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Ailing crewman airlifted from ship to hospital

By JACOB LOPEZ Port Isabel-South Padre PRESS editor@portisabelsouthpadre.com The crew member of a container ship is safe after a U.S. Coast Guard rescue helicopter flew near the shores of South Padre Island to medevac the 24-year-old man late Saturday night. According to a press release issued by the U.S. Coast Guard, the USCG’s “8th District watchstanders …

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