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  • Florida beaches moving up on Dr. Beach best beaches in the U.S. list

    Florida beaches moving up on Dr. Beach best beaches in the U.S. list
    Florida has landed the No. 1 beach in the U.S. seven times, but not in 2012. This year's crown goes to Coronado Beach in San Diego, California, but that doesn't mean Florida still isn't the place to be for the finest stretches of sand. The Sunshine State...
  • Three Florida beaches make Dr. Beach Top 10 list for 2013

    Three Florida beaches make Dr. Beach Top 10 list for 2013
    The smile of Dr. Beach still shines on the Sunshine State as three Florida beaches made his annual Top 10 beaches in the U.S. list. Dr. Beach is Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman and he's Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal...
  • Book it! 'Hot' summer trips

     Book it! 'Hot' summer trips
    Though we are a nation of summer travelers, that season isn't necessarily the best time to explore. "I would argue Europe is better in the shoulder seasons," said Amy Farley, news editor at Travel + Leisure and author of the magazine's "Trip Doctor"...
  • Winging it

    Winging it
    NAGS HEAD, N.C. — Magical things happen atop the great sand dunes here. The dunes include the largest on the East Coast, which soars 80 to 100 feet above most everything else and offers fine views in all directions: the gleaming Atlantic to the...
  • Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly

    Newport News family takes on Alzheimer's publicly
    Four years ago, Karen Garner received a phone call she'll never forget. Her husband, Jim, traveling on business in Savannah, Ga., called to tell her he was looking at the same bridge that they'd seen on a recent vacation. She hung up the phone in her...
  • Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?

    Real estate: Time to buy a vacation home?
    Kevin Hughes thought for years about buying property in Sandbridge. He finally made the leap this year and closed on a short sale in June. It was rented out for every week this summer but one, when he and his family stayed there. "We paid off our entire...
  • Virginia Crusaders clinch league title, advance to USA Bowl national championships | Community news

    The semi-pro Virginia Crusaders won their third Mason-Dixon Football League championship Saturday in Williamsburg, defeating the New Jersey Broncos 38-24 at Wanner Stadium. The Crusaders are 13-1, including a few lopsided victories. Their only loss was...
  • Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations

    Celebrity traveler: Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell's beach vacations
    Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team. Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
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  • 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....
  • Musician's donation allows others to enjoy aquarium

    Musician's donation allows others to enjoy aquarium
    Sea-inspired melodies are helping efforts to give terminally ill children, disabled veterans and other special-needs groups glimpses of aquatic life at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. Musician Greg Pierce is donating $5 from every sale of "Sea Notes,...