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  • Florida's Marineland celebrates its past while moving forward

    Florida's Marineland celebrates its past while moving forward
    MARINELAND, Fla. - Her eyes are cloudy now, a blueish-gray haze blocking out some of the sunlight that glints off the water in her habitat. She doesn't always move as nimbly as the dozen other dolphins sharing her space, either. But that's OK, because...
  • In Flagler, laid-back style goes beyond the beach

    In Flagler, laid-back style goes beyond the beach
    A book and a blanket on the sand would be enough to enjoy a getaway to Palm Coast and the Flagler County beaches, but one also should arrive with a thirst for shopping, history and the outdoors. Hiking, camping and kayaking opportunities abound in...
  • Hindenburg partial replica is highlight of Zeppelin Museum in Germany

    Hindenburg partial replica is highlight of Zeppelin Museum in Germany
    FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany — I am looking at a piece of the Hindenburg — or, rather, its replica: its lounge, reading and writing room, passenger cabins and smoking room (yes, there was one) and bar. It's part of the Zeppelin Museum, in the...
  • The next Olympic sport?

    The next Olympic sport?
    Four skaters line up next to each other. Once the gates open, it's a slippery free-for-all. The skaters race down the 45-degree start ramp, trying to find an edge. They hustle up hills and swing around banked turns. Drops and big-air jumps invade...
  • An ecosystem of our own making could pose a threat

    An ecosystem of our own making could pose a threat
    Elizabeth Lopez maneuvered a massive steel claw over the side of a 134-foot sailboat and guided its descent through swaying kelp and schools of fish 10 miles off the coast of San Diego. She was hoping to catch pieces of a mysterious marine ecosystem...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • Midwest tornadoes: 'Devastation. Sadness,' Washington, Ill., mayor says

    Midwest tornadoes: 'Devastation. Sadness,' Washington, Ill., mayor says
    Much of Washington Ill., was in ruins Monday, one of the worst hit areas ravaged by tornadoes that left a path of at least six dead and sizable destruction across several Midwest states. Hundreds of thousands of people, most in Michigan, remained...
  • NASA's week of tragedy: Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia remembered

    NASA's week of tragedy: Apollo 1, Challenger and Columbia remembered
    It was early evening on Jan. 27, 1967 when tragedy first struck NASA. The three astronauts set to be the first manned mission of the Apollo lunar landing program were testing ahead of their planned February launch when fire broke at 6:31 p.m. during a...
  • This week's list of athletic events and makeup dates that are available

    Here are the area's high school events from Tuesday through Saturday with makeup dates where known: TUESDAY, JAN. 28 BOYS BASKETBALL Nansemond River at Heritage, Feb. 12 Denbigh at King's Fork, Feb. 11 Lakeland at Phoebus, Feb. 12 Woodside...
  • Hilarity on the high seas at First Folio

    Hilarity on the high seas at First Folio
    Norovirus outbreaks notwithstanding, the weather this past month has probably made even the most cruise-averse among us think wistfully of breaking out of our ice-coated reality to pursue romance on the high seas. But as Tom Stoppard's shipboard farce...
  • 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...
  • Gift of life stories continue to unravel after transplant

     
    This year, I have covered the survival stories of several transplant recipients. While making it to the transplant list and receiving the organ is certainly monumental, is not end of all worries for the recipients. On Monday, I spoke with two kidney...