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  • 'Winterfest Boat Parade' cruises to Fort Lauderdale Dec. 13

    'Winterfest Boat Parade' cruises to Fort Lauderdale Dec. 13
    The annual Winterfest celebration will kick off Dec. 6 with the “Seminole Hard Rock Winterfest Black Tie Ball,” presented by MoŽt & Chandon, at Hard Rock Live. The evening will begin with the Patriot National Inc. Welcome Reception and the...
  • NTSB finds sinking of Baltimore tugboat result of mate's misjudgment

    NTSB finds sinking of Baltimore tugboat result of mate's misjudgment
    The National Transportation Safety Board found that a tugboat sank, spilling diesel fuel off Locust Point last year, after a mate misjudged the location of a collapsed pier, according to a report released Tuesday. The mate operating the harbor assist...
  • Coast Guard plane brings 193 rare sea turtles to Orlando

    Coast Guard plane brings 193 rare sea turtles to Orlando
    A Coast Guard plane touched down in Orlando at dusk Tuesday, hauling a cargo of the world's rarest sea turtles, rescued by volunteers from the lethally chilly waters and beaches of Cape Cod Bay. Weighing only 2 to 10 pounds, the young Kemp's Ridley...
  • Naples: Italy in your face

    Naples: Italy in your face
    Crammed with chaos, Naples is appalling and captivating at the same time. It's Italy's third largest city, along with being its most polluted and crime-ridden and densely populated. But this tangled mess still somehow manages to breathe, laugh, and sing...
  • Boat parades floating around Florida for the holidays

    Boat parades floating around Florida for the holidays
    In Florida we do holidays a little bit different. For most of the country it's "deck the halls" but for Floridians it's "deck the docks" as cities across the state prepare for seasonal boat parades. Our warmer weather means there's absolutely no...
  • Progress is slow on Haiti's isle of discontent

    ILE DE LA TORTUE, Haiti Newly installed solar-powered street lamps stand as a beacon of hope, lighting up the rocky terrain as idle bulldozers collect dust along the lush mountainside. In a nearby village, a new public square slowly rises out of the...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to purchase Ocean Princess, rename it Sirena

    Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings to purchase Ocean Princess, rename it Sirena
    Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. on Tuesday announced it is purchasing the Ocean Princess† cruiseliner from Princess Cruises, Ltd. for $82 million for its newly-acquired Oceania Cruises brand. The 684-passenger cruise ship will be added to its newly-...
  • Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters in Annapolis

    Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters in Annapolis
    The Coast Guard rescued two men whose boat was sinking near Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse in Annapolis Sunday afternoon, officials said. Crews from the Coast Guard, the Maryland Natural Resources Police and the State Police were called at about 3 p.m....
  • Special Report: Why metro Houston fears the next big storm

    By Duff Wilson, Ryan McNeill and Deborah J. Nelson GALVESTON, Texas (Reuters) - When Hurricane Ike hit this city on the Gulf of Mexico, William Merrell found himself trapped in a second-floor apartment as storm waters coursed eight feet deep through...
  • Construction debris concerns peninsula residents

    Construction debris concerns peninsula residents
    Residents who live on the harbor side of the Balboa Peninsula are expressing concerns about debris from an ongoing construction project on nearby Bay Island. They say the accumulation has jammed the narrow channel between the peninsula and the exclusive...
  • Thankful for the ability to take some time and just drift

    Thankful for the ability to take some time and just drift
    I did something the other day I haven't done in years. I drifted. In the lake. In my rowboat. For over an hour. It was a premeditated affair. I packed my camera, a padded cushion, a towel and a good book (and, yes, I took my cell phone along...