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US Coast Guard Rescues Jelly Fish Victim In Florida Keys

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A woman from Sweden is recovering from jelly fish stings she suffered while swimming near Key West. The U.S. Coast Guard says it sent a crew Wednesday night to pick […]

CBS Tampa–09/05/2013

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 the Carnival Victory ship. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

No Central Agency Oversees, Inspects Cruise Ships

A byzantine maze of maritime rules and regulations, fragmented oversight and a patchwork quilt of nations that do business with cruise lines make it tough for consumers to assess the health and safety record of the ship they’re about to board in what for many is the vacation of a lifetime.

02/16/2013

The Coast Guard is looking for a Tampa area boater.  (Photo credit: ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)

US Coast Guard Searches for 3 Missing Boaters in Hernando Beach

HERNANDO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for three missing boaters in the Gulf of Mexico. The search began Sunday night when three people failed to return to Hernando Beach in […]

CBS Tampa–04/23/2012

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