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  • Google ordered to move 'mystery' barge island in San Francisco Bay

    Google ordered to move 'mystery' barge island in San Francisco Bay
    Following a series of complaints lodged against Google's "mystery barge," a state agency has ordered the tech titan to relocate the project.  San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission Executive Director Larry Goldzband told the...
  • Coast Guard to enforce security zone around Democrats' retreat

    Coast Guard to enforce security zone around Democrats' retreat
    The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a security perimeter around a waterfront Cambridge hotel this week to protect a gathering of House Democrats. House Democrats are scheduled to begin a retreat at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa...
  • Bounty's sinking result of 'reckless' decision in Hurricane Sandy

    The captain went down with his ship. The body of Capt. Robin Walbridge, a stubborn and profane seaman who often said he feared no storm, was never found after the tall ship Bounty sank in the Atlantic Ocean after being pummeled by Hurricane Sandy on...
  • Jet pilots survive midair collision

    Jet pilots survive midair collision
    The automatic distress signal came in to the Coast Guard about 10:30 p.m. Thursday: A D.C. Air National Guard pilot had ejected from a fighter jet some 35 miles off Chincoteague Island in Virginia. As a rescue team sprang into action, another fighter...
  • Take Annual College Rankings With A Sack Of Salt

    Congratulations are due all of the Connecticut institutions of higher learning that did well on a test many would rather skip: The U.S. News & World Report college rankings. With the rankings, though, come the critics, and they have a point: Such...
  • New spring creates problem at Leaser Lake

    With the reopening of Beltzville State Park following a recent drowning, remember to stay safe. If you plan to boat or fish, wear an appropriate U.S. Coast Guard-approved flotation device. Bad news also was reported at Leaser Lake this past week....
  • Outdoors and recreation calendar

    Kids' fishing derby Saturday, Aug. 10: The MSSA Maryland Saltwater Sportfishing Association will hold a fishing derby for children from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sandy Point State Park. For more information, go to mssa.net/youthanglerclub or call the MSSA...
  • Two killed when catamaran capsizes near Ocean City

    Two killed when catamaran capsizes near Ocean City
    Two men were killed and two others rescued when their 28-foot catamaran capsized off the coast of Ocean City on Monday morning, U.S. Coast Guard officials said. A person on a nearby boat named Lori M reported the capsized catamaran 32 miles northeast of...
  • Pilot survives crash in Bahamian waters on flight from Fort Lauderdale

    Pilot survives crash in Bahamian waters on flight from Fort Lauderdale
    The pilot of a small plane who left Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport on Tuesday morning survived a crash in shallow ocean waters before reaching the Exumas in the Bahamas, the U.S. Coast Guard said. As one rescuer said, it could have been much worse....
  • Baltimore man, Silver Spring man killed in boat accident

    Baltimore man, Silver Spring man killed in boat accident
    A Baltimore man and a Silver Spring man were killed earlier this week when the catamaran they were on capsized off the coast of Ocean City, U.S. Coast Guard officials said Thursday. The men were William Gogel, 57, of Baltimore, and Fredy Fabricio-...
  • Hurdles loom as Baltimore's port grows

    Hurdles loom as Baltimore's port grows
    The port of Baltimore logged a number of successes in recent days: a record-breaking year for the amount of cargo handled, state exports surging to $6 billion in the first half of this year and more federal funding to support shipbuilding jobs. The port'...