off work, maybe doing something...really make a difference; and not merely for a paycheck. So, this Labor Day season, I hope I speak on behalf of a community that appreciates...
Harsh ad gives Begich re-election bid a hiccup ugly situation."Yet in bungling the ad, Begich seems to have caught a break. It first started airing during the Labor Day holiday weekend, when voters were paying scant attention to television and politics. Even the state GOP chairman, who...


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