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A fishing way of life is threatened updated: Tue Feb 28 2012 22:37:00

By daybreak, much of this town has already been at work for hours.

Cape Cod dolphin death toll reaches 103updated: Fri Feb 10 2012 19:34:00

The number of unexplained dolphin deaths on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, rose Friday, with rescuers tallying the toll at 103.

Mystery surrounding stranded dolphinsupdated: Fri Feb 10 2012 19:34:00

Jane Velez-Mitchell talks to Marine Mammal Specialist Ric O'Barry about the troubling trend of dolphin deaths in Cape Cod.

Cape Cod's dolphin mysteryupdated: Mon Feb 06 2012 17:15:00

Scientists are baffled why so many dolphins are washing up along Cape Cod. CNN's Mary Snow reports.

Massachusetts stranded-dolphin death toll up to 92updated: Mon Feb 06 2012 17:15:00

The unexplained beachings of scores of dolphins over the past month along Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is the largest "single-species event" of its kind on record in the northeastern United States, a marine mammal specialist said Monday.

Dead dolphin tally reaches 81 on Cape Codupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 09:46:00

At least 81 dolphins have been found dead or died shortly after being discovered on Cape Cod in a series of largely unexplained strandings that began early last month, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Nine dolphins rescued off of Cape Codupdated: Thu Feb 02 2012 09:46:00

Rescuers work to save nine dolphins that were found stranded off the coast of Cape Cod. WWLP reports.

At least 20 dolphins found dead in Cape Cod areaupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 01:26:00

At least 20 dolphins have died after washing up near several Cape Cod towns, an International Fund for Animal Welfare spokeswoman said Monday.

Massachusetts plane crash kills 2updated: Sun Jan 15 2012 20:44:00

A small plane crashed off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Sunday, killing both people on board, authorities said.

The footnotes of September 11updated: Fri Sep 09 2011 22:59:00

For Tim Duffy, the day started with a postcard-perfect sky over Cape Cod. Within hours, everything changed.

Ordinary Americans and 9/11updated: Fri Sep 09 2011 22:59:00

"CNN Presents: Footnotes of 9/11." Drew Griffin interviews ordinary Americans who were thrust by fate into history.

SI.com: Steve Rushin: Twilight of the highlightupdated: Wed Jul 27 2011 14:03:00

CAPE COD, Mass. -- I'm writing to you from the distant past, in an armchair protected by a lace doily, beneath a ceiling fan so low I have to duck it as if I'm exiting a helicopter. The chair is in front of a tube TV with five channels, not one of which is devoted to sports: No ESPN, no NESN, no YES.

Latest developments on Hurricane Earlupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 12:30:00

Here are the latest developments on Hurricane Earl.

Earl swipes at Outer Banksupdated: Fri Sep 03 2010 12:30:00

Hurricane Earl swept the North Carolina coast with powerful wind gusts. CNN's Rob Marciano reports.

Hurricane worries Labor Day travelersupdated: Thu Sep 02 2010 14:21:00

The menace of Hurricane Earl comes at a bad time for any of the vacation-starved Americans who are heading to parts of the East Coast this Labor Day weekend.

CNNMoney: No East Coast lobster ban - for nowupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 11:20:00

A proposed ban on lobstering has been put on ice, at least for the next few months.

CNNMoney: Lobster tales: 5-year ban coming to East Coast?updated: Tue Jul 20 2010 15:19:00

Consider the lobster: The population of the crustaceans is at such low levels along the East Coast that a regulatory agency is proposing a five-year ban on harvesting them between Cape Cod and Virginia.

The wind man who beat Cape Cod's eliteupdated: Thu Apr 29 2010 11:28:00

Jim Gordon struggles to lift a book. It's 4,000 pages, more than a foot thick and one of the dozens of government reports over the last decade assessing the nation's first offshore wind farm.

Nine-year wind farm fight splits Cape Codupdated: Tue Apr 20 2010 12:52:00

The Rev. William Eddy stands at the bow of his 53-foot sailboat nestled in the postcard setting of Cape Cod.

10 dazzling hideaways by the seaupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 10:27:00

Listen to the ocean from your room in one of these lesser-known coastal inns in the West.

Fortune: The airborne executiveupdated: Thu Oct 01 2009 09:20:00

I was one of those kids always intrigued by the whole idea of flying. I used to hang out at the airports whenever I could. In the summers between years at Wesleyan, I learned to fly around Cape Cod. The more I did it, the more I loved it. I took my last semester of college off to become an instructor and commercial pilot.

