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  • Outdoors notebook

    Outdoors notebook
    Hunter safety: The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission has a hunter safety Internet-completion course from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. May 2 at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World in Dania Beach and another one from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3 at the Everglades...
  • Underwater exploration without getting wet

    Underwater exploration without getting wet
    "Mommy, look, a stingray!" 4-year-old Nicholas Brown of Newport Beach exclaimed as he peered out the window of a semi-submarine near Balboa Island. "Mommy, another orange fish!" His mother, Sharra Brown, 46, pointed out other colorful sea life, from...
  • Career Spotlight: Anthony E. Thigpan, career counselor at Maritime Professional Training

    Career Spotlight: Anthony E. Thigpan, career counselor at Maritime Professional Training
    Who: Military veteran Anthony E. Thigpen is still on a mission. As a senior career counselor, military transition specialist, at Fort Lauderdale-based Maritime Professional Training, he works with students and clients so they can get a chance at a...
  • Bridge tender may ease boater fears about All Aboard Florida

    Bridge tender may ease boater fears about All Aboard Florida
    For the first time in years, boaters have a full-time tender to communicate with at the New River railroad bridge in downtown Fort Lauderdale. It's part of a six-month test by the U.S. Coast Guard that, if successful, could ease boater concerns about...
  • South Lake Dragon Boat Festival expected to attract crowd of 3,000

    CLERMONT — The South Lake Dragon Boat Festival will return for its sophomore year at 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Joe Silvestris participated in last year's inaugural event, his first time paddling in a dragon boat. "It was awesome," said Silvestris, who...
  • Chef Thomas Keller to bring his culinary creations to Seabourn ships

    Chef Thomas Keller to bring his culinary creations to Seabourn ships
    Thomas Keller, the Michelin-starred chef behind the iconic Napa Valley restaurant French Laundry in Yountville and Per Se in New York, will bring his culinary stylings to Seabourn Cruise Line's ships. The partnership is set to start wowing Seabourn...
  • Veterans recall pain, hardships of Vietnam War

    Veterans recall pain, hardships of Vietnam War
    On the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, Warren Hudson will remember, as he does most days, the lost lives of Davy Merrill and Fred Turner. Merrill, a sailor from South Bend, and Turner, a gung-ho Marine from Ohio, died under his command in...
  • Fishing Forecast: Stripers biting in upper water column

    Fishing Forecast: Stripers biting in upper water column
    The trolling bite has improved slightly, ranging from good for some fishermen to "at least we avoided a skunk" from others. The common thread in the days leading up to this report has been that up and down the bay, from the Bay Bridges to Calvert Cliffs,...
  • San Diego man recovering after sea lion yanked him overboard

     San Diego man recovering after sea lion yanked him overboard
    Dan Carlin's wife told him to smile for a picture on their 29-foot boat as he held up one of the yellowtail fish they had caught that day. Then a sea lion leaped 7 feet out of the water, bit into his hand and yanked him overboard. The animal, weighing...
  • Whitewater Wonder: David Silk, 16, A Top Freestyle Kayaker

     Whitewater Wonder: David Silk, 16, A Top Freestyle Kayaker
    EAST GRANBY — Every year, David Silk's parents would let him take a day off from school to do something fun. They'd get to the end of their driveway and instead of driving him to school, they'd surprise him and head to the Museum of Science in...
  • Edmund Fitzgerald's replacement headed for scrapyard

    Edmund Fitzgerald's replacement headed for scrapyard
    A 690-foot freighter that replaced the ill-fated Edmund Fitzgerald as the flagship of a Great Lakes shipping company is being scrapped. The American Fortitude spent the winter docked at the Port of Oswego, on Lake Ontario in central New York. Port...