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Granholm Confirmed As New Energy Secretary

Former Governor Jennifer Granholm was confirmed Thursday by the U.S. Senate as new secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy. “My sincere thanks to the Senate for your confidence in me,” Ms. Granholm tweeted after the 64-35 vote. “I’m obsessed with creating good-paying clean energy jobs in all corners of […]

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are divorcing

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West are ending their marriage, a representative for the reality star confirmed to ABC News on Friday. Kardashian West, 40, and West, 43, married in 2014 and have four children together: North, 7; Saint, 5; Chicago, 3; and Psalm, 1. The couple has reportedly been […]

Rush Limbaugh, conservative talk radio pioneer, dead at 70

Rush Limbaugh, the monumentally influential media icon who transformed talk radio and politics in his decades behind the microphone, helping shape the modern-day Republican Party, died Wednesday at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer, his family announced. Limbaugh’s wife, Kathryn, made the announcement on his radio show. The […]

COVID-19 Safety Requirements in the Maritime
Transportation System

The President issued Executive Order (13998), Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel that requires masks be worn on all “public maritime vessels, including ferries” to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued order, Requirement for Persons to Wear Masks while […]

Roger Blough catches fire – no injuries to crew

Firefighters from around the area were at Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding Monday morning to put out a fire on one of the docked ships. At approximately 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, the fire broke out on the motor vessel Roger Blough. Smoke could be seen for hours after the initial call. Firefighters […]