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  • 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 ...
  • Trudel and Gale win Weekend Bassers Classic

    Trudel and Gale win Weekend Bassers Classic
    Jay Trudel and Paul Gale caught a total weight of 32.96 pounds Saturday and Sunday to win the Weekend Bassers Classic on Lake Okeechobee out of Okeechobee. OB O'Brien and Johnny Panozo were second at 28.41, followed by Jim Stovall and Allan Richbell...
  • 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...
  • More celebrities in line for cruise ship's christening

    More celebrities in line for cruise ship's christening
    The Fort Lauderdale naming ceremony for Princess Cruises' newest ship, the Regal Princess, will be a celebrity-studded affair. Princess announced Thursday that Tori Spelling, actress and daughter of the late Aaron Spelling who produced the iconic...
  • Captiva gears up for holiday weekends

    Captiva gears up for holiday weekends
    The hoteliers, merchants, attraction owners and restaurateurs of Captiva Island are getting into the holiday spirit and preparing for the fifth annual Captiva Holiday Village. The 2014 spectacular, which runs for three weekends, will launch the Friday...
  • Work starts on new Carnival Vista cruise ship

    Work starts on new Carnival Vista cruise ship
    Carnival Cruise Lines' newest ship, the 3,954-passenger Carnival Vista, marked a construction milestone this week with a traditional keel-laying ceremony at the Fincantieri shipyard in Italy, where it's being built. The 133,500-ton vessel —...