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Local Boater Missing In Vermilion Bay
According to Facebook user Don Meaux, a local boater is missing in Vermilion Bay. Meaux's post features a story from The Advocate, which indicates that the missing boater was in a 17-foot Boston Whaler rigged with a trawl. Several agencies are assisting in the search, including St...
Crews Search Gulf For Missing Offshore Welder
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching Gulf of Mexico off the Louisiana coast between Lake Charles and Baton Rouge for a missing welder from the Philippines after an accident on a rig Sunday night south of Freshwater Bayou. Petty Officer Carlos Vega tells the Associated Press 38-year-old Peter Voces was knocked overboard when an empty "tank barrel" used for oil fell on him Sunday evening... R

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