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Spectators line the street for the 2012 West Indian Day Parade. Credit CBS 2.

West Indian Day Parade Marches Through Brooklyn

An estimated crowd of three million lined Eastern Parkway for the annual West Indian Day Parade Sunday. Two people were killed and two wounded amid violence during the event.

09/03/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

Clint Eastwood (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

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

Post Office (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Labor Day Closures And Changes In Service For New York City

All city, state and federal offices are closed on Mon., Sept. 3.

09/01/2012

Bruce Springsteen performs at Madison Square Garden on April 6, 2012. (credit: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Labor Day Road Trip: 10 Classic Driving Songs

Get those motors revving, because we’ve got a Labor Day playlist of ten classic songs for the long drive ahead.

09/01/2012

Beer (file / credit: clipart.com)

Police Cracking Down On Drunken Driving, Boating For Labor Day Weekend

Police are trying to keep the roads and waterways safe for Long Islanders this Labor Day weekend.

08/31/2012

Apples at Montgomery Place Orchards - Annandale-on-Hudson, NY - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Deborah Rodriguez / WCBS 880)

Warm Spring, Hot Summer Impact NY Apple Crop

As we enter the Labor Day weekend, the thoughts of many will turn to fall, and with that comes thoughts of a New York State apple.

08/31/2012

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Turn Your Backyard Into A Party Paradise For Labor Day

From fire pits to furniture, get ready to turn your backyard into a party oasis.

08/29/2012

Authorities announce a crackdown on drunk driving - Riverhead, NY - May 23, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Drunk Driving Task Force Hits Long Island For Memorial Day Weekend

More than a dozen different law enforcement agencies on Long Island have formed a task force focused on nabbing drunk drivers.

05/23/2012

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New State Law Allows Connecticut Consumers To Buy Alcohol On Sundays

A new state law takes effect this weekend, allowing retail alcohol sales on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at package stores. Supermarkets, which already sell beer, will also be able to sell beer on Sundays.

05/20/2012

Nassau County officials hold an event to promote teen driving safety - May 16, 2012 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

100 Deadliest Days For Teen Drivers Coming Up Soon

The 100 days between Memorial Day and Labor Day are the most dangerous for teenage drivers in America, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

05/17/2012

Bruce Springsteen (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images); Gov. Chris Christie (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Christie Wants Springsteen To Play At Atlantic City Casino On Labor Day Weekend

The governor, who says he has seen Bruce Springsteen play live 126 times, made the plea Tuesday during a tour of the new Revel casino, which is slated to open Monday.

03/27/2012

A cove sits empty at the end of the day in Southampton, NY. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hamptons Summer Rentals Already Filling Up

If you want to secure a rental property in the Hamptons for the summer, you had better hurry.

02/17/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the Labor Parade (credit: CBS 2)

Mayor Bloomberg Praises 9/11 Victims At NYC Labor Parade

At the starting point late Saturday morning, the mayor, who is in his third and final term, emphasized the 10th anniversary of the trade center attack on Sept. 11, 2001.

09/10/2011

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Labor Day Weekend Marked By 42 Shootings In New York City

Mayor Bloomberg wants more federal involvement in gun control enforcement and a loophole addressed involving gun shows.

09/05/2011

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