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  1. AM briefing: 'Pokemon Go-playing driver kills woman'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    It was the first fatal accident in Japan linked to the augmented-reality mobile game since its release in the country a month ago, Japanese police said. The 39-year-old farmer was arrested after his vehicle hit the two women on a road in the city of Tokushima on Shikoku Island, Kyodo News agency reported.

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  2. Customs patrol boat rescues stricken mariner in Bellingham BayRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Bellingham Herald

    Crew members aboard a U.S. Customs and Border Protection boat rescued a man whose sailboat capsized in Bellingham Bay on Sunday afternoon. According to a Customs statement, the U.S. Coast Guard alerted the crew of a 38-foot Customs and Border Protection patrol boat that a mariner was clinging to a capsized vessel that lost its mast in rough seas Sunday afternoon.

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  3. Cruise-ship evacuation exercise begins as luxury liner prepares for Arctic trekRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A member of the Stratton's crew signals to the pilot of a Coast Guard helicopter during a training exercise held earlier this month off Alaska's northern coast. The agency has stationed two MH-60 helicopters in Kotzebue to help it respond more quickly to emergencies around the remote Arctic expanse.

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  4. El Faro captain ordered crew to abandon ship before sinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Bangor Daily News

    The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas, killing all 33 onboard, including four mariners from Maine , the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Wednesday. Twenty-six hours of newly recovered audio, captured by microphones on the ship's bridge, offer chilling detail into the final hours before the 790-foot ship sank on Oct. 1 , after sailing into Hurricane Joaquin on a routine cargo run between Florida and Puerto Rico.

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  5. Cargo ship captain ordered crew to leave before fatal sinking: NTSBRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Raw Story

    The stern of the El Faro is shown on the ocean floor taken from an underwater video camera on November 1, 2015. Courtesy National Transportation Safety Board/Handout via REUTERS The captain of the doomed El Faro cargo ship sounded an alarm for his crew to abandon the vessel shortly before it sank last fall in a hurricane near the Bahamas, killing all 33 onboard, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Wednesday.

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  6. Search for capsize victim waits for big push over the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Taranaki Daily News

    No official search was taking place today, Thursday, for an 18-year-old man missing off the coast of New Plymouth, as police gear up for a big search over the weekend. Matt Smith has not been seen since the boat he was in flipped about a kilometre off Back Beach near New Plymouth early on Monday morning.

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  7. Fire boat didn't respond to plane crash because nobody asked for it,...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SooToday

    Sault Fire Services was not on scene after a small float plane flipped over on the St. Marys River on Monday, for two reasons, says Fire Chief Mike Figliola. The incident happened near Bell's Point Campground, in an area of the river which comes under the jurisdiction of the Garden River First Nation Fire Department, he said.

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  8. Bank branch manager, constable helps with floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Denham Springs Regions Bank branch manager Nicole Elmore spent the first few days of what some are calling the Great Flood of 2016 navigating the flooding in her role as a member of the Baton Rouge Constable's Office. "We got in the boat around 1 p.m. Saturday and spent all night and the next day on the boat answering calls," said Elmore, who works as a deputy part-time.

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  9. Olympics: Clifton's Sichel heads to Paralympic GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Jenny Sichel of Clifton is headed to the 2016 Rio Paralympics next month as the coxswain of the US LTA4+ rowing team. Sichel is a 2006 graduate of Clifton High School and former majorette in the marching band.

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  10. NTSB recovers data from El Faro recorder retrieved from ocean floorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    El Faro captain Michael Davidson sounding the alarm and ordering his fellow crew members to abandon ship is among the last of the audio in the 26 hours of information recovered from the ship's data recorder. The recovered audio also includes discussion about flooding, lost propulsion and the condition of the ship in the final hours before it capsized Oct. 1 during Hurricane Joaquin killing all 33 on board, according to a Wednesday release by the National Transportation Safety Board.

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  11. Dramatic video shows crew in rescue boat battling huge stormy waves ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Dramatic video shows crew in rescue boat battling huge stormy waves as they desperately search for woman swept away in freak accident A dramatic video shows a rescue boat being violently buffeted by huge, stormy waves as the crew desperately search for a missing woman. Members of the RNLI team battled incredibly difficult conditions on August 20 while looking for Joy Godfray off the coast of Jersey.

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  12. Coast Guard rescues 2 men from sinking boatRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    A Coast Guard crew recused two men after their 14-foot boat ran aground and began taking on water at the mouth of the Columbia River. The U.S. Coast Guard says a mariner called to report a boat had run aground near Desdemona Sands and needed assistance Tuesday afternoon.

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  13. 26 Hours of Information Recovered from El Faro's VDRRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Marine News

    A group led by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has gathered information from the recovered voyage data recorder of sunken cargo ship El Faro to develop a detailed transcript of the sounds and discernible words captured on the ship's bridge before sinking during Hurricane Joaquin in October 2015. In all about 26 hours of information was recovered from the VDR, including bridge audio, weather data and navigational data.

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  14. Power Station Worker's Private Collection Yields Bronze Age TreasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    A man who spent many years collecting metal artifacts from the ocean near the power plant where he worked in Israel secretly amassed a huge collection of valuable and ancient treasures. Archaeologists were recently given the trove of artifacts after the man, who had worked for years at the Orot Rabin Power Station in Hadera, on the coast of Israel, passed away and his family began sorting through his belongings.

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  15. Lawmaker wants Cajun Navy to train, pay fee before saving othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | USA Today

    Lawmaker wants Cajun Navy to train, pay fee before saving others GOP state lawmaker wants government regulations for actions by Louisiana's citizen heroes. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2bTAE5f The Good Samaritans dubbed the 'Cajun Navy' who rescued hundreds, of people during Louisiana's Great Flood of 2016 are not happy after a state lawmaker announced that he wants government regulations on future actions by the citizen heroes.

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  16. Tropics Forecast Remains Unclear, but Worth WatchingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The situation in the tropics remains incredibly complex with all the attention focused on what is being called Invest 99L, which remains a tropical wave. This wave is located along the Leeward Islands and making it's way toward Puerto Rice, how it handles this interaction with land will determine how this wave develops and ultimately where it will end up.

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  17. Identity of theft suspect sought by policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    On August 18, 2016, the Breaux Bridge Police Department was contacted regarding a theft at Courtesy Ford in Breaux Bridge. During the incident the suspect allegedly removed several tailgates from 2016 and 2017 models F-150 trucks.

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  18. Boil water advisory for Point Blue Water System liftedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Partly cloudy skies are expected today with afternoon temperatures in the low 90s and heat index values near 100 most of the afternoon. Just a 30% chance for showers and thunderstorms popping up with the daytime heating.

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  19. Fire fighters battling large fire in Lafayette ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    According to Alton Trahan, spokesman for the Lafayette Fire Dept, Carencro, Scott and Lafayette Fire departments are on scene in the 400 block of Elaine Dr. Partly cloudy skies are expected today with afternoon temperatures in the low 90s and heat index values near 100 most of the afternoon. Just a 30% chance for showers and thunderstorms popping up with the daytime heating.

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  20. Cutout Photo: Klaus with K / Wikimedia Commons / MGNRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The purpose of the checkpoint is to target impaired drivers under the influence of alcohol or any other dangerous substance. Partly cloudy skies are expected today with afternoon temperatures in the low 90s and heat index values near 100 most of the afternoon.

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