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Travel

In the depths of winter, Thunder Bay, Ontario, is a sleeping giant

In late January, as the polar vortex of 2019 gripped the Midwest, my group of friends were enjoying some rest and relaxation at a resort on Minnesota's icy North Shore. After checkout, one sensible couple fled to balmy Austin, Texas, for the second half of their vacation. But my companion and I pushed 100 miles farther north – to Thunder Bay, Ontario.

This woman used social media to document the engine failure of a Norwegian cruise ship

A retired Rio Vista woman used social media to document the engine failure of Viking Sky, a Norwegian cruise ship partially evacuated and then towed back to port this weekend.