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  • Calls to conserve energy, care for homeless resume as bitter cold returns

    Calls to conserve energy, care for homeless resume as bitter cold returns
    After a brief and somewhat unexpected warm-up early Monday, bitter cold and blustery winds were returning to the Baltimore area, prompting renewed calls to limit energy usage and look out for the homeless. Temperatures climbed to 47 degrees by 11 a.m....
  • Upcoming Events

    Upcoming Events
    - Enthusiasts of pirate lore can learn about the real Blackbeard on Thursday at 7 p.m., the Hampton History Museum. The museum will host "What's Wrong with Black Beard," a multi-media event by award-winning author and historian Kevin P. Duffus....
  • Hampton Roads' most notorious pirates and intrepid pirate killers

    Hampton Roads' most notorious pirates and intrepid pirate killers
    Blackbeard may be the most notorious buccaneer linked to Hampton Roads. But he was far from the only pirate or pirate killer connected to the region. Here are some of the other figures who helped build the tradition that Hampton's Blackbeard Pirate...
  • Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads

    Living Here: Be street smart in Hampton Roads
    Help navigating the region The Virginia Department of Transportation offers a smart phone app with updated information about traffic on the state's interstates and highways. The free app is available through app stores or at http://www.virginiadot.org/...
  • Living Here: Nearby attractions

    Living Here: Nearby attractions
    From Civil War battlefields to the beach, many sites are within driving distance of Hampton Roads. Learn history while having fun in the sun. 1. Appomattox Court House, Appomattox The buildings and fields where Robert E. Lee surrendered his...
  • Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school

    Snowed-in Atlanta: Drivers trapped overnight; kids sleep at school
    ATLANTA, Ga. -- It was just a few inches of snow, but for the normally balmy South, enough of it fell to throw life into turmoil for millions of people from Louisiana to Virginia on Wednesday, trapping Atlanta motorists overnight on highways and forcing...
  • Rocket launch from Delmarva delayed by space station repairs

    Rocket launch from Delmarva delayed by space station repairs
    UPDATE: The mission has been postponed because of repairs needed to a pump on the International Space Station, according to NASA. Crew members aboard the space station are slated to take space walks Dec. 21, 23 and 25 to replace the pump, used to keep...
  • 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...
  • Think beach: 4 great options from coast to coast to coast, with one in between

    Think beach: 4 great options from coast to coast to coast, with one in between
    For many people, only a couple of ingredients are needed for the perfect summer vacation: soft, warm sand and refreshing cool water. The combination can be found across America, from small ponds to sprawling oceans. This summer, destinations from coast to...
  • No place like foam: Your guide to cool microbreweries in North Carolina

    No place like foam: Your guide to cool microbreweries in North Carolina
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Erik Lars Myers, 36, has built quite a career out of beer. Since the Maine native came to North Carolina a decade ago, his home-brewing hobby turned into a business - Mystery Brewing in Hillsborough - and Nash Street Homebrew, also in...
  • Park Point: Miles of sand in Duluth, Minnesota

    Park Point: Miles of sand in Duluth, Minnesota
    DULUTH, Minn. - I crossed the dunes at Park Point and took in the wide expanse of beach. The August heat was rising, the sky shone a brilliant blue, and a teenaged lifeguard in red trunks climbed the ladder to his chair, with not a swimmer in sight. I...