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  • Miami's Duke Johnson smiles as he answers a question during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference Football kickoff in Greensboro, N.C., Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    ACC Kickoff: Florida St., Miami picked to win divisions

    The Seminoles were picked as the overall league champions by 104 media members and received 109 first-place votes in the Atlantic Division. The Coastal Division was muddier, with four teams separated by 44 points.

  • Coast Guard installs new commander for NJ to NC

    The Coast Guard installed a new leader on Wednesday to oversee the navigable waters from central New Jersey to the South Carolina border, including management of rescue operations and coastal security in those states.

  • Program spotlights Homer's pioneering women

    Stories about Homer's bygone days fill the pages of books. On April 3, the public had an opportunity to hear the stories told by the ones that wrote them at "Meet the People," an event co-sponsored by the Pioneers of Alaska and the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies.

  • Virginia beats Memphis to reach first Sweet 16 since 1995

    Virginia led by 15 at halftime and pushed that to 27 points late, picking right up where it left off in its strong finish to Friday's tournament-opening win against Coastal Carolina.

  • In this image provided by the U.S. Coast Guard a barge loaded with marine fuel oil sits partially submerged in the Houston Ship Channel, Saturday March 22, 2014. The bulk carrier Summer Wind, reported a collision between the Summer Wind and a barge, containing 924,000 gallons of fuel oil, towed by the motor vessel Miss Susan. The barge collided with a ship in Galveston Bay on Saturday, leaking an unknown amount of the fuel into the popular bird habitat as the peak of the migratory shorebird season was approaching. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard, PO3 Manda Emery)

    Oil spill cleanup impedes major Texas ship channel

    A barge that once carried some 900,000 gallons of heavy tar-like oil was cleared Sunday of its remaining contents, a day after the vessel collided with a ship in the busy Houston Ship Channel and leaked as much as about a fifth of its cargo into the waterway.

  • Is Virginia ready for high-flying Memphis? (VIDEO)

    Virginia shifted into gear and cruised past Coastal Carolina, but what challenges will Memphis present in the Round of 32? The Cavaliers talk about it here.

  • Ceremony honors 2 NY Coast Guardsmen killed in '01

    A memorial ceremony is being held in western New York on the 13th anniversary of the recovery of the bodies of two U.S. Coast Guardsmen killed in the line of duty.

  • Virginia forward Anthony Gill (13) shoots over Coastal Carolina center El Hadji Ndieguene (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball second-round tournament game, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

    Virginia beats Coastal Carolina 70-59 in NCAAs

    Coastal Carolina did enough in the first half to allow the Chanticleers to believe they could become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.

  • Virginia forward Evan Nolte (11) celebrates a goal against Coastal Carolina during the second half of an NCAA college basketball second-round tournament game, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh. Virginia won 70-59. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

    Virginia survives a push from No. 16 seed Coastal Carolina

    Virginia trailed No. 16 seed Coastal Carolina on Friday night in a second-round NCAA tournament game. The Cavaliers would have made history if they had lost. No No. 1 seed had ever done so, but Virginia recovered and advanced with a 70-59 victory.

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