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  1. Hurricanes; Bass limit; Tall Ships; Charlie writes; BEN Column, March 28, update 4Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NJ.com

    The column that says there have been complaints from neighbors about a Laurel Lake cat colony and the health department is reaching out for help in seeing what can be done about it, which sounds like a good starting point for talking about stray cats in Commercial Township again. The greatest probability envisioned so far in advance was consequently thought to be from 8 to 15 named tropical storms, with from 3 to 9 hurricanes and 1 to 4 major hurricanes.

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  2. Coast Guard Rescues 2 People From Sinking Sailboat Near MontereyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KRON 4

    Members of the U.S. Coast Guard rescued two people from a boat that was taking on water Friday afternoon roughly 17 miles off the Monterey shoreline, officials said. Just after 4:30 p.m., the Coast Guard Sector San Francisco received a radio transmission of a distress call from a boat roughly 60 miles south of Monterey and 17 miles from the shore in the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, according to Coast Guard officials.

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  3. U.S. Coast Guard restricts boat access at Oregon Inlet after inspectionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    The enforcement of a Regulated Navigation Area, or RNA, is prohibiting the transit of vessels with a draft bigger than two feet move within 100 yards of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge. Dare County Emergency Management Coordinator, Drew Pearson, said that an on-site inspection was needed after a recent survey from the Army Corps of Engineers showed the worsening conditions of the inlet.

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  4. Donkey leads visitors to Easter Treasure Hunt in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    The world's cutest donkey, Wilbur, stands with a Roman soldier at the side of Capshaw Road just a little east of Wall-Triana Highway in Madison, Ala., marking the spot where families can find a unique Easter experience for all ages. The free indoor Easter Treasure Hunt continues today, Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 3 to 5 p.m. Visitors are invited to move among seven stations asking, "Is this Easter?" At each of the stations, a part of the story of Holy Week is told in gentle, kid-friendly terms that convey some of the events of those days in ways that children can understand.

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  5. Is China Building a Naval Base in Africa?Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | Marine News

    Recently, The Namibian reported the existence of a "confidential letter from Namibia's ambassador to China, Ringo Abed, to Namibia's foreign minister stating that 'a Chinese delegation will visit Namibia ... for discussions ... on the way forward regarding plans for the proposed naval base in Walvis Bay'." The reports say that Beijing has told Namibian diplomats that a "Chinese naval presence will deter any would-be illegal trawlers and smugglers."

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  6. Carnival Sails to ProfitRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Marine News

    The world's largest cruise company Miami-based Carnival Corp reported a net profit of $49 million, or 6 cents per share in the first quarter ended Feb. 28. That compared with a loss of $20 million, or 3 cents per share, in the 2014 quarter. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 20 cents per share.

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  7. First Supramax Vessel for Japan-Italy VentureRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Marine News

    'DACC Tirreno' was delivered at the Oshima shipyard in Japan yesterday, the first of four Supramax bulk carriers for the dACC Maritime Limited fleet, the joint venture established by the Coeclerici and d'Amico Groups. The 60,000dwt vessel, measuring 200m long and 60m wide, is powered by a MAN B&W ME engine and has a cruising speed of 14.5 knots.

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  8. Ukraine Arrests Turkish Ship for Visiting Crimean PortRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Marine News

    Turkey owned merchant ship flying the flag of Tuvalu was arrested by Ukrainian authorities over a visit it made to a port in Crimea, reports Reuters. The ship's captain detained.

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  9. USCG Flush Ice down River Systems to Facilitate ShippingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Marine News

    The Coast Guard cutter fleet is flushing ice through the Great Lakes river systems to prevent ice jams and facilitate commercial shipping as the shipping season begins and the ice on the Great Lakes dissipates. Ice breaking operations, above freezing-temperatures, and rain has caused plate ice to weaken, creating large and small ice floes through the Great Lakes and its river systems.

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  10. Offbeat Oregon: 'Sand Pounders' kept Oregon coast secureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News-Register

    During the summer of 1942, our sleepy and obscure West Coast state suddenly realized that if Imperial Japan should make any military moves against the continental states, it would be in the very front line. In that summer, the enemy was actually off the Oregon coast - sinking merchant ships, shelling Fort Stevens and dropping bombs on the hills near Brookings in an attempt to start a forest fire.

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  11. Coast Guard rescues man at seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    On Thursday, the U.S. Coast Guard released this video of a dramatic rescue at sea nearly six miles south of California's San Clemente Island. The Guard said the crew of a 65-foot commercial fishing boat asked for their help for a 44-year-old passenger who had severe abdominal pain.

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  12. Startups want to be the Airbnb for boatsRead the original story

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Jacob Best and friends wave farewell as they set sail for the day on Dan Knox's 36-foot sailboat from Marina Village in Alameda. Jacob Best tosses the rope to Charlie Seltzer as they prepare to set sail for the day on Dan Knox's 36-foot sailboat from Marina Village, Alameda on Sunday, March 22, 2015.

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  13. Moving from ships to buildingsRead the original story

    Friday | Daily Journal of Commerce

    During a 24-year service in the military, Troy Kunas ensured that U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker ships were in top operating condition. He now uses the same process for buildings.

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  14. PHOTOS: 70th anniversary of The Battle of OkinawaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Wichita Eagle

    Lt. Col. William A. Kuretich of Kansas was given the Bronze Star for his actions during The Battle of Okinawa, the last major battle of WWII.

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  15. Washington State Ferry Tacoma Returns to ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marine News

    Washington State Ferry M/V Tacoma will return to work on the Seattle/Bainbridge Island route starting March 28 after suffering electrical damage last summer. The Tacoma lost power and suffered significant damage to its electrical switchboard system transiting from Seattle to Bainbridge Island in July 2014, requiring ferry maintenance workers, engineers and contractors to spend eight months inspecting and rebuilding the system.

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  16. Lake Tahoe LifesaverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Tahoe Daily Tribune

    Matt Williamson, middle, was honored Thursday for the rescue of several distressed marina customers last year after their boat capsized. Ski Run Marina manager Matt Williamson was honored by both the Lake Tahoe Marina Association and the U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday for helping rescue nine people from a capsized boat last August.

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  17. U.S. Coast Guard Conducts Harbor...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Samoa News

    Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard, center, receives a tour of Honolulu Harbor aboard a Coast Guard Auxiliary vessel at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, May 3, 2013. Gabbard also received a briefing aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Morgenthau, a briefing at the Sector Honolulu command center and toured Cutters Morgenthau and Kukui.

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  18. Palm Beach International Boat Show sails into West Palm BeachRead the original story

    Friday | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    People can climb aboard some of the super yachts and get an up close look at what goes into the boats worth millions of dollars. This year the show will have a giant water tank where it will do watersports demonstrations.

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  19. Ice flush underway through the Great Lakes river systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    The Coast Guard cutter fleet is flushing ice through the Great Lakes river system. It's done because ice breaking operations, above freezing temperatures and rain causes the ice to weaken and break up, causing large and small ice floes.

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  20. Shell conducts drills with Arctic oil spill response systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Anchorage Daily News

    Shell's Arctic oil spill response system is undergoing drills in waters near Bellingham, Washington, with government officials observing the exercises. Shell Oil Co.

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