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AAA reports Labor Day Gas Prices are Lowest in 11 Years

 

Gas prices should reach $2.00 a gallon by Christmas

AAATampa, FL Low gas prices influenced what AAA forecasts to be the most Labor Day motorists to take a road trip in seven years. The average price for gasoline was the lowest on the holiday in 11 years. 

“These low gas prices likely influenced many Americans to take a last minute road trip,” said Mark Jenkins, spokesman, AAA – The Auto Club Group. “Motorists are saving between $15.00-$25.00 every time they go to the pump, and those savings could get even bigger. Labor Day marks the end of the busy summer travel season, which means gas demand will decline as fewer people take road trips. As a result, gas prices in the autumn and winter seasons could be the cheapest of the year.”

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Nashville Sounds defeat Omaha Storm Chasers in Season’s Last Game, 6-3

 

Joey Wendle Ninth-Inning Blast Caps Off Exciting 2015 Season

Nashville SoundsPapillion, NB – For the third straight year, the Nashville Sounds won their season finale, this time defeating the Omaha Storm Chasers, 6-3, at Werner Park on Labor Day.

Nick Rickles and James Harris recorded their first Triple-A hits to spur on the Sounds offense. Rickles doubled to score Nate Freiman in the second and then came around to score on an RBI single by Max Muncy. Harris singled to lead off the third and stole second base. Brent Morel singled advancing Harris to third, allowing Ryan Roberts to pick up the RBI via a sacrifice fly.

Nashville Sounds Pounds Out 16 Hits in Losing Effort Monday night.

Nashville Sounds Pounds Out 16 Hits in Losing Effort Monday night.

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The History of Labor Day

 

Labor DayWashington, D.C. – The first Monday in September, Labor Day is a creation of the labor movement 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.

Through the years the nation gave increasing emphasis to Labor Day. The first governmental recognition came through municipal ordinances passed during 1885 and 1886.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

President Woodrow Wilson (Left) with American Federation of Labor founder and long-time president, Samuel Gompers (Center), and DOL Secretary William B Wilson at an undated Labor Day Rally.

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Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan’s Labor Day Message

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – It seems like only a few days ago that we celebrated the beginning of summer and here we are reaching the end with the Labor Day holiday. We’ve accomplished a great deal over the past few months and I want to thank the Clarksville City employees for all they have done, and continue to do, to make our city great.

I am reminded of a quote by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” I believe the people of Clarksville understand and illustrate this sentiment every day.

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan

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Clarksville Parks and Recreation Report for September 6th, 2015

 

Clarksville Parks and Recreation DepartmentClarksville, TN – The weekly Clarksville Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Report provides Clarksvillians with a glimpse at the activities and events that are available from the Parks and Recreation Department for them to enjoy together as a family.

This weeks highlights include: Select City Pools Remain Open through Labor Day, Riverfest, Fall Family Campout, and Just Ordinary Exercise.

Family Campout

Family Campout

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Montgomery County Government offices close Monday, September 7th for Labor Day

 

Montgomery County TennesseeMontgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Government offices will be closed Monday, September 7th, for the Labor Day holiday.

County offices will reopen Tuesday, September 8th, 2015.

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City of Clarksville Offices Closed Monday, September 7th, 2015 in Observance of Labor Day

 

City of Clarksville - Clarksville, TNClarksville, TN – Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan reminds everyone that all City of Clarksville offices will be closed on Monday, September 7th, 2015, in recognition of the Labor Day holiday.

City offices will reopen Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 for regularly scheduled business hours.

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Tennessee Department of Transportation stops Lane Closures on Tennessee Highways for Labor Day Weekend

 

Holiday Travelers Won’t Be Delayed by Road Construction

Tennessee Department of TransportationNashville, TN – The Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period.

Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 4th through 6:00am on Tuesday, September 8th. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the busy Labor Day holiday.

TDOT to halt lane Closures Lador Day Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

TDOT to halt lane Closures Lador Day Weekend. (Tennessee Department of Transportation)

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Hot Weather expected Labor Day Weekend for Clarksville-Montgomery County

 

National Weather ServiceNashville, TN – The National Weather Service (NWS) reports that Labor Day weekend will be a hot one for Clarksville-Montgomery County and most of Middle Tennessee.

High temperatures are expected to top out in the lower and middle 90s west of the Cumberland Plateau through at least Sunday, with a high of 93 degrees forecast for Clarksville tomorrow and 94 degrees on Saturday.

Temperatures over much of our area will be running some five to ten degrees above normal.

High temperatures expected this weekend across Middle Tennessee.

High temperatures expected this weekend across Middle Tennessee.

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AAA Offers Tow to Go for Labor Day Weekend

 

AAA - Traffic Safety FoundationTampa, FL – More Americans will be traveling this weekend than they have any Labor Day weekend since 2008. Since most of those travelers will be doing so by car, a significant danger is created when you add impaired drivers celebrating the last holiday weekend of the summer.

AAA and Bud Light ask anyone celebrating with alcohol to plan ahead. That means using a Designated Driver, staying where you are celebrating, or arranging for a sober ride home such as a taxi or a ride-share program.

Celebrate Labor Day Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

Celebrate Labor Day Safely by choosing a Designated Driver.

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