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‘Deadliest Catch’ star charts life through celebrity

Posted: Thursday, Feb 14th, 2013

Russell Newberry, on deck at the Port of Newport hoists to help a couple of old pals with their new seafood business, has parlayed his four seasons on “The Deadliest Catch” into a life of celebrity that benefits worthy causes. (Photo by Rick Beasley)

NEWPORT — Russell Newberry, a lifelong Alaska fisherman whose outrageous pranks and raw courage in a pinch helped propel “The Deadliest Catch” to the pinnacle of cable TV ratings, was on deck Monday near Newport’s Port Dock One to pitch the town’s newest crab business.

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