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  • Ocean City, N.J.

    In 1879, four Methodist ministers arrived on a New Jersey barrier island called Peck's Beach, renamed it Ocean City and set up a Christian retreat. Residents built a boardwalk, prohibited alcohol, forbade bathing on Sundays and eventually began...
  • O.C. vital artery is wood

    The vital artery that brings Ocean City to life is a wooden Boardwalk that traces 2 1/2 miles of Atlantic Ocean beach, ushering throngs of vacationers past an array of T-shirts, treats and amusements. It is home to joggers and bikers, to sun...
  • Virginia Beach: parties and surfing

    Virginia Beach may be home to North America's oldest surfing contest, but don't be fooled - hundreds of amateur and professional boarders not only flock to this coastal town to tackle gnarly waves - they come here to party hearty. "It's the best beach...
  • The new look of African-American history

    We know the names. Harriet Tubman was a conductor on the Underground Railroad, transporting more than 300 slaves to freedom. Frederick Douglass was an ardent spokesman for the abolition movement, and Thurgood Marshall helped end legal segregation as the...
  • University was ready to help out in probe

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas - As soon as NASA learned that debris from the space shuttle was raining down on this East Texas town, it quickly enlisted the academics at Stephen F. Austin University to precisely plot the location of every piece - data that will be...
  • Reborn in a hurricane

    They didn't name hurricanes back then, but 70 years later, old-timers who remember and merchants who can only imagine it say the Great Storm of 1933 that lashed the Atlantic coast and roared up the Chesapeake Bay was the best thing that ever happened to...
  • Hurricane of 1933 hit state hard

    For students of Maryland weather history, the hurricane of August 1933 ranks as one of the greatest meteorological calamities ever to visit the state. In those days, hurricanes were not named; that practice started in the 1950s. Rain began falling Sunday,...
  • With Lady Luck no longer at its side, Revel casino details closure plan

    (Reuters) - As hopes for a last-minute buyer dim, Atlantic City's Revel casino has laid out its closure plans, from disposing of opened bottles of alcohol to cashing unredeemed poker chips. The plans detailed in court documents mark the end of a $2.4...
  • SXSW Winner 'The Great Invisible' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Radius has acquired U.S. rights to Participant Media's "The Great Invisible," five months after the documentary won a Grand Jury prize at South by Southwest. Margaret Brown's film tells the story of the modern South and the impact of the 2010 Deepwater...
  • Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts

    Central Florida business hooks clients with ocean fishing forecasts
    After an offshore angler buys $50 worth of bait, takes on hundreds dollars worth of fuel and leaves the dock, a simple but vexing conundrum must be confronted. What course should the boat's owner or captain take across a vast, lonely and seemingly empty...
  • Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season

    Cristobal becomes third named storm of Atlantic hurricane season
    Hurricane Cristobal formed late Monday with winds rising to 75 mph as it veered away from the continental United States, the National Hurricane Center said. Centered about 665 miles southwest of Bermuda, Cristobal is creeping north at about 2 mph and is...
  • Tropical-storm warning in effect for Bahamas; current track well off Florida coast

    Tropical-storm warning in effect for Bahamas; current track well off Florida coast
    A tropical-storm warning remains in effect for the Bahamas as a slow-moving system heads toward the region with 35 mph sustained winds and higher gusts, the National Hurricane Center said. The tropical depression is expected to gain strength as it heads...