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1 hr ago | The Indianapolis Star

Memorial at sea held for Plainfield pilots

Nearly a hundred people gathered on a ferry Sunday off the coast of American Samoa during a memorial service honoring the Indiana teenager who died and his father who is missing after their plane crashed during an attempt to circumnavigate the world.

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6 hrs ago | Boca News Now

Coast Guard Rescue Near Boca

On Sunday, July 27, 2014, at approximately 4:08 pm , deputies, assigned to the Marine Unit, were requested to assist the U.S. Coast Guard with a capsized boat a few miles off shore, between Boca Raton and Delray Beach.

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Related Topix: US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Boat Disaster, Boca Raton, FL, Delray Beach, FL

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Detroit News

Bound for San Diego, Coast Guardsman's mover gets beached in Mo.

It's hard to find a more inviting U.S. Coast Guard assignment than the San Diego station.

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Inside Bay Area

U.S. Coast Guard rescues three people from grounded boat near Antioch Bridge Sunday morning

Three injured people were rescued by U.S. Coast Guard crews Sunday morning after their boat was grounded east of the Antioch Bridge, authorities said.

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KIII

51 Year Old Man is Dead, 2 Others Rescued After a Boat Sinks in Copano Bay

According to the US Coast Guard, a 51-year-old man is dead and two others are safe, a 14-year-old girl and 52-year-old man, after their boat sank Sunday morning in Copano Bay, just north of Rockport, Texas.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Rockport, TX

The Jersey Journal

Runaway barge rams, shuts down bridge between Salem City, Pennsville

Authorities look down off the Veterans of Salem County Memorial Bridge Sunday morning at the barge which became lodged against the bridge.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Coast Guard suspends search for 2nd crash victim

U.S. Coast Guard officials have suspended the search for a man whose plane was being piloted by his 17-year-old son when it crashed in the ocean off American Samoa during an around-the-world flight attempt.

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WHTC

Tanker carrying Iraqi Kurdish oil anchored off Tex...

A tanker carrying crude oil from Iraqi Kurdistan was anchored near the Port of Galveston, Texas, and must undergo a routine safety inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard on Sunday before it can unload its cargo, an official said.

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KING-TV Seattle

Teen swept up in current after rescuing friends in Ocean Shores

An 18-year-old from California is presumed drowned after getting caught in a rip current while surfing with friends in Ocean Shores Saturday.

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Mid Devon Star

Naval warships HMS Argyll and HMS Portland met in the Caribbean while deployed on operations.

HMS Argyll and HMS Portland, both Plymouth-based, met off the coast of Puerto Rico to transfer essential stores and took the opportunity to conduct ship manoeuvring training.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bluffton Today

Tradewinds offers apology for grounded ship

A week after a Tradewinds Casino boat ran aground on its maiden Savannah cruise, stranding nearly 100 passengers for 18 hours on a sandbar off Tybee Island, the company has issued an apology, insisting no laws were broken and exonerating the boat's captain from any wrongdoing.

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CBS News

Surge of migrants being smuggled to U.S. via Puerto Rico

Illegal immigration and human smuggling aren't just a problem on the U.S. border with Mexico.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Illegal Immigration, US News, US Coast Guard, US Military

Ocean Pines Independent

Boater found dead in Crisfield sent for autopsy

Boater found dead in Crisfield sent for autopsy The body of 64-year-old boater Dennis Hitchcock of Salisbury undergoes autopsy Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/07/26/boater-found-dead-crisfield-sent-autopsy/13209519/ The body of Salisbury resident Dennis Hitchcock, found slumped in a ... (more)

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KWTX

Ammonia Leak Forces Closure Of Houston Ship Channel

Anhydrous ammonia that leaked from a vessel forced the closure of the Houston Ship Channel and nearby bridges and sent four workers to a hospital Friday evening, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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The Washington Post

Tanker Carrying Oil From Kurdistan Arrives Off Florida Coast

A ship carrying crude from Iraq's Kurdistan region is off the coast of Florida, with the future of the oil aboard murky because of uncertainty over who has the right to sell it.

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Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News, Galveston, TX

NOLA.com

Body of missing boater found in Tchefuncte River, Coast Guard says

A missing boater's body was found Friday, July 25 in the Tchefuncte River, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Island Packet

Fishing boat catches fire off Fripp Island

Two people were rescued Thursday afternoon after their fishing boat caught fire off Fripp Island, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Caribbean News Now!

US Coast Guard cutter returns home following deployment in the Caribbean

A Haitian migrant disembarks the Coast Guard cutter Confidence during a repatriation of 36 Haitian migrants in Cap Haitian, Haiti, on July 18, 2014.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Casino company offers apology after boat got stuck

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The company affiliated with a casino boat that got stuck off the coast near Tybee Island, Georgia, is apologizing to customers and insisting that no laws were broken.

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Related Topix: Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, Tybee Island, GA, US Coast Guard, US Military, US News

Trucker

DOT expands program to help veterans get trucking jobs to all 50 states, D.C.

To date, more than 6,000 current and former military personnel - including Reserves, National Guard, and U.S. Coast Guard service members - have taken advantage of FMCSA's Military Skills Test Waiver Program, which has been conducted in close cooperation with the Department of Transportation, Department of Defense and the American Association of ... (more)

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