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STATE OF OHIO

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, Jan. 18:

WKSU

The Coast Guard released a Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) that identifies problems on the Cuyahoga River and suggestions for how they can be fixed. 

The Coast Guard consulted waterway users over the summer about problems they encounter on the Cuyahoga River. Commander Steven Elliot from the Coast Guard’s Marine and Safety Unit in Cleveland says the resurgence of waterfront businesses and recreational activities on the river has led to many of the safety concerns.

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OHIO PUBLIC RADIO

Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, November 15: 

The Coast Guards Battle Heavy Ice on the Great Lakes

Jan 31, 2018
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U.S. COAST GUARD DISTRICT 9

The U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards have assisted more than 300 ships this winter, one of the most demanding years for icebreaking. 

So far, the Great Lakes ice cover is more extensive than it has been in the last two years. A big freeze hit the region right at the end of the shipping season, causing problems for several of the region’s biggest industries.

The First Woman to Lead Great Lakes' Coast Guard Retires Today

Aug 2, 2017
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GREAT LAKES TODAY

The first woman to lead the Coast Guard district that covers the Great Lakes is retiring today. 

In the two years Rear Admiral June Ryan has been Commander of the 9th District, the winters have been mild.  And there hasn’t really been a need for ice-breaking – what she calls the Coast Guard Great Lakes' greatest challenge.

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