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Why we celebrate Labor Day and the meaning behind it

Labor Day

Originally Published: 05 SEP 22 05:26 ET By Zoe Sottile, CNN (CNN) -- You probably associate Labor Day with sales, family barbecues and the unofficial end of summer. For most Americans, the long weekend is a much-needed opportunity to…

Here is a look at City closures for the observance of Labor Day

Nonemergency offices will close

VICTORIA, Texas - On Monday, Sept. 5, all nonemergency offices at the City of Victoria will close in observance of Labor Day. Closures: nonemergency city offices the Victoria Public Library the compost site Open: the landfill Riverside Golf Course Garbage,…

Celebration and food drive will be hosted at Patriot Park

Two night Labor Day event for children and adults

VICTORIA, Texas - Rise Above It Group will host a two night event at Patriot Park Friday, Aug. 26, and Saturday, Aug. 27. The event focuses on community service programs that need more help or awareness. City, state and government…

Crowding continues during Labor Day Weekend

People across the U.S. are continuing to gather, despite the chance of catching COVID-19

SANTA CRUZ, California -- Currently, health experts are fearing that big labor day gatherings could cause outpouring of coronavirus for the Fall season coming up. Health officials, police departments, and security patrol's…

City of Victoria closings for Labor Day observance

VICTORIA, Texas- All nonemergency offices at the City of Victoria will close Monday, September 7th, in observance of Labor Day. The Victoria Public Library will be closed. The landfill will be open 7 a.m.-4 p.m. The compost site will be…

NTSB: Dive boat didn't have roving crew member on watch

The Conception dive boat, which sunk on Labor Day killing 34 people off the coast of California, did not have a crewmember on roving overnight watch as required by its certificate, according to the National Transportation Safety Board's preliminary report and NTSB Chairman Robert Sumwalt.

Gun safety overshadows Labor Day campaign kickoff for Dems

As the Democratic presidential candidates fanned out across early contest states Monday, the traditional Labor Day kickoff to the fall campaign was overshadowed by their frustration about the congressional deadlock over gun safety laws after yet another deadly mass shooting over the weekend.

Labor Day storm in 1935 hammered Florida

We don't know yet what will happen as Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida's east coast this weekend, but its timing coincides with another Labor Day hurricane that rocked south Florida in 1935.