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Boston Globe
South Boston center closed as family mourns death of Kyzr Willisstreet at 2:15 p.m., prompting officers to scour the neighborhood and knock on
South Boston center closed as family mourns death of Kyzr Willis
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
street at 2:15 p.m., prompting officers to scour the neighborhood and knock on doors, the official said. Rescue boats and harbor patrol units from Quincy, State and Boston police went out on the water immediately, which is protocol in search and... Read more
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Orange County Register
Wally the whale washed up in Encinitas, remains carted to landfilldown the coast to tie onto the whale with boats to tow it back out to sea. Newp
Wally the whale washed up in Encinitas, remains carted to landfill
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
down the coast to tie onto the whale with boats to tow it back out to sea. Newport lifeguards, the Orange County Sheriff’s Harbor Patrol out of Dana Point, and San Clemente State Lifeguards were among local agencies that had to try to get Wally far... Read more
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Daily Mail
Crews cut up 22-ton dead whale that keeps floating to shoreDepartment wrote on July 13: 'Wally the Whale needed to be towed away from shor
Crews cut up 22-ton dead whale that keeps floating to shore
Daily Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Department wrote on July 13: 'Wally the Whale needed to be towed away from shore again today- this time our Dana Point Harbor Patrol boat towed the 45 ft. whale carcass 10 miles out to sea.' Back when she was alive, the whale had previously... Read more
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Orange County Register
Lifeguards make personal watercraft rescue on rocks in Newport Beachthe Corona del Mar area and two flipped over. Three people scrambled onto the n
Lifeguards make personal watercraft rescue on rocks in Newport Beach
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
the Corona del Mar area and two flipped over. Three people scrambled onto the nearby rocks. The Orange County Sheriff’s Harbor Patrol towed the two flipped PWCs and took one person to a medic because of an asthma attack, said Newport Beach... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gearpassing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that info
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gear
Greenwich Time / Posted 13 days ago
passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that informs: Coast Guard/Auxiliary, Harbor Patrol, Marine Police other boating law-enforcement & safety agency's that your boat was in full compliance with all... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gearpassing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that info
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gear
Darien News-Review / Posted 13 days ago
passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that informs: Coast Guard/Auxiliary, Harbor Patrol, Marine Police other boating law-enforcement & safety agency's that your boat was in full compliance with all... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gearpassing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that info
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gear
Stamford Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that informs: Coast Guard/Auxiliary, Harbor Patrol, Marine Police other boating law-enforcement & safety agency's that your boat was in full compliance with all... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gearpassing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that info
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gear
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 13 days ago
passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that informs: Coast Guard/Auxiliary, Harbor Patrol, Marine Police other boating law-enforcement & safety agency's that your boat was in full compliance with all... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gearpassing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that info
Coast Guard: More Sound boaters lack safety gear
Connecticut Post / Posted 13 days ago
passing safety checks are awarded a U.S. Coast Guard /Auxiliary Decal that informs: Coast Guard/Auxiliary, Harbor Patrol, Marine Police other boating law-enforcement & safety agency's that your boat was in full compliance with all... Read more
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Orange County Register
Dead whale Wally, for sixth time, needs tow back to seato eat the whale. “I think it’s way too decomposed,” he said. This is a day a
Dead whale Wally, for sixth time, needs tow back to sea
Orange County Register / Posted 14 days ago
to eat the whale. “I think it’s way too decomposed,” he said. This is a day after the Orange County Sheriff’s Department Harbor Patrol towed the whale back out to the ocean after it came close to the beach. And earlier in the week, Newport Beach... Read more
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Daily Mail
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once AGAIN45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting nea
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once AGAIN
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. A dead whale nicknamed Wally that keeps returning to... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 14 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 14 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 14 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
KWWL Iowa / Posted 14 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3 1/2-hour operation. Wally -- actually, a female -- was first towed... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
KHQ Spokane / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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ABC Montana
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
ABC Montana / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally — actually, a female — was first towed after... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally — actually, a female — was first towed after... Read more
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Salon.com
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally — actually, a female — was first towed after... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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ABC News
