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Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican George Allen began the final, full-throttle sprint to election day in this year's U.S. Senate race Monday amid the whirr and click of bagpipers, the brassy strains of high school marching bands and the growl of 1960s vintage stock cars.
President Obama celebrated this Labor Day with UAW workers in the battle-ground state of Ohio. And Virginia Senate candidates greeted voters in the same Blue Ridge parade.
Maryland's Department of Natural Resources is reminding boaters heading out on the water for the Labor Day weekend to be prepared for the remnants of Hurricane Isaac.
Labor Day weekend is a major travel day and U.S. Customs and Border Protection wants area residents and those visiting to stay safe going to an from other countries.
Many people are planning to take advantage of the last weekend of summer and get out of town for Labor Day. And while many commuters are gone, transit authorities are taking advantage of the lull.
More Virginians are expected to travel this Labor Day weekend.