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Man drowns after saving daughter in kayaking accident, officials say

Roni Avila, 40, of San Francisco, was kayaking with his 5-year-old daughter when their boat flipped over, causing them to go underwater

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Coast Guard won't change downtown Miami's Brickell drawbridge schedules

When the Brickell Avenue drawbridge goes up, so do tempers of drivers trapped in downtown Miami gridlock.<p>But a proposal to alleviate traffic by …

Urbanism

Leadership lessons from 40 years in the Coast Guard

<i>Admiral Paul Zukunft has been the commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard since May 30, 2014, leading 41,700 men and women on active duty, 7,800 reserves, 8,300 civilians and 31,000 volunteer Auxiliarists. In an interview with Tom Fox, Zukunft discussed the times that have tested his leadership skills,</i> …

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Man drowns rescuing girl from Delta during kayak trip

RIO VISTA — A father who went into the Delta to rescue his 5-year-old daughter during a kayaking trip Sunday has drowned.<p>The 40-year-old San …

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Freighter Captain Says U.S. Destroyer Ignored Warnings

The account from Ronald Advincula is the first available direct testimony from either crew<p>By<p>Costas Paris in New York,<p>Costas Paris<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@CostasParis<p>costas.paris@wsj.com<p>Alastair Gale in Tokyo and<p>Alastair Gale<p>The Wall Street …

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71st anniversary of military plane crash on Mount Tom in Holyoke set for ceremony July 15

The Holyoke Veterans Services Department will mark the 71st anniversary of the crash of a military plane on Mount Tom that killed 25 servicemen …

Western Massachusetts

The 25 highest-paying jobs you can get without a bachelor's degree

Don't have the time or money to get a bachelor's degree?<p>Don't fret. There are plenty of high-paying jobs that require only a two-year associate degree, postsecondary nondegree certificate, or even just a high-school diploma.<p>According to the latest data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, these …

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Exclusive: U.S. warship stayed on deadly collision course despite warning - container ship captain

TOKYO (Reuters) - A U.S. warship struck by a container vessel in Japanese waters failed to respond to warning signals or take evasive action before a collision that killed seven of its crew, according to a report of the incident by the Philippine cargo ship's captain.<p>Multiple U.S. and Japanese …

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The High Cost of Buying a Boat

"It's like glass, honey," my dad would whisper to my mom. "That water. Like glass."<p>My mom and dad, both avid water skiers and all-around fun folks, …

Frugal Living

Crew rescues man after sailboat capsizes on Columbia River

Coast Guard officials say one man was rescued after his sailboat capsized on the Columbia River near Deer Island, Oregon.<p>Coast Guard Station Portland …

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Coast Guard Searching For Possible Person In Water Off Plymouth

PLYMOUTH (CBS) – An empty kayak has led to the search for a possible missing person off the coast of Plymouth.<p>A fisherman spotted the overturned …

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Only a few agencies in the Keys have boats that can put out fires. There’s a reason

When a boat catches fire, it would seem logical that another boat equipped with firefighting capabilities would respond to put it out.<p>That’s not …

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U.S. Coast Guard recover body of man missing in Lake St. Clair

The U.S. Coast Guard has recovered the body of a man who went missing in Lake St. Clair on Friday evening.<p>The 44-year-old U.S. man was recovered …

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Coast Guard launches search near Florida for missing diver

The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the waters off Florida for a missing diver.<p>Authorities said they were looking for a diver who went missing about …

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Metal Shark Wins $54 Million US Navy Contract to Build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels

Louisiana-based shipbuilder Metal Shark has been selected by the US Navy to build Near Coastal Patrol Vessels (NCPVs) for United States partner …

Merchant Shipping

"The Islands" movie holds first audition for Queen Liliuokalani role

Updated:Saturday, June 24 2017 1:05 AM EDT2017-06-24 05:05:12 GMT<p>State agriculture officials are asking the public to be alert for signs that the …

Hawaii

Powerboat driver who pulled stunt around river freighter reprimanded

<b>BAY CITY, MI</b> -- Bay City Grand Prix officials have reprimanded a Canadian driver in this weekend's race for testing his powerboat two days early on …

Motor Racing

After Florida teenagers disappeared at sea, a sharp divide emerged between their families

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. – Before Tequesta teens Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen disappeared at sea nearly two years ago, the 14-year-old boys had …

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Fire rescue crews searching for missing diver near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue crews are searching for a diver who went missing Saturday near Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, authorities said.<p>The agency’s …

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This Woman Tracks Icebergs for the International Ice Patrol - Bloomberg

<i>At Work With is our ode to unsung professions. This week, meet a Coast Guard officer who patrols the North Atlantic for icebergs.</i><p>Gabrielle McGrath, …

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New details emerge in USS Fitzgerald collision investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Five of the seven Navy sailors who died aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald when it collided with a cargo ship off the east coast of Japan may have been almost instantly "incapacitated" and died quickly, according to a preliminary Navy analysis, a defense official …

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Shipping out of Boston: Grand sailing vessels depart

BOSTON (AP) — The tall ships are shipping out of Boston.<p>A unique gathering of more than 50 grand sailing vessels from around the world is winding down after six days. The ships started departing Boston Harbor on Thursday morning.<p>Among them was the U.S. Coast Guard's Eagle, which was originally …

Sailing

Body found in Mississippi River near French Quarter, NOPD says

A person's body was found in the Mississippi River Friday morning (June 23) near the French Quarter, New Orleans police said.<p>The U.S. Coast Guard is …

New Orleans

12 tips for staying safe in Oregon's waters this summer

Be aware that hidden currents under the water's surface do exist and can sneak up on you. At the coast, heed riptide and sneaker wave warnings and …

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Ship Management Firm Blames Engineer for MARPOL Fines

Singapore-based Thome Ship Management, the manager of the tanker ETC Mena, said in a statement Thursday that the vessel's chief engineer is wholly to …

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No drugs found in captain, pilot in Cape Cod ferry crash

Ferry officials say drug tests on the captain and pilot of a ferry that struck a jetty in Cape Cod have come back negative.<p>The Steamship Authority …

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Powerboat racer pulls ‘dangerous’ stunt around river freighter

Say what you will , this is not very good PR for the racing community at large. Come on guys be smarter then this please.<p><b>BAY CITY, MI</b> — The big race …

Motor Racing

Boating safety takes center stage as a hot weekend approaches

Local, state and federal agencies say dozens of people died in 2016 from recreational accidents in Oregon and Washington, and people should wear life …

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Trump's infrastructure push stands to benefit Stephen Schwarzman, other allies

Just four days after he was inaugurated, President Donald Trump delivered a clear message that he would use his office to help industry friends and …

Safe SUP Choices: Use the Buddy System

<b>Standup paddling is all fun and games, until it’s not.</b> The water—whether ocean, river, lake or pond—can be dangerous and always deserves respect. To …

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