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  1. New Details on Ex-Miami Dolphin's Boating Accident, 16-Hour SwimRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | ABC News

    Officials have closed an investigation into the boating accident that forced former Miami Dolphins player Robert Konrad to swim about 16 hours to shore. An incident report released by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission details Konrad's account given to law enforcement after he reached shore early on Jan. 8, including an estimate that his boat's damages would cost $70,000.

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  2. Spotlight on Commerce: Cecelia V. Royster, Director, Office of...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Department of Commerce

    Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting members of the Department of Commerce and their contributions to building a middle class economy in honor of Black History Month Black history month has a special place in my heart. When I began my federal government career 30 years ago with the U.S. Coast Guard, it was when I learned of the many inspiring accomplishments of African Americans.

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  3. Ice-covered lakes threaten shipping; Frozen waterways are proving to...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | World-Grain

    Ice-covered lakes threaten shipping; Frozen waterways are proving to be 'as bad or worse than last year' for commercial vessels And if the cold temperatures continue unabated, it could set a record. And that means commercial shipping will likely be impacted this spring - with a later opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway system and slow ramp-up of vessels that can actually get through.

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  4. Chief Engineer Sentenced for Pollution ViolationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Marine News

    Chief U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake sentenced Noly Torato Vidad of the Philippines, the Chief Engineer of the cargo vessel M/V Selene Leader, to eight months in prison, followed by one year of supervised release, for obstruction of justice and violating the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships . The sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein; Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department's Environment and Natural Resources Division John C. Cruden; and Coast Guard Captain Kevin Kiefer, Captain of the Port of Baltimore.

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  5. Standing Out Amongst The Competition: SWS Environmental Services...Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | PRWeb

    Oil Spill Removal Organizations are, according to the Coast Guard, "companies that specialize in cleaning up oil spills." SWS Environmental Services is additionally classified as an OSRO with Group V capable organization dealing with heavier and sunken oils.

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  6. Smooth sailing ahead for All Aboard - U.S. Coast GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Palm Beach Post

    Opponents to All Aboard Florida likely won't agree, but it's smooth sailing ahead in negotiating the battle between boaters and the Florida East Coast Railway, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. An FEC freight train crosses the drawbridge over the Loxahatchee River at 8:14 Tuesday morning, November 11, 2014.

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  7. International Ice Patrol Opens Annual Ice SeasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Marine News

    A Coast Guard International Ice Patrol team conducts initial ice patrols for the 2015 ice season on Feb. 5, 2015. The International Ice Patrol opened the annual ice season on Feb. 3, 2015.

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  8. 19 years ago: The Cuban government shot down US citizens over The Florida StraitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | American Thinker

    ... What was "the crime"? They were flying over international waters looking for rafters and advising the US Coast Guard. It was a humanitarian act that posed no threat to the Cuban regime. The US-Cuba talks are supposed to continue later this week. I ...

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  9. Commandant says Coast Guard hindered by budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Day

    In his first State of the Coast Guard Address, Adm. Paul Zukunft, commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, said he is concerned that "aging platforms and crumbling infrastructure continue to hinder mission success."

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  10. Officials continue to monitor Statter Harbor oil spillRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    DEC and the U.S. Coast Guard use absorbent boom to contain an oil spill in Statter Harbor. The U.S. Coast Guard estimates between 50 and 100 gallons of oil spilled into Auke Bay's Statter Harbor on Sunday.

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  11. Thousands of NY and VT border officers face financial woes - againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | North County Public Radio

    While some lawmakers are worried about how the Department of Homeland Security budget impasse might impact border security, one thing that is clear is that thousands of federal workers in Northern New York and Vermont face real financial uncertainty: delayed paychecks, limited hours, and for some, no work at all. On a sunny, bitter cold weekday morning here at the Burlington International Airport, crowds of passengers are hurrying to and from the gates.

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  12. Alaskan floating strip club dumped sewage in harbor: chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | New York Daily News

    The owners of the troubled Wild Alaskan pumped raw sewage into the water off the shore of Kodiak and lied about it to U.S. Coast Guard investigators, authorities said. Darren Byler and Kimberly Riedel-Byler are now facing federal charges in the latest crackdown on the troubled pleasure boat.

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  13. View GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Immediately on arrival at North Island Naval Air Station, Yvonne Mochon Collura prepares to add a lubricant to the shell of the distressed sea turtle that was rescued and then successfully treated by the Oregon Coast Aquarium and U.S Fish ... - Nelvin C. Cepeda / UT San Diego / Twitter @NelCepeda Immediately on arrival at North Island Naval Air Station, a sollution is dripped over to the head of Solstice the sea turtle. - Nelvin C. Cepeda / UT San Diego / Twitter @NelCepeda Crews from SeaWorld meet the Coast Guard C-130 aircraft at North Island Naval Air Station, for the transfer of Solstice the sea turtle to SeaWorld's Rescue Center.

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  14. Rescued sea turtle gets a free...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Solstice, a rescued endangered olive ridley sea turtle, looks out from a crate as she arrives to Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Coronado, Calif. Solstice, who was rescued from frigid Northwest waters and treated at the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport, Ore., caught a ride back to California Tuesday on a Coast Guard training flight.

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  15. How the Coast Guard Is Dealing With Great Lakes IceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KRVN-AM Lexington

    Due to the bitter cold temperatures this winter, the Great Lakes right now are more than 85-percent frozen - more frozen than they have been all season. The U.S. Coast Guard cutter Katmai Bay - stationed in St. Ignace, Michigan - has been working nonstop this season to keep shipping channels open along the Straits of Mackinaw.

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  16. Time is running out for keeping the Department of Homeland Security fundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... safety of life and protection of property. Key services that are expected to close are FEMA risk mapping and US Coast Guard services to maritime commerce and recreational boating.

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  17. Fog-delayed cruise ship docks in portRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    The Brilliance of the Seas is head to Port Tampa Bay, but passengers on the next voyage had their trip cancelled. Fog-delayed cruise ship docks in port The Brilliance of the Seas is head to Port Tampa Bay, but passengers on the next voyage had their trip cancelled.

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  18. USCG, Marine Patrol & EMS...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Samoa News

    A fisherman who suffered injuries onboard a fishing vessel south of American Samoa was medivaced by ocean vessel to Tutuila and taken by ambulance to the LBJ Medical Center. The fisherman was released Friday morning, according to local officials.

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  19. Man collapses on Staten Island-bound ferry; unresponsive to CPR from EMSRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | SILive.com

    A man believed to be in his 60s collapsed from an apparent heart attack while boarding a Staten Island-bound ferry from Manhattan Tuesday, prompting first responders to perform CPR, according to spokesmen for the FDNY and the U.S. Coast Guard. EMS responded to a call aboard the ferry at 1:31 p.m. and immediately began CPR to the unconscious passenger, according to the FDNY.

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  20. State Senator From Yonkers Honors Achievements Of Greenburgh WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Yonkers Daily Voice

    Olivia Hooker, a civil rights activist and the first African-American woman to serve in the U.S. Coast Guard, was nominated for a Lifetime Achievement Award from the New York State Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators and introduced for a State Senate resolution by Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins on her 100th birthday, which falls during Black History Month.

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