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Officials Cracking Down On Drinking While Boating This Weekend

Everyone knows it’s illegal to drink and drive, but officials are also cracking down on drinking and boating.

06/27/2014

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Coast Guard Honors Victims Of 9/11

Ceremonies in Washington DC, New York City and Shanksville commemorate the events of 9-11, but the Coast Guard wanted to give the people of Pittsburgh an opportunity to reflect some twelve-years later.

09/11/2013

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West Mifflin Man Home Safe After Being Stranded At Sea In Tropical Storm

A West Mifflin man was one of four sailors rescued by the Coast Guard off the coast of South Carolina.

06/10/2013

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Tow Boat, Barge Slam Into Hot Metal Bridge

Officials are inspecting the Hot Metal Bridge after police say it was struck by a tow boat and a barge.

12/12/2012

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‘Operation Dry Water’ To Begin On City’s Waterways

Operation Dry Water begins Friday and will last through the weekend. They’ll be extra sets of eyes looking for boaters whose abilities might be alcohol impaired.

06/21/2012

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Coast Guard Places Weight Restrictions On Boats

The Coast Guard issued new restrictions on boat weights.

05/07/2012

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Barges Break Loose Overnight On Mon River

Several bridges have been inspected and reopened, but the Coast Guard and River Rescue crews continue work today to clear the navigational channel on the Monongahela River after three barges broke loose on the water overnight.

01/19/2012

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Crews Round Up Runaway Barge On Mon River

River rescue crews and the Coast Guard were called out overnight to round up a runaway barge on the Monongahela River.

09/16/2011

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Coast Guard Issues Safety Message For Boaters

The Coast Guard has a message for boaters on Pittsburgh’s three rivers this Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Towboat Captain Praised After Retrieving Barge

A local bridge that was hit by runaway barges on Wednesday is reopened after hours of inspection.

04/28/2011

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Bridge Reopens After Barge Emergency In Neville Island

The Fleming Park Bridge remains closed after four barges broke free from a tow boat on the Ohio River in Neville Island.

04/27/2011

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Coast Guard Probes Barge Incident

A barge is loose under the West End Bridge.

03/16/2011

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