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Overripe romance makes "Labor Day" not much of a holiday

Published Jan. 31, 2014

In writer-director Jason Reitman's "Labor Day," everybody is sweaty. Is it because this weekend - a long three-day holiday weekend in 1987 - is particularly warm? Or has the heat from the characters' hot, steamy metaphorical peach pie created its own warm front? My theory? It's because all of the obviously talented actors and actresses in "Labor Day" are trying so incredibly hard to make this overheated melodramatic romance work.


Transcript: Obama's speech at Laborfest

Published Sept. 6, 2010

Facing dim economic headlines and a bleak forecast for the upcoming midterm elections, President Obama visited Laborfest Monday at the Summerfest grounds, where he rolled out a $50 billion program to rebuild roads, railways and runways. Here is a transcript of the President's speech:


On the town: Locales for Milwaukee's workforce

Published Sept. 4, 2009

Depending on your neighborhood, your job and your local connections, people everywhere have small taverns and corner bars they frequent regularly after a long day of labor. Places like the Swinging Door, Jamo's, McBob's, Champion's Pub and Y-Not I, II and III all represent the sentiment hardworking Milwaukeean's rightfully celebrate this Labor Day.

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Action In Motion

Monday September 5th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL   This transforming every facet of my life for the better stuff isn’t as easy as it appears. It takes daily focused effort in many areas and one little distraction can throw off my whole schedule. In a perfect world I’d have unlimite...

A Summery Summary

Sunday September 4th, 2011 - Fox Lake, IL   It’s time to put away the white pants for another year. Where did the summer go? It was hectic for me with all my health issues, but that seems like years ago now. I really do feel like a new and better person in every aspect of life. I&...

Shipping Out

Saturday July 31st, 2010 - Lake Villa, IL   When it rains, it pours. I heard back from the cruise ship booker today and they want to book me back for an additional six weeks. It’s very flattering to be wanted, but that’s a lot of time on a boat away from civilization. It&rsq...

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