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  • Four bodies found floating off Florida coast prompt questions

    (Reuters) - U.S. authorities trying to determine what happened to four men whose bodies were found floating off the Atlantic coast of Florida said a search by air and sea on Monday had turned up no additional victims or any signs of a boat or wreckage....
  • One dead after Haitian migrants come ashore near Fort Lauderdale

    MIAMI (Reuters) - One woman died early on Monday as 20 Haitian migrants being transported by an illegal smuggling operation came ashore near Fort Lauderdale, Florida, law enforcement officials said. The group was "released into the water" and officials...
  • All-volunteer auxiliary provides back up to Coast Guard

    All-volunteer auxiliary provides back up to Coast Guard
    Philip Vale served in the U.S. Coast Guard during World War II, transporting troops and dropping depth charges on submarines. Nearly 70 years later, the 89-year-old is still putting on a uniform and serving the country. He's part of the Coast Guard...
  • Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood

    Diver survives getting hit by powerboat off Hollywood
    When Adrian Winchell surfaced from a dive and faced a powerboat 50 feet away going 60 mph, he did the only thing he could do. He tried to dive back down to the bottom. Winchell, 63, of Hollywood, almost made it. The hull of the go-fast boat, which...
  • 'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead

    'Thin, disoriented' bay whale found dead
    The sickly whale that was spotted swimming erratically in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay for the past week was found dead Thursday afternoon along the shore of St. Julien's Creek in Chesapeake. The Stranding Response Team of the Virginia...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus Auditions

    The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus will hold auditions on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the auditorium in Leamy Hall, U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Interested singers should contact ECSC President Kathy Walburn at ecscpresident@gmail.com to reserve an...
  • Ohio River oil spill cleanup may stretch into third day

    (Reuters) - The cleanup of a 5,000-gallon fuel oil spill from a Duke Energy Corp power plant into the Ohio River could stretch into Thursday, Duke said on Wednesday, as the U.S. Coast Guard reopened a 15-mile section of the river to limited traffic. The...
  • Air museum celebrates Aviation Day

    "Orville Wright" paid a visit to New England Air Museum as it celebrated National Aviation Day on Aug. 19. "My brother and I made engines," Wright said, gesturing to a four-cylinder motor in a glass case. "This is the oldest surviving one." Brian...
  • "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads

    "Thin, disoriented" whale spotted swimming in Hampton Roads
    A “thin and obviously disoriented” 40-foot whale is swimming in circles and laps in the rivers and creeks of the Chesapeake Bay, and the Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team is trying to figure out why. Team members have set out every...
  • NOAA returns maintenance work to Curtis Bay

    The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will send part of its Atlantic research fleet to the Curtis Bay Coast Guard Yard over the next five years, a maintenance project that will keep 15 to 20 workers busy. U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski...
  • Oil spill from power plant closes 15-mile stretch of Ohio River

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard closed a 15-mile stretch of the Ohio River on Tuesday after at least five thousand gallons of fuel oil spilled from a 60-year-old power plant owned by Duke Energy 20 miles east of Cincinnati, Ohio. The spill occurred...
  • Teen of the Week: Talented teen known as a dynamic, magnetic onstage performer

    Teen of the Week: Talented teen known as a dynamic, magnetic onstage performer
    Ben Shepard got antsy. He was tired of sitting still in the audience watching his younger sister have all the fun. She performed in recitals as a member of L'Ecole de Danse. "I wanted to be onstage!" the teen declared. At age 10, he said, "I fell in...