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  • Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague

    Coast Guard suspends search for two lost fishermen off Assateague
    The Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday for two men missing in waters about 15 miles off the coast of Assateague Island after their fishing boat sank a day earlier. The broken-down fishing vessel was battling 20-foot waves and 50 mph wind gusts...
  • World watches weapons in Israel, Syria; Americans prefer to watch them on the big screen

    World watches weapons in Israel, Syria; Americans prefer to watch them on the big screen
    Israel and Syria continue to fight, Robert Downey Jr. continues to  pretend to fight, and in sunny, pastoral northern Pennsylvania, a former judge is still getting international attention a week after his sentencing over what amounts to a human-...
  • Pay to play in Ocean City

    Pay to play in Ocean City
    In the off-season, Ocean City often adds some new feature for tourists: a miniature golf course perhaps, a seafood restaurant or maybe a bar that caters to the beachgoing crowd. But here's a possible addition that might not be so welcome — parking...
  • Comfort leaves Baltimore for final time

    Comfort leaves Baltimore for final time
    A maritime icon slipped out of Baltimore for the final time Tuesday morning, without speeches or hoopla, brass bands or balloons. Only a small band of well-wishers waved and took pictures as the Navy's 894-foot hospital ship Comfort left Pier 11 in...
  • County residents say no to O'Malley's gun-control legislation

    Howard County residents Thursday urged their state delegation to say no to Gov. Martin O'Malley's gun control legislation, arguing that it punishes lawful gun owners. Of the more than 100 residents who filled the Banneker Room inside the George Howard...
  • Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season

    Early forecast calls for above-average 2013 hurricane season
    An early 2013 hurricane season forecast is calling for a busy summer and fall, with a nearly 50 percent chance of a major storm striking the U.S. East Coast. Forecasters at Colorado State University on Wednesday predicted 18 named storms would form in...
  • New western Maryland wind energy project in works

    New western Maryland wind energy project in works
    While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm." Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
  • Rocket launches, placing in orbit probes Hopkins APL built for NASA

    Rocket launches, placing in orbit probes Hopkins APL built for NASA
    An unmanned Atlas 5 rocket lifted off Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, launching a mission to study Earth's radiation belts using a pair of NASA satellites designed and built by scientists at the Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics...
  • Ocean City looks ahead to summer -- and tourists up for grabs

    Ocean City looks ahead to summer -- and tourists up for grabs
    In past summers, Rodney, the fictional Ocean City lifeguard in the resort town's advertising campaign, has ventured to rescue New Yorkers and New Jerseyites from summer boredom. After Hurricane Sandy, Rodney may have less convincing to do. While Sandy...
  • Vision of fishable Inner Harbor by 2020 is murky

    Vision of fishable Inner Harbor by 2020 is murky
    Tony Tochterman, who along with his wife, Dee, owns Tochterman's Fishing Tackle, the city's oldest bait and tackle store, remembers it well. Tony and Bob Wall, division chief of Baltimore's Recreation and Parks Department, helped introduce area...
  • Maryland charter captain indicted on federal poaching charges

    A Solomons Island charter boat captain was one of five men indicted on federal charges for allegedly catching and selling striped bass from an off-limits area of the Atlantic Ocean, the Department of Justice announced. David Dwayne Scott, 41, of Lusby,...
  • Jimmy Cornell shares his tips at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis

    Jimmy Cornell shares his tips at the U.S. Sailboat Show in Annapolis
    For Jimmy Cornell, it was all about freedom. Early in his adult life, it came from fleeing communist Romania and finding his way to England, where he worked as a radio correspondent for the BBC. After he got married and began to help his wife, Gwenda,...