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  1. Pal Defends Driver Whose Truck Sunk in River, Killing DogRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | NBC Philadelphia

    A friend of the driver who faces possible criminal charges in connection with an intensive search by police, firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard for a pickup truck that cracked through the ice and sank in a southern New Jersey river, killing a dog, says the man didn't mean to kill his pooch. Brian Thompson reports.

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  2. "Bright Ideas" program - Ash Center - Harvard UniversityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marine News

    The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized the Port of Houston Partners in Maritime Education as part of the 2015 Bright Ideas program. This year's cohort includes 124 programs from all levels of government--school districts; county, city, state, and federal agencies; as well as public-private partnerships--that are at the forefront in innovative government action.

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  3. Today's celebrity birthdays: Tuesday, March 3Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    Pontoon boat rides on the Hackensack River River Barge Park, Carlstadt, NJ, njmeadowlands.gov or 201-460-4677 A two-hour pontoon boat ride, operated by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission, takes passengers on seasonal rides along the Hackensack River and its marshes. The trip starts out along the edges of the 200-acre Mill Creek, flanked by tall reeds, and then goes into the open water of the Hackensack River.

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  4. Wartsila explosion proof (EX) -certified Ballast Water Management...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... of up to 40,000 vessels worldwide to install a BWMS. Although this ratification has yet to be finalised, the US Coast Guard (USCG) has already implemented its own legislation. This states that all ships will have to be in compliance with the ...

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  5. Coast Guard ends search for missing Texas kayakerRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for a kayaker who went missing along the Texas Gulf Coast near Galveston. The Coast Guard says Gallant and 21-year-old Brandon Curacas, were kayaking Saturday morning off the waters north of Galveston when Gallant tipped over into the water.

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  6. Coast Guard Can't Back $74M BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PaintSquare

    Missing paperwork on a $74 million U.S. Coast Guard-funded upgrade to a railway bridge means that the project may have been mismanaged by millions of dollars, the federal government reports. After work was finished in 2012 on the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway bridge in Burlington, IA, the Coast Guard requested an audit of the sharing of costs, known as the final apportionment of cost, to determine its accuracy.

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  7. Volunteer pilots are eyes in sky for Coast Guard ice breakersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS News

    While U.S. Coast Guard ships break ice on the Hudson River, maintaining crucial shipping routes for vessels throughout the northeast, Van Der Wilt and Laxson guide them by snapping photos of the ice sheets from above. "What they want to see is where the ice is, and what kind of ice it is," said Van Der Wilt as he coasted above the Hudson River in a small single-engine prop plane, taking pictures with his iPhone.

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  8. What Was that Noise? Answers sought for mystery booms reported from Port Angeles to JoyceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Peninsula Daily News

    The source of home-rattling booms heard from Joyce to Deer Park Road on Wednesday remained a mystery Thursday. "We're not finding anything," said Ron Cameron, chief criminal deputy for the Clallam County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. Indian Navy to Buy 50 Ship Borne DronesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Marine News

    Seeking to enhance its surveillance capabilities on its warships, the Indian Navy has now announced a global competition for procuring 'Ship-Borne Unmanned Aerial Vehicles' that can augment various patrolling and search-related tactics on its vessels. The navy is planning to acquire a total of 50 shipborne drones for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions as part of its effort to boost maritime security, says a report in PTI.

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  10. Port of Houston Partners in Maritime Education Recognized as 2015...Read the original story

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized the Port of Houston Partners in Maritime Education as part of the 2015 Bright Ideas program. This year's cohort includes 124 programs from all levels of government - school districts; county, city, state, and federal agencies; as well as public-private partnerships - that are at the forefront in innovative government action.

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  11. Friend Defends Driver Whose Truck Sunk in Frozen River, Killing DogRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NBC New York

    A friend of the driver who faces possible criminal charges in connection with an intensive search by police, firefighters and the U.S. Coast Guard for a pickup truck that cracked through the ice and sank in a southern New Jersey river, killing a dog, says the man didn't mean to kill his pooch. The dog, Rollo, was trapped in the truck as it sank through the ice on the frozen Toms River around 12:15 a.m. Sunday.

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  12. Rockland cutter frees fishing vessels from Bremen harbor iceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Icebound fishing vessels in Bremen got a helping hand from the U.S. Coast Guard when the Rockland-based cutter Tackle came to town on an ice-breaking mission Feb. 24. The 65-foot small harbor ice breaker was operating near the Bremen Lobster Pound Co-Op in the early afternoon after requests for ice-breaking in that area, according to Lt. David Bourbeau, chief of the Waterways Management Division for Coast Guard Sector Northern New England.

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  13. Mariner Medevaced in AlaskaRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Marine News

    An ailing mariner was medevaced from a fishing vessel in Beaver Inlet, approximately 13 miles southeast of Dutch Harbor, Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. The Coast Guard Air Station MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew, deployed with the Munro on a Bering Sea patrol, departed Dutch Harbor, safely hoisted the man from fishing vessel Northern Victor, and transported him to Iliuliuk Family and Health Services in Dutch Harbor.

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  14. More Ice on Great Lakes Now Than During 2014 Polar VortexCNSRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The total ice cover of the Great Lakes is currently 88.3 percent, or 2.3 percentage points more than it was at the same time during last year's polar vortex, when 86 percent of the lakes' surfaces were frozen solid, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration . The ice accumulation is also much higher than the 51.4 percent long-term average since 1973.

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  15. For buried Boston, this could be a record-breakerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    Boston is now within four inches of the record for snowiest winter of all time -- 107.6 inches in the 1995-1996 season. For buried Boston, this could be a record-breaker Boston is now within four inches of the record for snowiest winter of all time -- 107.6 inches in the 1995-1996 season.

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  16. State police ID driver of truck that sank in Toms RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NJ.com

    A photo from a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter of the truck that sank in the Toms River. TOMS RIVER - Authorities have identified the driver of the truck who drove onto the frozen Toms River over the weekend and escaped before the vehicle sank.

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  17. Great Lakes Nearly 88% Covered in IceRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Progressive Farmer

    Queen Elsa, the star of the Disney movie "Frozen," apparently paid a visit to the Great Lakes in February and left them nearly covered in ice. As of Feb. 28, the combined Great Lakes were nearing last year's March 6 total of 92%.

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  18. Strip Club Barge Accused of Dumping Sewage into HarborRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Marine News

    Owners of floating Kodiak strip club indicted by Federal Grand Jury; Wild Alaskan operators accused of dumping raw sewage into Kodiak Harbor, Alaska A federal grand jury returned a three-count indictment against the owners of a floating bar and strip club barge, charging them with offenses relating to the improper disposal of human waste into waters in and around Kodiak, Alaska, United States Attorney Karen L. Loeffler announced. According to the filed Indictment, Kimberly Christina Reidel-Byler and Darren K. Byler, both residing near Kodiak, Alaska, owned and operated the Wild Alaskan, a converted 94-foot Bering Sea crabber anchored in St. Herman Harbor, Kodiak, Alaska.

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  19. Breakwater reconstruction work to beginRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Quoddy Tides

    The Maine Department of Transportation will be providing nearly $2 million in additional funding for rebuilding the Eastport breakwater so that sufficient monies will be committed to accept the lowest bid for the project. The low bidder, CPM Constructors of Freeport, has now been awarded the contract for $14.95 million.

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  20. Boston storm brings city within four inches of recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    Boston is now within four inches of the record for snowiest winter of all time -- 107.6 inches in the 1995-1996 season. Sunday night's storm dumped a new layer of fresh snow on a city still recovering from what's been a relentless winter, reports CBS News correspondent Anna Werner.

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