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  • Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 4

    Hampton Roads Literary Events through Nov. 4
    Here's a look at what's going on this coming week in the Hampton Roads writing and reading community. Friday, Oct. 25 Eileen Rockefeller Growald - Author talk/book signing 4:00 p.m. Hennage Auditorium of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg...
  • Boat with Haitian and Jamaican nationals capsizes off Miami; 4 dead

    At least four women died when a boat capsized early Wednesday off the coast of South Florida, U.S. Coast Guard officials said, in the latest example of the recent tragedies worldwide of illegally transporting people from poorer to wealthier nations....
  • From the Boathouse: Honoring heroes by the harbor

    Ahoy! "The war to end all wars" ended Nov. 11, 1918, when Germany signed the armistice agreement and surrendered to the Allies on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. The war didn't offically end until June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of...
  • Lost whales move to safer Everglades waters; deaths rise to 11

    Another whale trapped in shallow waters in Everglades National Park was found dead Thursday, but the survivors in the pod continued to swim into deeper waters, increasing their chances of survival. On Thursday, one more pilot whale was found dead and...
  • Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash

    Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash
    The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say. Now, investigators are trying to figure...
  • Veterans Day 2013 TV programming

     
    Veterans Day 2013 in the United States is Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. On this day in particular, a federal holiday, the nation honors people who have served in armed service. As has become the custom in recent years, on and around Veterans Day 2013, there will...
  • Floating some theories about Google's mysterious barge

    If it weren't for Google trying to cover it up, the old sea-worn barge stacked four stories high with customized shipping containers may not have become an object of global fascination. But Google being Google with all its out-there projects —...
  • Former So Fla lawmaker Jim Scott appointed to regional transportation board

    TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott appointed former Senate President Jim Scott of Fort Lauderdale to the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority Tuesday. Jim Scott, 71, served Broward County in the Florida Senate for 24 years and served as Senate...
  • Ticket Extras!

    Ticket Extras!
    Every Friday in Ticket, the Daily Press offers suggestions on things to do over the weekend and upcoming events to plan for. There are often lots more that won't fit into the print sections. So look here for Ticket Extras! online each Friday. This is a...
  • Swift Justice: Attorney malpractice, property lines and cruise ship health care

    Dear Jackie, I applied for disability benefits due to fibromyalgia, depression, panic disorder and chronic fatigue. These illnesses prevent me from doing any kind of work. I hired a lawyer from an ad on TV to act on my behalf, but he worked against me....
  • Coast Guard searches for passenger who fell off cruise ship

    Coast Guard searches for passenger who fell off cruise ship
    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a female cruise ship passenger who is believed to have gone overboard about 750 miles off the coast of Hawaii. The woman, who is believed to be a 54-year-old American, was reported missing from a Princess Cruises...
  • Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles

    Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will leave at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...