Wally the Dead Whale Towed out to Sea Once AgainThe 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting
Wally the Dead Whale Towed out to Sea Once Again
ABC News / Posted 15 days ago
The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally — actually, a female — was first towed after washing up... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once againagain. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after
Wally the dead whale towed out to sea once again
KXXV Waco / Posted 15 days ago
again. The 45-foot-long humpback called Wally was hauled away Wednesday after drifting near Dana Point in Orange County. A Harbor Patrol boat towed it 10 miles out to sea in a 3½-hour operation. Wally - actually, a female - was first towed after... Read more
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Orange County Register
Wally the dead whale drifts close to shore in Dana Point, needs another towWally doesn’t seem to want an ocean burial. Dana Point Harbor Patrol made yet
Wally the dead whale drifts close to shore in Dana Point, needs another tow
Orange County Register / Posted 15 days ago
Wally doesn’t seem to want an ocean burial. Dana Point Harbor Patrol made yet another attempt to tow the 45-foot whale carcass far out to sea after it came close to shore Wednesday afternoon, just days after Newport Beach lifeguards spent two days... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Harbor Patrol brings safety to high seas _ or, Budd Inletzipped along the eastern shore of the bay, going much faster than 5 knots in th
Harbor Patrol brings safety to high seas _ or, Budd Inlet
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
zipped along the eastern shore of the bay, going much faster than 5 knots in the no-wake zone. It was the Port of Olympia Harbor Patrol's first excitement of the morning, reported The Olympian (http://bit.ly/29fPZfu). When the crew caught up to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Harbor Patrol brings safety to high seas — or, Budd Inletgot my boat fixed, I was just trying it out, I didn't know. It's nothing we hav
Harbor Patrol brings safety to high seas — or, Budd Inlet
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
got my boat fixed, I was just trying it out, I didn't know. It's nothing we haven't heard before." During summer months, Harbor Patrol crews are on the water from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday through Sunday. The Harbor Patrol boat is typically run by a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Another Dana Point shark sighting -- this one closer to landThe size and species of the shark could not be verified. OC Lifeguards respond
Another Dana Point shark sighting -- this one closer to land
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
The size and species of the shark could not be verified. OC Lifeguards responded with personal watercraft, Orange County Harbor Patrol searched the area by boat and Huntington Beach again dispatched its helicopter. No further observations were... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Shark Sighting Prompts Warnings Along 2-Mile Stretch of Coastline in Orange Countywater was cleared for about an hour while the area was searched by lifeguards o
Shark Sighting Prompts Warnings Along 2-Mile Stretch of Coastline in Orange County
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 23 days ago
water was cleared for about an hour while the area was searched by lifeguards on rescue watercrafts, the Orange County Harbor Patrol and a helicopter from Huntington Beach Police Department, according to O.C. Lifeguards. There was no sign of a... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Dolphin towing upsets some beachgoers in Californiaas “disturbing.” However officials say this was the most effective and practica
Dolphin towing upsets some beachgoers in California
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
as “disturbing.” However officials say this was the most effective and practical way to remove the dolphin. Ventura Harbor patrol harbormaster John Higgins told KTLA about the decision to tow the dolphin. “Our area tries really hard to... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Ventura Dolphin Removal Raises Eyebrowsit strange that the dolphin was dragged away rather than placed in the back of
Ventura Dolphin Removal Raises Eyebrows
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 23 days ago
it strange that the dolphin was dragged away rather than placed in the back of the pickup truck. John Higgins, Ventura Harbor Patrol harbormaster, said the dolphin was causing a fairly large disturbance and that the single lifeguard responsible... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Crews respond to multiple water rescues in Port Huenemearea, authorities said. The Oxnard Fire Department, state lifeguards, the feder
Crews respond to multiple water rescues in Port Hueneme
Ventura County Star / Posted 23 days ago
area, authorities said. The Oxnard Fire Department, state lifeguards, the federal fire department and the Ventura County Harbor Patrol also responded to the water rescue. They had unconfirmed report of a person still in the water but it turned... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Dead Dolphin Towed Across Ventura Beach in Solution to ‘Difficult Situation’: Harbormasteron July 3, 2016. (Credit: Justin Avila) “It was disturbing,” Avila said in an
Dead Dolphin Towed Across Ventura Beach in Solution to ‘Difficult Situation’: Harbormaster
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 24 days ago
on July 3, 2016. (Credit: Justin Avila) “It was disturbing,” Avila said in an email. California State Parks and the Harbor Patrol decided to use a pickup truck to tow the animal instead of loading it into the truck’s bed so that the vehicle... Read more
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Orange County Register
Long Beach man arrested under suspicion of boating under influencea huge, rolling wave that endangered stand-up-paddlers, kayakers and docked boa
Long Beach man arrested under suspicion of boating under influence
Orange County Register / Posted 24 days ago
a huge, rolling wave that endangered stand-up-paddlers, kayakers and docked boats, officials said. Orange County Sheriff Harbor Patrol officers monitoring harbor traffic became aware of the man in a rubber dinghy at 10:30 a.m. when he passed by... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Watching fireworks on the water is “awesome,” but ignoring the rules can spoil the holidaythe worst thing you can do is be impaired while you are driving a boat at any s