Two great white sharks tagged off Massachusetts coastupdated: Mon Sep 07 2009 22:06:00

The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries has tagged two great white sharks off Cape Cod in an area where shark sightings have been reported, state officials said Sunday.

Cape Cod beach town vexed by shark sightingsupdated: Sat Sep 05 2009 11:11:00

The ocean water around Chatham, Massachusetts, is playing host to some unwelcome guests this holiday weekend: sharks.

Sen. Kennedy back in Washington, aide saysupdated: Mon Aug 31 2009 10:41:00

Democratic Sen. Edward Kennedy returned to Washington Tuesday for the first time since July, following an operation for a brain tumor in June, his spokesman said.

Ted Kennedy visitation begins at JFK Libraryupdated: Fri Aug 28 2009 11:23:00

A bell tolled atop Boston's Faneuil Hall on Thursday as the body of Sen. Edward Kennedy passed through the streets, while mourners lined up outside his late brother's presidential library for a chance to say goodbye.

Vampire Weekend sinks teeth into something newupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 08:29:00

The name "Vampire Weekend" describes the band perfectly: distinctive and eccentric.

Movie inspires 'Vampire' bandupdated: Mon Aug 24 2009 08:29:00

Vampire Weekend talks to CNN about their sophomore album and how they came up with their band's unusual name.

Hurricane Bill expected to lash New England coastupdated: Sat Aug 22 2009 23:55:00

Hurricane Bill spun northward toward the New England coast Saturday with wind and rain as officials warned beach lovers to head indoors for the night.

When in doubt, barterupdated: Mon May 25 2009 10:41:00

Short on cash, people are offering to paint houses and balance books in exchange for a free room or flight. Here's how three creative travelers pulled it off.

People.com: Report: Craigslist Murder Suspect on Suicide Watchupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 19:15:00

The father of Philip Markoff's bride-to-be says his daughter prays this is a mistake

Mystery piano in woods perplexes policeupdated: Tue Nov 25 2008 16:00:00

Was it a theft? A prank? A roundabout effort to bring some holiday cheer to the police? Authorities in Harwich, Massachusetts, are probing the mysterious appearance of a piano, in good working condition, in the middle of the woods.

Money Magazine: The risk your home policy won't coverupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 14:17:00

As if it weren't bad enough that home prices are going down (way down), the cost of homeowners insurance is also moving in the wrong direction: up (in some areas, way up).

Lost manatee rescuedupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 23:19:00

A wayward manatee is headed south after being pulled from frigid waters off Cape Cod.

Time.com: Divers Reach Steamship that Sank Off Mass. in 1898updated: Tue Oct 07 2008 17:00:00

Five Massachusetts men became the first divers to reach the wreck of a 19th-century steamship that sank in one of the most destructive storms in New England history, and say they saw an array of artifacts like dishes and mugs but no human remains

People.com: Sen. Ted Kennedy Briefly Hospitalizedupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 15:36:00

His office says effects from a change in medication led to 911 call

No cash? No problem, if you barterupdated: Tue Sep 02 2008 09:31:00

Miriam Brown has always wanted to visit Cape Cod, but when she recently began to plan a trip and found out she would have to pay $200 or more a night for lodging, her dream vacation seemed out of reach.

Whale protection rule open for public commentupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 17:58:00

U.S. government scientists are one step closer to publishing a rule aimed at protecting the endangered right whale from ship strikes.

Money Magazine: How I did it: Making wavesupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 15:35:00

NAME: Charles A. Donadio Jr., CEO

Time.com: Potato Chips to Become Saferupdated: Sun Aug 03 2008 03:00:00

Four food manufacturers agreed to reduce levels of a cancer-causing chemical in their potato chips and french fries under a settlement announced Friday by the state attorney general's office

Time.com: Sen. Kennedy Returns to Cape Codupdated: Mon Jun 09 2008 13:10:00

Sen. Edward M. Kennedy checked out of a hospital Monday to return home to Massachusetts, a week after undergoing an aggressive and delicate surgery to treat a cancerous brain tumor, a hospital spokeswoman said

People.com: Sen. Kennedy Heading Home after Brain Tumor Diagnosisupdated: Wed May 21 2008 10:23:00

He's being released from the hospital and will travel to the Kennedy family compound in Hyannisport

Time.com: Did Ted Kennedy Suffer a Stroke?updated: Sat May 17 2008 16:00:00

Reports that he had a seizure do not preclude that it was a stroke as well, especially given his medical history

Pulling pork can be unappetizingupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 17:38:00

Most members of Congress call them earmarks. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tried to get them called "legislatively directed spending." But for almost every American taxpayer I've run into over the last year, it's called "pork" and it's not very tasty.

