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  • Exclusive party for $1 million Romney donors aboard Cayman-registered yacht

     
    ABC News snagged the scoop of the day when it got hold of the secret agenda for how the Romney campaign is feting $1 million donors this week. Among the thank-you gifts: lunch with Mitt and Anne Romney, photo ops with Paul Ryan and a two-hour cruise about...
  • Scores feared dead off Java as Australia laments rush of boats

     
    In the dwindling days before Australia reopens island detention camps for asylum seekers who try to reach its shores by sea, as many as 100 people are feared dead on yet another sunken boat off Indonesia. Australian officials have bemoaned a recent rush...
  • Letters to the editor

    Playing with pain in the NFL Re "Depression? Just shake it off," Opinion, Sept. 21 The story of NFL player Vince Young's struggle with depression is a glaring example of the mental health crisis among men. They are lonely and misunderstood by everyone,...
  • South Florida has a boat ride and celebrity gossip for every taste

    South Florida has a boat ride and celebrity gossip for every taste
    MIAMI — We've got boat rides. We've got paddlewheelers and pirate ships, air boats and catamarans. Speedboats, glass-bottom boats, schooners, yachts and purpose-built tour boats. We've got fast rides, slow rides and hop-on, hop-off boat tours...
  • Travel to Coopertown to take an Everglades air boat ride

    Travel to Coopertown to take an Everglades air boat ride
    COOPERTOWN, Fla. (AP) — Jesse Kennon's day begins at 6:30 a.m., as he opens up Coopertown's only bait and tackle shop. He heads to the only restaurant, where the lunch menu includes alligator tail and frog legs, to make sure the kitchen is ready. He...
  • Booty calls: Meet the Pirateheads

    Except for the gang of giddy men and women covered in skulls-and-crossbones and sipping from cups of rum in the corner, the Rum Bar at Panama Hattie’s looks like any other tropical-themed watering hole. Typically, this group can be found wearing...
  • CNU's fishing team finishes 5th nationally, 2 named All-American

    Joe Wilkerson's grandfather got him into the sport, which he sees as a riddle he needs to solve. Ryan Ingall felt at home — but still found an outlet for his competitive spirit — on the water. The two Christopher Newport students love...
  • Adventurer wants to base submarine in Newport

    NEWPORT BEACH — Harbor officials don't get this type of application often. Newport Beach yacht racer and businessman Chris Welsh has applied to park his deep-sea submarine atop a 125-foot long, 60-foot wide catamaran in the middle of the bay....
  • The Harbor Report: Cruising by the Boat Show

    The Harbor Report: Cruising by the Boat Show
    As a yacht broker I walk the docks of Newport Harbor, introducing myself to boat owners and just getting a hands-on feeling for how the boating market is doing. This week, I report on my dock-walking and point out some of boats that caught my eye, along...
  • Ethanol: Who knew corn was such a killer?

    Ethanol: Who knew corn was such a killer?
    I am not given to conspiracies. I think Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone, that we really did land on the moon and that President Barack Obama probably was born in America. However, I do have personal proof that corn-based ethanol is part of a radical Al...
  • Wounded Warriors get new local director

    A retired Army sergeant major who has advocated for wounded soldiers has made what appears to be a logical career move. Penny Melvin has joined the Virginia Wounded Warrior Program as the regional director covering Hampton Roads, Southside and central...