Facebook saves costly Coast Guard search

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Coast Guard Sector Northern New England in Maine early Sunday morning was ready to launch a search for a missing fisherman out of Cobscook Bay State Park, when the Facebook Web site helped locate information that ultimately closed the case.

The information saved taxpayers nearly $30,000, Coast Guard officials said in a press release Monday.

Click here to read a report in the Bangor Daily News.