Watching fireworks on the water is “awesome,” but ignoring the rules can spoil the holiday
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 25 days ago
the worst thing you can do is be impaired while you are driving a boat at any speed," Arthur Kleist with MPD's Harbor Patrol said. MPD's Harbor Patrol worked alongside the Milwaukee Fire Department, the Wisconsin Department of Natural... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Inflatable 'Air Dancers' Shake Hips to Repel Sea Lionssaid the unusual movement of the red, white and blue air dancers should encoura
Inflatable 'Air Dancers' Shake Hips to Repel Sea Lions
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 25 days ago
said the unusual movement of the red, white and blue air dancers should encourage sea lions to move onto other areas less populated by people and off the docks. The program will begin Monday with three air dancers placed near the Harbor Patrol d... Read more
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Orange County Register
Hip-shaking inflatables latest tactic to chase sea lions from Dana Point Harborput out four red, white and blue life-sized dancing inflatables, with waving ar
Hip-shaking inflatables latest tactic to chase sea lions from Dana Point Harbor
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
put out four red, white and blue life-sized dancing inflatables, with waving arms and shaking hips, along the Orange County Harbor Patrol dock in an effort to deter the sea lions from making themselves at home and possibly causing costly damage to... Read more
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NJ.com
Body found in waters off Liberty State Park ID'd as Jersey City manaddition to the police response, Jersey City firefighters responded, as did the
Body found in waters off Liberty State Park ID'd as Jersey City man
NJ.com / Posted 27 days ago
addition to the police response, Jersey City firefighters responded, as did the fire department's marine unit. The New York Police Department's Harbor patrol divers, marine unit and aviation participated in the search as well, according to the repo... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Police identify body found in river as missing womanfound her car abandoned on the I-55 bridge. Police said they found some of You
Police identify body found in river as missing woman
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 29 days ago
found her car abandoned on the I-55 bridge. Police said they found some of Young’s belongings in the car and a phone on the ground next to the bridge’s safety rail. The MPD Harbor Patrol found the remains of her body in the river near McKellar La... Read more
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TribLIVE
Search for entangled blue whale resumes off Southern California coastits ability to swim and feed. Crew members from the whale-watching boat, joine
Search for entangled blue whale resumes off Southern California coast
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
its ability to swim and feed. Crew members from the whale-watching boat, joined in the rescue by NOAA officers, local harbor patrol and sheriff's deputies, spent hours trying to slice away the entanglement using cutters on long poles when the... Read more
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Reuters
Search for entangled blue whale resumes off Californiaits ability to swim and feed. Crew members from the whale-watching boat, joine
Search for entangled blue whale resumes off California
Reuters / Posted 30 days ago
its ability to swim and feed. Crew members from the whale-watching boat, joined in the rescue by NOAA officers, local harbor patrol and sheriff's deputies, spent hours trying to slice away the entanglement using cutters on long poles when the... Read more
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Raw Story
Search for entangled blue whale resumes off Californiaits ability to swim and feed. Crew members from the whale-watching boat, joine
Search for entangled blue whale resumes off California
Raw Story / Posted 30 days ago
its ability to swim and feed. Crew members from the whale-watching boat, joined in the rescue by NOAA officers, local harbor patrol and sheriff’s deputies, spent hours trying to slice away the entanglement using cutters on long poles when the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Rescuers make 2nd try to save entangled blue whaleof California, Chile and the Coral Triangle near Indonesia. NOAA Fisheries and
Rescuers make 2nd try to save entangled blue whale
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 30 days ago
of California, Chile and the Coral Triangle near Indonesia. NOAA Fisheries and the Orange County Sheriff's Department Harbor Patrol are helping in the rescue efforts. CNN's George Montgomery contributed to this report. TM & © 2016 Cable News... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Rescue efforts underway for entangled blue whale along West Coastand Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) told CNN affiliate KABC. NOAA Fisheries
Rescue efforts underway for entangled blue whale along West Coast
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 30 days ago
and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) told CNN affiliate KABC. NOAA Fisheries and the Orange County Sheriffs Department Harbor Patrol are both participating in rescue efforts. Crews rush to help 70-to-80 foot long blue whale entangled in... Read more
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Orange County Register
Blue whale entangled off Dana Point; rescue underwayfor Capt. Dave’s Dolphin Safari. Southern spotted the whale pulling buoys throu
Blue whale entangled off Dana Point; rescue underway
Orange County Register / Posted a month ago
for Capt. Dave’s Dolphin Safari. Southern spotted the whale pulling buoys through the water. An Orange County Sheriff’s Harbor Patrol boat was called in to keep watch while Dave Anderson, who is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric... Read more
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Ventura County Star
High surf to continue in area; 3 boaters die off Catalinanot immediately known, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Of
High surf to continue in area; 3 boaters die off Catalina
Ventura County Star / Posted 1 months ago
not immediately known, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. Officials with the Ventura and Channel Islands harbor patrols said no local incidents of boats in distress were reported Saturday. Munroe said although the swell was... Read more
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