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  • 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...
  • Earl now a "major" hurricane at 120 mph

     
    Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center said today that Hurricane Earl has reached "major" (Cat. 3) hurricane status, with top sustained winds at 120 mph. Further strengthening is expected. UPDATE: Late this afternoon Earl was upgraded again to a...
  • TS Karl strikes Yucatan; Igor, Julia at Cat. 4

     
    Tropical Storm Karl was making its way ashore in Mexico's Yucatan peninsula Wednesday morning, spinning with top winds at 65 mph and bringing torrential rains to the region. Far to the east, Cat. 4 Hurricanes Igor and Julia continued to roil......
  • 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...
  • Tropics are stirring again

     
    Hurricane forecasters are watching three disturbances in the Altantic, two of which are given a 40 percent chance of becoming tropical storms in the next two days.The two most likely candidates to become Tropical Storms Franklin and Gert, are in......
  • Visiting Mount Vernon in spring

    Visiting Mount Vernon in spring
    There's no such thing as a bad time to visit George Washington's Mount Vernon, the historic estate of our first president. Still, spring seems to be a natural fit, as the expansive gardens begin to show signs of renewed life, new lambs frolic in the...
  • Anne Arundel Community College's clowning class is serious fun

    Anne Arundel Community College's clowning class is serious fun
    It's late on a steamy August morning. Forty scholars and their lecturer have been at their studies for a couple of hours. One of the more challenging courses in the summer program at Anne Arundel Community College is already well under way. But there...
  • The perfect day in Ocean City

    The perfect day in Ocean City
    Breathtaking sunsets, sweet salt air, boardwalk confections and fun in the sun — Ocean City has it all. Long regarded by those in the know as a best bet when it comes to taking the family to the beach, Ocean City, recently received the...
  • Wild at heart in The Wildwoods

    Wild at heart in The Wildwoods
    The Wildwoods are three adjacent New Jersey beach towns, Wildwood, North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest, known for their wide white beaches — open to the public, free of charge — and devotion to simple summertime pleasures. The centerpiece of...
  • Commodore Mayo: A man of adventure and tragedy

    Commodore Mayo: A man of adventure and tragedy
    He was a famed seaman — a prodigy who won a congressional medal at 18, fought in three wars and ended up commanding the 44-gun USS Constitution, "Old Ironsides," as it tracked slave ships off the coast of Africa. The reputation of Commodore Isaac...
  • 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....
  • Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene

    Cruise ships, airlines make way for Hurricane Irene
    If you had Caribbean dreams in your travel plans for this week, they’re fading rapidly into reality with the arrival of Hurricane Irene, a powerful storm that has targeted Puerto RIco, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and potentially the entire...