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2 hrs ago | Door Reminder

Broken Menasha lock crimps boating

Broken Menasha lock crimps boating Usually the busiest lock on the Fox River, the Menasha Lock has been closed since July 4. Check out this story on greenbaypressgazette.com: http://post.cr/1oQJOQb Ashok Tannan and Vidushri Mehrotra portage around the broken Menasha lock during the 13th annual Park-to-Park Paddle on July 19. A broken hinge on the ... (more)

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

4 hrs ago | ABC News

Police condemn 'very dangerous' boat stunt trend amid push to make lifejackets mandatory

The teenagers film the stunts and post them on social media, competing to drive as close to pontoons as possible, or get their boats completely vertical in the water.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Falmouth Packet

Vandals drain Helston boating lake

Visitors to Coronation Park were in for a surprise over the weekend when they visited the Helston beauty spot only to find the lake drained of water.

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KAAL-TV Austin

Clear Lake Man Arrested for Boating Accident

The Cerro Gordo Sheriff's Department says Nicholas was driving a boat on August 3, 2014 when he hit a docked boat causing damage.

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KIMT

Man arrested in boat collision

Sheriffs say a boat driven by Nicholas crashed into an unoccupied boat and the dock it was attached to, causing property damage.

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WINK-TV Fort Myers

Naples boating community meets to take a stance on thieves

A rash of crimes is targeting boaters. Thieves are stealing everything from kayaks to fishing equipment, and now boat owners have had enough.

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Myrtle Beach Online

Myrtle Beach tourism leader says sailboat could not have created accident that sparked lawsuit

Myrtle Beach tourism leader Matthew Brittain, accused in a lawsuit of causing a boating accident that severed a teenage girl's thumb, said his yacht -- the Murrells Inlet Epiphany -- could not have been at fault because it doesn't travel fast enough to create the kind of wake described in court documents.

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Detroit Free Press

FEMA grant means new patrol boats for Macomb County, sheriff says

One of three new patrol boats being acquired by the Macomb County Sheriff's Office through a federal grant.

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The Inquirer & Mirror

Life & Style: Off-Island Excursion

I've never left Nantucket in the summer but this August we've planned a trip that has taken us to Portsmouth, N.H., Portland, East Boothbay Harbor, Rockland, Rockport and Camden Maine.

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SFGate

Man charged in boating crash that killed SC woman

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

PennLive.com

Motorboat operator charged in accident involving kayak on Susquehanna River

The motorboat operator who collided with a kayaker on the Susquehanna River July 26 has been charged with negligent operation of a watercraft, said the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission.

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources

NRP Responds to Two Serious Boating Accidents

Maryland Natural Resources Police officers responded to serious boating accidents in Anne Arundel and Queen Anne's counties on Sunday, August 17. In Anne Arundel County, Carole Eagleson, 55, of Edgewater, was the passenger on a 16-foot Crestliner when the driver became distracted and struck a #4 day marker on Rhode Creek.

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Maryland Department of Natural Resources

Boating Restrictions in Effect at Deal Island and Fairmount WMAs this Hunting Season

The use of motorized boats, except those powered by electric motors, will again be prohibited at the Deal Island and Fairmount Wildlife Management Area impoundments this hunting season, October 1 through March 31. DNR established the regulation last year to make these areas more appealing to birds, thus creating a better hunting area.

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Press & Sun-Bulletin

Gallery: Boating along the Erie Canal

Gallery: Boating along the Erie Canal The canal boats cruise at about 6 m.p.h. providing a scenic view along the Erie Canal.

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Louisiana Sportsman

Ascension Parish man arrested in connection with July 26 hit-and-run boating accident

A 32-year-old Ascension Parish man was arrested Friday for his alleged involvement in a hit-and-run ski boat accident on the Amite River Diversion Canal.

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Examiner.com

Boating safety bill introduced in Congress

As boating season begins, safety remains the biggest concern for having a good time on the water.

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LA Weekly

The Permaid, Dressed in a Black S&M Mermaid Suit, Washes Up in L.A.

Ahoy, mateys! Get thee to ye olde Port of Los Angeles for Tall Ships Festival L.A., a five-day boating festival that pays tribute to a time when ports such as ours welcomed not just shipping containers and the occasional cruise ship but also majestic vessels called "tall ships" - classic boats with traditional, complicated rigs.

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Telegram

Dragon boaters row to raise funds to fight breast cancer

Avalon Dragons boating members and breast cancer survivors Glendora Boland, drum beater, and steerperson Alice Mannion guide the boat as they prepare for the flower ceremony at Octagon Pond on Saturday.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Canada.com

Alberta boater missing after Shuswap Lake accident

FILE PHOTO: A man is missing after a boating accident on Shuswap Lake near Sicamous.

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Sunday Herald

Fifteen missing in boat drama

FIFTEEN people remain unaccounted for following a boating accident in Indonesia that forced survivors - including two Britons - to swim for six hours to reach safety.

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