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  • From the Boathouse: Stop by Lido for a show

    Ahoy, and time for a boat show and a ship celebration! Are you still not ready to dry-dock your boating lifestyle for the season? Then you will want to visit the Lido Boat Show this weekend. This in-water show is known as the best boat show in the west,...
  • The Harbor Report: Calling for comments on story boards

    Summer is slowly coming to an end, and yet the harbor is as active as if it were June. This weekend, you will notice the 36th annual Lido Boat Show in Lido Village. I had a chance to walk around the show this week, and a couple of thoughts came to mind....
  • MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads

    MV Cape Ray returns to Hampton Roads
    The Merchant Marines ship MV Cape Ray and its crew earned two honors Friday for its mission to neutralize 600 tons of deadly Syrian chemical weapons. The crew received the Merchant Marine Medal for Outstanding Achievement and the Cape Ray earned the...
  • Cruise ship worker accused of rape to change plea

    Cruise ship worker accused of rape to change plea
    A cruise ship worker who confessed to raping, beating and trying to throw a passenger overboard is scheduled to change his not guilty plea in federal court. The Valentine's Day attack occurred aboard a nudist cruise off the coast of Honduras, records...
  • A great weekend — if you were in the right place [Letter]

    A great weekend — if you were in the right place [Letter]
    Sunday was a beautiful day for enjoying the Star-Spangled Spectacular anniversary of our national anthem and the great battle waged against the British at Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 ("A spectacular weekend for Baltimore," Sept. 15). Tall ships,...
  • Coast Guard offloads $23 million in seized cocaine at Miami Beach base

    Coast Guard offloads $23 million in seized cocaine at Miami Beach base
    The Coast Guard on Thursday offloaded more than $23 million worth of recently seized cocaine at its base in Miami Beach, the agency said. The crew of the Coast Guard cutter Bear confiscated 1,585 pounds of the drug Sept. 8 from a 208-foot cargo vessel,...
  • Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea

    Orion a step closer to deep space; NASA practices pulling it from sea
    You have built a multibillion-dollar spaceship that will one day take humans to asteroids and Mars. You have big plans to send it up 3,600 miles into orbit, or about 15 times farther than the International Space Station. Now comes the hard part:...
  • Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay

    Taking the Kids -- to Half Moon Bay
    Pumpkins are really a lot like people. "They come in all sizes, colors and shapes, but inside we are all the same," explains Farmer John Muller, a third-generation California farmer. He's also the mayor of Half Moon Bay, the Northern California city...
  • Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart

    Benjamin Booker an earth-shaking upstart
    Benjamin Booker's self-titled debut album brims with feral blues-punk songs sung in a raw, grainy voice that sounds like it belongs to a 60-year-old soul survivor rather than a fresh-faced, 25-year-old upstart. Only a year ago, Booker was working at a...
  • Gaza war spurs more Palestinians to risk dangerous migration to Europe

    GAZA (Reuters) - A devastating war with Israel has swollen the number of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip joining a perilous exodus of migrants fleeing the Middle East and Africa in search of a better life in Europe. Palestinians with knowledge of...
  • On Lake Nicaragua's adventure isle, twin volcanoes play host

    On Lake Nicaragua's adventure isle, twin volcanoes play host
    Gaze eastward from the shores of huge Lake Nicaragua, and they seem almost like a mirage: Twin volcanoes thrusting out of the water, one of them a towering cone of cinder and ash, the other jacketed in verdant jungle. Perhaps it was the clouds that...