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  • 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...
  • As he awaits the Yankees, Jake Cave is enjoying his time with the Pilots

    As he awaits the Yankees, Jake Cave is enjoying his time with the Pilots
    It's the life he's dreamed of all these years. Traveling from city to city, going to bed at 4 in the morning, waking up at noon … and playing baseball every day. Jake Cave hopes to be doing that for a living in the very near future, but for now he'...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Ready to take her first breath
    Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Breathing isn't something you think about. But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs. Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
  • Neighborhood Survives Katrina - Not Urban Renewal

    Neighborhood Survives Katrina - Not Urban Renewal
    The Outer Banks Bar had stood as a street-level recovery center after Hurricane Katrina, an unofficial hub for an inner-city neighborhood that had been left for dead even before the floodwaters came. No longer do the bar's patrons stare out at the...