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  1. Life jackets can save lives, but only if you wear themRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Newberry Observer

    While wearing a personal flotation device will not prevent a boating accident, it will give you a much better chance of surviving if you end up in the water as the result of one. While wearing a personal flotation device will not prevent a boating accident, it will give you a much better chance of surviving if you end up in the water as the result of one.


  2. Oregon girl drowns off Washington coast: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A 12-year-old girl from Oregon drowned Sunday night north of Long Beach, Washington, according to the Chinook Observer . The newspaper reports Daniela Garcia of Warrenton died at an Ilwaco hospital.


  3. TSA intelligence chief replaced in shuffle after facing criticismRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Less than a month after he came under stinging criticism from whistleblowers testifying before Congress, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration's key intelligence division has been replaced. TSA Administrator Peter V. Neffenger, a former Vice Commandent in the U.S. Coast Guard, defended intelligence chief Kelly Hoggan in his own testimony on Capitol Hill on May 12. On Monday, he announced in a memo to TSA staff that Hoggan had been replaced.


  4. 623-foot vessel that ran aground in the Columbia River headed to Japan - with boulder inside hullRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    A 623-foot vessel that ran aground early this spring in the Columbia River is headed to Japan - with a boulder lodged inside its hull. The Sparna, a Panamanian-flagged bulk carrier, ran aground March 21 in a narrow part of the river near Cathlamet, Washington.


  5. Weight for DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Marine News

    ... communicated but there is still a lack of standardisation and coordination. Complicating matters further the US Coast Guard recently said that existing US laws for providing the gross verified mass of containers were equivalent to the requirements ...


  6. Northeast Tarrant schools fare well in list of county's bestRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Children at Risk ranked North Texas schools, and five elementary schools from the Southlake Carroll district took top honors. Other schools in Northeast Tarrant County also did well, including Westlake Academy.


  7. Blu-ray Review: 'The Finest Hours'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Disney 's " The Finest Hours " may be based on the incredible true story of the greatest small-boat rescue in Coast Guard history, but the film itself is far from extraordinary. The maritime action-thriller focuses on a stormy winter night back in 1952 when a T-2 oil tanker was torn in two off the New England coast, trapping more than 30 sailors on its rapidly sinking stern.


  8. Lighthouse Museum looks to expand membershipRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

    Maine Lighthouse Museum, home to the largest collection of lighthouse, life-saving and U.S. Coast Guard artifacts in the nation, is seeking new members. Memberships in the museum, located at One Park Drive overlooking Rockland Harbor and Penobscot Bay, are available at different levels, starting at $25, each with its own benefits.


  9. New USCG Recreational Boating Statistics Released In Time for National Safe Boating WeekRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Webster County Citizen

    New recreational boating statistics were released by the U.S. Coast Guard just in time for National Safe Boating Week, which kicks off this weekend through . Missouri ranks No.


  10. News | EDITORIAL: Poor Journalism Shames Member of the Military,...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Go Local

    A Providence Journal news article published on Friday unveiled that five members of the House Finance Committee were absent from a meeting. The article was hard hitting and was the foundation for an unprecedented front page editorial that was published on Sunday, which claimed that the missing legislators "must have had something better to do with their time."


  11. Man pulled from Lake Erie drowns, officials sayRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Delaware Gazette

    CLEVELAND - Officials say a man is dead after apparently falling into Lake Erie.A Cleveland Metroparks spokesman says the man was pulled from the lake Sunday afternoon in Cleveland.Officials say the man had been seen in distress about 40 feet away from the shore near a fishing platform.U.S. Coast Guard crews who had been training nearby were able ... (more)


  12. Why sea ice grows in Antarctica while the Arctic is meltingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, in the midst of their ICESCAPE mission, retrieves supplies in the Arctic Ocean in this July 12, 2011 NASA handout photo. Researchers supported by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration may have found an explanation for the differences in coverage between Arctic and Antarctic ice sheets.


  13. El Faro investigators again ask about conflict of interestRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    On Friday May 20, 2016 the United States Coast Guard continued its Marine Board of Investigation into the sinking of the El Faro on October 1, 2015. Cdr. Jeff Bray Marine Board of Investigation Legal Advisor U.S. Coast Guard listens as Capt.


  14. Cuban refugees await fate after landing on lighthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    There were dramatic pictures of a group of Cuban refugees standing atop the Historic American Shoal lighthouse five miles off Sugarloaf Key. News helicopters chronicled the scene as Coast Guardsmen were able to talk the Cubans into coming off the structure and board a Coast Guard vessel.


  15. Boating fatalities continue to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WNED

    As the weather warms, more are shoving off for adventures on the Great Lakes. "Unfortunately, people are just running out there to have fun without thinking first and that's the problem," said Lauren Laughlin, Petty Officer Second Class of the U.S. Coast Guard.


  16. Coast Guard: Cuban migrants come down from lighthouseRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The U.S. Coast Guard says 19 Cuban migrants have come down from an iron lighthouse off the Florida Keys. Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss says multiple federal agencies will determine whether the lighthouse is dry land under the so-called "wet-foot, dry-foot policy."


  17. PPG Aerospace Coatings Recreate Historic Paint Schemes for Coast Guard AircraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Coatings World

    Advanced aerospace military coatings by PPG recreate historic paint schemes for repainted aircraft commemorating U.S. Coast Guard aviation's 100th anniversary. Thirteen helicopters comprising three types HH-52A, MH-60 and MH-65 and two HC-144 search-and-rescue fixed-wing airplanes have been repainted in a visual retrospective celebrating the centennial.


  18. Legion to dedicate another 192 bricks recognizing military personnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | This Week Community News

    World War II veteran Jack Walsh, who served in the U.S. Coast Guard, looks at names on a wall of bricks to be dedicated during Memorial Day services. Walsh is a member of Johnstown American Legion Post 254, where the dedication ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, May 30. Post 254 is at 180 W. Maple St. Another 192 veterans, living and deceased, will be recognized on Johnstown's Wall of Honor during a Memorial Day ceremony beginning at 2 p.m. Monday, May 30, at American Legion Post 254, 180 W. Maple St. Post Cmdr.


  19. Japan and China are locked in a Coast Guard 'arms race'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A a Japanese Coast Guard crew member records Taiwanese fishing boats from his patrol boat near the disputed islands called Senkaku in Japan and Diaoyu in China, in the East China Sea. China and Japan are redefining the nature and purpose of the Coast Guard.


  20. Second set of El Faro hearings continue MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    The stern of the El Faro is shown on the ocean floor taken from an underwater video camera November 1, 2015. U.S. Coast Guard investigators are resuming their probe of the deadly sinking of a cargo ship during a hurricane last fall, with two weeks of hearings to examine ship operations, weather forecasts and regulatory oversight getting underway.