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  • A Manatee Moment

    A Manatee Moment
    It's no secret that if you want to see Florida's renowned manatees in the wild, just head to a warm-water spot on a chilly winter day, where they congregate in fresh water springs and inland waterways. But when it comes to the summer months, with the...
  • Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape

    Coast Guard team keeps Chesapeake Bay buoys shipshape
    Thousands of traffic signals on the Chesapeake Bay from the mouth of the Susquehanna River to the entrance of the Atlantic Ocean lead cargo ship captains, commercial fishermen and recreational boaters out of harm's way. When they go on the blink,...
  • Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition

    Park lifeguards maintain serious focus at annual competition
    Lifeguards, Cullin Brown will have you know, do not laze around beaches, lakes and pools. "There's a stereotype that we sit in the sun and tan," said Brown, a 19-year-old lifeguard at Rocky Gap State Park in Western Maryland. State park lifeguards...
  • Scientist Richard Feynman the heart of 'The Challenger Disaster'

    At a hearing of the presidential commission investigating the 1986 space shuttle Challenger disaster, Richard Feynman conducted an experiment of sorts in the media-packed room. The Caltech physicist and Nobel laureate clamped material from a shuttle O-...
  • NOAA affirms forecast of 'very active' hurricane season

    NOAA affirms forecast of 'very active' hurricane season
    Approaching the heart of hurricane season, government forecasters say indicators are pointing to a potentially "very active" pattern in the tropics, affirming pre-season outlooks. "Our confidence for an above-normal season is still high because the...
  • Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident

    Florida closer to regulating parasailing after latest accident
    Visitors and residents love the quiet and the spectacular view that comes from parasailing over the Atlantic Ocean off the Broward and Palm Beach county coasts. But the experience can also turn deadly. "I thought the worst thing that could happen is you...
  • Jack Seiler, mayor, Fort Lauderdale

    Jack Seiler, mayor, Fort Lauderdale
    Last week: The death of former Mayor and Congressman E. Clay Shaw, Jr. is a tremendous loss. In a long and distinguished career, he personified a more civil style of public service. Clay Shaw was collegial, dignified, and honorable, and always did what he...
  • Tropical Storm Lorenzo expected by Tuesday in subdued tropics

    Tropical Storm Lorenzo expected by Tuesday in subdued tropics
    The year's 13th tropical depression in the Atlantic Ocean formed Monday and was expected to become Tropical Storm Lorenzo by Tuesday, though the tropics overall remain more subdued than had been expected earlier this year. The depression was about 650...
  • See history at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower

    See history at Port Canaveral's Exploration Tower
    If you're not boarding a cruise ship, there has been limited appeal to Port Canaveral, despite a restaurant row that offers a view of ocean liners and rocket launches from nearby Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center. With the loss of the space...
  • Weinstein Wins Movie Rights to N.Y. Times Ocean Rescue Story

    Harvey Weinstein has won a bidding war for movie rights to Paul Tough's rescue story "A Speck in the Sea." The story focused on lobster fisherman John Aldridge, who fell overboard in the Atlantic Ocean in the middle of the night, 40 miles from the Long...
  • Men drifted at sea for 8 days

    Men drifted at sea for 8 days
    Two Bahamian citizens were stranded for eight days on their capsized boat in the Atlantic Ocean before they were rescued Saturday by the U.S. Coast Guard off the Florida coast, officials said. The Coast Guard, which located the boat east of Riviera...