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  1. Man, 24, swept away: Witnesses saw hiker struggling in rough watersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Pacific Daily News

    A Navy helicopter searches for a 24-year-old man who was swept into the rough waters near the Marbo Cave in Mangilao, yesterday. Rick Cruz/Pacific Daily News/rmcruz@guampdn.com From left: Job Taylor, 16; Tels Aichem, 18; and Rocky Ruta, 29, are photographed walking up the road from the Marbo Cave area, on their way home on Dec. 21. The trio, along with three other individuals, assisted a father whose son was swept from the cliff line along the shore and into the rough ocean waters below.

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  2. New discovery in Beaufort Sea is a very old clamRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, right, and the Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Louis S. St-Laurent work together in 2009. The vessels participated in a joint U.S.-Canada Beaufort Sea mapping mission in 2010 when scientists discovered a new clam in sediment cores taken 90 miles north of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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  3. Coast Guard celebrates legacy of first flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Advance

    These surfmen, as they were called, were the precursor to the U.S. Coast Guard. They were instrumental in assisting the Wright brothers during their famed flight experiments on the Outer Banks.

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  4. Obama approves bill Congressman John Garamendi helped authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Democrat

    President Barack Obama signed into law S. 2444, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014. Earlier this month, this bipartisan legislation passed both Chambers of Congress by unanimous consent.

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  5. SOS written on Kauai beach prompts rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | West Hawaii Today

    An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Barbers Point poses with a person they rescued Dec. 19, 2014, while on a routine patrol off Kauai. They were contacted by a tour helicopter on VHF radio channel 16 about an SOS marking written on the beach in the sand.

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  6. DUI checkpointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Pacifica Tribune

    The Pacifica Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint this Friday at an undisclosed location within the Pacifica city limits between the hours of 7 p.m. and 1 a.m. Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, other expenses that can exceed $10,000, not to mention the embarrassment when friends and family find out. The body of a surfer who was last seen by the U.S. Coast Guard faced down in the water about 100 yards away from Rockaway Beach on Nov. 23 was recovered a mile off Salt Point State Park on the Sonoma Coast.

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  7. June 8 deadline set for BP settlement claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2014 | The Mississippi Press

    In this Wednesday, April 21, 2010 aerial file photo taken in the Gulf of Mexico, more than 50 miles southeast of Venice on Louisiana's tip, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig is seen burning. The oil platform that burned for 36 hours after a massive explosion sank into the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday, April 22, 2010, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

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  8. Coast Guard rescues man stranded on island for 6 daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Orlando Sentinel

    When Larry Sutterfield went out for a little exploring near the Seven Mile Bridge on his 12-foot inflatable dinghy last week, he didn't set out to play the role of Chuck Noland, the Tom Hanks character in "Cast Away." But a dead motor and no life jacket or flairs left Sutterfield, reportedly from Rockford, Ill., at the mercy of the wind and moving waters five or six days after he took to Middle Keys waters.

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  9. Cuban migrant missing after boat sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WPTV Local News

    Cuba's Coast Guard sank a boat carrying 32 Cubans who were trying to reach the Florida coast, according to a woman who survived and whose husband is missing. Masiel Gonzalez Castellano told reporters in a telephone conversation from Matanzas, Cuba, that her husband, Leosbel Diaz Beoto, is missing after falling from the boat that was repeatedly charged and hit by a boat manned by the Cuban Coast Guard.

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  10. Coast Guard remembers lives lost in 1964 helicopter crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Times-Standard

    U.S. Coast Guard Sector Humboldt Bay Commanding Officer Captain Arthur J. Snyder talks about the crew of the crashed Coast Guard helicopter at the ceremony. Family, friends, U.S. Coast Guard officers and enlisted members alike gathered on a gray Friday afternoon to remember the seven lives lost - as well as the 20 lives spared - 50 years ago when Coast Guard helicopter 1363 crashed during the worst storm the North Coast has seen in a century.

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  11. Albemarle Neighbor: Retiring volunteer director has been fulfilled by time of serviceRead the original story

    Friday | The Daily Advance

    After 26 years of service Anita Lamothe is retiring from her position as director of volunteer services at Sentara Albemarle Medical Center on Dec. 31. Currently Lamothe works with more than 158 volunteers at the hospital. She said she established a mentoring program for new volunteers.

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  12. Cuban migrant missing after Cuban coast guard sinks boatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Miami Herald

    Cuba's Coast Guard sank a boat carrying 32 Cubans who were trying to reach the Florida coast, according to a woman who survived and whose husband is missing. Masiel Gonzlez Castellano told reporters in a telephone conversation from Matanzas, Cuba, that her husband, Leosbel Daz Beoto, is missing after falling from the boat that was repeatedly charged and hit by a boat manned by the Cuban Coast Guard.

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  13. Arctic offshore drill company enters guilty pleasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Park Record

    The company hired by Royal Dutch Shell PLC in 2012 to drill on petroleum leases in the Arctic Ocean pleaded guilty Friday to eight felony environmental and maritime crimes. Noble Drilling U.S. LLC, based in Sugarland, Texas, agreed to pay $12.2 million after pleading guilty to five counts of failing to maintain records on a drill ship that operated in the Chukchi Sea, one count of failing to maintain proper ballast water records and two counts of failing to report hazardous vessel conditions.

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  14. Suit filed by rescued family...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Charlotte and Eric Kaufman contended in their lawsuit, filed in July, that they would not have lost their boat if they hadn't lost satellite service. In April, the couple were two weeks into the first part of a planned trip around the world when their younger daughter became sick.

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  15. $331M Worth of Cocaine Seized by Navy, Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | NBC San Diego

    Crew members from the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge offload contraband at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Fla., Dec. 18, 2014. The Etheridge is a 154-foot Sentinel-class Fast Response Cutter home-ported in Miami.

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  16. Jet Ski, Rubber Boat Used In Sonoma Co. Floodwater Rescue After Occupants Stranded In VehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving listeners with [] SONOMA COUNTY _ Rescue crews are using a jet ski and a rubber boat to rescue four occupants of a vehicle who became stranded this morning in floodwater in west Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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  17. Shell drilling contractor's sentence includes $12.2 million fineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Anchorage Daily News

    On the Noble Discoverer, when working in the engine room workers would wear a respirator for protection against the smoke. The Shell contractor that broke environmental and marine-safety laws during the oil giant's troubled 2012 drilling season was sentenced Friday to pay $12.2 million in fines and community payments, to serve four years' probation and to undergo a company-wide environmental compliance program.

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  18. Sonoma County: Vehicle occupants being rescued from flood water near Bodega BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | San Jose Mercury News

    Rescue crews were using a jet ski and a rubber boat to rescue four occupants of a vehicle who became stranded Friday morning in floodwater in west Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol. They were reported stranded at about 10:40 a.m. in the area of Valley Ford and Bloomfield roads, a Sonoma County fire and emergency dispatcher said.

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  19. Vehicle Occupant Being Rescued From Car In Flood Water Near Bodega BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Patch.com

    Rescue crews are using a jet ski and a rubber boat to rescue four occupants of a vehicle who became stranded this morning in floodwater in west Sonoma County, according to the California Highway Patrol. They were reported stranded at about 10:40 a.m. in the area of Valley Ford and Bloomfield roads, a Sonoma County fire and emergency dispatcher said.

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  20. Unmanned helicopter takes first flight from...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | RedOrbit

    A Fire Scout UAS is tested off the Coast Guard Cutter Bertholf near Los Angeles, Dec. 5, 2014. The Coast Guard Research and Development Center has been testing UAS platforms consistently for the last three years.

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