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Phony Mayday calls vexing Coast Guard investigatorsupdated: Thu Jul 26 2012 17:54:00

The U.S. Coast Guard says it has linked six bogus Mayday calls for help in Maryland to the same person, and officials are now asking the public for help finding the suspect. Investigators have determined the calls, which began in May and abruptly ended June 1, came from an area near Little River, Maryland, a small town near Baltimore on the northern tip of the Chesapeake Bay.

7 prime spots for wildlife viewingupdated: Wed Jun 27 2012 08:59:00

A massive herd of caribou grazes the Arctic tundra. Sea birds fatten up on shellfish along the Chesapeake Bay before flying thousands of miles to winter in South America. A pod of orca glide past Pacific islands blanketed in fir and cedar as they hunt for salmon.

Choose your own romantic adventureupdated: Thu Feb 09 2012 14:21:00

On that first date, when you bonded over barbecue, the sauce drips on her chin only made her look cuter. You knew it was love when you learned John Donne was his favorite poet, too. What hooked you on the slopes was how she made black diamond runs look easy.

Environmentalists cite report in disputing 'job-killer' claimsupdated: Tue Jan 03 2012 16:14:00

With a coal-fired power plant in the background, an environmental group released a report Tuesday disputing any link between tighter anti-pollution laws and a loss of jobs.

Five bodies found in mobile homeupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 21:07:00

Video shows police outside a Virginia mobile home where officials say they found five dead bodies.

5 bodies found in Virginia mobile homeupdated: Fri Dec 16 2011 21:07:00

Five bodies have been found in an eastern Virginia mobile home, a sheriff said Friday.

CNNMoney: Cookie cutbacks! Girl Scouts axe two cookie flavorsupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 20:31:00

It's that time of year again: Girl Scout cookie season. But some cookie monsters won't be able to get their favorites.

Two million fish dead in Chesapeakeupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 21:41:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on another massive fish kill, this one in the Chesapeake Bay. Linked to others?

2 million fish found dead in Marylandupdated: Thu Jan 06 2011 21:41:00

Authorities in Maryland are investigating the deaths of about 2 million fish in Chesapeake Bay.

Auction of first edition of 'Star Spangled Banner' tops $500,000updated: Fri Dec 03 2010 13:29:00

A near two-century-old copy of "The Star Spangled Banner" sold for $506,500 Friday at Christie's auction house in Manhattan.

Original copy of 'Star Spangled Banner' up for saleupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 21:17:00

A nearly 200-year-old copy of "The Star Spangled Banner" is set to hit the auction block Friday at Christie's auction house in Manhattan.

CNNMoney: Don't tell California: Virginia has a $220 million surplusupdated: Thu Jul 15 2010 14:04:00

After facing a $1.8 billion shortfall just six months ago, Virginia closed its fiscal 2010 budget with a $220 million budget surplus.

Green street project aims to keep toxic water out of Chesapeake Bayupdated: Sat Nov 28 2009 22:30:00

A small town in Maryland is setting a precedent in eco-friendly road construction, breaking ground this week on one of the greenest streets in the nation.

Struggle to save the Chesapeakeupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 12:57:00

CNN Photojorunalist Jeremy Moorhead looks at the effort to save the Chesapeake Bay one species at a time.

'Waterman's' weapon against pollution: Oystersupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 12:57:00

It's daybreak on Sara Creek, a sleepy backwater that sits near Yorktown, Virginia, and empties into the Chesapeake. The early morning fog slowly lifts to reveal the ripples of water, the boats swaying, and a picturesque harbor.

Green Solutions in Focusupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 10:33:00

In observation of Earth Day, CNN photojournalists look at solutions to address the issues affecting the planet. From saving the Chesapeake Bay to addressing the Los Angeles water crisis, people are trying to make a difference before it's too late. "Green Solutions in Focus" is the sixth installment in the multi-platform, award-winning "In Focus" series.

King: Waterman finds Chesapeake Bay 'dying daily'updated: Fri Apr 17 2009 14:08:00

It is just after first light, and Don Pierce gently eases the Bri-Steff off the pier at Cape Charles harbor.

King: Small town offers lesson to Washingtonupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 08:18:00

In a tiny, struggling town at the southern tip of Chesapeake Bay, Kelly's Gingernut Pub offers a friendly respite on a raw, rainy day and a lesson to politicians in Washington.

Ice melting across globe at accelerating rate, NASA saysupdated: Tue Feb 24 2009 17:36:00

Between 1.5 trillion and 2 trillion tons of ice in Greenland, Antarctica and Alaska have melted at an accelerating rate since 2003, according to NASA scientists, in the latest signs of what they say is global warming.

