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  • Outdoors calendar

    Outdoors calendar
    Nov. 22-30: First phase of the regular duck season. Dec. 6: A guided moonlight canoe trip is 7-9 p.m. at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge. Meet at the Lee Road boat ramp, west of U.S. Highway 441 in Boynton Beach, for a tour through a portion of the...
  • Search for Winter Springs man suspended in Florida Keys

    Search for Winter Springs man suspended in Florida Keys
    The Coast Guard suspended its search Wednesday night for a Winter Springs man last seen diving in the Florida Keys. Coast Guard rescue crews searched 8,250 square nautical miles, but did not find Matthew Milton, 32, a former athletic director for St....
  • Ships from Norway, Brazil and Denmark to arrive in Baltimore this week

    Ships from Norway, Brazil and Denmark to arrive in Baltimore this week
    If September's Star-Spangled Spectacular didn't offer enough opportunities to tour visiting ships in Baltimore, three more are set to arrive this week. A tall ship from Norway will arrive Wednesday, followed by Navy ships from Brazil and Denmark in...
  • 'Love Boats' author returns from celebration cruise

    'Love Boats' author returns from celebration cruise
    Jeraldine Saunders, the longtime Glendale resident who wrote the book that inspired “The Love Boat” television series, recently returned from a cruise in Florida to celebrate 50 years of Princess Cruises, the company for which she worked years...
  • Court ruling reinstates negligence suit against cruise line

    In a case involving a man who died after a head injury on a cruise, a U.S. appeals court issued a ruling that may eliminate the cruise industry's broad immunity from medical negligence lawsuits. Patricia Franza's lawsuit against Royal Caribbean...
  • Play at UC Irvine considers Ismay's role in the Titanic

    Play at UC Irvine considers Ismay's role in the Titanic
    On the night of April 14, 1912, an iceberg struck the RMS Titanic on its maiden voyage. J. Bruce Ismay, the managing director of the White Star Line, which operated the ship, found a seat on a lifeboat and made his way through the freezing night to...
  • Poquoson resident offers tours on only commercial airboat in Virginia

    Poquoson resident offers tours on only commercial airboat in Virginia
    From dockside at Whitehouse Cove to Bennett's Creek, a tourist's eyes jump to the shimmering water, tall grasses and loblolly pine trees on the horizon. Then comes the jolt as the Poquoson-based commercial airboat leaps to life and takes a turn so...
  • Port Everglades reports record fiscal 2014

    Port Everglades reports record fiscal 2014
    Multi-day cruise passengers got on and off cruise ships at Port Everglades a record 3.88 million times in the fiscal year ended Sept. 30, the Broward County seaport announced Wednesday. In addition, one-day cruise passengers at the Fort Lauderdale...
  • East Hartford Magnet School Boasts New River Research Vessel

    East Hartford Magnet School Boasts New River Research Vessel
    EAST HARTFORD — Until this week, students at the Connecticut River Academy, an environmental science magnet school, learned about the river mainly by reading about it and observing it from the shore. "We never were on the river, never," said...
  • Fassmer Service America now repairing marine gear in Lauderhill

    Fassmer Service America now repairing marine gear in Lauderhill
    A U.S. subsidiary of a German manufacturer of lifeboats and life-saving equipment for the maritime industry has moved from Miami-Dade County to a new and bigger home in Broward County. Four months ago, Fassmer Service America relocated operations to...
  • South Korea ferry verdicts bring disappointment, vow to appeal

    The sheer magnitude of the tragedy was pain enough for South Korea: more than 300 people, many of them high school students, lost in the April sinking of the Sewol ferry. Then, as details of how the captain and crew behaved when the ship began taking on...