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Connecticut Post
Historic fireboat to be viewing vessel for New London schooner raceFrom a press release: NEW LONDON — The 2015 Connecticut Maritime Heritage Fest
Historic fireboat to be viewing vessel for New London schooner race
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 hours ago
From a press release: NEW LONDON — The 2015 Connecticut Maritime Heritage Festival is partnering with the fireboat MV John J. Harvey, which will be the viewing vessel for the Festival’s annual schooner race on Saturday, September 12. Seven... Read more
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Quartz
Obama deplores climate change in the Arctic, but will deploy more icebreakers there anyway - Quartz titanic problems Sometimes you just have to break the ice....
Obama deplores climate change in the Arctic, but will deploy more icebreakers there anyway
Quartz / Posted yesterday
- Quartz titanic problems Sometimes you just have to break the ice.... Read more
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Ballard News-Tribune
Public Input sought on potential changes to ship canal bridges’ opening restrictions The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is asking the maritime commun
Public Input sought on potential changes to ship canal bridges’ opening restrictions
Ballard News-Tribune / Posted yesterday
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is asking the maritime community, along with people who drive, walk or bike, whether the City should seek US Coast... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Rob Ford and Canadians dismiss Scott Walker's 'off-the-wall' border ideaFormer Toronto mayor Rob Ford says Canada has no plans to invade the United Sta
Rob Ford and Canadians dismiss Scott Walker's 'off-the-wall' border idea
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford says Canada has no plans to invade the United States – and that Americans can rest assured the threat from the north is receding. “It sounds to me a little off the wall,” Ford said of Walker’s comments about a potential... Read more
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iol.co.za
US eyes more ice-breaking mightU.S. Coast GuardUnited States Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker Polar Star (WAGB 10)
US eyes more ice-breaking might
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
U.S. Coast GuardUnited States Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker Polar Star (WAGB 10) is shown in this undated photo in Antarctica. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout Anchorage, Alaska - President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a faster timetable for... Read more
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Independent
Alaska icebreakers: US announces plans for new $1bn fleet capable of operating year-round in attempt to capitalise on region's resourcesPolar icebreakers are vessels built to cut through open water ice, and will be
Alaska icebreakers: US announces plans for new $1bn fleet capable of operating year-round in attempt to capitalise on region's resources
Independent / Posted yesterday
Polar icebreakers are vessels built to cut through open water ice, and will be crucial to expanding exploration and shipping in the Arctic in the coming years. The US Coast Guard had a total of seven icebreakers at the end of the Second World War,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Obama seeks to close icebreaker gap as Arctic sea traffic competition intensifiesBarack Obama will propose on Tuesday accelerating the timeline for purchasing a
Obama seeks to close icebreaker gap as Arctic sea traffic competition intensifies
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Barack Obama will propose on Tuesday accelerating the timeline for purchasing and building new icebreakers for the US coast guard in the Arctic Ocean, as part of an effort to close an increasing gap with other countries – particularly Russia. The... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Helping out a heroWell deserved Zeb! This reminds me back in 1962 when Coast Guardsman BM2 David
Helping out a hero
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Well deserved Zeb! This reminds me back in 1962 when Coast Guardsman BM2 David Sparks, who was manning the signal house at the end of the south pier,dove into 8-10 foot waves to try and save a boy washed off. He was awarded the Gold Live Saving... Read more
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The News & Observer
U.S. lags behind Russia and other nations in the Arctic | News & Observer August 28, 2015 Obama is about to be the first sitting U
U.S. lags behind Russia and other nations in the Arctic
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
| News & Observer August 28, 2015 Obama is about to be the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Alaskan Arctic The U.S. lacks... Read more
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KBOI-TV Boise
US Coast Guard intercepts more than 50 pounds of MDMA SEATTLE (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a crew intercepted $1 million worth
US Coast Guard intercepts more than 50 pounds of MDMA
KBOI-TV Boise / Posted 4 days ago
SEATTLE (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a crew intercepted $1 million worth of MDMA near the San Juan Islands. Authorities announced the catch on Saturday, two days after the crew of the Coast... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Not only fun but educationalCamp 911 recently held its 17th annual emergency preparedness camp. Eighty chil
Not only fun but educational
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Camp 911 recently held its 17th annual emergency preparedness camp. Eighty children ages 10-12 attended camps. It takes almost as many volunteers to put on the camp and produce an event that is not only fun, but educational as well. I am so... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Death toll set to rise as Tropical Storm Erika hits Dominica Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as
Death toll set to rise as Tropical Storm Erika hits Dominica
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummelled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Tropical storm Erika unleashes destruction as four die in DominicaTropical storm Erika pounded the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Thursd
Tropical storm Erika unleashes destruction as four die in Dominica
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 6 days ago
