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What do longshore workers do? How do you become one? Q&A on Port of ... - OregonLive.com

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OregonLive.com

What do longshore workers do? How do you become one? Q&A on Port of ...
OregonLive.com
A. The Pacific Maritime Association recently announced that the port operators were making an "all-in" bargaining offer that would include 3 percent raises over 5 years and increased pension. According to the association, the average dock worker makes ...

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Divers find 2000 ancient coins in Israel - Washington Post


Divers find 2000 ancient coins in Israel
Washington Post
The Israel Antiquities Authority said Wednesday that the underwater find consists of 2,000 coins, weighing about 13 pounds. Kobi Sharvit, director of the authority's marine archaeology unit, says the coins most likely were swept up in recent storms ...

Marine sanctuary proposal advances - Fond du Lac Reporter

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Marine sanctuary proposal advances
Fond du Lac Reporter
"Visitors to a sanctuary along the coast would be able to stop at the Smithsonian-affiliated Wisconsin Maritime Museum to learn more about our maritime history and climb aboard the USS Cobia. "While in Manitowoc, these visitors could also rent kayaks ...

Lake Michigan marine sanctuary considered - Green Bay Press Gazette

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Green Bay Press Gazette

Lake Michigan marine sanctuary considered
Green Bay Press Gazette
Four communities along Lake Michigan are hopeful that a federal designation will help preserve pieces of Wisconsin's maritime history. A proposed Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary in Wisconsin is under consideration by the National Oceanic and ...

Divers find huge underwater stash of ancient coins in Israel - KOMO News


KOMO News

Divers find huge underwater stash of ancient coins in Israel
KOMO News
Kobi Sharvit of The Israel Antiquities Authority Fatimid displays ancient gold coins that were found in the seabed in the Mediterranean Sea near the port of Caesarea National Park in Caesarea, Israel, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.
Divers find 'priceless' hoard of gold coins off Israel's Mediterranean coastThe Guardian
A Fortune in Ancient Gold Coins Found Off IsraelLive Science
Divers discover huge hoard of 1000-year-old gold coins off Israeli coastSt. Catharines Standard
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Divers discover huge hoard of 1000-year-old gold coins off Israeli coast - St. Catharines Standard


St. Catharines Standard

Divers discover huge hoard of 1000-year-old gold coins off Israeli coast
St. Catharines Standard
... Aviv along the Mediterranean coast February 18, 2015. Almost 2,000 gold coins, believed to be from the 11th century, were found in recent weeks on the seabed by amateur divers who then alerted the Israel Antiquities Authority's Marine Archaeology Unit.
A Fortune in Ancient Gold Coins Found Off IsraelLive Science
Massive trove of ancient gold coins found off coastThe Times of Israel

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Divers discover huge hoard of 1000-year-old gold coins off Israeli coast - Peace River Record Gazette


Peace River Record Gazette

Divers discover huge hoard of 1000-year-old gold coins off Israeli coast
Peace River Record Gazette
... Aviv along the Mediterranean coast February 18, 2015. Almost 2,000 gold coins, believed to be from the 11th century, were found in recent weeks on the seabed by amateur divers who then alerted the Israel Antiquities Authority's Marine Archaeology Unit.
Massive trove of ancient gold coins found off coastThe Times of Israel

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Southern Maryland community calendar - Washington Post

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Southern Maryland community calendar
Washington Post
Museum Black History Month celebration Tours will be given in the Maritime History Hall. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Calvert Marine Museum, 14200 Solomons Island Rd., Solomons. 410-326-2042. Tours are free with museum admission. “Struggle for Freedom” Actor, ...

8 Trips Inspired by Oscar-Nominated Films - New York Times

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New York Times

8 Trips Inspired by Oscar-Nominated Films
New York Times
Visitors can get a deeper understanding of the history of the special operations group and explore artifacts from past missions. One on view is the Maersk Alabama lifeboat where Capt. Richard Phillips was held hostage by Somali pirates until they ...

Divers find huge underwater stash of gold coins in Israel - KEPR 19


Divers find huge underwater stash of gold coins in Israel
KEPR 19
Kobi Sharvit of The Israel Antiquities Authority Fatimid displays ancient gold coins that were found in the seabed in the Mediterranean Sea near the port of Caesarea National Park in Caesarea, Israel, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.

