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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.

09/03/2012

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Labor Day Prices? Paying More at the Pump in WA

The average price of a gallon of gasoline in Washington is $4.02. That’s 27 cents higher than the national average.

08/27/2012

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Best Labor Day Weekend Events Around the Sound

From Bumbershoot to blackberries, there’s lots to celebrate around Puget Sound over Labor Day weekend. Say goodbye to summer with one of these fun festivals!

08/27/2012

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Best Road Trips in WA August 31 – September 3

Time to fuel up the car and hit the road for one last long weekend before summer’s end. Fortunately, there’s lots of great festivals happening in Washington, so you won’t have to travel far to celebrate maritime heritage, Northwest blackberries, cowboys and rodeo or arts and crafts.

08/15/2012

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Best WA State Labor Day Traditions

It’s a day set aside to celebrate the American worker, and Washington State has plenty of picnics, carnivals and parades to help you celebrate a job well done.

09/02/2011

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Best of This Weekend September 2 – 5

Staying in town this weekend? If you’re not heading to Seattle for Bumbershoot, there are still lots of choices. Whether it’s going on a run, sipping a beer, watching vintage aircraft or taking your kids to the circus, there’s something happening for the whole family.

08/31/2011

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Bumbershoot Celebrates 40th Anniversary in Seattle This Weekend

Since 1971, Bumbershoot has drawn artists representing the best in music, film, comedy, spoken word, dance, theatre, performance, and visual arts to Seattle Center every Labor Day weekend… and it’s here again, September 3, 4 and 5!

08/30/2011

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Best Labor Day Weekend Road Trips

Time to fuel up the car and hit the road for one last long weekend before summer’s end. Fortunately, there’s lots of great festivals happening in Washington, so you won’t have to travel far to celebrate maritime heritage, Northwest blackberries, or arts and crafts.

08/29/2011

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

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

08/22/2011

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