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  • Hampton Bay Days poster winner announced

    HAMPTON — A pair of commercial fishing boats rest on a placid Chesapeake Bay in this year's winner of the Hampton Bay days poster contest. Artist Darlene Thiele Mundy used her childhood memories of the bay to craft her winning image. "Growing...
  • Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships

    Norwegian Cruise Line to build two new ships
    With the success of its latest ships, Norwegian Cruise Line is expanding its fleet again. The line announced it has come to an agreement with German shipbuilder Meyer Werft to build two "Breakaway-Plus" vessels to debut in 2018 and 2019. The 4,200-...
  • Jerry Rees to Direct 'The Marvel Experience'

    Longtime Disney theme park attraction director Jerry Rees will lead the creative team behind "The Marvel Experience," a live touring attraction featuring the company's iconic super heroes. Rees has helmed 16 of Disney's theme park attractions around...
  • Boating scare Tuesday one of 'unusually high' number of incidents this summer, Virginia Marine Police say | With Video

    Boating scare Tuesday one of 'unusually high' number of incidents this summer, Virginia Marine Police say  | <span style=color:#ff0000><b>With Video</b></span>
    NEWPORT NEWS—A morning boating trip turned into a scare for a group whose vessel started to take on water in the James River Tuesday. Newport News police and firefighters and Virginia Marine Police responded to assist the boaters near the James...
  • Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships

    Carnival Cruise Lines taps Cigar City Brewing for Florida ships
    One of Florida's most popular microbrews is headed to sea. Two of Tampa's Cigar City Brewing's craft beers will be featured aboard all 13 of Carnival Cruise Line's Florida-based cruise ships. The line made the announcement last Sunday aboard the...
  • Eating your way around Lake Superior

    Eating your way around Lake Superior
    If you drive the perimeter of Lake Superior, it helps to like smoked fish. Actually, it helps if you also like beer, pasties, cudighi and pannukakku, and are game to try bison pastrami. But, if you can't tell a smoked trout from a smoked whitefish and...
  • Grayslake eyes annexation for trucking facility

    Grayslake eyes annexation for trucking facility
    Plans for Grayslake to annex 35 acres for the construction of a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility could be discussed at the next Village Board Committee of the Whole meeting, said Mike Ellis, village manager. The facility, which would be located at...
  • Casino boat stuck overnight on rocks off Georgia coast

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - A casino boat with 123 people aboard was grounded off the Georgia coast on Wednesday, and rescuers were waiting for high tide at midday to escort passengers off the vessel, the U.S. Coast Guard said. "It's basically stuck on rocks,"...
  • Mexico tries to relaunch stranded North Korean ship

    MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican rescue workers were trying to refloat a North Korean vessel stranded in the Gulf of Mexico a few miles from a port where it had planned to load fertilizer, authorities said on Tuesday. The 6,700-tonne freighter "Mu Du...
  • Animals

    AUDUBON SOCIETY'S CENTER FOR BIRDS OF PREY: conservation, education and raptor rehabilitation facility: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday (except holidays); 1101 Audubon Way, Maitland; $5 adults, $4 ages 3-12; 407-644-0190. AVIAN RECONDITIONING CENTER:...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices: Aquatica: off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Florida residents can purchase single-day tickets to Aquatica Orlando for 50 percent off the regular...