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  1. Officials working to confirm report of person in waterRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    Officials with the Iowa Coast Guard are working to confirm a report of that a woman fell into the Mississippi River near Dubuque. Dubuque Fire officials said the department was called shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday by the U.S. Coast Guard on a report of a person in the water near Dubuque.


  2. Public concerns about Ebola increase faster than casesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    U.S. Coast Guard health technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and customs supervisor Sam Ko screen a passenger who arrived from Sierra Leone at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago. U.S. Coast Guard health technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and customs supervisor Sam Ko screen a passenger who arrived from Sierra Leone at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago.


  3. College ad-hoc suuports compromise for Pt. Arena Field StationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Ukiah Daily Journal

    An ad-hoc committee tasked with exploring options for the Point Arena Field Station recommended last week that the Mendocino College Board of Trustees consider a compromise: sell the property, but not the buildings. "I hope those who are buying it are right, that they can protect it, but I fear that's not possible," said Biology professor Alan West at the Oct. 15 meeting, telling the board that he would "not want to be associated with a decision that has such a huge risk.


  4. "History of the Lightships" with Captain Robert Dinsmore, Uscg...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Capital Weekly

    Captain Robert Dinsmore to present "History of the Lightships", part of the Maine Lighthouse Museum's Fall 2014 Lecture Series. The lecture will begin at 6:00 PM, this Wednesday, October 22nd at the museum, located at One Park Drive in Rockland.


  5. Man gets prison for diver's drowning death off Catalina IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    A San Pedro man has been sentenced to four years in prison for endangering a diver who died last year when his breathing equipment got tangled in kelp off Catalina Island. Craig Lightner was sentenced Monday after pleading guilty in July to involuntary manslaughter in the death of 47-year-old Mark Rascon, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.


  6. Coast Guard Foundation to Honor USCG in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Marine News

    The Coast Guard Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard members and their families, announced today that its annual Tribute to the United States Coast Guard Seventh District will take place on November 13 at the Marriott Biscayne Bay in Miami, Florida. During the event, emceed by Efrem "Skip" Zimbalist III, chairman and CEO of Active Interest Media, Inc., the Coast Guard Foundation will pay tribute to former Commandant of the Coast Guard and former Seventh District Commander, retired Admiral Thad Allen.


  7. Only 'blind luck' kept disabled Russian freighter afloat, government critics claimRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    The tug boat Barbara Foss pulls the disabled Russian cargo ship Simushir off the B.C. coast on Sunday, Oct.19, 2014. American intervention and "blind luck" prevented disaster on B.C.'s north coast this week when a disabled cargo ship drifted dangerously close to the shores of Haida Gwaii, opposition critics charged Monday in the House of Commons.


  8. Taps at last: Korean War POW honored 63 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | USA Today

    No one saw Thomas Railling off to war. He had no wife or kids. Both his parents died before he joined the U.S. Army at age 17, in January 1946.


  9. Global science group demands Ottawa restore 'freedoms and funding' to scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    U.S. Goast Guard cutter Healy breaks ice ahead of the Canadian Coast Guard ship Louis S. St-Laurent in the Arctic Ocean. Scientists say international collaboration is an important part of their work, but is being hampered by Canadian government policies.


  10. Keeping the Sabino shipshape at Mystic SeaportRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TheDay.Com

    Karl Kohler, a deckhand on Mystic Seaport's steamship Sabino, sands the remnants of barnacles off the ship's propeller Monday, October 20, 2014. The Sabino, built in 1908 and the last wooden, coal-fired steamboat in operation in the U.S., will be out of the water at the seaport's H.B. duPont Preservation Shipyard for several days of maintenance and a U.S. Coast Guard inspection.


  11. Community Pleads with USCG to Keep Air Base OpenRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | KXL-AM Portland

    NEWPORT, Ore.- Central Oregon coast residents packed a meeting with the US Coast Guard to convince them to keep the Newport air base open. "The Coast Guards most scared mission, the mission you are most proud of carrying out is search and rescue," one woman testified at the meeting.


  12. Container ship on way from Washington to Russia loses power off British Columbia coastRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Turtle Island News

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  13. When Reassuring Isn't: Needless Rush To Test For Ebola On CruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WGBH

    Here's a question about the fine line between a prudent response and panic: Is the sight of a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter hovering over a cruise ship to pick up a blood sample a sight that should inspire feelings of reassurance or a nagging sense that something is not quite right? The question is still in the air after the weekend's effort to airlift a blood sample from a passenger who was aboard what is now being called the Ebola Cruise. "I understand the motivation to do as much as we can to reassure the public," says Dr. Thomas Inglesby , director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Center for Health Security.


  14. OKC Man Talks About Experience After Ebola Scare On CruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... of Oklahoma City said passengers were kept in the loop and he never really panicked. He recorded video as a US Coast Guard helicopter picked up blood samples to ensure the passenger on board did not have Ebola. "You had a few people on the ship that ...


  15. Disabled Russian cargo ship towed to B.C. port with Coast Guard helpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Anchorage Daily News

    Coast Guard boats, aircraft and personnel from Alaska assisted in the recovery Monday of a disabled Russian container ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel. Commercial tugboats safety towed the vessel, which lost power late last week, to Prince Rupert, British Columbia.


  16. U.S. Coast Guard Crews Rescue Two Sailors in Corpus Christi BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KIII

    Two people are lucky to be alive after they were rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard just after 4 p.m. Sunday in Corpus Christi Bay. Crews said a woman's boyfriend had jumped from their sailboat to retrieve the boat's front bow hatch cover, but she did not know how to retrieve him while the sailboat kept moving.


  17. Parish leader calling for stricter screening of ships coming from West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WDSU-TV New Orleans

    For the second time in two months a ship bound for New Orleans was stopped by the U.S. Coast Guard after one of its crew members reported feeling sick, sparking Ebola concerns. It happened early Saturday morning and this latest incident prompted Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungesser to call for stricter screening protocols for ships traveling to our waters from nations where the Ebola virus is present.


  18. No fuel spilled from yacht sinking near SequimRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    The Lady A, a 67-foot recreational vessel, sinks with about 700 gallons of diesel on board in 180 feet of water north of Dungeness Spit, Sequim, Wash., following the rescue of two people aboard by a small boat crew from Coast Guard Station Port Angeles, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. The two people were taken to the station with no reported injuries.


  19. Coast Guard to discuss proposed Newport closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    The U.S. Coast Guard is scheduled to attend a community meeting in Newport on Monday about the pending closure of one of its three air facilities along the Oregon coast. Oregon Public Broadcasting says 40 to 50 missions that are flown out of the Newport facility every year will be routed to North Bend or Astoria.


  20. Belgium finally starts screening incoming passengers after sparking ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Mail

    ... airport, and immediately sent to hospital if they are suspected of having the deadly virus. A member of the US Coast Guard takes the temperature of an arriving passenger at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois. Major airports in the ...