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  1. Thousands of gallons of oil spilled in Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    Part of the Mississippi River was closed as crews investigated an oil spill caused by the collision of two tow boats, the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday. The collision Wednesday evening near Columbus, Kentucky, damaged at least one barge carrying clarified slurry oil.


  2. Blue Whale Trapped in Net Off SoCal CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NBC San Diego

    A blue whale is trapped in a net about five miles south of the Port of Los Angeles, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.


  3. Responsibility requested for "Sandbar Extravaganza"Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    Thousands of Southwest Florida boaters are expected to hit the water for Labor Day weekend. Many are making the journey to Picnic Island, which lies in San Carlos Bay for a big bash.


  4. Art Halvorson expected to announce second run for CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    Chambersburg >> Art Halvorson, a retired U.S. Coast Guard captain from Manns Choice, Bedford County, is expected to make another run for Pennsyalvania's Ninth Congressional District seat. The seat is currently held by Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg.


  5. GOP women hit Clinton on eve of 'Women for Hillary' launchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Five top New Hampshire Republican women Friday criticized Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as a divider on the eve of her visit to the state to launch a "Women for Hillary" coalition. Democratic U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, who has long been a Clinton supporter, will formally endorse the former secretary of state at the Portsmouth event Saturday morning.


  6. Texas Game Wardens Out in Force for Labor Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | KCEN

    Texas game wardens will be patrolling the state's public waters this Labor Day Weekend to make sure all boaters, anglers and swimmers get home safely. They will be on the lookout for boat operators who have had too much to drink.


  7. Flyover used to help locate spilled oil in Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    3, 2015. A tow, seen in the background, traveling north on the... . A crew works on a damaged barge along the shore of the Mississippi River moored at Columbus-Belmont State Park in Columbus, Ky., Thursday, Sept. 2 comments

  8. An Afternoon in the Bay with President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Seward City News

    ... through Resurrection Bay. Photo by Rick Smeriglio A flotilla of vessels awaited the President in the harbor. US Coast Guard Cutter Mustang had stretched its sea legs and polished its brass earlier in the day before returning to port. Numerous, USCG ...


  9. Mississippi River Closed Due to Collision, SpillRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Marine News

    A unified command team continues its response Friday to an oil spill in the Mississippi River following a collision between two towboats at mile marker 937 in Paducah Wednesday morning A barge containing clarified slurry oil suffered damage from the collision. Its cargo tank was ruptured, discharging approximately 120,588 gallons of oil into the river, according to the Coast guard.


  10. Arctic Sea Ice Heading for One of Lowest Extents on RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Discover

    Crew members of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy on Arctic sea ice during NASA's ICESCAPE mission in 2011. When I heard the news from the National Snow and Ice Data Center that Arctic sea ice will likely reach its third or fourth lowest minimum extent on record in coming weeks, I started looking for a compelling image to illustrate what's happening - one a bit more interesting than a map or graph .


  11. Imtech Germany to Be Sold in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Marine News

    The German unit of bankrupt Dutch engineering services company Imtech is expected to be sold in November, according to Imtech Germany's insolvency administrator. "The aim is to sign the sales contract for the whole unit or major parts shortly after ordinary insolvency proceedings have been opened in early November," Peter-Alexander Borchardt said.


  12. 'We lost the engine completely' pilot says before N.J. crash-landingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    CRESSKILL - The pilot of a small plane on a volunteer U.S. Coast Guard patrol reported engine trouble before making an emergency crash-landing near a borough athletic field, according to radio transmissions released Friday and officials. "We are experiencing engine roughness," a pilot on the Cessna 172 told controllers at LaGuardia Airport before the aircraft went down around 5 p.m. Thursday at Reagan Field.


  13. Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returns to Virginia Beach after successful rescues, drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The United States Coast Guard Cutter Dependable returned to JEB-Little Creek Fort Story on August 23rd after a 38-day patrol south of Florida. The cutter patrolled the area for a total of 6,600 nautical miles from the Florida Straights to the north Caribbean Sea in an effort to halt the flow of illegal migrants and illicit drugs into the United States.


  14. Editorial Roundup: Excerpts From Recent EditorialsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ABC News

    The 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and the levee breaks passed Saturday with memorials to the 1,833 who were lost and testimonials about how far we've come. Before we move on, though, we should take a moment to honor our rescuers.


  15. Neander Deal Sees Yanmar Return to Diesel OutboardsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Marine News

    Left to right: Floris Lettinga, YMI Global Sales Manager, with Lutz W. Lester: Managing Director Neander Shark Marking its return to the diesel outboard market, engineering company Yanmar Marine International has reached an agreement for exclusive distribution rights with German outboard manufacturer Neander Shark. YMI, whose headquarters are in the Netherlands, will distribute Neander Shark outboards worldwide through its network with access to more than 130 countries.


  16. US Oil Drillers Cut Rigs as Crude Prices CollapseRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Marine News

    U.S. energy firms cut 13 oil rigs for the first time in seven weeks, as a renewed slump in prices this summer forced drillers to make a second round of cut-backs. The decline brings the total to the week ending Sept.


  17. Chinese Navy Off Alaska: Combatants, Amphib and ReplenishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Defense Tech

    The discovery came the same week China held a massive military parade in Beijing to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Japanese surrender during World War II - and highlights its ambition to become a global military power. A Pentagon official on Friday declined to identify the names of the vessels but said they included three combatant ships, one amphibious landing vessel and one replenishment ship.


  18. Mississippi River barge backup builds at oil spill siteRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Reuters

    Barge shipping traffic on the Mississippi River backed up further on Friday after a tow boat accident and oil spill late on Wednesday prompted the U.S. Coast Guard to close a 17-mile stretch of the river near Paducah, Kentucky. A total of 33 barge tows hauling commodities such as oil and grain were waiting to pass through the shuttered section of the key shipping waterway between river mile markers 922 to 939, 10 of them heading downriver and 23 upriver, a Coast Guard spokesman.


  19. Long Weekend Welcomes Labor DayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    ... able to easily get their boats in the water. Even thought you won't have trouble getting on the water, the US Coast Guard is still reminding everyone to take precautions once out there. The US Coast Guard Boating Safety App outlines strategies for ...


  20. The Surface DVD ReviewRead the original story

    17 hrs ago |

    ... something to live for. The Bad: This snooze-fest is like a self-fellating promotional film produced by the US Coast Guard and the Michigan Parks department, or what have you. The story is very simple with a lackluster, Hallmark channel ending. The ...