Divers find huge underwater stash of ancient coins in Israel - KCBY.com 11


Divers find huge underwater stash of ancient coins in Israel
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Kobi Sharvit of The Israel Antiquities Authority Fatimid displays ancient gold coins that were found in the seabed in the Mediterranean Sea near the port of Caesarea National Park in Caesarea, Israel, Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015.

NOAA considering maritime sanctuary for eastern Wisconsin - WKBT La Crosse

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NOAA considering maritime sanctuary for eastern Wisconsin
WKBT La Crosse
City leaders say a federal designation highlighting the importance of shipwrecks and history would only enhance economic and education opportunities in the lakeshore region. Lake Huron is currently the only one of the Great Lakes with designated ...

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Ancient trove of 'priceless' gold coins discovered off the coast of Israel - Washington Post


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Ancient trove of 'priceless' gold coins discovered off the coast of Israel
Washington Post
Kobi Sharvit, director of the Israel Antiquities Authority's Marine Archaeology Unit, credited Feuer and the other divers for promptly reporting their find and potentially saving the priceless historical artifacts. “These divers are model citizens ...
Divers find huge underwater stash of ancient coins in IsraelKOMO News
Divers find 'priceless' hoard of gold coins off Israel's Mediterranean coastThe Guardian
A Fortune in Ancient Gold Coins Found Off IsraelLive Science
Chatham Daily News
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NOAA considering maritime sanctuary for eastern Wisconsin - The Courier Life News

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NOAA considering maritime sanctuary for eastern Wisconsin
The Courier Life News
MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) — Four communities along Lake Michigan are hopeful that a federal designation will help preserve pieces of Wisconsin's maritime history. A proposed Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary in Wisconsin is under consideration by ...

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NOAA Considering Maritime Sanctuary for Eastern Wisconsin - WSAW

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WSAW

NOAA Considering Maritime Sanctuary for Eastern Wisconsin
WSAW
MANITOWOC, Wis.-- Four communities along Lake Michigan are hopeful that a federal designation will help preserve pieces of Wisconsin's maritime history. A proposed Lake Michigan National Marine Sanctuary in Wisconsin is under consideration by the ...
Marine sanctuary proposal advancesHerald Times Reporter

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Divers find 'priceless' hoard of gold coins off Israel's Mediterranean coast - The Guardian


The Guardian

Divers find 'priceless' hoard of gold coins off Israel's Mediterranean coast
The Guardian
Kobi Sharvit, director of the marine archaeology unit at the Israel Antiquities Authority, said excavations would be carried out in the hope of shedding more light on the origin of the treasure. “There is probably a shipwreck there of an official ...
Divers discover huge hoard of 1000-year-old gold coins off Israeli coastSt. Catharines Standard
Massive trove of ancient gold coins found off coastThe Times of Israel

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Gourmet Farmer stars, Ross O'Meara, Matt Evans, captain of the Solquest Garth ... - The Australian

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The Australian

Gourmet Farmer stars, Ross O'Meara, Matt Evans, captain of the Solquest Garth ...
The Australian
The boat is stocked with fishing rods, diving gear, one barrel of whiskey, 200 bottles of wine, fresh Tasmanian produce and a handful of history books. Under the watchful eye of skipper Garth Wigston aboard his classic 46ft yacht, Solquest, the ...

Community Calendar for Feb. 18 - Hattiesburg American

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Hattiesburg American

Community Calendar for Feb. 18
Hattiesburg American
•Exhibit: A new exhibit showcasing the Maritime & Seafood Industry Museum located in Biloxi is now on display on the first floor of the terminal at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport. .... Feb. 21. •Event: Black History Month Program, Petal Civic ...

Divers Find Sunken Treasure Off Israel's Coast - Israel Today


Israel Today

Divers Find Sunken Treasure Off Israel's Coast
Israel Today
“They discovered the gold and have a heart of gold that loves the country and its history,” said the IAA's director of the Marine Archaeology, Kobi Sharvit, of the recreational divers. Of course, Israel severely punishes anyone who pockets an ...

Divers Find Sunken Treasure Off Israel's Coast - Israel Today


Israel Today

Divers Find Sunken Treasure Off Israel's Coast
Israel Today
“They discovered the gold and have a heart of gold that loves the country and its history,” said the IAA's director of the Marine Archaeology, Kobi Sharvit, of the recreational divers. Of course, Israel severely punishes anyone who pockets an ...
Treasure trove of ancient gold coins is the largest haul ever discovered off ...International Business Times UK
Massive trove of ancient gold coins found off coastThe Times of Israel

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