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  • Police Marine Unit responds to sinking barge in Chicago River

    Police Marine Unit responds to sinking barge in Chicago River
    The Chicago Police Marine Unit is on the scene of a sinking barge in the Chicago River just north of the Randolph Street bridge, officials said. Shortly after 12:30 p.m., the marine unit was called to the scene located near 160 N. Riverside Plaza,...
  • Ebola fears continue to mount, spill into port business, politics

    Ebola fears continue to mount, spill into port business, politics
    A local longshoremen's union in Baltimore briefly refused to work a ship from West Africa. Questions about a patient's medical transport sparked a fury. And Rep. Andy Harris, a Baltimore County Republican and a doctor, called for a ban on travel from...
  • Wisconsin factory at forefront of luxury yacht industry

    They've been described in terms such as "simple elegance" and luxury that's a bit on the "wild side" in the stately world of yachting. Now, the factory that builds Carver and Marquis yachts in Pulaski, Wis., also is building a line of yachts for people...
  • Virginia Marine Police crack down on oyster violations, poaching

    Virginia Marine Police crack down on oyster violations, poaching
    They say it's a lot like a cat and mouse game. Out on the choppy waters of the James River one recent morning, Virginia Marine Police watched and waited for watermen to make their way out to the oyster beds. Their job: Catch people violating...
  • Freebie Friday: Free events around town

    Freebie Friday: Free events around town
    Welcome to Freebie Friday, where everything is free.   Freebie Spotlight     Latin Food & Wine Festival: a celebration of Latin culinary  contributions. 6:30 p.m. today, Cranes Roost Park, 275 Cranes Roost  Blvd., Altamonte Springs, free, (food...
  • Texas health worker isolated on cruise ship over possible Ebola contact

    A Texas health worker who may have had contact with specimens from the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has been isolated on a cruise ship despite showing no symptoms of the disease, the Department of State said on Friday. The ...
  • Capsized boats leave mile-long sheen in Mobile

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vessels were being urged to travel carefully through the Mobile shipping channel on Tuesday after two boats containing 2,000 gallons of oil capsized the previous night, leaving a mile-long sheen, the U.S. Coast Guard Mobile Sector...
  • Carnival ship with isolated hospital worker on board skipping Mexico stop after Ebola concern

    MIAMI A Carnival ship carrying a health care worker who may have handled lab samples from the deceased Ebola-infected man in Dallas is skipping a planned stop in Cozumel Friday. In a statement, Doral-based Carnival Cruise Lines said the Carnival Magic...
  • Free water trolley launching Saturday in Fort Lauderdale

    Free water trolley launching Saturday in Fort Lauderdale
    It's going to be a lot easier for Riverwalk visitors to cross the New River downtown starting Saturday. The free Riverwalk Water Trolley will offer service from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily, with service at each stop about 20 to 30...
  • Three places to fall for West Virginia

    Three places to fall for West Virginia
    For much of the year, West Virginia lives up to its "almost heaven" moniker, serving up its beauty on meandering country roads, through rocky rivers and over high mountain peaks. But it's never closer to heaven than in the fall, when its sugar maples...
  • Taiwan considers permanent armed ships for disputed South China Sea island

    TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan is considering stationing armed vessels permanently on a disputed South China Sea island, officials said, a move bound to renew friction in a region claimed almost wholly by China, with Vietnam already dismissing such a plan as...