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  • Lansdowne High student named to school superintendent's advisory board

    Lansdowne High student named to school superintendent's advisory board
    Logan McNaney has one more meeting to program into his iPad's calendar each month. Superintendent Joe Hairston appointed McNaney and seniors from Dulaney, Hereford, Catonsville and Woodlawn high schools and from the Carver Center for Arts and...
  • Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast

    Coast Guard plans advanced ships off East Coast
    The commandant of the Coast Guard, in Maryland this week to visit a newly launched national security cutter, said Thursday that he expects to deploy two of the state-of-the-art vessels off the East Coast. Initially, the Coast Guard had planned to berth...
  • The risks of drunken boating

    The risks of drunken boating
    Over the years, we have often disagreed with Del. Donald H. Dwyer Jr. on numerous matters of law and social justice. But it gives us no satisfaction to learn of the Anne Arundel Republican's involvement in a horrific boating accident Wednesday on the...
  • Search continues for missing Middle River boater

    A 52-year-old man remained missing in Frog Mortar Creek near the Bowleys Quarter area of Baltimore County as of Wednesday afternoon, about 24 hours after he was last seen separated from his boat in the water, police said. Divers and other recovery...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Wednesday to be sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 85 and north winds 5 to 9 miles per hour. Wednesday night is expected to be mostly clear, with a low around 71 and calm winds. TRAFFIC...
  • CSX coal pier damaged by ship, out of service

    A CSX Corp. coal pier in Baltimore is out of service for the foreseeable future as the railroad assesses the "substantial" damage caused by a ship that hit the structure. The Bayside Coal Pier, on Benhill Avenue in Curtis Bay, was struck Saturday by a...
  • Coast Guard searching for 'hoax caller' in Middle River

    The U.S. Coast Guard asked for the public's help Wednesday identifying a "hoax caller" who made six fake distress calls between May 1 and June 1. Each time, a male voice originating out of the Middle River area of Baltimore County has called out,...
  • Man killed, child injured in fall from Ocean City sea wall

    A Pennsylvania man was killed and his two-year-old child was injured Tuesday when the pair fell from an Ocean City sea wall onto rocks below, police said Wednesday. Stephen Richard Ostan, 49, of Marcus Hook, Pa., and his child were walking along a...
  • Hiker dies after falling from treacherous Hawaii trail

    (Reuters) - A hiker was killed and another person injured after they fell while hiking a notoriously difficult trail on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, the U.S. Coast Guard said on Friday. A group of five people were hiking the strenuous Kalalau Trail,...
  • New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities

    New England Lighthouses Offer Tours, Activities
    Seems like every time I take a trip to the shore, which is as often as I can during the summer, I can't resist buying a postcard, magnet or some other souvenir featuring the image of a lighthouse. Whenever I look at them, I'm reminded of the sea and the...
  • Disputed Kurdish oil tanker mysteriously goes dark off Texas coast

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - A tanker near Texas loaded with $100 million of disputed Iraqi Kurdish crude has disappeared from satellite tracking, the latest development in a high stakes game of cat-and-mouse between Baghdad and the Kurds. The AIS ship tracking...
  • Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach

    Risky migrant voyages on rise; 1 dead as 20 Haitians arrive at Hillsboro Beach
    The allure of South Florida as a destination for would-be migrants was underscored by tragedy once again over the last two days as officials recovered fatalities from the sea and on the beach. "There is a lot of traffic out there right now," said...