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  • Cape Cod's namesake fish population rapidly disappearing

    Cape Cod's namesake fish population rapidly disappearing
    There aren't enough cod left on Cape Cod. That soon becomes evident to the tourists crowding an observation deck to watch fishermen unload their boats in this picturesque harbor sheltered from the ocean by sandy dunes. Today's catch: pounds of skate,...
  • In Katmai National Park, Alaska, up close with bears pursuing salmon

    In Katmai National Park, Alaska, up close with bears pursuing salmon
    In the Alaska of my mind, it is always summer. A bear stands hip-deep in glacial runoff, swatting salmon and swallowing them whole. Eagles wheel overhead. Moose meander in the bush. The theme from "Northern Exposure" echoes across the tundra. The real...
  • Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular

    Businesses anticipating major tourism boost from Star-Spangled Spectacular
    As the nation's eyes turn to Baltimore for the bicentennial commemoration of the War of 1812 next week, city leaders hope to capitalize on what one official called "the largest tourism event in our city's history" and the chance to showcase the city in...
  • Family asks for kindness on anniversary of son's disappearance

     Family asks for kindness on anniversary of son's disappearance
    For Karen and Mike Laspisa, every birthday, every holiday, every month is one more without Bryce. This weekend they reached another milestone — one year since their son, a Naperville Central High School graduate, went missing in California....
  • Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail

    Take a historic paddle along the Monocacy River trail
    "Monocacy" is an Americanized version of the Shawnee word "Monnockkesy," which means "river of many bends," and the Monocacy River lives up to its name. Though my kayak glides calmly under my kayak through the opaque green water, I struggle to keep up...
  • Coast Guard helps sinking boat off Virginia Beach

    The Coast Guard helped stop a recreational fishing boat from sinking Saturday off the coast of Virginia Beach.  The Coast Guard got a call from the operator of the 46-foot sport fishing boat Sitting Pretty around 10 a.m., telling them that the boat...
  • Tunisia says 36 migrants dead in latest Mediterranean shipwreck

    TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian coast guard on Saturday recovered the bodies of 21 migrants, most probably Syrians, who drowned when their boat sank in the Mediterranean near the maritime border with Libya, officials said. They said the total number of...
  • The Harbor Report: Beautiful weather for the Long Point Race

    This time each year, I reflect back to previous Long Point Race Weeks, and this year's event — which took place last weekend — was another extraordinary regatta. The race starts on a Friday in Newport Beach, headed toward Long Point in...
  • Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll

    Hyde Park's retail revival is on a roll
    Chef Matthias Merges said he hesitated at first when the University of Chicago asked him several years ago to open a restaurant in Hyde Park. The owner of acclaimed Yusho and Billy Sunday in hipster haven Logan Square loved the diverse and tightknit South...
  • From the Boathouse: A little extra care is needed

      Ahoy! There was some excitement as the huge waves pounded the Southern California shoreline this week and generated a challenging environment for experienced surfers and bodysurfers. To our east, large swells too affected the shoreline from...
  • Bimini gambling cruises to sail from Fort Lauderdale

    Bimini gambling cruises to sail from Fort Lauderdale
    Soon you'll be able to day-cruise to the Bahamas from Fort Lauderdale and gamble on the way. Resorts World Bimini plans to add three weekly sailings between Fort Lauderdale and Bimini starting Oct. 14 aboard its Bimini SuperFast ship. The new...