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  • Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016

    Hawaiian sailing canoe on worldwide voyage could visit Newport News in 2016
    For 40 years, Nainoa Thompson has been sailing his Polynesian open-ocean canoe, the Hokule'a, all around the great Pacific. He's been on an extended mission to learn to build the ancient voyaging ships of his Hawaiian ancestors and master the nature-...
  • Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks

    Shell's Polar Pioneer drilling rig arrives in Seattle, greeted by foes in kayaks
    The mayor made a late play to stop it, citing permit violations. The port commission, under pressure from the city and the public, politely asked for a delay. A City Council member put his paddle where his politics are, joining a few dozen other “...
  • US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years

    US says Gulf oil spill could last 100 years
    A decade-old oil leak where an offshore platform toppled during a hurricane could continue spilling crude into the Gulf of Mexico for a century or more if left unchecked, according to government estimates obtained by The Associated Press that provide...
  • Geneva students part of bigger picture in Art for the Sky creation

     Geneva students part of bigger picture in Art for the Sky creation
    Like puzzle pieces, dozens of pairs of jeans lay flattened, side-by-side, on the grassy field of Geneva's Mill Creek Elementary School on Thursday. Their placement lacked any formula — dark denims lay between faded blue shorts and indigo capris....
  • Blues along the Bay: Buddy Guy, Gregg Allman top Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

    After a year's hiatus, the Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival returns to Sandy Point State Park this weekend, with blues legends Gregg Allman and Buddy Guy topping the bills of the event. Allman, a founder of the seminal Allman Brothers Band, will close...
  • Community Digest: CLC's Memorial Day service set for May 22

    Community Digest: CLC's Memorial Day service set for May 22
    Community job fair, class, ceremony and more. Grayslake Job Fair and panel: Job seekers are invited to attend the 20th annual JobMarketPlace job fair from 1 to 5 p.m. May 21, sponsored by the College of Lake County Career and Job Placement Center, in...
  • Croaker, drum top catches | Fishing report 5/14

    Croaker, drum top catches | Fishing report 5/14
    Johnny Boyd of Smithfield has made it into the record books. His Carolina Hake has been certified as the All-Tackle World Record for the species. Boyd’s record catch weighed 5 pounds, 10 ounces. He was fishing a wreck off Virginia Beach on this...
  • Cruising Maine's coast in search of the greatest lobster rolls on Earth

     Cruising Maine's coast in search of the greatest lobster rolls on Earth
    A lobster claw the size of an iPhone 5 sits perched atop my lunch, completely obliterating any chance I have to see the quarter-pound of chopped lobster meat, lightly dressed with mayo and tucked into a split-top hot dog bun that's been ever-so-gently...
  • Italy: Video shows corpse-filled sunken migrant ship

    Italy: Video shows corpse-filled sunken migrant ship
    A navy video of the corpse-filled interior of the sunken fishing boat that capsized last month off Libya coupled with survivor testimony make plausible fears that some 800 smuggled migrants died in the shipwreck, prosecutors in Sicily said Friday....
  • The persecuted Rohingya people of Burma are in a new peril -- at sea

    The persecuted Rohingya people of Burma are in a new peril -- at sea
    The plight of the Rohingya of Burma seems only to get more harrowing. A harshly persecuted and impoverished Muslim minority in a Buddhist majority country, they are stateless, deprived of rightful citizenship by the Burmese government, restricted in where...
  • The Harbor Report: Wild winds, waves make for exciting race

    I hope you are all starting to smile a little more knowing that our summer weeknight sailing will be starting May 1. But let's not forget about April, which is always the most active month of the year for sailboat racing. First I'd like to review the...