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  1. Coast Guard Rescues 12 Men, Port Mansfield Man Hunkers Down as Harvey StrengthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | KRGV

    NEAR PORT MANSFIELD The U.S. Coast Guard rescued 12 men onboard a 160-foot vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield on Friday. While the Coast Guard cannot say for sure if it was Hurricane Harvey that caused the commercial diving vessel Gulf Justice to take on water, it is a reminder of how dangerous rough seas can be.

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  2. Coast Guard rescues 12 off Texas coast before hurricane hitsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 25 | KRGV

    The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued a dozen people from a boat taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas, about 120 miles south of Corpus Christi, Texas. Coast Guard officials issued a statement Friday evening saying that the 160-foot commercial diving vessel Gulf Justice was taking on water in the early hours of Friday around 3:40 a.m. After a tug boat was unable to assist, the Coast Guard launched two helicopter crews about 12:40 p.m. to rescue the 12 people before Hurricane Harvey hindered the agency's efforts.

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  3. Port Mansfield Residents Waiting Out HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KRGV

    PORT MANSFIELD Some people in Port Mansfield are choosing not to leave their homes as Hurricane Harvey approaches the gulf. However, they are preparing for what Harvey may bring.

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  4. The Latest: Hurricane warning issued for Texas coastRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 24 | KRGV

    The storm's maximum sustained winds are near 45 mph but the U.S. National Hurricane Center says Harvey is expected to strengthen to a hurricane by Friday, when it's expected to approach the southern Texas coast. As of 5 a.m. EDT, the storm was centered about 370 miles southeast of Port Mansfield and was moving north near 10 mph .

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  5. The Latest: Harvey could dump heavy rain in Texas, LouisianaRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 23 | KRGV

    An Air Force hurricane hunter aircraft has found former tropical storm Harvey hasn't gained new strength in recent hours as it crawls across the Gulf of Mexico toward Texas. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Wednesday that Harvey could regain tropical storm status in coming hours and become a hurricane Friday as it threatens to bring heavy rains to parts of Texas and southwestern Louisiana later in the week.

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  6. Tropical system appears headed for TexasRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 23 | KRGV

    Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered the State Operations Center to elevate its readiness level and is making state resources available for preparation and possible rescue and recovery actions amid forecasts a tropical storm will make landfall along the Texas Gulf Coast. The National Hurricane Center says the remnants Tropical Storm Harvey cleared Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula and have been regenerating into a tropical depression over the Gulf of Mexico.

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  7. Harvey to dump heavy rains on Texas; hurricane possibleRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 23 | KRGV

    Former Tropical Storm Harvey has restrengthened into a tropical depression forecast to dump heavy rains on the Gulf Coast and become a hurricane by the time it hits Texas on Friday. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Wednesday that Harvey is likely to intensify as it moves over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and deliver heavy rain to parts of eastern Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

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  8. Tar Washes Up on SPI Beaches, Clean-Up UnderwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | KRGV

    The tar was observed from the Port Mansfield ship channel to Isla Blanca Park, said Tony Resinger, a Cameron County extension agent with the Texas Sea Grant. Friday evening crews from the U.S. Coast Guard, Texas General Land Office, City of South Padre Island and Cameron County began cleanup efforts.

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  9. Coast Guard Rescue near Port MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | KRGV

    The coast guard rescued a man suffering from a reported stroke on a fishing boat. The rescue happened last Thursday 28 miles east of Port Mansfield.

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  10. Coast Guard Rescue Near Port MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | KRGV

    Coast guard crews saved a fishing vessel that was taking on water in the Gulf of Mexico. It happened overnight Saturday 30 miles east of the Port Mansfield jetties.

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  11. Willacy Co. JP Burdened with CaseloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | KRGV

    RAYMONDVILLE A Willacy County Justice of the Peace said he's carrying the caseload of more than half the county. With one JP newly retired and another on sick leave, Judge Juan Salinas said he's taking on the caseload of three courts.

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  12. Port Mansfield Cracking Down on Trespassing ViolatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | KRGV

    "People get really frustrated when you're trying to get somewhere and you're feeding the deer on the road. It's a hazard for the deer.

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  13. Port Mansfield Looking to Drones to Help with RescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | KRGV

    One of the biggest issues they face is actually locating a stranded boat itself. Sometimes they don't have their proper GPS coordinates or they move.

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  14. 4 Rescued Off Coast of Port MansfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | KRGV

    Four people have been rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew after their boat capsized 15 miles north of Port Mansfield in far South Texas. The Coast Guard says the four were aboard an 18-foot boat and were not wearing life jackets but the water depth - about 3 feet - blocked small boat crews from the Coast Guard from assisting.

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  15. Coast Guard rescues 4 from capsized South Texas boatRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2017 | KRGV

    Four people have been rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter crew after their boat capsized 15 miles north of Port Mansfield in far South Texas. The Coast Guard says the four were aboard an 18-foot boat and were not wearing life jackets but the water depth - about 3 feet - blocked small boat crews from the Coast Guard from assisting.

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  16. Owner Faces Criminal Charges After Vehicle Gets Stuck in SandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | KRGV

    Voegtle said they drove along the shore for 25 miles until they got to a popular fishing spot directly east of Port Mansfield. "We spent a good three and a half hours to four hours to dig out our buddy's truck.

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  17. Port Mansfield Holds First Deer FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | KRGV

    PORT MANSFIELD A few years back the residents of Port Mansfield found themselves surrounded by deer. They recently decided to have a festival to show appreciation for the animals.

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  18. Fisherman Stranded Near Port Mansfield Returns HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | KRGV

    George Young, 50, left for sea on Monday. His family members contacted the U.S. Coast Guard after he didn't return Tuesday morning.

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