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File photo of inside a casino boat. (Photo credit: FRANCK PERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

Stranded Casino Ship Frees Itself Off Ga., SC

A casino boat stranded on a rocky sandbar pulled itself free without help from tow boats Thursday, a day and a half after the vessel ran aground during its first passenger cruise out of Savannah.

07/17/2014

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Casino Boat With 123 People Aboard Stuck On Rocks

A casino boat on its maiden trip ran aground on rocks off the coast of Georgia overnight and remained stranded hours after daybreak Wednesday, with Coast Guard crews awaiting high tide to attempt to remove the 123 people aboard.

07/16/2014

File photo of the Carnival Triumph cruise ship. (credit: DAN ANDERSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Coast Guard: A Leak Caused Carnival Cruise Ship Fire

Now that investigators have determined the origins of the engine-room fire that paralyzed a Carnival cruise ship at sea for five days, they will try to learn more about the cause, the crew’s response, and why the ship was disabled for so long.

02/19/2013

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Barge With 80,000 Gallons Oil Hits Miss. Bridge, Leaks

The Coast Guard says a barge that hit a railroad bridge in Vicksburg, Miss., was carrying 80,000 gallons of light crude oil, but officials don’t know how much has spilled into the Mississippi River.

01/27/2013

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Crews Search For Soldier Missing Off Ga. Coast

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Authorities continue to search for an Army staff sergeant from Fort Stewart who went missing while swimming off the coast of St. Simons Island. The soldier has been identified as Staff […]

WAOK-AM–06/04/2012

Veterans Day Activities

Day parades and night parades too. If you are looking for ways to celebrate the service of veterans everywhere we’ve got your information right here.

11/10/2010