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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...
  • Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary

    Museum marks USS Monitor's 150th anniversary
    One hundred fifty years ago this month, two strange-looking ships met near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and changed the course of naval, if not American, history. The duel in Hampton Roads between the USS Monitor and the CSS Virginia ended in a draw,...
  • 5 cool places on the North Carolina coast you won't find anywhere else

    5 cool places on the North Carolina coast you won't find anywhere else
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — OK, you walked in the ocean and got sand in your picnic snacks. Now what? There's more than beach to see on the North Carolina coast. Check out these one-of-a-kind attractions for a surfside side trip that's amazing, fun for the...
  • Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic

    Slightly weaker Hurricane Irene aims for North Carolina; TD 10 forms in Atlantic
    Hurricane Irene is moving north-northeast across eastern North Carolina at 13 mph with maximum sustained winds of 85 mph. At 2 p.m., Irene was about 45 miles west-northwest of Cape Hatteras, N.C., and about 96 miles south of Norfolk, Va. Because of...
  • Florida's Siesta Beach named best beach in America for 2011

    Florida's Siesta Beach named best beach in America for 2011
    After two years stuck at No. 2, a stretch of sand on Florida's Gulf Coast near Sarasota has finally been named the best beach in America. Dr. Beach, aka Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, Director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal...
  • Light snow could affect Friday morning rush

     
    The predictions are pretty skimpy - an inch or less in most places across Central Maryland Friday morning. What's got the forecasters' attention this morning is the timing. The dusting is due to start after 4 a.m., making it something......
  • Want more snow? Get on any interstate and drive

     
    It doesn't really matter much which way you go. If you want more snow out of this storm, you'll need to get on I-95 and head northeast. Or south. Or I-70 and west. Central Maryland appears to be in a......
  • Space Station back in our evening skies

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Space Cadets! The International Space Station is back in our evening skies, with several viewing opportunities, weather permitting. The first is Sunday evening. Look to the south southwest at 6:42 p.m. as the ISS passes over...
  • March snow in '42 crippled city

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:It could have been worse. Today is the 69th anniversary of Baltimore’s biggest March snowstorm. The surprise “Palm Sunday Storm” dropped 21.9 inches of heavy, wet snow, crippling the city. It doubled a 50-...
  • Bret weakens overnight, now a fish storm

     
    Despite forecasts on Monday that he would become stronger overnight, perhaps reaching minimal hurricane force, Tropical Storm Bret got weaker instead, with top sustained winds slowing to 50 mph. More weakening is expected as the day goes by.The storm...
  • Below-normal temps by 2nd half of the week

     
    Central Maryland could see a few showers and thunderstorms along with 90-degree weather during the next few days as a series of cold fronts approach, and pass through the area. But beyond Wednesday, skies should clear behind the last of......