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  1. Ahead of summer, Buckeye Lake water being tested for toxic algae levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | WBNS

    Matt Eiselstein with ODNR tells 10TV that samples were taken this week to test for harmful algal blooms, or HABs. According to the website for the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, some algae are a type of cyanobacteria that have the ability to produce the toxins.

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  2. Ohio checks algae toxin levels at low-water Buckeye LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | WBNS

    The state is checking algae toxin levels in central Ohio's Buckeye Lake after finding high levels in some samples from the water, which has been kept low for over a year as a deteriorated dam is replaced. The toxin can sicken people and kill pets, so it's a concern as officials let the lake fill up more this summer to accommodate more boating and fishing and draw visitors.

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  3. Update on status of the dam at Buckeye LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | WBNS

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will provide an update on the status of the dam at Buckeye Lake State Park. Last year, the state lowered the water levels just before summer after it was discovered the old dam could fail.

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  4. Officials plan update on dam project at Ohio's Buckeye LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WBNS

    Officials are ready to provide an update on work to replace a deteriorated dam at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake as area residents and businesses wait to learn whether the water might be raised to a level more conducive to boating. The 4.1-mile earthen dam is nearly 180 years old and was weakened by several hundred homes, docks and other structures built into it.

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  5. Thornville residents seek help clearing canalsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WBNS

    Buckeye Lake residents and visitors keep waiting for state engineers to fill up the lake to allow boating. When that does happen, one neighborhood will still be cut off, since the canal connecting them to Buckeye Lake is now choked with weeds.

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  6. Financial help now available to Buckeye Lake businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | WBNS

    As for construction of the new dam, engineers say it's on target. Crews are working 12-hour shifts, up to seven days a week.

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  7. Pieces From Buckeye Lake Bottom May Be Boat That Sank In 1850Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WBNS

    Wooden pieces believed to be part of a canal boat that sank in 1850 have been uncovered from the bottom of a central Ohio lake as crews work toward replacing its deteriorated earthen dam. J-me Braig runs the Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society and says she's certain the pieces are from the Black Diamond, though that's not officially confirmed.

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  8. Music venue puts Columbus on country music mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | WBNS

    "Never thought this was possible when we started this journey," General Manager Hank Straty said. "This one is for everyone that buys a ticket to one of our shows and our hard working staff." 5 comments

  9. Buckeye Lake Businesses Amazed At Speed Of Construction ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | WBNS

    "It's a better feeling where we're at now than where we were last year at this time," Tim Levacy said. Levacy is with Buckeye Lake Marina.

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  10. Buckeye Lake Resident Voices Dam Frustration With MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2015 | WBNS

    Beethoven had the piano. Michelangelo had the paintbrush. Buckeye Lake resident, Lee Gilkerson, has the guitar.

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  11. Scientists working on ways to forecast algae blooms in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2015 | WBNS

    Government scientists say they think it's possible to make quicker predictions of when harmful algae blooms will show up in Ohio's lakes. And they say that will help prevent swimmers and boaters from getting sick.

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  12. Fence Construction Begins On Buckeye LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | WBNS

    "Starting out the said it was going to be 6 feet high through some of the scuttle butt they it was going to be 5 foot but what's a foot?" he says. Last Apri, thel Army Corps of Engineers said the 183-year-old dam was at risk for catastrophic failure and needed to be rebuilt.

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  13. Buckeye Lake Residents Walk For AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | WBNS

    Sunday's walk was a new strategy to let the Ohio Department of Natural Resources know they're not happy. "We've tried emails, we've tried social media, but I think standing here at the beauty of the dam really shows people that we mean it," she said.

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  14. Construction begins to build barrier at Ohio's Buckeye LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2015 | WBNS

    The 4.1-mile earthen dam is nearly 180 years old and has been weakened by several hundred homes, docks and other structures built into it. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers concluded the dam is at risk of failing, and the state has kept the water level low as a precaution.

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  15. Home & Business Owners Forced To Remove Docks At Buckeye LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | WBNS

    The docks have to come out for the first phase of the dam rebuild but removing docks is a big expense to home and business owners. Buckeye Lake Chamber of Commerce President Tim Ryan said to remove his six docks, the cost would be between $35,000 to $40,000.

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  16. Buckeye Lake may get boating back under speedy building planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | WBNS

    Officials planning a new dam at central Ohio's Buckeye Lake say the construction schedule might let boating return next summer, depending on the weather. A report that the 4.1-mile earthen dam is at risk of failing prompted officials to keep the lake low this year, too shallow for most boating.

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  17. Boaters Could Be Back on Buckeye Lake Sooner Than ExpectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | WBNS

    There's a ray of hope for the people living on Buckeye Lake. Boats could be back on the water soon as next summer.

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  18. State: No sign of low Buckeye Lake hurting unusual Ohio bogRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2015 | WBNS

    State employees monitoring the unusual, shrinking bog in central Ohio's Buckeye Lake say there are no signs it's been harmed by surrounding water being kept low while a deteriorated dam is replaced. A natural-areas administrator and botanist who visited Cranberry Bog this week say its namesake plants and the moss on which it's based look healthy.

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  19. Buckeye Lake businesses put hopes on highway signsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | WBNS

    The Ohio Department of Transportation is installing highway signs advertising some of the businesses that are remaining open while a deteriorated dam and low water keeps tourists away. The signs are designed to boost Buckeye Lake region businesses losing money while the lake depth remains shallow and off limits to most boating while the dam is being repaired.

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  20. Mystery At Buckeye Lake: Was An Alligator Really Spotted In The Water?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | WBNS

    A homeowner at Buckeye Lake says her family believes they spotted an alligator in the water near South Bank Road in Millersport. Maryann Sandusky says she spotted something strange in the water at about 6:30 Tuesday morning.

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