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3 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Cutter helps Diomede by taking recyclables

The U.S. Coast Guard cutter SPAR made a stop at the island during a survey of the Chukchi Sea, and officials with the Native Village of Diomede asked if they could take some accumulated electronic waste with them, KNOM reported .

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7 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Coast Guard takes first look at water taxis; still four to six weeks away from service

Yard worker David Johnson uses hand signals to help back a new water taxi to its spot Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Sadler Point Marina in Jacksonville.

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

Coast Guard: Wreckage of Teen Pilot's Plane Found

The U.S. Coast Guard has found wreckage from an airplane piloted by a teenager who was killed when he crashed during an around-the-world flight, a Coast Guard spokesman said Thursday.

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11 hrs ago | ABC News 4 Charleston

Coroner: Missing diver's body found

Officials from the the Charleston County Coroner's confirmed that the remains of a missing teen have been located.

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15 hrs ago | Marine News

Gdi Awards N-Kom Us$110-M Contracts

Gulf Drilling International Limited, a subsidiary of Gulf International Services , the largest oilfield service company in Qatar, has awarded two contracts worth US110 million to Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine , a joint venture shipyard between Nakilat and Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine .

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19 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Bollinger Shipyards gets contract from Coast Guard

The New Orleans Advocate reports the funding brings the total number of the boats under contract with Lockport-based Bollinger to 30, and the contract's total value so far to more than $1.3 billion.

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19 hrs ago | The Inquirer & Mirror

Smoke from boat fire visible for miles

It took island firefighters, police, the harbormaster and U.S. Coast Guard nearly an hour Saturday to extinguish a boat fire whose flames could be seen from one side of Nantucket Harbor to the other, and whose smoke was visible from miles away.

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21 hrs ago | OregonLive.com

After nearly 70 years of waiting, Robert Potter receives medals for service in World War II

Robert Potter was just a teenager when he began transporting cargo and troops through dangerous South Pacific waters for the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Survey: Langley AFB in top third of 'best' bases

Air Force Times has published the results of an ambitious survey that ranks 68 U.S. Air Force bases in terms of desirability - weighing everything from cost of living to commissaries and climate.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Demolition progresses on Old Ledbetter Bridge

A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has finished saw cutting of decking on the three main spans of the Old Ledbetter Bridge.

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Sunherald.com

Spokeswoman: Indiana teen pilot dies in crash

Annie Hayat said the plane flown by 17-year-old Haris Suleman went down shortly after leaving Pago Pago in American Samoa Tuesday night.

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Brandon Sun

Family spokeswoman: US teen killed when plane crashes during record-attempt flight

A U.S. teenager who was attempting to set a record for an around-the-world flight has died in a crash over the Pacific Ocean, a family spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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U.S. Naval Institute

Coast Guard Led 9-11 Water Evacuation Was - Bigger Than Dunkirk'

The U.S. Coast Guard led a water evacuation of more than 500,000 people from Manhattan following the Sept.

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KFVS12

Mississippi River reopens after barge accident

A railroad bridge is undamaged and Mississippi River traffic is moving again at Louisiana, Missouri, after barges broke free from their tow and became stuck under the bridge.

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Daily Herald

Officials share tips for staying safe in the water

Maintain constant supervision. • Pay especially close attention to children and seniors when at the beach.

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Summerville Journal Scene

Summerville woman dies in Lake Erie

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's office said 44-year-old Roxanna Gance, of Summerville, S.C., was discovered in the Cleveland Metroparks.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

Escapade got stuck in South Carolina waters

Here's a new twist to a story we've been following. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the casino ship that ran aground on a sandbar off the coast of Tybee was actually in South Carolina waters.

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Baltimore News

Coast Guard looking for hoax caller from Maryland

The U.S. Coast Guard is asking for the public's help in identifying a person who has made numerous false distress calls from southern Maryland.

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CBS Local

4 Rescued After Vessel Crash Near LA Harbor Lighthouse

Crews rescued four people trapped near the Los Angeles Harbor lighthouse in San Pedro following a boat crash, authorities said.

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Patch.com

Search Ends, Diver's Body Recovered Off Marblehead Coast

The body of a diver that was missing for several hours on Tuesday was recovered from the waters off Marblehead, a State Police spokesman said on Tuesday afternoon.

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