Tropical storm Erika pounded the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica on Thursday, unleashing flooding and mudslides that killed at least four people and knocked out power and water supplies. The storm, which was forecast to reach Florida as a... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Military Officers Come Out Strongly Against Nuclear Iran DealPresident Obama and fellow supporters of the Nuclear Iran Deal boasted that it
Military Officers Come Out Strongly Against Nuclear Iran Deal
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
President Obama and fellow supporters of the Nuclear Iran Deal boasted that it must be the right deal because they were able to gather 36 military officers to endorse it. Well, a group of five volunteers in less than a week were able to gather more... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Cape Fear Memorial Bridge opening could impact your morning commuteThe Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is expected to go up at 9 a.m. Thursday. Accordi
Cape Fear Memorial Bridge opening could impact your morning commute
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is expected to go up at 9 a.m. Thursday. According to the bridge tender, the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is heading out of the Port City, causing the opening. The Isabel Holmes Bridge is not expected to open, so... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Cape Fear Memorial Bridge expected to openThe Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is expected to go up at 9 a.m. Thursday. Accordi
Cape Fear Memorial Bridge expected to open
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 days ago
The Cape Fear Memorial Bridge is expected to go up at 9 a.m. Thursday. According to the bridge tender, the US Coast Guard Cutter Diligence is heading out of the Port City, causing the opening. The Isabel Holmes Bridge is not expected to open, so... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
USCG Air Station TC Battles Tough Conditions During Lake Huron RescueWhat began as just another day, turned into a big struggle for US Coast Guard A
USCG Air Station TC Battles Tough Conditions During Lake Huron Rescue
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 6 days ago
What began as just another day, turned into a big struggle for US Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City. The situation looked bad. Two elderly men were stranded on their sailboat as it took on water. The Coast Guard responded to the call on Lake... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Drone operator faces federal charges for flying too close to...The US Coast Guard is investigating after a ferry boat captain reported a drone
Drone operator faces federal charges for flying too close to...
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 6 days ago
The US Coast Guard is investigating after a ferry boat captain reported a drone right in his line of sight as he tried to dock a boat in Anacortes. It happened earlier this summer and now the operator is facing federal charges. The vessels are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mauritius Hosts 18th Meeting of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding On Port State ControlThe 18th Meeting of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMOU) on Por
Mauritius Hosts 18th Meeting of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding On Port State Control
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The 18th Meeting of the Indian Ocean Memorandum of Understanding (IOMOU) on Port State Control is being held at Hilton Mauritius Resort and Spa Hotel in Flic en Flac from 25 to 28 August 2015. Some 30 participants from 17 countries are attending as... Read more
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Independent
Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Meet Knight Rider - the New Orleans hero who cannot stop weepingTen years ago he used a boat to rescue dozens of people from the flood waters o
Hurricane Katrina anniversary: Meet Knight Rider - the New Orleans hero who cannot stop weeping
Independent / Posted 8 days ago
Ten years ago he used a boat to rescue dozens of people from the flood waters of Katrina; today he is unable to shake off the weight of what he saw and the memory of those he failed to save. “At the hospital, the doctors tell me there are people on... Read more
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RTE News
Shell granted clearance to resume Arctic drillingThe Obama administration has granted Royal Dutch Shell final clearance to resum
Shell granted clearance to resume Arctic drilling
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
The Obama administration has granted Royal Dutch Shell final clearance to resume drilling for oil and gas in the environmentally fragile Arctic Ocean for the first time since 2012, a move green groups vowed to fight. The US Department of the... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
PH can afford 'frugal' military upgradeMANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defense o
PH can afford 'frugal' military upgrade
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 15 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defense officials said Monday, even though maritime tensions with China are growing. Despite a proposed 25 percent rise in next year's defense budget, the government must still... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: OfficialsMANILA: The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence of
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: Officials
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA: The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence officials said on Monday (Aug 17), even though maritime tensions with China are growing. Despite a proposed 25 per cent rise in next year's defence budget, the government... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Ph can’t afford full military modernisation: officials GROWING FLEET – Eight brand new Canadian Bell-412eP combat utility helicopter
Ph can’t afford full military modernisation: officials
Manila Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
GROWING FLEET – Eight brand new Canadian Bell-412eP combat utility helicopters and two Italian AW-109E attack choppers were unveiled by the Philippine Air Force (PAF) yesterday with Defense... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: officialsMANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence o
Philippines can't afford full military modernisation: officials
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA - The Philippines can only afford a "frugal" military upgrade, defence officials said Monday, even though maritime tensions with China are growing. A Philippine Air Force chaplain blesses a newly-delivered Bell 412 helicopter with holy water... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Lack of funds restricts AFP modernizationMANILA - Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Monday called for patience in the
