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Musing of an Expat: How to survive your own stupidity while travelling and finding true north.

Without a family you will die. Experienced expats know this. I didn’t always know that, I learned the hard way.

Adventurous, free spirited globe trotters, day dreamers, the ones refusing to grow up. 744 more words

92-Year Old WWII Veteran Gets Long Awaited Medals

MIAMI BEACH (CBSMiami) —  A 92- year old World War II veteran received his long awaited medals on Wednesday  for his service in the armed forces. 303 more words

News

Offshore Rig Taking on Water but Stable After Wave

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) – An offshore drilling rig is taking on water but is stable after being hit by a large storm wave off the… 122 more words

Local

The Lake Comes Alive

It must be Spring.  The ice is disappearing.  Ships are coming in, and ships are going out. Lake Superior is a busy place.

The ice has been stubborn, but the ships push through. 152 more words

Travel

Five hundred is the new number.

Now approved, Coast Guard’s expanded Regulated Navigation Area (RNA) is 500 yards north and 500 yards south of the span, Charles Rowe, Sector New York Public Affairs Office, said via email today. 112 more words

Tappan Zee Bridge

BBC World Service - World Update, Haiti migrants: ‘1000s try, 100s die’

Hundreds of Haitians are risking their lives every week making the voyage between their country and its richer Caribbean neighbours. The migrants cram themselves into dangerous small boats and run the gauntlet trying to avoid being picked up by the US coastguard. 37 more words

Haiti

U.S. Coast Guard And Special Operations Command Will Receive C-27Js

By Claudette Roulo
American Forces Press Service
(Department of Defense public affairs)

Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Robert J. Papp said yesterday he’s “delighted” to receive 14 of the 21 brand-new C-27J Spartan medium-range aircraft that were consigned to the boneyard by Air Force budget cuts. 590 more words

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