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  • After Hurricane Sandy, can we finally talk about climate change?

    After Hurricane Sandy, can we finally talk about climate change?
    Every four years, presidential candidates tell the American people that this election is a turning point for the country. This year they might actually be right. To be sure, there are always differences between candidates. On a range of issues, from...
  • Searching for scallops in Homosassa

    Searching for scallops in Homosassa
    The miniscule mollusks nestle into the sea grass like hidden Easter eggs.  The larvae settle into the shallow flats of the Gulf of Mexico, growing to peak size around mid-August, the heart of Florida’s recreational bay scallop season, which runs...
  • Passengers rescued as boat sinks off Ocean City coast

    A "good Samaritan" rescued multiple passengers onboard a 45-foot cabin cruiser that caught fire and sank off Ocean City over the weekend, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. On Sunday, Coast Guard officials said, a boat named the Sea Witch caught fire and a...
  • Flood warnings issued with more rain ahead for Baltimore Running Festival weekend

    Flood warnings issued with more rain ahead for Baltimore Running Festival weekend
    Flood warnings were issued across the Baltimore region Friday afternoon with two or three inches of rain expected on top of more than 2 inches that fell Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Flood warnings were issued across the Baltimore...
  • Strong rip currents expected on south-facing beaches this weekend

    Strong rip currents expected on south-facing beaches this weekend
    The National Weather Service is warning beach-goers this weekend to expect strong rip currents along Southern California's south-facing shores through Sunday morning. The strong currents are expected to create dangerous swimming conditions at beaches...
  • High tide causes flooding along Orange County coast

     
    Hide tides flooded several coastal communities in Orange County on Thursday. The National Weather Service is forecasting high tides along with rip currents for local beaches all along the coast. Early morning flooding was reported in Sunset Beach,...
  • Tsunami Waves Reach 7 Feet in Hawaii, No Major Damage

    Tsunami Waves Reach 7 Feet in Hawaii, No Major Damage
    HONOLULU , Hawaii -- The ripple effect of Japan's deadly earthquake and tsunami appeared Friday to spare Hawaii and the U.S. mainland from major damage, although it damaged vessels and washed fish up on the shore in Maui. A tsunami warning in Hawaii...
  • Mailbag: Boat owners should pay their own way

    Mooring charges in Newport Harbor should be revenue neutral and not be subsidized by the non-boat owners of the city ("Newport could say no to bigger boats," Nov. 19). In addition, the availability of the leases, which are public property, should not be...
  • Public works officials say power outages caused sewer overflows

    Baltimore County officials said on Monday that power outages from Hurricane Irene's winds this past weekend caused 12 sewage pump stations located across the county to overflow at various times, and for varying periods on Sunday. The overflow was...
  • Big Waves Pound SoCal Beaches for 3rd Day

    Big Waves Pound SoCal Beaches for 3rd Day
    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (KTLA) -- A high surf advisory is in effect as some of the biggest waves of the year pound the Orange County coast. Forecasters say coastal areas will see dangerous swimming conditions in the coming days. A southwest swell of 6...
  • Bangkok's Grand Palace at Risk Amid Record Flooding

    Bangkok's Grand Palace at Risk Amid Record Flooding
    Bangkok, Thailand (CNN) -- Severe flooding in Thailand on Saturday threatened central areas of Bangkok, a bustling capital barely above sea level and facing inundation at the next high tide predicted at 13 feet. Residents who decided to stay in their...