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2 hrs ago | Times-Standard

Updated: Reclamation reverses course on water for Klamath River

Bureau of Reclamation Mid-Pacific Regional Director David Murillo, left, and Stillwater fisheries biologist Joshua Strange, right, sit on a boat during a tour of the Trinity River to view the effects of the ongoing drought and the bureau's decision to end fish-kill preventive releases from Trinity Lake.

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Related Topix: Klamath-River, CA, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, San Rafael, CA, Klamath, CA, Hoopa, CA

6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Can Mark Wahlberg Transform Focus Of BP Disaster Movie?

I'm a senior writer for 30 Point Strategies and a writer-at-large for Texas Monthly.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Explosion, Business News

10 hrs ago | EKathimerini

Migrant dies after boat sinks off Tilos, 81 rescued

Greek coast guard vessels were scouring the area off the coast of Tilos, in the Dodecanese, on Friday after a smuggling boat carrying dozens of would-be immigrants sank following a fire on the vessel, leading to at least one death.

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11 hrs ago | Sussex Express

Historic lifeboat rescued from a Hailsham berth

The Priscilla MacBean, the town's first motor-powered lifeboat, was spotted in a Hailsham field last November by an antiques dealer.

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Related Topix: East Sussex County, England

15 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

Glenn County supervisors approve action to dredge Sacramento River boat launches

Excavator operator Tom Carpenter fills trucks with dirt as work on the Ord Bend Park boat ramp is underway on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Glenn County, CA, Butte City, CA, Hamilton City, CA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

In-depth Africa

Photo of the only person that died on the boat explosion in Lagos

Emmanuel Onu was the only person who died in the Lagos boat explosion which happened on Friday August 15th.

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Related Topix: Explosion

Daily Mail

Valerie Pritchard drowned after accidentally driving into Manchester Ship Canal

Great-grandmother, 72, drowned after becoming trapped in her car at the bottom of canal when she accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake Great-grandmother Valerie Pritchard, 72, drowned after she accidentally hit the accelerator instead of the brake while driving near Manchester Ship Canal Valerie Pritchard, 72, was found trapped ... (more)

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Related Topix: Transportation, Manchester Ship Canal, World News, Greater Manchester County, England, Cheshire County, England, United Kingdom,

WMBF

Woman falls from boat, rescued from water

HORRY COUNTY, SC - Despite reports, South Carolina teachers make about $4,000 less than the national average.

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Related Topix: Horry County, SC, Andrews, SC, Conway, SC, Education Etc., Myrtle Beach, SC

ABC News

Flooding in Nepal Kills US Tourist, Capsizes Boat

Officials in Nepal say a tourist from United States died while trying to cross a flooded river in western Nepal and an overcrowded boat crossing another swollen river capsized leaving at least two people missing.

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Brandon Sun

B.C. mining boom, recent tailings pond bust prompt environmental fears in Alaska

Heather Hardcastle has spent her life fishing for salmon at the mouth of the Taku River, which starts in a remote corner of northwestern British Columbia before dumping into the ocean near her home in Juneau, Alaska.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, Democrat, Juneau, AK, Environment, Science

Bangkok Post

Phayao bus crash kills four

Four people died and seven injured when a 10-wheeled truck rammed a Chiang Khong-bound bus Wednesday night, sending them both into a ravine.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Navy puts 50-foot sailboat up for public auction

The Navy put a sailboat up for public auction Wednesday. It's a three-hulled, 50-foot contour sailboat built in the mid 2000s.

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Related Topix: San Diego, CA

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Police identify driver of boat that crashed on Lake Quinsigamond, injuring 4

One person is in critical condition today after a boat slammed into a construction barge on Lake Quinsigamond about 1 this morning.

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Related Topix: Shrewsbury, MA, Worcester, MA, Millbury, MA, Northbridge, MA

KAUZ

Official: Submerged boat delayed retrieval of body

The U.S. Coast Guard this week spent 17 hours covering 38 square miles of the Houston Ship Channel searching for a missing shrimp boat captain whose body was ultimately found by his father in the capsized vessel.

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BBC News

Service for Marchioness boat victims

Relatives of 51 people who died when the Marchioness pleasure boat sank in the River Thames in London have gathered at a service to remember them 25 years on.

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Related Topix: Greater London County, England, Essex County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Train Disaster,

KHOU-TV Houston

Missing boater found dead, pinned under the water

Crews have officially called off the search for a missing man, the captain of a fishing boat that capsized near Cedar Bayou Monday afternoon.

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The New Zealand Herald

Prime Minister takes pot-shot at Greens

Soon after claiming voters were being turned off by dirty politics, Prime Minister John Key has taken a shot at Green Party co-leader Russel Norman, saying he must have been smoking dope to believe the Greens could pay off debt faster than National.

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Related Topix: Oceania, New Zealand, World News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Age

South Korea families oppose ferry disaster legislation that has bipartisan backing

Seoul: South Korean ruling and opposition party leaders have agreed on legislation to investigate April's Sewol ferry disaster more deeply, but a spokesman for families of the victims said they would oppose the bill.

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Related Topix: South Korea, World News, Asia, Park Geun-hye

The Fresno Bee

Junction fire: New crews arrive in Oakhurst to battle blaze

Fresh fire crews from around the state are rushing to eastern Madera County, south of Yosemite National Park, to battle the Junction fire as authorities brace for high temperatures and renewed winds, which could rekindle embers and again send flames toward homes in Oakhurst and Bass Lake.

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Related Topix: Oakhurst, CA, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, Yosemite National Park, CA, Madera County, CA, Bass Lake, CA

GlobalNews

Lax safety measures, poor training led to fatal Lac-Megantic rail disaster

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says many factors contributed to the Lac-Megantic train derailment in 2013, including lax safety measures at the company that owned the runaway train.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, Canada

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