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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

File photo of a rescue craft in a river. (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Woman, 23, Dead In Boating-Related Accident

One woman has died in a boating-related accident on a southwest Florida river.

07/08/2013

Dave Blizzard plays taps during as a veteran slautes behind him during a memorial day service held Sunday at Veterans Memorial Park. (photo credit: Jim Reed/Tampa Tribune)

Listen to The Current’s May 25-26 show: CBS Cares About PTSD, Veterans of Honor Flight, Hurricane Expo, Safe Boating Week, The Birchwood

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Steve Kroft of 60 Minutes in a CBS Radio News/CBS Cares special […]

CBS Tampa–05/28/2013

National Safe Boating Week is May 18-25, sponsored by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, National Safe Boating Council and National Weather Service. (photo credit: safeboatingcouncil.org)

Listen to The Current’s May 18-19 show: Safe Boating Week, Paddle Against Cancer, Asthma in Tampa Bay, Sykes Our Heroes

Did you miss this past weekend’s edition of The Current? No problem! Click the audio player below to catch the whole episode featuring: Jim Fogle, Public Education Officer with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary on […]

05/21/2013

File photo of boats. (Photo by GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Coast Guard Searches For 5 Missing Boaters; Three Are Children

The search continues for two adults and three children last heard making a distress call as their boat took on water in the Gulf of Mexico north of Tampa Bay.

CBS Tampa–05/19/2012

Stock Coast Guard photo.  (Photo credit: JOEL NITO/AFP/Getty Images)

Coast Guard Rescues 2 Men From Capsized Boat Off St Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Coast Guard has rescued two men whose boat capsized off the coast of St. Petersburg.

CBS Tampa–02/12/2012