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Rough surf leads to rough day for Orange Beach lifeguards – WKRG

June 25, 2019
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WKRG) — Red flags warned of the danger but around two o’clock Monday afternoon, an adult male swimming near Perdido Pass went under. “By the time the lifeguards got to him, we got to him with a jet ski, he was already unconscious. At that point, we brought him to the beach instantly and CPR was initiated,” says Beach Safety Chief Brett Lesinger.
Source: Rough surf leads to rough day for Orange Beach lifeguards – WKRG
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BREAKING: Coast Guard searching for missing sailor, boat in Perdido Bay – WKRG

June 25, 2019
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) A sailor missing in Perdido Bay was seen on a sinking boat before he disappeared, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Coast Guard. Coast Guard crews will resume their search for the missing man and his boat early Tuesday morning.
Source: BREAKING: Coast Guard searching for missing sailor, boat in Perdido Bay – WKRG
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Bayside teacher on historic research team to capture giant squid on camera in US waters – WKRG

June 22, 2019
DAPHNE, Ala. (WRKG) – For the first time in history, a giant squid has been filmed in its deepwater habitat in the waters of the United States, and Bayside Academy’s STEAM Coordinator, Dr. Megan McCall, was there. This is only the second time ever a giant squid has been filmed in its habitat; the only other time was in 2012 off the coast of Japan.
Source: Bayside teacher on historic research team to capture giant squid on camera in US waters – WKRG

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