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  1. This week in historyRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    On Jan. 26, 1915, President Woodrow Wilson signed the Rocky Mountain National Park Act, which created America's 10th national park. On Jan. 27, 1945, during World War II, Soviet troops liberated the Nazi concentration camps Auschwitz and Birkenau in Poland.

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  2. Searchers look for overdue kayaker offshore of Jacksonville BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    U.S. Coast Guard and local law enforcement authorities aided by aircraft searched for an overdue kayaker Sunday in the Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of the Jacksonville Beach Pier in Jacksonville Beach. Sangree was last seen about 5 p.m. Friday, and had stated that he was going out by himself on Saturday.

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  3. Tracy pilot runs out of fuel over ocean, rescued by shipRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    The pilot of a single-engine airplane from Tracy ran out of fuel over the Pacific Ocean en route to Hawaii -- but he was able to ditch the plane in the water and then a cruise ship came to his rescue, the U.S. Coast Guard said Sunday. The man is safe and in good condition.

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  4. Pilot Rescued After Running Out Of Fuel, Ditching Plane At Sea; Flight Originated From TracyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS13 CBS13 is getting answers. See latest Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto news and weather from CBS13 News.

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  5. Tracy Pilot Runs out of Fuel near Hawaii, Rescued by Cruise ShipRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KTXL-TV Sacramento

    A pilot of a single engine Cirrus SR-22 airplane ran out of fuel 253 miles northeast of Maui, and is now safe after being rescued by a cruise ship. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the pilot deployed the plane's airframe parachute system just before 5 p.m. Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time.

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  6. Great Lakes shipping lanes facing severe ice blockages through winterRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... told the media. "Last year was a 30-year exception, and we still kept the shipping lanes open as needed." The US Coast Guard operates nine ice-capable ships on the lakes. Eight will operate this winter as one of the vessels is undergoing a refit as ...

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  7. Report: White House Wants to Use - Frozen' to Teach Climate ChangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Breitbart.com

    The Obama administration is reportedly looking to enlist the Walt Disney Co. to inform children about the dangers of climate change by using the popular animated film franchise, Frozen .

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  8. Monday holiday marks 108 years...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | Samoa News

    American Samoa will mark next Monday 108 years since the Manu'a island group was ceded to the United States and became part of American Samoa, but no ceremony is scheduled to be held in Manu'a this year. Deputy Secretary of Samoan Affairs, Nanai Afuola announced on KVZK-TV Wednesday night that due to transportation problems, there will be no ceremony in Manu'a, however a church service marking Manu'a Cession Day will be held this Sunday and Lt.

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  9. We Need Another Stinking IcebreakerRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Small dead animals

    A brutal winter that slowed the start of the 2014 shipping season on the Great Lakes has one organization asking Congress for another heavy icebreaker. The Lake Carriers' Association said it would like to see a second vessel built to keep shipping lanes open on the lakes during harsh winter conditions.

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  10. St. Charles grandfather, grandsons honored at Blackhawks gameRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    It was an emotional moment for the Strohmaier family of St. Charles when a grandfather and his three grandsons shared the spotlight as military honorees at a Chicago Blackhawks game. As Jim Cornelison sang the national anthem before the start of the Jan. 18 game at the United Center, World War II veteran Charles Strohmaier, 87, stood proudly on the ice with his grandsons Steven, Kevin and Brian Strohmaier, who are serving in the Coast Guard, National Guard and Army.

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  11. Deadly 130-foot tsunami created by 8.1 quake in the AleutiansRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    In spring of 1946, five men stationed at the Scotch Cap lighthouse had reasons to be happy. World War II was over. 1 comment

  12. Broken pipe on cruise ship causes cancellations, delaysRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | BayouBuzz.com

    A broken water pipe flooded some electrical equipment and caused a delay in departure for a cruise ship slated to leave New Orleans. The cruise line said the ship's critical systems, including navigation, were operational.

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  13. Sunday Favorites: Egmont Shipwreck Named Archaeological PreserveRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Bradenton Times

    The USS Narcissus and her sister ship, the USS Athena , had just departed Tampa, headed out on a long journey to New York, where they were to be decommissioned and sold. The voyage ended the active military legacies of both steam tugs; however, one of the ships never arrived at her destination.

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  14. Broken water pipe delays departure, forces cancellations for cruise in New OrleansRead the original story

    Yesterday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    A broken water pipe delayed the departure and forced cancellations for guests of a cruise headed out of New Orleans Saturday. Serenade of the Seas was scheduled to depart from the Port of New Orleans Saturday until crew members discovered a pipe that broke and flooded electrical equipment.

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  15. Gulf Coast's tallest lighthouse offers great viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal

    After climbing its 177 steps, the Pensacola Lighthouse at Naval Air Station Pensacola offers some of the U.S. Gulf Coast's most beautiful views. The powerful beacon on the Gulf Coast's oldest and tallest lighthouse is visible 27 miles out to sea, 30 miles on a bright day, according to local mariners.

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  16. Sunday Favorites: Egmont Shipwreck Named Archeological PreserveRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Bradenton Times

    The USS Narcissus and her sister ship, the USS Athena , had just departed Tampa, headed out on a long journey to New York, where they were to be decommissioned and sold. The voyage ended the active military legacies of both steam tugs, however one of the ships never arrived at her destination.

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  17. Beach memorial for LA County lifeguard who died in swim testRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    A Los Angeles County Fire Department member rings a bell during a memorial service for Ocean Lifeguard Specialist Brian Kutil on Dockweiler Beach in Los Angeles Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. Kutil, 42, was a 20-year veteran of the lifeguard division who died Jan. 15 during an annual 500-meter recertification swim at an area school.

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  18. A Salute To The Coast Guard At 100Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Hartford Courant

    A U.S. Coast Guard boat patrols Boston Harbor outside the federal courthouse in Boston on Jan. 5, the first day of jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A U.S. Coast Guard boat patrols Boston Harbor outside the federal courthouse in Boston on Jan. 5, the first day of jury selection in the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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  19. Man gets 4 months in jail in fatal boat crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    The operator of a cabin cruiser that rammed and killed a man on a smaller fishing boat in a San Francisco Bay accident near Brisbane has been sentenced to four months in jail. On Friday, Judge Joseph Scott of San Mateo County Superior Court also placed Phillip Larson , 78, on 18 months of probation and ordered him to pay $20,000 in restitution to the victim's family.

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  20. Volunteers sought for Skipjack Nathan ofaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Worcester County Times

    Volunteers sought for Skipjack Nathan of Dorchester All kinds of volunteers are welcome, including people who will work on the boat and off. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: The SkipjackNathan of Dorchester and her crew are looking for volunteers to join in the 2015 sailing season.

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