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  • Lighthouse tour commemorates famous 'Barefoot Mailman'

    Lighthouse tour commemorates famous 'Barefoot Mailman'
    One of Broward County's oldest structures will soon open again for public tours. And the timing couldn't be more perfect. The Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society is opening its latest lighthouse tour on Oct. 11 to coincide with the group's...
  • Dallas Ebola patient's condition improves slightly

    DALLAS The condition of the only person diagnosed with Ebola on American soil improved a bit Tuesday, as Dallas County officials defended their initial response to the infection. Thomas Eric Duncan, 42, remained in critical condition on dialysis and a...
  • Ports tighten ship entry procedures as Ebola fears spread

    (Reuters) - Brazil, Argentina and the United States have tightened port entry procedures for ships that have sailed from West Africa in a bid to control the potential spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Ebola has killed more than 3,400 people in Guinea,...
  • State Ramps Up Ebola Readiness Efforts

    State Ramps Up Ebola Readiness Efforts
    State health officials are gauging hospitals' readiness for an Ebola case, communicating with thousands of doctors, school nurses and other providers about preparation and response, and honing a message to the public that would inform but not needlessly...
  • Coast Guard intercepts vessel with five people off Hollywood coast

    Coast Guard intercepts vessel with five people off Hollywood coast
    Five migrants, possibly from Cuba, were aboard "a rustic vessel" when they were intercepted off the coast of Hollywood beach Tuesday morning, according to a spokeswoman for the Coast Guard. "A motor vessel had reported that there was a rustic vessel with...
  • Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in Jacksonville area

    Coast Guard searching for missing fisherman in Jacksonville area
    U.S. Coast Guard crews searched the Atlantic Ocean into Sunday night for a missing Atlantic Beach man whose empty fishing boat with its engines idling washed ashore at Hanna Park in North Florida. The boat owner, Peter Rodriguez, 47, last spoke with his...
  • Man in inflatable bubble rescued off coast of Florida

    Man in inflatable bubble rescued off coast of Florida
    A man in an inflatable, plastic bubble was rescued 70 miles off the coast of Florida on Saturday — despite the Coast Guard's warning him three days earlier that his journey was a terrible idea. The "Hydro Pod," as it's called, first came to the...
  • Guide to the Great Chicago Fire Festival

    Guide to the Great Chicago Fire Festival
    The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 may seem like an odd thing to celebrate, but don't worry, Redmoon is sure to do it oddly. Saturday night is the big night for the Great Chicago Fire Festival — an event that plans to take over the Chicago riverfront...
  • Coast Guard rescues man trying to run to Bermuda in inflatable bubble

    Coast Guard rescues man trying to run to Bermuda in inflatable bubble
    A man who planned to run from Miami to Bermuda in an inflatable bubble was rescued this weekend off northern Florida, three days after the Coast Guard asked him to call off his trip, officials said. The Coast Guard said it received a report Wednesday...
  • Cuban migrants drank own blood, urine, adrift at sea for 23 days

    MIAMI (Reuters) - A group of Cuban migrants drank their own urine and blood after the engine of their homemade boat failed, leaving them adrift in the Caribbean for three weeks without food or water, according to survivors who reached the United States...
  • Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane

    Massive search continues for missing pilot, plane
    A massive search continued late Saturday for a missing pilot last seen taking off from Flagler County Airport Friday morning. Raymond A. Miller, 77, of Palm Coast took off from the airport around 9:30 a.m. Friday in his small, private plane heading in...