Longboat Key offers serenity nowupdated: Fri Oct 10 2008 09:47:00

Like any sun-drenched beach paradise, Longboat Key offers water sports, biking and tennis, but the best way to enjoy the island may be by doing nothing at all.

Presidential road trips tainted by tragedyupdated: Wed Oct 01 2008 06:33:00

Since the days of George Washington, U.S. presidents have carved out a long tradition of official road trips, if not by motorcade, then by railroad or horse and carriage.

Underwater Rugbyupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 20:17:00

These rugby players take the already intense game to a new level - under water. Photojournalist Bob Crowley shows us.

Photojournalists train lenses on sports' wide worldupdated: Mon Aug 11 2008 20:17:00

Eyes are on Beijing, China, for the Summer Games, with an estimated 4 billion people expected to tune in to watch the world's top athletes seek the ultimate recognition: an Olympic gold medal.

Adding up gallons you can saveupdated: Wed Apr 02 2008 09:52:00

Convincing your daughter to cut down on her shower time may not be an option, so use the water-saving guidelines below to see how many gallons you and your family could conserve each year Fish Farming's Growing Dangersupdated: Wed Sep 19 2007 19:00:00

Our crushing appetite for carnivorous fish like salmon and tuna depletes the oceans of smaller, feeder fish, and endangers the planet's marine ecology

Tropical Storm Gabrielle closes in on North Carolina coast updated: Sun Sep 09 2007 09:23:00

Tropical Storm Gabrielle continued to pick up strength Sunday as it neared landfall along North Carolina's Outer Banks.

Biography: John Toddupdated: Fri Aug 31 2007 08:10:00

John Todd, biological explorer and ecological designer, believes that the future of the human race lies in harnessing the powers and processes of nature. Navy Aircraft Crashes; 3 Missingupdated: Thu Aug 16 2007 14:00:00

A Navy surveillance aircraft crashed into the Atlantic during a training exercise, and crews searched Thursday for the three aviators who were aboard

On the shores of the Chesapeakeupdated: Mon Jul 23 2007 04:01:00

Ambling along, admiring the majestic old houses on tree-shaded High Street in Cambridge, Maryland, one can't help but wonder: What took this pretty waterfront village so long to catch on?

5-Oceans skippers prepare to leaveupdated: Thu Apr 05 2007 11:13:00

The Velux 5-Oceans race skippers are making final preparations to their yachts at the Waterside Marina in Norfolk, Virginia ahead of the final sprint back across the Atlantic to Bilbao.

Wicked weather delays East Coast travelersupdated: Wed Nov 22 2006 04:47:00

Bad weather on the East Coast is complicating travel for some of the millions of Americans taking to the roads and skies to join family and friends for Thanksgiving.

Best seaside drivesupdated: Thu Sep 21 2006 12:17:00

There's nothing quite as breathtaking as a scenic drive during the fall, when the air feels crisp and colors abound. But we urge you to drive a route Coastal Living--style. Skip the Blue Ridge Parkway and travel to places where reds, oranges, and golds border blue waters. Here are 10 of our favorites.

Tanker explodes off Virginia coastupdated: Fri Feb 27 2004 22:03:00

Three crew members have died when a tanker carrying industrial ethanol exploded and sank with 27 people on board about 50 miles (80 kilometers) off the coast of Chincoteague, Virginia.

Money Magazine: Five romantic getaways in the Northeastupdated: Mon Feb 10 2003 13:00:00

New York City's Inn at Irving Place may perfectly embody the notion of an intimate urban oasis. Its location in the historic Gramercy Park area, inconspicuously wedged between the commercial intensity of midtown Manhattan and the gritty and hip neighborhoods farther downtown, makes it a sort of enclave within an enclave.

Fortune: Farmers Face a Big Stinking Messupdated: Mon Apr 01 2002 00:01:00

Here's a little-known fact about hogs: They produce ten times the amount of waste humans do--800 pounds per year, to be exact. Why worry about that kind of volume? Because the EPA is about to crack...

Fortune: THE CORPS OF ENGINEERS GOES GREEN updated: Mon Oct 08 1990 00:01:00

Seven decades of dam building, canal digging, and highway construction have given the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers a reputation as an enemy of the environment. Think again, says Lieutenant General ...

Fortune: PORTFOLIO TALK KEEPING AN EYE OUT FOR INFLATIONupdated: Mon Jul 18 1988 00:01:00

George Roche, 47, is not a native of Baltimore, but he has begun to feel at home after living there for 20 years. He sails Chesapeake Bay and cheers on the Orioles. As portfolio manager of T. Rowe ...

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