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  • Collins Doughtie: If you want to catch some trout, better get popping

    Remember the very first time you went fishing? How about the first time you took one of your kids angling? No doubt you were using a Zebco rod and reel, but the most important item that day was that red and white plastic bobber that told you or your kid...
  • Dennis Anderson: In the marsh, rails provide hunters a challenge

    ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER When I pulled into Bill Marchel's driveway not far south of Brainerd, I hardly recognized the property surrounding his home. I hadn't been there for a couple of years, and the trees, shrubs and other plantings he has made every...
  • Nine Cubans arrive on south Florida beach after 10 days in boat

    KEY BISCAYNE Fla. (Reuters) - Nine Cubans came ashore in a homemade boat on a south Florida beach on Tuesday afternoon saying they had been at sea for 10 days, according to eyewitnesses. "They were very excited when they got onto the beach," said...
  • Baltimore's renaissance [Commentary]

    Baltimore's renaissance [Commentary]
    Judging from the reported rush of developers to produce new apartments and the surge of office and hotel construction, Baltimore is seeing what looks like a new renaissance — fueled by two generations of urban dwellers who have come on the scene...
  • Cruising the Great Lakes and other trip ideas

    Cruising the Great Lakes and other trip ideas
    Cruises on the Great Lakes aren't terribly common, but Pearl Seas Cruises, which is in its inaugural season, has ambitious plans for 2015. Pearl Mist, the line's 210-passenger ship, will be sailing a variety of seven-, 10-, 11- and 14-night cruises, the...
  • Roundup: Aaah, those floating spas

    Roundup: Aaah, those floating spas
    We’ve all heard about the bountiful buffets, meals and snacks available on cruises, but we rarely hear about the fitness and wellness facilities and programs featured on many cruise ships. However, staying fit on a cruise vacation has never been...
  • Boaters protest Highland Park boat launch closure

     Boaters protest Highland Park boat launch closure
    More than 100 boaters packed a Highland Park City Council meeting on Monday night to protest the proposed closing of the Park Avenue boating facility. Many of them lined the walls because all the seats were taken; some had to stand just outside the...
  • Queen Mary turns 80 with free ship-shaped cake and a big prize

    Queen Mary turns 80 with free ship-shaped cake and a big prize
    Visitors to the Queen Mary in Long Beach on Friday can sink their teeth into the onetime luxury Cunard cruise ship, which turns 80 this year. The ocean liner-turned-hotel will be immortalized in a 20-foot replica cake that will serve more than 1,000...
  • Apodaca: A forgettable night on ship provides lasting memories

    When I read about the Pilgrim of Newport's recent visit to Newport Harbor, it brought me back to a memorable night spent aboard the 118-foot replica of an 18th-century merchant ship. By "memorable," I mean it was part misery, part marvel. In case...
  • Body found in Dania Beach ID'd as missing diver

    Body found in Dania Beach ID'd as missing diver
    The body of a man that washed ashore in Dania Beach Tuesday morning was identified as the diver who went missing in the Atlantic Ocean last weekend. The body of Marc Raroha, 42, of Pompano Beach, was outfitted in diver gear when his remains were...
  • Traditional workboat race in Poquoson

     Traditional workboat race in Poquoson
    The City of Poquoson and the Poquoson Yacht Club are sponsoring the 34th annual workboat race on Sunday at Messick Point. The event starts with a boaters parade at 1 p.m. followed by 26 workboat races on the Back River. "Poquoson is a traditional...