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  • Hit by COVID, Senegal's women find renewed hope in fishing

    BARGNY, Senegal - Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather was a fisherman, and her grandmother and mother processed fish. Like generations of women, she helps support her family in the small community of Bargny by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers. They were baptized by fish, these women say.
  • Hit by COVID, Senegal's women find renewed hope in fishing

    BARGNY, Senegal - Since her birth on Senegal’s coast, the ocean has always given Ndeye Yacine Dieng life. Her grandfather was a fisherman, and her grandmother and mother processed fish. Like generations of women, she now helps support her family in the small community of Bargny by drying, smoking, salting and fermenting the catch brought home by male villagers. They were baptized by fish, these women say.
  • Border closure can't keep grandparents from Canadian wedding

    ST. STEPHEN, N.B. - With the border closed, a Canadian couple still found a way for their grandparents from Maine to see their waterfront wedding.
  • Edmunds: Best crossover SUVs for towing

    RV and trailer sales greatly increased this summer as consumers sought out vacations while remaining socially distant during the pandemic. But what's the best vehicle to tow them?
  • US agency seeks 'hosts' for rotting whales amid die-off

    PORTLAND, Ore. - So many gray whales are dying off the U.S. West Coast that scientists and volunteers dealing with the putrid carcasses have an urgent request for coastal residents: Lend us your private beaches so these ocean giants can rot in peace.
  • Edmunds compares Jeep Gladiator with Colorado, Tacoma

    The midsize truck segment has been gaining in popularity in recent years. Now there's a new player in the segment to further stoke a truck lover's desire: the all-new 2020 Jeep Gladiator.
  • 3 dead after commercial crabbing vessel capsizes off Oregon

    PORTLAND, Ore. - A commercial crabbing boat capsized in rough waters off the Oregon coast, killing the three men aboard and sending a shock wave through a seafaring community already struggling from a monthlong delay to the annual crabbing season.
  • Edmunds: Why pickups are becoming the new family car

    What's America's favourite family vehicle? The SUV? The minivan? These days, it could very well be the pickup truck.
  • Harvest of clams continues to dwindle in New England

    PORTLAND, Maine - The harvest of soft-shell clams is dwindling along the coast of New England, where the shellfish are embedded in the culture as much as the tidal muck.
  • Freebie treasures: finding beauty and value in repurposing

    AUGUSTA, Maine - OK, I admit it. I pick up castoff gloves I find along the side of the road.

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