Lack of funds restricts AFP modernization
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 16 days ago
MANILA - Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Monday called for patience in the implementation of the AFP modernization program, saying the program is constrained by meager financial resources. In a speech, Gazmin said the country needs to persevere... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
57th Air and Water Show starts todayCHICAGO — The 2015 Air and Water Show kicks off this morning at 10 a.m. Two mi
57th Air and Water Show starts today
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 18 days ago
CHICAGO — The 2015 Air and Water Show kicks off this morning at 10 a.m. Two million people are expected to view the event. The planes take off from the Gary Jet Center. There will be 17 performers this year, five military and 11 civilian. The... Read more
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KOLO 8 Reno
South Lake Tahoe Police Looking for Missing Paddle BoarderSOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA - South Lake Tahoe police are looking for a man reported m
South Lake Tahoe Police Looking for Missing Paddle Boarder
KOLO 8 Reno / Posted 20 days ago
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA - South Lake Tahoe police are looking for a man reported missing apparently leaving paddle board equipment on Lake Tahoe. Police were called the night of Wednesday, August 12, 2015, to a report of an empty standup paddle board... Read more
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ABC News
How Stranded Teen Jet Skier Survived a Night at SeaA 19-year-old was rescued from the ocean off the coast of New Jersey early this
How Stranded Teen Jet Skier Survived a Night at Sea
ABC News / Posted 21 days ago
A 19-year-old was rescued from the ocean off the coast of New Jersey early this morning after a jet ski accident forced him to spend a night at sea, authorities said. The man was reported missing Tuesday evening after he didn't make it to his... Read more
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Alaska Public
F/V Northern Pride now salvaged, area clean But as of Friday, park staff, part of the team effort to oversee salvage oper
F/V Northern Pride now salvaged, area clean
Alaska Public / Posted 22 days ago
But as of Friday, park staff, part of the team effort to oversee salvage operations, say the vessel has been removed and the area cleaned. The Northern Pridecaught fire and capsized on April 21 northeast... Read more
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International Business Times
Cocaine bust: US Coast Guard seizes $1bn of narcotics from drug-running submarines More than 66,000lbs (29,937kg) large bricks of cocaine was docked in San Diego,
Cocaine bust: US Coast Guard seizes $1bn of narcotics from drug-running submarines
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
More than 66,000lbs (29,937kg) large bricks of cocaine was docked in San Diego, hailed by officials as the largest drug off-load in history. The drugs haul was part of a four-month sting by the US Coast Guard off the Mexican, Central and South... Read more
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EuroNews
US Coast Guard nets record drug haulA record haul of a billion dollars’ worth of cocaine and heroin was unloaded by
US Coast Guard nets record drug haul
EuroNews / Posted 22 days ago
A record haul of a billion dollars’ worth of cocaine and heroin was unloaded by the US Coast Guard in California on Monday. The drugs were seized by the US authorities over a four month mission off the Pacific coast of Mexico and Central... Read more
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Aljazeera
US Coast Guard boasts largest drug off-load in historyAfter four months at sea, a US Coast Guard mission has returned to shore carryi
US Coast Guard boasts largest drug off-load in history
Aljazeera / Posted 22 days ago
After four months at sea, a US Coast Guard mission has returned to shore carrying $1bn in confiscated cocaine and heroin, hailed by officials as the largest drug off-load in history. The mission arrived to the naval base in San Diego, California,... Read more
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Daily Mail
U.S. Coast Guard seizes $1billion worth of cocaine in Eastern Pacific Ocean Coast Guard seized more than 66,000 pounds of cocain
U.S. Coast Guard seizes $1billion worth of cocaine
Daily Mail / Posted 22 days ago
in Eastern Pacific Ocean Coast Guard seized more than 66,000 pounds of cocaine worth $1.01billion in the Eastern Pacific Ocean, officials said Monday The cocaine was unloaded off a Coast Guard... Read more
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Times of Malta
US Coast Guard unloads $1 billion in narcoticsA special US Coast Guard cutter returned from a four-month mission to unload a
US Coast Guard unloads $1 billion in narcotics
Times of Malta / Posted 22 days ago
A special US Coast Guard cutter returned from a four-month mission to unload a record haul of $1 billion worth of cocaine and heroin seized from narcotics smugglers at sea. The 32 metric tons of cocaine and 2 tons of heroin were stacked on pallets... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teensJUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announce
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teens
FOX Carolina / Posted 22 days ago
JUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announced their decision to end their privately-led search for the missing boys. The families said in a press release that they ended their search at sunset on Saturday, August... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teensJUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announce
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teens
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 23 days ago
JUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announced their decision to end their privately-led search for the missing boys. The families said in a press release that they ended their search at sunset on Saturday, August... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
$1Billion in Cocaine Seized By Single US Coast Guard Ship(AFP) A single US Coast Guard ship has recovered cocaine worth more than one bi
$1Billion in Cocaine Seized By Single US Coast Guard Ship
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 23 days ago
(AFP) A single US Coast Guard ship has recovered cocaine worth more than one billion dollars in under a year, authorities said Monday. The Stratton confiscated an impressive 29.9 tonnes of the drug in 10 months, from October 2012 through September... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teensJUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announce
