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  • York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek

     York County, Poquoson neighbors divided over dredging of Lambs Creek
    Before an informal request to dredge Lambs Creek even makes it to the Board of Supervisors, it is already dividing residents along the creek that separates York County and Poquoson. A group of neighbors approached York County officials this year in...
  • So-called selfie sticks popular with South Florida tourists

    So-called selfie sticks popular with South Florida tourists
    The rolling waves. The white sea wall. The swaying palm trees. Leticia Rassy found a perfect photo opp to capture her Fort Lauderdale vacation. She clamped an extendable rod onto her smartphone, held it up and snapped a selfie with the beach as a...
  • USS Norfolk decommissioned

    USS Norfolk decommissioned
    Norfolk's namesake submarine was inactivated last week during a ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk. The Los Angeles-class attack sub was commissioned in 1983 and built at Newport News Shipbuilding. It will remain in Norfolk until January to begin the...
  • Easing rules with Cuba may produce bonanza for US business

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's move Wednesday toward normalized relations with Cuba after five decades of strife may set events in motion that will change business fortunes across the Florida Straits, the Caribbean and the Americas. The United...
  • Norwegian, Margaritaville team up to let cruisers waste away at sea

    Norwegian, Margaritaville team up to let cruisers waste away at sea
    There's going to be a lot more lost shakers of salt at sea. Norwegian Cruise Line is partnering with Margaritaville for its new Miami-based ship, the Norwegian Escape. CEO Kevin Sheehan announced the partnership at an event Thursday with the musical...
  • Cruise of Lights continues Huntington Harbour holiday festivities

    Cruise of Lights continues Huntington Harbour holiday festivities
    Huntington Harbour is alive with the sights and sounds of Christmas as the waterfront community follows up this past weekend's holiday boat parade with the Cruise of Lights, a series of boat tours of the area's decorated homes, docks, decks and boats that...
  • Norwegian Escape to feature Margaritaville eatery, bar

    Norwegian Escape to feature Margaritaville eatery, bar
    Margaritaville is taking to the water. Norwegian Cruise Line's newest cruise ship, Norwegian Escape, will be the first with Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville restaurant and 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar. Kevin Sheehan, CEO of Miami-based Norwegian Cruise...
  • Carnival cruise gift cards come ashore

    Carnival cruise gift cards come ashore
    Cruise fans, this may be your best gift yet. For the first time, Carnival Cruise Lines is making its gift cards available on land at over 9,000 retail outlets nationwide. Carnival's partnership with Blackhawk Network marks the first time that a cruise...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: Salmon crowned king, but its reign is wobbly

    Any doubts Howard Tanner had about whether a hatchery-raised crop of Pacific salmon could find a home in the freshwater of the Great Lakes evaporated just months after the first class of finger-sized cohos were planted in Lake Michigan. The fish began...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: A Great Lake revival

    LINWOOD, Mich. Ernie Plant's eyes get wide when he talks about how spectacular Lake Huron's salmon fishing was back in the late 1980s, when his dad would take him up north on Friday nights after his high school football games. They'd spend fall...
  • Great Lakes at a Crossroads: The man with the salmon plan

    HARRISVILLE, Mich. The author of the bumper sticker maxim that "A Bad Day Fishing is Better than a Good Day Working" never sat on the shore of Lake Huron with Jay Hall during the fall salmon run. The 47-year-old mechanic from Flint was perched on a...