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  • Outdoors notebook

    Everglades talk: A panel discussion entitled "Everything everGLADES" is 7 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Florida Atlantic University Theater. Topics include ecology and sustainability, social justice and the arts in the Everglades. Call 561-297-2661, email...
  • U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis

    U.S Coast Guard updates ship screening plans at Port of Virginia in wake of Ebola crisis
    All vessels looking to dock at the Port of Virginia will now have previous ports of entry scrutinized by the U.S. Coast Guard to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus throughout the state and U.S. Lt. Krystyn Pecora, external affairs officer for the...
  • African safari comes with a luxury cruise on a river amid exotic wildlife

    African safari comes with a luxury cruise on a river amid exotic wildlife
    Africa safaris aren't unusual, but a package from Tom Harper River Journeys has an interesting twist by including a three-night cruise on the Chobe River aboard the luxurious 14-cabin Zambezi Queen. The 13-day/12-night land and water expedition starts...
  • 10 days in Haiti show the island nation's beautiful side

    10 days in Haiti show the island nation's beautiful side
    As the poorest country in the Americas, Haiti isn't on the radar for many travelers from the United States. G Adventures is hoping to turn that around with its new 10-day Highlights of Haiti tour, which debuts with five departures in 2015. The guided...
  • Boat Show 2013: Descalzo en un yate increíble

    Boat Show 2013: Descalzo en un yate increíble
    Por fortuna salí de casa con unos calcetines sin agujeros. Me encuentro a punto de abordar el Checkmate, un super yate de 145 pies de eslora del prestigioso fabricante italiano Benetti y una de los piezas más fascinantes del monstruoso show de botes...
  • For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake

    For Annapolis native, rowing trip takes 35 years, and offers unique perspective on Chesapeake
    More than three decades ago, 22-year-old Annapolis native Andy Teeling climbed aboard his 16-foot dory and embarked on an ambitious journey to circumnavigate the 450-mile coastline of the Delmarva Peninsula in a rowboat. After two months of rowing...
  • Small sea scallop is big business for Virginia

    Small sea scallop is big business for Virginia
    When seafood lovers think Virginia, they think oysters and blue crabs -- two iconic species of the Chesapeake Bay. But when it comes to seafood revenue, neither the oyster nor the blue crab is the cash cow that the little sea scallop represents for...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Oct. 12 Boat show The annual U.S. Sailboat Show will be held 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Sunday-Monday at the Annapolis City Dock. Now in its 45th year, the nation's oldest and largest in-water sailboat show attracts more than 50,000 boating enthusiasts...
  • Vietnam oil tanker released by pirates, two sailors injured - company official

    HANOI (Reuters) - Pirates that captured a Vietnamese oil tanker last week after it left Singapore have released the vessel, the company that owns the ship said on Thursday. Two of the tanker's 18 crew have been injured and the pirates took part of its...
  • Paul A. Smith: Beautiful weather makes for quiet opening to duck hunting season

    NELSON, Wis. In the distance, the sun scaled the western shoulders of Wisconsin. The sky oozed pink and orange. Here in the swamp, a smaller but no less notable light burned. Don Bluhm of Whitefish Bay, Wis. struck a match. "Mosquito control," Bluhm...
  • The shipyard's last passenger ship

    The shipyard's last passenger ship
    A proud and often historic tradition came to an unseen but inevitable end on Oct. 9, 1958 when Newport News Shipbuilding delivered the last in a 59-year-long line of passenger liners. The SS Santa Paula was one of the last liners built by any American...