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  • Colonial-era ship unearthed at Trade Center

    When a decaying wooden ship was discovered in the World Trade Center excavation pit four years ago, it posed a mystery. Where did it come from? How did it get there? Was it wrecked? Or was it sunk intentionally for landfill? Archaeologists, maritime...
  • Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire

    Nine Displaced By Manchester Fire
    MANCHESTER — Nine people, including seven children, were displaced by a fire in a multi-family duplex on Orchard Street in Manchester on Saturday, Fire Chief David Billings said. The fire broke out around 1:30 p.m., with heavy smoke coming out of...
  • Imperial County wants state to require use of more geothermal energy

    California's poorest county wants a bigger share of the state's $16-billion wholesale electricity market. Imperial County, which stretches east of San Diego County to Arizona, is seeking a special deal from the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown that...
  • Gen Y generates jump in car sales

    Q: A December report from the U.S. Public Interest Group Education Fund and the Frontier Group found that over the last decade, the share of workers who get to work by private car declined in 99 of America's 100 largest urbanized areas. The Lehigh...
  • Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri

    Pebble Beach 2014: Maserati unveils 'more accessible' Alfieri
    Maserati is celebrating its 100th anniversary with a premier showing at the 2014 Monterey Car Week of its stunning Alfieri 2+2 coupe, a brand-new throwback to the company's great two-door, race-inspired cars of the 1950s. At an invitation-only event...
  • From the Boathouse: Italian saga a cautionary tale

    Ahoy! Finally, the largest salvage job in maritime history has been completed, and the tab, which is still open, is expected to top $2 billion. I mentioned in my column two weeks ago ("An exciting Flight by any name," From the Boathouse, July 19)...
  • Navy awards planning contract for USS George Washington

    Navy awards planning contract for USS George Washington
    The Navy has awarded a $49.6 million contract to the Newport News Shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries to begin work on defueling the aircraft carrier USS George Washington. The contract is a necessary first step toward the anticipated...
  • The Harbor Report: Recycling wash on the water

    I'd thought that this week I would do one of my tours around the harbor and talk about my thoughts and observations. Earlier in the week, I was watching a boat wash-down crew and noticed the amount of fresh water they were using, and I began to wonder...
  • Explosion at Chinese auto parts factory kills 68, injures many more

    Explosion at Chinese auto parts factory kills 68, injures many more
    At least 68 people were killed in an early morning explosion at a factory near Shanghai that makes automobile parts for General Motors, once again raising concerns about workplace safety in China. Within hours of the explosion Saturday in the Kunshan,...
  • Baseball: How players with Hampton Roads connections are faring in the majors and minors (updated 8/2)

    While Michael Cuddyer and Ryan Zimmerman hope their ailments heal, Jake Cave is shining with the Trenton Thunder and Chad Pinder also is batting over .300. Justin Verlander has struggled this year, but he'll have a chance to win a World Series for the...
  • Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland

    Debate over web-connected cars, driver privacy headed to Maryland
    About one in five cars on American roadways connects to outside parties via cellular telephone networks, transmitting data on drivers' speeding and braking habits, their location, and their vehicle's health and performance. By 2025, AAA predicts, all...