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3 hrs ago | WHMI-FM Howell

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Boat 4 Vets holds similar events around the state, including one outing at Lake St. Clair in July that drew a crowd of 150 people.

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7 hrs ago | Magic City Morning Star

Margaret Podlich speaks to the Congressional Boating Caucus

National Marine Manufacturer's Association President Thomas J. Dammrich, in cooperation with the US Congressional Boating Caucus co-chairs Rep. Candice S. Miller, R-Mich, and Rep. Mike McIntyre D-NC, gave a briefing on the State of the Recreational Boat Industry and Implications for the US Economy yesterday at the US Capitol's Longworth House ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Boating Accident on Smith Mountain Lake Sends One to Hospital

Emergency crews will be looking for two boats that sunk in Smith Mountain Lake throughout Thursday night into Friday morning.

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The Daily Advance

Mike Sweeney: Boating safely can save your life, and others

Every summer the rivers and waterways get more and more crowded with boaters and kayakers of all sizes, shapes and colors.

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Prince George Citizen

Drowning victim identified

Kyle Kromm, 29, from Prince George died in a boating incident July 17 after diving from a boat to retrieve his young son.

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Local10.com

County fire boat captain aims to recall Miami-Dade mayor

A recent poll indicates a majority of Miami voters are satisfied with the job Mayor Carlos Gimenez is doig, but a former captain of a county fire boat whose son was involved in a deadly accident on July 4 is starting a campaign to recall Gimenez.

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WSAW

1 Dead in Vilas Co. Boating Accident

The accident happened around 3:45 p.m. Wednesday on the west shore of Upper Buckatabon Lake.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

How many of these boating questions can you get right?

Boating is a way of life in Southwest Florida - a way to feel sunshine and freedom, a way to escape the daily grind, a way to feel at one with nature as the waves spout fine, refreshing mist onto your shoulders, and a way to show off to your frozen friends in Winnipeg that you don't have to wear a shirt in December.

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Worcester News

Worcester boat hire business is to close after more than a century

Farewell captain: Shipwright John Morris still feels a deep connection to the river, its wildlife and his traditional way of life.

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Croydon Guardian

772km running challenge in memory of boy who died after falling onto spinning propeller

Memories of the brother who died in a boating accident are spurring on a runner during every kilometre of his 772km challenge - one kilometre for every week his sibling was alive.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Local10.com

Radio transmissions reveal rescuers knew 1 victim in boating crash

WEBSITE LOCAL10.COM FOR NOW REPORTING LIVE, ANDREW PEREZ. IT WAS ONE OF THE WORST BOATING ACCIDENTS IN SOUTH FLORIDA HISTORY.

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Proctor Journal

Make the most of summer: 4 easy ways to go boating

Itching to get on the water and have some fun this summer? Whether it's fishing, sailing, cruising or watersports, they're easier and more accessible than many think.

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Post-Tribune

Body found in lake identified as man missing from boating accident

A man pulled from Lake Michigan near Whiting on Monday has been identified as a Chicago trader missing since a May boating accident that killed two other people.

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LongIsland.com

Sea Tow Receives $5,000 Donation from Anheuser Busch and Clare Rose Inc

July 29, 2014 - Sea Tow has received a $5,000 donation from Anheuser Busch and local Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose to fund the Sea Tow Foundation's 42 Life Jacket Loaner Stations at the locations across Long Island.

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Louisiana Sportsman

Satellite-aided tracking effective for water rescues

Are you ready for an on-the-water emergency? A floating ditch bag can hold everything you need to call and wait for help.

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Guardian-series.co.uk

Park visitors warned to stay out of water

Visitors to a park are being advised not to cool off by swimming in the rivers and lakes in the hot weather.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Erie Times News

Erie man drowns in canoe accident

Two Erie men who set out on a canoe trip down Elk Creek on Monday night traveled about 10 miles when they ran into trouble while entering a tunnel under railroad tracks in Girard Township.

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WHEC-TV Rochester

Boat traffic restricted on Honeoye Lake

Ontario County Sheriff Phil Povero has issued a boating advisory on Honeoye Lake effective immediately.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Police: No drunk-boating at Seafair

The State Patrol, as well as several other law enforcement agencies, will crack down on drunk boating on Lake Washington this weekend during Seafair festivities.

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Coast Guard: Drowning deaths on the rise this summer

The Coast Guard is stressing the importance of safe boating and swimming practices in the wake of 40 drowning deaths that occurred from northern New Jersey to southern North Carolina this summer.

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