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  • Bangladesh ferry carrying 250 capsizes, many missing

    Dhaka (dpa) At least two people were killed and more than 100 were missing after a ferry carrying an estimated 250 people capsized in a river in central Bangladesh Monday, police said. Rescuers were searching for victims in the district of Munshiganj,...
  • Kids learn to fish, brag about 'the one that got away'

    Kids learn to fish, brag about 'the one that got away'
    CLERMONT — Kids who may never have been in a boat got the chance to learn about fishing, boating safety, navigation and how to tie sailor's knots during a summer camp aimed at teaching them how to properly enjoy the natural environment. And,...
  • The war on invasive species in the Great Lakes

    The war on invasive species in the Great Lakes
    Beneath the serene waters of Lake Michigan and other Great Lakes, a war rages. It pits armies of invaders bent on establishing colonies against a dwindling force of native lake dwellers. The invaders — at least 56 organisms not native to the Great...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 9: Scam alerts; Stolen bike; Down at the pool

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Aug. 9: Scam alerts; Stolen bike; Down at the pool
    Cheers and jeers "High recommendations to Van Kniest Painting and Finishing for a totally professional job done with a recent kitchen remodel. The pre-planning work done resulted in a timely, first class job. The varied teams arrived on time, worked...
  • Course Source: Cedars at Dungeness, Foxhills

    The Sports Xchange Course Source: Cedars at Dungeness, Foxhills IN THE PUBLIC EYE: The Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course in Sequim, Wash., on the grounds of the 7 Cedars Casino THE LAYOUT: Between sightseeing in Port Townsend, Port Angeles and nearby...
  • Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River

    Chart a course for adventure on the Chicago River
    A few years ago, just a splash from the Chicago River would have triggered calls to Poison Control. Now, the river is slowly putting its toxic past behind it and welcoming fish and humans—even the young and permeable of pore—to ply its waters....
  • Clermont hosting upcoming household hazardous waste disposal event

    There’s the sturdy trash container, and then homes also have those recycling container. But what happens if you need to dispose of more toxic items – from swimming pool chemicals to car batteries and used motor oil – that are not...
  • Field Museum packs in science and much, much more

    Field Museum packs in science and much, much more
    The only way Chicago's Field Museum could have had a better benefactor is if there had been a generous turn-of-the-last-century tycoon named "Natural History." Considering the unlikelihood of that, "Field" will do. Marshall Field was a retailing mogul...
  • Man who crashed car at Navy base charged with DUI

    Man who crashed car at Navy base charged with DUI
    A police pursuit through several North Shore towns ended wildly at Naval Station Great Lakes on Thursday night as police fired on a DUI suspect who drove through an open gate and rammed squad cars arranged in a blockade, authorities said. The suspect,...
  • The season is here: Get the scoop on scallops

    The season is here: Get the scoop on scallops
    With their goofy grin and spray of 40 to 50 flame-blue eyeballs, scallops are some of the cutest critters in the sea. That is not their appeal, however, to creatures ranging from tiny snails to tattooed humans. "It's kind of bad to be so tasty,"...
  • Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq

    Hampton Roads aircraft, ships part of Navy presence near Iraq
    Ships and aircraft from Hampton Roads make up a significant chunk of the Navy's strength in the North Arabian Gulf as President Obama considers further military action in Iraq. F/A-18 Super Hornets from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush have...
  • From the Boathouse: Questions after Tahoe Queen debacle

    Ahoy! Did you hear that an authentic Mississippi paddle wheeler on a sightseeing cruise ran aground Monday afternoon? Reports are filtering in that the 119-foot Tahoe Queen had aboard 296 passengers and 14 crew when the vessel grounded on a sand bar...