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Some businesses closed Monday


Labor Day is the first Monday in September, and is recognized as a National Holiday. In observance of this holiday some area businesses, as well as area schools will be closed for the holiday next week.

Labor Day’s creation was part of the labor movement in the 1880s and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.

According to the Department of Labor, the first governmental recognition of Labor Day came through municipal...

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