Museums of congressional porkupdated: Mon Jan 28 2008 17:38:00

CNN's Drew Griffin takes a look at a couple of obscure museums that members of Congress want federal taxpayers to fund.

Taking the kids: Stress-free trip tips for 2008updated: Mon Dec 31 2007 12:22:00

It's two days before we leave for a trip out West and my husband can't find his hiking boots. And he's not worried in the least.

Money Magazine: Buying a beach house? Bring Cash.updated: Tue Nov 13 2007 15:21:00

Dreaming that falling real estate prices have finally brought a vacation home within reach? Could be.

Details Make the Differenceupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 10:43:00

It's the ideal architects strive for when building a house: to create a distinctive home that's neither in style nor out of style, one that will never look dated but will have a timeless appeal.

People.com: Dan Aykroyd's House Going for $4.2 Millionupdated: Sat Nov 03 2007 19:43:00

Dan Aykroyd and his wife, actress Donna Dixon, have placed their 5,000-sq.-ft., Cape Cod-style home of 25 years in the Hollywood Hills on the market for $4.2 million.

CNNMoney: America's most dangerous jobsupdated: Thu Aug 09 2007 00:51:00

Last year was a safer one for workers in the United States; 5,703 died on the job, down slightly from the 5,734 fatalities in 2005. The rate was 3.9 per 100,000 workers, slightly lower than the 4.0 per 100,000 in 2005.

Money Magazine: Boomers traveling in packsupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 00:20:00

I've been on my share of vacations with friends and extended family and survived the most common pitfalls - like people running up the group tab at dinner with expensive wines, planned activities that I wanted no part of and living arrangements that afforded too little privacy.

Money Magazine: Why Boomers Might Want to Travel in Packsupdated: Sun Jul 01 2007 00:00:00

I've been on my share of vacations with friends and extended family and survived the most common pitfalls—like people running up the group tab at dinner with expensive wines, planned activities that I wanted no part of and living arrangements that afforded too little privacy. The topper for me was the time a vacation mate I didn't know well but had invited as part of a large group got nailed cheating in a card game with my better friends. I was stuck between their cold shoulders and my misbegotten guest for the rest of week.

Money Magazine: Beach-rental bingoupdated: Wed May 02 2007 09:15:00

Unless you're looking to buy a new home right now, you may be having a hard time imagining the upside to the bursting of the real estate bubble. Well, here's one: There are a lot more places to rent at the beach.

Overwater bungalows: Stay right on the oceanupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 10:14:00

French Polynesia remains the undisputed capital of overwater escapes, where $700 is the typical starting price for a hut poised on stilts in a tranquil, aquamarine lagoon. But resorts exist that are both far more affordable than Bora Bora and still within belly-flopping distance of the water.

Money Magazine: Remodeling Schoolupdated: Wed Nov 29 2006 09:44:00

AN OUTDATED, DILAPIDATED 1941 CAPE COD wasn't exactly the home that Erika and Greg Tansey dreamed of when they moved to the well-to-do Portland, Ore. suburb of Lake Oswego last year. But they were ...

Judge sends split Cape Cod jury back to workupdated: Mon Nov 13 2006 14:24:00

Jurors are split over the guilt or innocence of Christopher McCowen, the garbage collector accused of raping and murdering fashion writer Christa Worthington in her Cape Cod home in 2002.

Fortune: Serwer: Wrigley ... a stock to chew onupdated: Tue Oct 24 2006 08:00:00

Okay, this is getting a little ridiculous, right? Gettin' a little giddy. Ten new highs on the Dow in the last 15 sessions? And now I see some forecasters saying: "Oh, the market's not too high, it's going up more." That to me says TOP!

Money Magazine: Before you buy that vacation homeupdated: Thu Aug 17 2006 14:29:00

Summmer's winding down, and you've still got vacation on the brain: the quiet of the country, the crisp mountain air, the lull of the ocean.

Money Magazine: Boosting Value: 3 great upgradesupdated: Fri May 12 2006 09:47:00

There's a short-term and a long-term question to ask before renovating your home.

Fortune: The answer is not blowing in the windupdated: Mon Apr 24 2006 07:40:00

All right-thinking people agree that reducing dependence on fossil fuels is a Good Thing. Shifting energy consumption toward renewables such as biomass, wind and solar helps make the world cleaner; and it would be awfully nice not to have to rely quite so much on a certain rather volatile region of the world.

