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  • Irene's impact looking worse

     
    Hurricane Irene continues to strengthen, and forecast storm tracks are trending closer to the mid-Atlantic beaches. All signs for this storm appear to be looking worse Thursday afternoon, instead of better.Add to that the saturating rains we've been...
  • Biggest worry from Irene? Big rain, flooding

     
    As forecast, Irene has strengthened today, with top sustained winds now blowing at 120 mph. The National Hurricane center says conditions are favorable for some further strengthening, and Irene could become a Cat. 4 storm in the next day or......
  • Irene forecast track edges eastward

     
    There are plenty of uncertainties still, but hurricane forecasters have nudged their forecast track for Hurricane Irene just a bit more to the east. If that holds up, it could mean this will be more of a coastal storm for......
  • Still at the beaches? You need to leave

     
    I know, it's a beautiful day, and you want to stay in your beach chair. Maybe you'll ride out the storm and snap some pictures of the cool waves.Don't. Pack your stuff, batten the hatches and leave. This is a serious......
  • Baltimore now under Tropical Storm Warning

     
    Hurricane Irene, packing 110 mph winds, heavy rain and a 4 to 8-foot storm surge, continues to bear down on eastern North Carolina, southeastern Virginia and Maryland this morning. Hurricane Warnings now stretch from North Carolina to New Jersey,...
  • Cannon pulled from pirate Blackbeard's ship, Queen Anne's Revenge

     
    Blackbeard: Researchers have pulled the 13th cannon from the wreckage of the pirate ship the Queen Anne's Revenge....
  • Check out your beach

     
    Are you planning a trip to the Jersey shore over the upcoming holiday? Or are you an Outer Banks lover? Wherever you plan on taking a beach trip, the National Resources Defense Council has its annual beach water rating guide to help you plan your trip. If...
  • Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year

    Key Biscayne beach sitting great in top 10 for fourth straight year
    If your idea of a perfect beach involves a waiter to fetch your drinks and the amenities of a high-rise hotel, then the beach at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park may not be for you. Because all you can see from this 1 1/4-mile-long pristine beach at...
  • Texas drafts York HS graduate Will Lamb in 2nd round; Kecoughtan's Cave to Yankees

    Texas drafts York HS graduate Will Lamb in 2nd round; Kecoughtan's Cave to Yankees
    Monday night came and went, which wasn't that much of a surprise. Tuesday was dragging into the mid-afternoon hours, and Kecoughtan's Jake Cave was starting to get antsy. But each time the New York Yankees' pick was announced, he paid closer attention....
  • Harris Teeter discounts online shopping program

    Harris Teeter discounts online shopping program
    Harris Teeter is discounting its online shopping program during the summer months. The grocery chain's Express Lane program will cost $1.95 per order during June, July and August, instead of the usual $4.95 per order. There is no fee for first-time...
  • Long before Catonsville's July 4th parade, seat savers wait

    Long before Catonsville's July 4th parade, seat savers wait
    Catonsville's Fourth of July parade is bound to be an impressive event Monday afternoon, with 17 marching bands, Lone Ranger look-alikes, wailing firetrucks, color guards, 25 floats and a renowned local waitress drifting by in a long red gown. But...