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10 Great Day Trips From The South Coast

Are you looking for something fun to do this weekend? There are lots of great options to keep your family entertained, and they're all just a short drive or boat ride away.

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President’s Vacation Time On Par With Other Americans

President Barack Obama is criticized whenever he goes on vacation but travel industry data show he's taken about as much vacation this year as most Americans do.

Still, his decision to continue with a two-week holiday in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, and play hours of golf amid major foreign policy crises, has teed up his critics anew

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Martha’s Vineyard Success! [PHOTOS]

Thank you to everyone who gave me their suggestions for what to see / do on my first trip to the Vineyard. I had a WONDERFUL time and could not have picked a better two days to enjoy the island. Nothing but sun, sand and the sea for me! I'm happy to report that I got some color and no longer look sickly pale

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Photo by Rick Friedman-Pool/Getty Images

Obama Calls For Calm Following Missouri Shooting

President Obama is calling for calm and healing in a St. Louis suburb rocked by the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer.

Speaking after four nights of clashes between police and protesters, Obama remarked that there's never an excuse for violence against police or for vandalism and looting

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Obama: U.S. Aircraft Positioned To Strike In Northern Iraq

President Obama says U.S. aircraft are positioned to strike any ISIS forces that threaten Erbil in Northern Iraq.

In a statement from Martha's Vineyard, Obama said some of the Iraqis who were trapped by ISIS fighters on Mount Sinjar have been able to escape their situation

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Martha’s Vineyard Town Wants To Join Gaming Lawsuit

A town on Martha's Vineyard and a local community association want to join the state's lawsuit seeking to block the Aquinnah Wampanoag tribe's plans to build a gambling hall on the island.

In motions filed late Thursday, the town of Aquinnah and the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association petitioned to intervene in the state's suit, which is currently in U

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A Day Aboard The Oldest Surviving Wooden Whale Ship [Pictures/Video]

I arrived on Martha's Vineyard with only some basic knowledge of the Charles W. Morgan's history and whaling history in general. When I arrived back in New Bedford the following day, I had seen a glimpse of a whaler's life at sea

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U.S. Gives Conditional Backing For Cape Wind

The Department of Energy has made a conditional commitment for a $150 million loan guarantee for the proposed Cape Wind energy project, off the coast of Cape Cod.

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Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah Eyes Casino On Martha’s Vineyard

 

 

A Martha's Vineyard-based Indian tribe is claiming to have won federal approval to open a gambling facility on the island.

The Wampanoag Tribe of Aquinnah, a federally-recognized tribe, issued a statement on Tuesday saying it planned to move ahead with plans to convert an unfinished community center on tribal lands into a temporary Class II gambling facility.

Such

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Ever Take the Schamonchi to the Vineyard? Where Is It Now?

 

The New York Post is reporting that a group of artists who have been living on the Schamonchi while it was docked in Brooklyn, have been ordered to leave by the NYPD. The police cited them for living on an abandoned vessell.

The squatters had set up

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