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  1. Manhattan Beach section closed by mysterious oil globsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Denver Post

    A stretch of Manhattan Beach is closed as U.S. Coast Guard scientists investigate mysterious balls of tar or oil that have washed ashore. Fire officials say it appears to be about a barrel or two of oil - nothing like the spill from a pipeline that created a 10-square-mile slick off the Santa Barbara County coast last week.


  2. Globs of oil wash ashore on southern California beachRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Local and federal officials are investigating globs of oil washed up on a southern California beach on Wednesday, officials said. U.S. Coast Guard spokesman Michael Anderson said crews were investigating the streak of tar balls that spread across about 6.5 miles of Manhattan Beach, just southwest of Los Angeles.


  3. Coast Guard Foundation Hosts Annual TributeRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Marine News

    The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that its 11th Annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard in Our Nation's Capital will take place on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the National Building Museum, Washington, D.C. The Honorable James R. Clapper, Director of National Intelligence and Admiral Paul F. Zukunft, Commandant of the Coast Guard will deliver keynote remarks. CNN's Kyra Phillips, and Fox News' John Roberts will emcee the event.


  4. Oil slick closes large stretch of Manhattan BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KFI

    An oil slick closed a large stretch of Manhattan Beach Wednesday as several agencies worked to determine the source of the thick substance. Los Angeles County lifeguard officials said the stretch of beach from 34th Street to the Manhattan Beach Pier is closed until further notice.


  5. Sea lion impaled by harpoon saved by California rescuersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A 600-pound sea lion with a harpoon in its side was captured north of Los Angeles and rescuers removed the blade. Locals named the injured mammal "Bubba" when he appeared on a dock Saturday at Channel Islands Harbor and noticed the homemade spear stuck deep into the sea lion, NBC Los Angeles reported .


  6. Officials happy family of Omar Gonzalez has closureRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Omar Gonzalez's body was found Wednesday morning by a charter boat captain, three days after he went missing in the Mississippi Sound. The 16-year-old and his 17-year-old friend went to Ship Island on Sunday to have fun and catch crabs, but after going into the water on the west end of the island, the rough currents took the Petal teens out to sea.


  7. Manhattan Beach coastline closed to public as authorities investigate oil-like substanceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    A sea gull walks among oily globs that have washed up on Manhattan Beach. Wednesday, May 27, 2015.


  8. Crews Clean up Diesel Spill at Barker's Island MarinaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WDIO

    Zac Phillips with the U.S. Coast Guard said an anonymous tip brought them to the scene. He said five to 10 gallons of heavy diesel oil leaked out of a bilge pump on a boat around 5 p.m.


  9. Beach patrol officers talk about the emotional toll of searching for drowning victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WPDE

    Of course, drownings hit family members and friends of victims very hard, but they aren't the only ones affected when someone dies in the water. While it may be just another day on the job, Corporal Justin Wyatt with Horry County Beach Patrol said searching for a missing swimmer takes a toll emotionally on every officer and lifeguard who has worked a drowning.


  10. Point Spencer Legislation IntroducedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KIMO

    Congressman Don Young and Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced bicameral legislation to streamline future infrastructure development and potential uses of Point Spencer. The Point Spencer Land Conveyance Act, would establish a public-private partnership in an effort to bring timely development to Alaska's Seward Peninsula.


  11. Jacksonville mayor backs funding partnership for downtown water taxiRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

    The "Native Choice" passes between the Main Street and Fuller Warren Bridges during its inspection by the Coast Guard. Two Jacksonville Water Taxis, "Native Choice" and "Sea Charm 1, " were inspected by the U.S. Coast Guard at the Jacksonville Landing on Thursday, on August 7, 2014, in Jacksonville, Florida.


  12. US gives order for pipe company to finish oil spill cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | SFGate

    In this Saturday, May 23, 2015 photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, two cleanup crew members work to remove oil from the sand along a portion of soiled coastline near Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif. Oil spilled from a pipeline resulted in the cleanup efforts at the onshore site and along several miles of California coastline.


  13. EPA officially orders Plains All American Pipeline to clean up Refugio oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    Officials say the pipeline, that caused oil to spread some four miles along Refugio State Beach, is now secure. But the extent of the damage done is still to be determined.


  14. Erie will get fireworks on July FourthRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Boom Over the Bay, a 22-minute fireworks display, will be held that night at Dobbins Landing beginning at 9:45 p.m. The fireworks are sponsored by the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership and the Flagship Niagara League, and paid for by private and corporate donations. There will be no cost to the public.


  15. US coastal guard delegation expresses willingness to assist Sudan in port securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Sudan Tribune

    The head of the visiting US Coast Guard delegation said that his country is prepared to help Sudan strengthen security measures in Port Sudan. Sudanese officials said that the delegation which arrived two days was to hold discussions on several common issues pertaining to the implementation of the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code.


  16. Sudan, UNHCR & IOM sign on new strategy to combat human traffickingRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | Sudan Tribune

    ... Organization for Migration (IOM) signed on a joint (...) May 27, 2015 (KHARTOUM) - The head of the visiting US Coast Guard delegation said that his country is prepared to help Sudan strengthen security measures in Port Sudan. Head of US Coast Guard ...


  17. Manhattan Beach Coastline Closed After Oil Washes AshoreRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NBC Los Angeles

    A two-mile stretch of beach was closed in Manhattan Beach May 27, 2015 after balls of what were thought to be oil began washing ashore. Parts of the Manhattan Beach coastline were closed Wednesday afternoon after small globs of what officials said could be oil began washing ashore.


  18. Research Analysts' Weekly Ratings Updates for Huntington Ingalls IndustriesRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Huntington Ingalls Industries recently: 5/19/2015 - Huntington Ingalls Industries was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating. They now have a $135.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $150.00.


  19. Other voices: U.S. icebreaker fleet is falling behind; needed for strategic ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | TwinCities

    On a crisp November day 41 years ago, Champagne was cracked over the massive hull of the icebreaker Polar Star on the Seattle waterfront. The ship cranked up its 78,000-horsepower engines and churned off toward the Pacific Ocean.


  20. U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue Demo and L-39 Jet Added to OC Air Show LineupRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Officials with the Ocean City Air Show say two new performers have been added to the line up for next month's show. Officials say the U.S. Coast Guard will provide a demonstration of their Search and Rescue capabilities and another high performance demo of a L-39 Albatross Cold War era jet was also added to the line-up.