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Men Who Died When Boat Capsized Identified

Maryland Natural Resources Police have identified two men who died after a boat capsized in St. Mary’s County.

04/22/2013

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Driver Rescued From Truck Dangling From Va. Bridge

The driver of a tractor-trailer who was stuck inside the cab of her truck while it dangled from the Monitor-Merrimac Bridge Tunnel has been rescued.

04/08/2013

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1 Rescued, 2 Missing From Fishing Ship Off Eastern Shore

The U.S. Coast Guard says one man was rescued and two men are still missing after a fishing vessel became disabled 15 miles east of Assateague Island.

03/06/2013

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Baltimore Coast Guard Probes Phony Distress Calls

If it’s a joke, it’s a potentially dangerous one. The Coast Guard station in Baltimore has received six phony distress calls for a boat in trouble.

07/26/2012

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Coast Guard Rescues 2 Men From Ocean City Inlet

Two men had to be rescued from the Ocean City Inlet after being caught in a storm and nearly pulled out to the ocean.

06/26/2012

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Toxicology Report To Determine If Alcohol Was A Factor In Patapsco River Boat Crash

A speed boat slams into a pier near the Key Bridge. Now we’re learning more about what went wrong and the people hurt.

05/22/2012

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Plea Agreement Reached In Shipping Pollution Case

A Greek shipping company pleads guilty to polluting at sea and then trying to cover it up. It came in a plea agreement in federal court in Baltimore.

01/25/2012

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Promotion Mission: U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Docked In Fells Point

The U.S. Coast Guard is on a mission, urging congressional leaders to continue to provide funding to improve their aging fleet.

11/01/2011

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Coast Guard Ship Repair Spares Some Jobs In Baltimore

Talk of slashing federal budgets may have the ax falling elsewhere in Maryland, but not the Coast Guard yard in Baltimore.

10/25/2011

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Coast Guard Urges Caution Following 7 Deaths

The Coast Guard is urging caution among boaters this holiday weekend after reporting seven drownings in the Mid-Atlantic region in the past week.

06/30/2011

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Study: Navy Needs To Prepare For Climate Change

The Navy and Coast Guard need to prepare for more missions in the Arctic, and plan for potential damage to bases from rising sea levels, as global warming increases, the National Research Council said Thursday.

03/10/2011

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Nigerian Man Wins U.S. Visa, Not Money, In Lottery

Was it a stroke of luck or a mother’s prayer that landed one Coast Guard serviceman a visa to America? He says it’s a combination of both.

02/25/2011

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