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teens
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 days ago
JUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announced their decision to end their privately-led search for the missing boys. The families said in a press release that they ended their search at sunset on Saturday, August... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teensJUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announce
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teens
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 23 days ago
JUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announced their decision to end their privately-led search for the missing boys. The families said in a press release that they ended their search at sunset on Saturday, August... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
The real job of the US Coast Guard along the Carolina CoastIf you think the US Coast Guard along the Carolina Coast simply responds to str
The real job of the US Coast Guard along the Carolina Coast
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 days ago
If you think the US Coast Guard along the Carolina Coast simply responds to stranded swimmers and boaters all day, you'd be underestimating the sheer amount of work they do. Particularly the men and women who work out of the station on Oak Island,... Read more
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FOX 13 Memphis
Families end search for missing Florida teens presumed lost at seaUpdate, 1:50 p.m.: After being lost at sea for 16 days, the families of Austin
Families end search for missing Florida teens presumed lost at sea
FOX 13 Memphis / Posted 23 days ago
Update, 1:50 p.m.: After being lost at sea for 16 days, the families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have made the decision to end the search for the boys, a family spokesperson said. The families “faced the harsh reality of no new, credible... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Families End Private Search for Missing Teen Boaters"We love our boys and want them home. Today, our hope becomes our prayer, that
Families End Private Search for Missing Teen Boaters
NBC Chicago / Posted 23 days ago
"We love our boys and want them home. Today, our hope becomes our prayer, that one day Perry and Austin will be returned to us. We thank everyone for their dedicated efforts and support," the families said. The U.S. Coast Guard searched for a week,... Read more
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19 Action News Cleveland
Search for a man overboard continues off the coast of Kelleys IslandThe US Coast Guard confirmed Monday that a 61-year-old man fell off a a boat wh
Search for a man overboard continues off the coast of Kelleys Island
19 Action News Cleveland / Posted 23 days ago
The US Coast Guard confirmed Monday that a 61-year-old man fell off a a boat while visiting Kelleys Island and never resurfaced. It happened Saturday evening. The Coast Guard station at Marblehead received a call from a man who fell overboard... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teensJUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announce
Families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen end their privately-led search for missing teens
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 23 days ago
JUPITER, Fla. -- The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have announced their decision to end their privately-led search for the missing boys. The families said in a press release that they ended their search at sunset on Saturday, August... Read more
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FOX 25 Boston
Families end search for missing Florida teens presumed lost at seaBy Lulu Ramadan, Palm Beach Post Staff JUPITER, Fla. (MyFoxBoston.com) - After
Families end search for missing Florida teens presumed lost at sea
FOX 25 Boston / Posted 23 days ago
By Lulu Ramadan, Palm Beach Post Staff JUPITER, Fla. (MyFoxBoston.com) - After being lost at sea for 16 days, the families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen have made the decision to end the search for the boys, a family spokesperson said. The... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Missing Florida teens: Family calls off searchHope, if not lost, wore thin for the families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Coh
Missing Florida teens: Family calls off search
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 23 days ago
Hope, if not lost, wore thin for the families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen. And on Sunday, they announced the suspension of the search for the two teens from Tequesta. “Today, our hope becomes our prayer — that one day Perry and Austin will... Read more
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KATV Little Rock
Florida families end private search for teens missing at seaThe families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, two Florida teenagers who wen
Florida families end private search for teens missing at sea
KATV Little Rock / Posted 23 days ago
The families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, two Florida teenagers who went missing on a boating trip several weeks ago, have ended their privately led search for the boys. “Absent new information, continuing the search is not practical,” a... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Missing Florida teens: Family calls off searchHope, if not lost, wore thin for the families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Coh
Missing Florida teens: Family calls off search
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 23 days ago
Hope, if not lost, wore thin for the families of Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen. And on Sunday, they announced the suspension of the search for the two teens from Tequesta. “Today, our hope becomes our prayer — that one day Perry and Austin will... Read more
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Daily Mail
Families suspend search for missing Florida teensFamilies of Florida teens who disappeared on fishing trip 'face the harsh reali
Families suspend search for missing Florida teens
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
Families of Florida teens who disappeared on fishing trip 'face the harsh reality' and call end to search after two weeks Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, of Tequesta, Florida, both 14, disappeared on July 24 during a fishing trip off Jupiter The... Read more
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