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Updates of efforts to bring relief and reconstruction to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands   The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Venturous, a 210-foot medium-endurance cutter homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida, arrives to deliver aid near the port …

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Wish our newest Paperwhite winner all the best! Shirley E. of Harrison, Arkansas! We have another Rapid Reward Fire Tablet Winner for Members along with two runner-ups who will be sent signed books. Congratulations once more! The winners of your …

WINNERS CIRCLE – Happy Kindle Paperwhite & Fire winners – Read More »

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From The Telegraph Overflowing urinals, uncovered drains and muddy carpets’ – Harmony of the Seas cruise liner is a ‘building site’, claim irate passengers ‘Overflowing urinals, uncovered drains and muddy carpets’ – Harmony of the Seas cruise liner is a …

First pass from passengers on Harmony of The Seas is that they wish they had taken a pass Read More »

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  The following is an interview I conducted with Smokey Holcomb, a Navy veteran who witnessed the D-Day invasion. By Ken RossignolTHE CHESAPEAKE TODAYLEXINGTON PARK — Rastus “Smokey” Holcomb served on the USS Arkansas and participated in 13 convoys across …

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It’s time to thank the Good Lord. We all have a lot to give thanks for and especially those souls who were on the recent foolish voyage of the Royal Caribbean Anthem of the Seas which came very close to …

Paperwhite Giveaway notes 104th anniversary of Titanic just 8 weeks after Anthem nearly rolled over with 6,000 souls on board Read More »

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 From GCaptain: The U.S. Coast Guard says it will inspect the storm-damaged Royal Caribbean cruise ship Anthem of the Seas upon its scheduled return to New York Harbor Wednesday evening following a nightmare cruise into a hurricane force storm off Cape …

Ships should not sail into the path of a storm; especially one with thousands of lives on board Read More »

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‘A likely story’ William Thompson Sloper boarded lifeboat number 7 By Ken Rossignol The story of the survival of William Thompson Sloper who lived when the Titanic sank began when Dorothy Gibson insisted that the 28-year-old stockbroker from New Brittain, …

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To meet rising demand for cruise vacations — one of the fastest growing segments of the vacation industry — four of company’s 10 brands will add new ships in 2016 New ships underscore the world’s largest travel and leisure company’s …

Carnival Corporation to Launch Four New Ships in 2016 Read More »

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