CNNMoney: Booking vacation rentalsupdated: Fri Mar 03 2006 11:26:00

We may still be bundled under our winter coats in some parts of the country, but now is the time to start locking in your summer vacation rental. Early birds have already started to book the hottest summer rentals across the country.

Money Magazine: Height of Luxuryupdated: Sat Oct 01 2005 00:01:00

Tired of low ceilings in their upstairs bedroom, no shower in the nearby half bath and a flight of stairs separating them from their young son at night, John and Susan Herbert decided to raise the ...

Money Magazine: The Search for the Last Affordable Beach Houseupdated: Wed Jun 01 2005 00:01:00

Making fast friends over sand castles...lying in the surf as the waves wash over you...trying to keep up with Mom or Dad as you comb the shoreline for shells. There's something about the beach that...

Boston area: 72 holes in 72 hoursupdated: Thu May 26 2005 07:57:00

There's no better time to be a sports enthusiast in Boston than right now.

CNNMoney: The last affordable beach houseupdated: Wed May 11 2005 11:22:00

Making fast friends over sand castles...Lying in the surf as the waves wash over you...trying to keep up with Mom or Dad as you comb the shoreline for shells. There's something about the beach that makes childhood memories fonder.

Trash collector arrested in Cape Cod killingupdated: Fri Apr 15 2005 12:45:00

Investigators do not believe 46-year-old Christa Worthington, a former fashion writer, and her killer had a personal relationship, the Cape and Islands district attorney said Friday.

Snowstorm socks Northeastupdated: Sun Jan 23 2005 04:27:00

Howling winds and blinding snow blasted the Northeast on Sunday, closing Boston's airport and forcing airlines to evaluate whether to cancel flights in other cities slammed for a second day by blizzard conditions.

I, exploding, bullet-riddled robotupdated: Wed Jul 14 2004 12:56:00

Like most people, all I've seen of "I, Robot" is the trailer and some commercials.

Money Magazine: Four romantic getaways in the Midwestupdated: Mon Feb 10 2003 13:00:00

When I first rolled into Milwaukee on a winter evening, I had nothing to fuel my wandering but the Laverne & Shirley theme song. Hardly romantic. Yet, in the wanderer's ultimate payoff, I fell in love. Unexpectedly. With Milwaukee.

Money Magazine: Tips for buying a homeupdated: Wed Nov 20 2002 00:23:00

It may define the American dream, but buying a home remains one of life's biggest sources of stress. From choosing a loan to paying for closing costs, it's enough to put even the most mild-mannered among us on edge.

Money Magazine: Best Place To Vacation From Oregon to Maine, we picked 10 perfect places in North America to spend your summer holiday.updated: Mon Apr 01 2002 00:01:00

Most of the recent changes in the way Americans travel fall into the category of necessary inconveniences: heightened security measures, long airport waits, that sort of thing. But there is one cha...

Money Magazine: Best Vacations: Ogunquit and York, Maineupdated: Fri Mar 29 2002 17:31:00

Who hasn't heard their elders wax nostalgic for the unspoiled vacation spots of yesteryear? Few places are as often the subject of such memories as Cape Cod, which, though still a delightful retreat in many respects, strikes many of today's summer visitors as crowded, expensive and overdeveloped.

Fortune: Reviewupdated: Mon May 15 2000 00:01:00

Paul Schneider's The Enduring Shore: A History of Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket (Henry Holt) describes a place that bears almost no resemblance to the one where I've spent summers for d...

Money Magazine: With Term Rates Sinking, Should You Trade In Your Policy?updated: Sat Aug 01 1998 00:01:00

Apparently, the art of forecasting insurance rates is as imprecise as any other market call. Term life insurance premiums have been dropping for roughly a decade, and even though many insurance exp...

Fortune: HOME AWAY FROM HOME IT'S A GOOD TIME TO CONSIDER BUYING A SECOND HOME, BUT HIRE A SOLID ACCOUNTANT.updated: Mon Dec 29 1997 00:01:00

So you're feeling pretty good about your portfolio these days, and you're juiced about the future. You're even thinking of cashing in a few winners and investing in a second home--maybe a quiet wee...

Fortune: ANNALS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP A PASSION FOR POTATO CHIPSupdated: Mon Aug 18 1997 00:01:00

Never underestimate the power of entrepreneurial energy. Back in 1980, Massachusetts native Stephen Bernard made good on his dream to start up a company selling premium potato chips. He thought his...

