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Bob Saffold with the proclamation that made Labor Day a holiday.
Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

The state is honoring two men from Ohio who helped make Labor Day a national holiday more than 100 years ago.

School bus
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For the second time in as many years, a bill in the Ohio Legislature would push back the start date for K-12 schools until after Labor Day. A new survey, funded by the Ohio Travel Association, shows voters support that plan.

Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser driving
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The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 11 people died in traffic crashes over Labor Day weekend this year.