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  • Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas

    Fleet Weather Center in Norfolk monitors the skies, seas
    NORFOLK — With hurricane season underway, the Fleet Weather Center at Naval Station Norfolk is busy monitoring the skies and seas from the Midwest to Europe, making sure the country's fleet steers clear of storms. Meanwhile, Navy and Marine...
  • Conservationist turned T-shirt designer fishing new waters

    For her back-to-school clothes shopping, incoming high school sophomore Casey Warren had a simple request. "All she wanted to do was go to Bass Pro Shops and get Guy Harvey T-shirts," said her mother, Bonnie Armstrong-Warren. Guy Harvey marine artist,...
  • Big surf pounds Catalina, causes major damage to boatyard, harbor

    Big surf pounds Catalina, causes major damage to boatyard, harbor
    Surging surf caused by Hurricane Marie battered Santa Catalina Island, leaving a wake of destruction at a boatyard and creating hazardous conditions at Avalon Harbor, officials said Wednesday evening. On Wednesday night, a structure on Pacific Coast...
  • First couple wed at Tavares Pavilion

    First couple wed at Tavares Pavilion
    TAVARES — A 31-year-old bride strolled down the aisle in an ivory dress adorned with capped sleeves and a lace back, a small train trailing behind her. She held a bouquet of white lilies as her father accompanied her on the special day. The venue,...
  • Britain to offer NATO summit security fences to help France stop migrants

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is offering to donate 20 km (13 miles) of steel fencing from last week's NATO summit in Wales to help French authorities struggling to control a growing number of illegal immigrants trying to cross the English Channel to...
  • 'Orange Scar' On Connecticut River

     'Orange Scar' On Connecticut River
    HADDAM — From Alan and Myra Aronow's contemporary home on a bluff above the Connecticut River, you look across the water to lush green hills. Farther down is the broad marshy inlet of Salmon River with Mount Tom rising in the distance.              ...
  • Charter captains bemoan unlicensed operators

     Charter captains bemoan unlicensed operators
    Al Skalecke has been a charter boat captain out of Burnham Harbor for more than 30 years. In the last five, he said, business has dwindled. So far this season, he has taken 50 trips instead of his usual 150. On a recent weekend, Skalecke's schedule...
  • Two Cuban migrants dead, eight missing at sea, survivors say

    MIAMI (Reuters) - Two Cuban migrants died and as many as eight more are missing after a three-week odyssey at sea, according to relatives of 15 badly sunburned and dehydrated survivors of a boat rescued by the Mexican Navy this week. The Cubans, who face...
  • Theater for fall 2014: Looking local, 'Airline Highway' to 'Native Son'

    Theater for fall 2014: Looking local, 'Airline Highway' to 'Native Son'
    Summer exits, if it ever entered. Winter remains the newly terrifying villain in the wings. And the fall theater season is upon us. With a relatively quiet season for touring shows, the focus this season goes to Chicago's stellar collection of non-...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine: Give Congress a say in Iraq

    Sen. Tim Kaine thinks the Obama administration can make a good case for U.S. military action to stop the surge of ISIL in Iraq. But the president needs to make it, and not just to the American people but to Congress. The Virginia Democrat stopped in...
  • Surfers, spectators crowd Southern California beaches for giant waves

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Waves up to about 20 feet (6 meters) high crashed along the Southern California coast on Wednesday, as heavy and potentially dangerous surf from a Pacific cyclone drew crowds of surfers and spectators to Los Angeles-area beaches,...