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  • Highland Park boat launch to stay open — for now

    Highland Park boat launch to stay open — for now
    After sailing into strong head winds of opposition, Highland Park city officials have tabled a controversial recommendation to close the city's only boat launch for public use next summer. At two separate meetings last week — one at the City...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line serves up dining details for Miami-bound Escape

    Norwegian Cruise Line serves up dining details for Miami-bound Escape
    The Norwegian Escape won't arrive for another year, but the biggest ship in the Norwegian Cruise Line fleet will have some familiar spaces with a few twists. Already featured on NCL's Breakaway and Getaway, the three-deck 678 Ocean Place dining and...
  • What cruise ship photobombed George Clooney's lavish Venice wedding?

    The bride wasn't the only showstopper in George Clooney's spectacular wedding in Venice on Saturday evening. The flotilla of celebrity- and paparazzi-toting boats, water taxis and gondolas in the Grand Canal suddenly came to a halt when the Norwegian Jade...
  • EU must put up resources for Mediterranean rescues: Amnesty

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union countries must cough up "considerable" resources for migrant rescues in the Mediterranean Sea before Italy can discontinue its own mission, or else many lives will be lost, human rights group Amnesty International...
  • Cruise ship worker pleads guilty to rape

    Cruise ship worker pleads guilty to rape
    An ex-cruise ship worker admitted to a federal judge Monday that he brutally beat, raped and tried to throw a passenger overboard because he believed she insulted his mother. With no plea bargain offered, Ketut Pujayasa, 29, in a Miami federal courtroom...
  • South Korea sightseeing ship runs aground, 110 rescued

    SEOUL (Reuters) - Some 110 people aboard a South Korean sightseeing ship were rescued by fishing boats after the vessel ran aground near a rocky island on Tuesday, reviving tragic memories of a ferry disaster earlier this year in which hundreds of...
  • Israeli cargo ship heads for L.A. to unload after Oakland protest

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - An Israeli-owned container ship that was blocked from unloading its cargo at the Port of Oakland by pro-Palestinian protesters over the weekend was headed to Los Angeles on Monday, according to a ship-tracking website. The Zim...
  • Chatham Historical Society house tour showcases area's past

    Decades before the Great Depression, when houses became smaller, East Hampton was a thriving manufacturing center that employed the Connecticut River and railroads to trade everything from ship components, toys and bells, to batting that filled cracks...
  • Fishing report for Sept. 25

    Recreational saltwater license fees likely will increase in 2015. The increase will average $5 for most licenses. The proposed fee increases are designed to offset budget reductions to the Virginia Marine Resources Commission that will be implemented over...
  • Come Out With Pride features rainbow of activities in Orlando

    Come Out With Pride features rainbow of activities in Orlando
    Wherever you are, there's bound to be a rainbow of activities on the roster during October's Come Out With Pride festival. Gay Days may fill up Orlando's theme parks in June with equality and fun-seeking members of the LGBT spectrum, but the Pride...
  • Passenger climbs ship's mast, plunges to his death

    MIAMI A 20-year-old cruise passenger plunged to his death Monday morning after climbing the forward mast of a ship in Miami. The man, who was traveling on the Carnival Ecstasy, fell the equivalent of two decks, about 20 feet, and crashed onto the deck,...