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  • Dr. Beach tags California's Coronado as nation's best beach for 2012

    Dr. Beach tags California's Coronado as nation's best beach for 2012
    With Americans packing up for travel over the Memorial Day weekend, one coastal hot spot in Southern California is winning praise as the best U.S. beach in an annual ranking from a Florida professor. San Diego's Coronado tops the list from "Dr. Beach,"...
  • Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.

    Forecasts show Hurricane Sandy could strike Md.
    Weather forecasters are warning the mid-Atlantic and Northeast to brace for possible tropical storm-force winds, heavy rains and even snow early next week as Hurricane Sandy appears increasingly likely to strike somewhere between the Delmarva peninsula...
  • Michelle Obama avoids storm, will be in Chicago two nights

    Michelle Obama avoids storm, will be in Chicago two nights
    WASHINGTON — With Hurricane Sandy threatening the East Coast, first lady Michelle Obama planned to spend tonight in her native Chicago, campaign Monday in Iowa and return to her hometown Monday night, an aide said. The details of her plans while in...
  • Weddings and engagements

    Heather Vaughn and James Compton Columbia residents Darrel and Rose Vaughn are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Heather Vaughn, to James "Jim" Compton, son of Mary Compton, of Stephens City, Va., and Bill Verrill, of Centreville,...
  • Haakenson: Oakley seeking top high school surfers

    The Oakley Surf Shop Challenge has come up with a new twist to its concept of team surfing competitions, and this one will feature some of the best high school surfers in the area. The Oakley Orange County High School Surf Team Challenge will be held...
  • Pirates of Hampton Roads: Hampton seaman's heist inspires Treasure Island

    In the 262 years since he last sailed from the King Street docks, Hampton merchant captain Owen Lloyd has been forgotten. Long gone are any memories of the house he owned on Queen Street near St. John's Church — or his voyages carrying peas,...
  • Debby could head up coast, models show

    Debby could head up coast, models show
    Tropical Storm Debby could be off the coast of North Carolina by Sunday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center's latest forecasts. The center's five-day outlook places the storm about halfway between the Outer Banks and Bermuda by 8 a.m....
  • Debby dissipating, heading out to sea

    Debby dissipating, heading out to sea
    Any chance that Debby, now a tropical depression, was going to head up the East Coast appears headed out to sea along with the weakening storm. A day ago, the storm was about to cross over Florida and potentially move northeastward off of the Outer Banks...
  • Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime

    Deep Creek vacation home is dream of a lifetime
    Hanging on the wall of Mike and Jean Tumbarello's new retreat at Deep Creek Lake is an old framed greeting card with a primitive drawing of a brown log cabin nestled among trees aglow with autumn colors. The scene is rendered in crayon with a sentiment...
  • Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer

    Curtis B. Reiber, Army officer
    Curtis B. Reiber, an Army intelligence officer whose career spanned three decades, died Nov. 20 of a stroke at Saint Agnes Hospital. He was 77. The son of a DuPont Co. worker and a homemaker, Curtis Brooks Reiber was born in Centre Hall, Pa., and...
  • More severe storms, rain possible Wednesday, Thursday

    More severe storms, rain possible Wednesday, Thursday
    The broken tree limbs and large puddles remain from Monday's storm, but forecasters are already looking ahead to more severe weather chances Wednesday and Thursday. Maryland is included in areas with about 15 percent chances of severe storms both...