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  • Why Gov. O'Malley lobbied the EPA

    Why Gov. O'Malley lobbied the EPA
    In Timothy Wheeler's article ("O'Malley lobbies EPA on fuel rule," June 16), readers are left with the wrong impression about why Gov. Martin O'Malley called the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on behalf of the Port of Baltimore. Governor O'Malley...
  • Why give Carnival Cruise Lines an unfair advantage over its competitors?

    Why give Carnival Cruise Lines an unfair advantage over its competitors?
    It is bad enough that Carnival Cruise Lines would ask for an exception to the EPA requirement that its ships use cleaner fuel, but to threaten to take its business away from Baltimore is blackmail: The governor should have shown stronger character and not...
  • Making the most of a cruise gone bad

    Making the most of a cruise gone bad
    On May 24, my wife and I embarked on our first cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean ship Grandeur of the Seas to celebrate our sixth wedding anniversary. Having deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan as a member of the Maryland Army National Guard, I had been...
  • 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,...
  • Let's send Congress on a Carnival cruise

    Let's send Congress on a Carnival cruise
    It occurred to me that two current but unrelated news stories might hold the key to solving our nation's most pressing problem — sequestration. It is frustrating that Congress goes off on a "holiday" with two weeks to go before the draconian...
  • Spurred by Sandy, 'Cruise to Nowhere' provides a deal and a distraction

    Spurred by Sandy, 'Cruise to Nowhere' provides a deal and a distraction
    Families looking for a cheap getaway, friends looking to do a little duty-free shopping and couples celebrating over some drinks and gambling returned Sunday morning from a two-night stay on the Chesapeake Bay, after embarking on a Carnival Cruise Line...
  • Ravens fan cruise set for July

    Ravens fan cruise set for July
    The Ravens may not have cruised to the Super Bowl but the Baltimore team spirit is still afloat. FansĀ can keep the "purple passion" alive right through the summer with the third annual AAA Ultimate Ravens Fan Cruise set for July. The seven-day sailingĀ ...
  • Bermuda by boat: an itinerary for 48 hours in port

    Bermuda by boat: an itinerary for 48 hours in port
    It's an island that measures only 21 square miles, about the size of Manhattan. But instead of skyscrapers packed in like sardines, imagine miles and miles of sparkling cerulean water and pink-glittered sand. Replace the honking yellow cabs with...
  • Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday

    Carnival Pride will arrive back in Baltimore early Saturday
    The Carnival Pride cruise ship will arrive back at the Port of Baltimore on Saturday, a day earlier than scheduled, in an effort to avoid Hurricane Irene. Passengers will begin debarkation from the ship at 7 a.m. Afterwards, the cruise ship will be...
  • Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene

    Ocean City ordered to evacuate ahead of Hurricane Irene
    As Hurricane Irene moves closer to Maryland, Annapolis MayorJoshua J. Cohen declared a State of Emergency within the city limits, effective 10 a.m. Friday, urging residents in low-lying areas to evacuate by Saturday afternoon. Worcester County also...
  • Perfect day in O.C. for budget-conscious

    Perfect day in O.C. for budget-conscious
    Whether your ideal day at the beach is relaxing by the water or racing a jet ski across the bay, most vacationers have one thing in common – they want to stretch that dollar. Here's a list of can't-beat things to do at the beach, while on a budget....
  • Biggest threat from Emily may be heavy rain

     
    Tropical Storm Emily was looking a bit disheveled this morning, with no increase in strength and increasing signs of disorganization as the storm approached Hispaniola. Top sustained winds remained at 50 mph.The storm's primary threat to the island's...