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  1. Man killed by officers in Marinette County identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 8 | Star Tribune

    Marinette County officials say 35-year-old Jesse Cole Shuping of Portsmouth, Virginia had been in the Marinette area for about six weeks and spent some time at a local shelter. They say he recently befriended a local person who allowed him to stay at her home.

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  2. Watchdog report: Aging Navy shipyards costing billionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The watchdog agency for Congress says the Navy's aging public shipyards are failing to fully meet the military's needs. It found that a backlog of projects to maintain and restore ships will take 19 years to clear.

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  3. Coast Guard suspends search for missing French sailorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The U.S. Coast Guard says it has suspended the search for a French sailor who issued a distress call after he left North Carolina for New York City one week ago. The Coast Guard said the command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, received a mayday call late last Sunday from 73-year-old Joseph Calland aboard the 39-foot sailboat Nennette.

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  4. Coast Guard searching for missing French sailorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2017 | Star Tribune

    The Coast Guard is looking for a French sailor who issued a distress call after he left North Carolina for New York City earlier this week. The Coast Guard said in a news release that the command center in Portsmouth, Virginia, received a mayday call late Sunday from 73-year-old Joseph Calland aboard the 39-foot sailboat Nennette.

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  5. Suicide brings fresh scrutiny to jail over inmate deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A Virginia jail under federal investigation over the care of inmates who've died there is facing fresh scrutiny after a prisoner hanged himself with his bedsheets over the weekend. Jakim Funderburk, 20, died early Sunday morning, three months after entering the Hampton Roads Regional Jail in Portsmouth.

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  6. Navy: Arrest of AWOL sailor and new mother was 'last resort'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A 24-year-old U.S. Navy sailor who had a baby in August was arrested and remains on a military hold after being accused of deserting her post, court records show. Ana Lucia Gnecco was arrested Wednesday at her parents' home in Hollywood, Florida, after failing to report on Jan. 14 to her base in Portsmouth, Virginia, where she is a seaman quartermaster and worked in the reception and medical support at the Naval Medical Center.

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