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  • 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...
  • Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record

    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg Make a Record
    Becky Kessler and Floyd Kellogg w/ Goodnight Blue Moon, Jan. 3, 8 p.m., $5, Black-Eyed Sally's, 350 Asylum St., Hartford, (860) 278-7427, blackeyedsallys.com; w/Little Ugly & John Torres, Jan. 5, 10 p.m., Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860)...
  • Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show

    Waxing Poetics and Left Wing Fascists, local rock favorites of yesteryear, to reunite for holiday show
    For a time in the 1980s, Norfolk looked and sounded like a hotbed of rough-shod, garage-style rock 'n' roll. As a North Carolinian, I only caught a brief glimpse of the scene at its peak. Even from far away, I knew the names of two of the area's top...
  • Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers

    Bumper crop is year-round job for Isle of Wight farmers
    ISLE OF WIGHT – Surrounded by surf and sand, Jimmy Oliver thought about cotton. As he vacationed on the Outer Banks in late 2011, the Isle of Wight County farmer said he mapped out where he would plant his 2012 cotton crop. Beginning on a sunny,...
  • Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate

    Francis Joseph McNerney III, Mount St. Joseph graduate
    Francis Joseph McNerney III, a graduate of Mount St. Joseph High School where he was known as the Fighting Gael mascot, died Dec. 21 at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications related to a lung transplant. The Canton resident was 23....
  • Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III

    Wedded: Elizabeth Sauer and Carroll Hopkins III
    Wedding date: Dec. 29, 2012 Her story: Elizabeth "Beth" Passapae Sauer, 28, grew up in Baltimore. She is an associate attorney for Semmes, Bowen & Semmes in Baltimore. Her father, Francis A. Sauer, is an attorney in Towson, and her mother, Janet...
  • Survivors of March 6 shipwreck were all but lost at sea

    Survivors of March 6 shipwreck were all but lost at sea
    It started as the kind of delivery Pat Schoenberger, an Annapolis sea captain, had made many times: Pick up a client's motor sailboat, ferry it to Florida and return home in a few weeks' time. A brilliant morning sky beckoned as Schoenberger and Jim...
  • Ongoing hurricane drought is rare, but 2+ weeks from a record

    Ongoing hurricane drought is rare, but 2+ weeks from a record
    No hurricanes have formed yet in the Atlantic this season, nor do any appear imminent, making it the slowest start to a hurricane season in more than a decade. But it would need to keep up for a couple of weeks to be record-setting. Six tropical...
  • Humberto reaches hurricane status, missing record

    Humberto reaches hurricane status, missing record
    The tropical system known as Humberto reached hurricane force late Tuesday, making it one of the latest first hurricanes of a season in modern history but not setting a record. Hurricane Humberto had 80 mph winds as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, having...
  • Film at CNU to explore the cost and threats of sea level rise

    Film at CNU to explore the cost and threats of sea level rise
    Sea level rise is the subject explored in "Shored Up," a film to be screened 7 tonight at Christopher Newport University's Ferguson Center for the Arts. The movie spotlights issues facing coastal communities like those in Hampton Roads. "'Shored Up'...
  • Teel Time: Boston Marathon bombing strikes at running's core

    Pete Watson runs, literally and figuratively, among the distance-running elite. He won bronze in the 5,000 meters at the 2001 Canadian national championships, and he coaches his brother Rob, a world-class marathoner. Monday the Watsons were in Boston,...