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  • Family stocks up as end of duck hunting season nears

    With less than one week left in duck hunting season, Farrah Lemanski and her family spend nearly every weekend at their camp in Moore Haven near Lake Okeechobee. Lemanski, a 38-year-old commercial banker in Vero Beach, has been duck hunting with her dad,...
  • Bass fishing legends Guido and Dion Hibdon fight to stay afloat on pro circuit

    Guido Hibdon never thought he would see this day, when he would have to scrap for sponsors, when he wondered if there was going to be enough money to even compete on the pro bass circuit. It wasn't like that in the 1980s and 1990s when he was building...
  • Carnival Freedom to salute military during splashy entry near Houston

    Carnival Freedom to salute military during splashy entry near Houston
    Country singer Martina McBride will kick off a Feb. 14 celebration to honor U.S. military families when the Carnival Freedom arrives at its new home port near Houston. The Freedom will join two other Carnival ships, the Triumph and Magic, in Galveston...
  • 2 sunken canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake Ontario

    2 sunken canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake Ontario
    The wrecks of two 19th-century canal boats have been found on the bottom of LakeĀ Ontario, an unusual discovery because such vessels typically weren't used on open water, a team of New York shipwreck hunters said Wednesday. The three-member team from the...
  • San Francisco Bay: Number of dead birds climbs to 100; 300 rescued

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. The environmental toll from the mystery goo in San Francisco Bay climbed Tuesday to 100 dead seabirds and 300 that were saved as wildlife officials tried to zero in on identifying the toxic stuff and who may have spilled it. The...
  • Oil drop won't stop China in South China Sea

    HONG KONG When it comes to territorial tensions in the South China Sea, it's more about what goes through it than what lies beneath it. Oil last week dropped below $46 a barrel, to more than five- year lows. The biggest collapse in energy prices since...
  • Crews work to remove diesel fuel from New River after fire that destroyed two yachts

    Crews work to remove diesel fuel from New River after fire that destroyed two yachts
    The day after two million-dollar yachts burned at a dock in the heart of Fort Lauderdale's Marina Mile, crews were working Monday to contain diesel fuel that spilled from the vessels into the New River. "Today's focus is on the environmental aspects...
  • Plan to help Biscayne Bay may tighten boat rules

    Plan to help Biscayne Bay may tighten boat rules
    Biscayne Bay's popularity with boaters and fisherman has taken a toll on sensitive marine life, prompting authorities to consider tighter restrictions. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration plans to develop a comprehensive conservation...
  • Scottish director dives deep into genre for his latest film, 'Black Sea'

    Kevin Macdonald has done his Roman Legion thriller ("The Eagle"), his sci-fi apocalypse ("How I Live Now") and his political journalism thriller ("State of Play"). But what the Oscar-winning documentarian ("One Day in September") really had a hankering to...
  • Cranes, divers involved in effort to lift burned yachts from New River

    Cranes, divers involved in effort to lift burned yachts from New River
    Two crane booms towered over the New River on Tuesday as divers placed straps beneath one of two burned yachts in preparation for its removal to shore. The boats burned Sunday morning in a traffic-stopping, smoky blaze behind Yacht Management of South...
  • US shipbuilders gird for McCain assault on protectionist law

    WASHINGTON Bill Skinner of VT Halter Marine in South Mississippi and fellow chief executives at about 150 other U.S. shipyards know what to do when Sen. John McCain starts rattling his free-trade saber in their direction. They alert political allies,...