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    :: Friday, September 09, 2005 ::

    Labor Day crowds rally, celebrate unions, parades - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
    Organizer Gary Gaines, a member of the Steelworkers, figured they'd be there a while.

    'Until we run out of beer,' he said, having just topped off two foaming cups.

    'Or, everybody gets tired.'

    Labour Day picnic ‘best ever’: Neighbouring store’s opening a damper - Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal
    District Labour Council president Evalina Pan, upon noticing the busy parking lot at The Home Depot, said she was disappointed.

    "It's really too bad because the people who work for Home Depot aren"t making a lot of money and if anybody deserves the day off, they're the ones," Pan said.

    Parade celebrates America's workers News-Leader.com, MO
    Steve Hogan of Republic belongs to Carpenters Local 978. He rode in a truck filled with small wooden benches his group sold for $10 each, right off the truck, to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

    Home health care issue on mind of picnickers - Times-Standard, CA
    Peter McGuire might have felt right at home, with calliope music sounding from the gazebo at the city park.

    But this is Sequoia Park in Eureka, not Reservoir Square in New York, not far from where McGuire sold newspapers on the streets as an 11-year-old in the 1860s.
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