Fortune: THE BIG RUSH A GIANT BLUEFIN IS FOUGHT AND LANDED. THEN THINGS GET EXCITING.updated: Mon Nov 25 1996 00:01:00

No one seems to remember just who, in the mid-1970s, first had the idea to ship a giant bluefin tuna from New England to Japan by airfreight, but in that moment was born a trade to gladden the flin...

Money Magazine: WHAT IT COSTS TO GIVE YOUR KIDS A GOOD OL' SUMMERTIMEupdated: Mon May 01 1995 00:01:00

If you're booking a vacation with your kid, get out your calculator. Total costs vary by as much as 238% among five hot sun spots. It'll run you 400% more to keep your camper happy at the YMCA day ...

Fortune: RETIREES + VACATIONERS = STRONG DEMAND updated: Mon Nov 14 1994 00:01:00

For hot housing markets of the future, look to retirees and vacationers. "Within a decade the first edge of the baby-boomers will be looking at retirement, at age 55, not 65, and they are likely to...

Fortune: UPPER-MIDDLE-CLASS WOES Besieged by long hours at work and rising stress at home, the comfortable life is no more.updated: Mon Dec 27 1993 00:01:00

RAY DETTLOFF wakes up several hours before dawn in his three-bedroom home in fashionable Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He is at work by 5 A.M., programming and operating a computerized lathe, a job that...

Fortune: HOW TO LOWER YOUR ESTATE TAXES A few smart estate-planning moves can help you pass on more when you passupdated: Mon Oct 25 1993 00:01:00

DEATH AND TAXES are tough enough to stomach on their own. Unfortunately, at the end, they arrive together. With a little advance planning, however, you can mitigate at least one of these two certai...

Fortune: INTRODUCTION WHAT TO TELL THE KIDS ABOUT INVESTING updated: Mon Oct 30 1989 00:01:00

There's nothing like a chastening experience with one of Wall Street's minions to underline some enduring truths. The broker had strongly recommended holding the stock of a takeover candidate at $9...

Money Magazine: Now's the Time to Grab a Bargain Vacation Home The hills and beaches are alive with the sounds of buyers snagging cottages and cupdated: Sun Oct 01 1989 00:01:00

When Barry Silver and his fiancee Mary Krupinsky began shopping for a beach house a year ago, they ignored Martha's Vineyard, the island off Cape Cod that is favored by such well-heeled vacationers...

Money Magazine: This Just In updated: Fri Sep 01 1989 00:01:00

-- More shareholders will get early stocking stuffers this year -- special dividends, such as the $4 a share paid in July by Texaco. Reason: record profit growth. In the first half of 1989, 219 spe...

Money Magazine: WHY A QUARTER OF A VACATION HOME MAY BE WORSE THAN NONEupdated: Thu Jun 01 1989 00:01:00

Time sharing -- buying an annual week or two at a resort -- has lost its luster in recent years because of high-pressure sales tactics, poorly managed properties and a lousy secondary market. Now d...

Money Magazine: How to Retire on the House Looking for the best way to raise cash from your home? Try trading down.updated: Sun May 01 1988 00:01:00

Tom and Mary Stott are getting ready to sell their 10-room Cape Cod-style home of 10 years and move into a six-room condominium. Their trade-down is not a reluctant retreat but part of a well-thoug...

Money Magazine: How to Retire on the Houseupdated: Mon Apr 11 1988 00:01:00

Tom and Mary Stott are getting ready to sell their 10-room Cape Cod-style home of 10 years and move into a six-room condominium. Their trade-down is not a reluctant retreat but part of a well-thoug...

Money Magazine: Stalking bargain air travel: Four steps to getting there the cheapest wayupdated: Mon Jun 01 1987 00:01:00

Wherever you are flying this summer, whether down to Rio or up to old Cape Cod, you had better be prepared. It's a jungle out there. To book a flight intelligently, you have to hack through an unde...

Money Magazine: -- Rewarding the wrong performanceupdated: Wed Apr 01 1987 00:01:00

Stroll through charming Cape Cod villages. Picnic on St. Croix. Or discover the mysteries of Hong Kong. Sound enticing? You bet it does -- especially to the financial planner or broker who sells yo...

Money Magazine: INVESTING '87 In a Big Fix on a Small Fixed Income Caught in a cash crunch, a Florida retiree will spend much of 1987 hunting foupdated: Thu Jan 01 1987 00:01:00

Last April, George Littrell got a $30,000 check he didn't want. The money represented the returned principal from a 16% second mortgage he held from the 1982 sale, for $155,000, of his former busin...

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