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Rick Lord A bad trip for a cruise ship passenger in Miami, the big boats are back in the Big Apple, and whatever floats your boat in Minnesota on this USA Update

May 22, 2014
Reporter: Rick Lord


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Florida... a cruise ship passenger is rescued after being injured at sea. The Swedish passenger aboard the Royal Caribbean ship sustained a severe head injury after a fall. To get him medical care, the ship had to head to Miami, where he was transferred to a rescue crew. The ship then continued on its journey to Key West, a few hours behind schedule...

New york... Fleet Week is back in the Big Apple. The celebration of America's sea services was cancelled last year because of the government shutdown. Each year, the Navy spends millions of dollars for the festivities, which are a big economic boost for New York. Fleet Week will run this year through May 27th...

Minnesota... some high school students are putting their engineering skills to the test. For their Spring project, they had to build boats out of cardboard, and make it float with three people in it. Their physics teacher has been assigning this project for the past six years, and says students are always a little nervous before the big race. And with that, we've hit the finish line on this USA Update.


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