April 29, 2006
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Confidence Up, Despite Fuel Prices

U.S. consumer confidence, buoyed by an improved labor market, this month reached its highest level in four years, a private research firm said this we
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April 28, 2006
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PWC's-Your Covered: New insurance coverage offered for PWCs

The Hartford Financial Services Group is offering new insurance coverage specifically for personal watercraft and other recreational vehicles.
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April 27, 2006
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Mead's Safe Boating Day May 20th: Free Life Jackets, Boating Safety Information, Media Boat Demos All Part

May 20th Safe Boating Day on Lake Mead in Nevada offers visitors a chance to win a Sea-Doo, houseboat vacation, rafting trips and more.
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April 26, 2006
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Doug Guthrie and Amy lee / The Detroit News

Fight Over Illegal Docks : Install one on public land and risk fines or jail time

Families accustomed for years or even decades to installing docks on lakes where they don't own waterfront property this year risk hefty fines or even
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April 25, 2006
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Victim's family lobbied for boat safety: Wisconsin Gov. signs legislation requiring boater safety education

Assembly Bill 248 requires mandatory boater safety education for anyone born after Jan. 1, 1989. The bill had passed 91-3 in the Assembly in December,
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April 24, 2006
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Be on the Lookout for Manatees : FWC advises boaters to keep an eye on manatees

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission is asking boaters to watch out for manatees around grass beds and in posted boater speed zones.
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April 23, 2006
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Florida Boating Fatalities Are Up : Officials push for PFDs

Last year Florida boating deaths rose to the highest level in 10 years, mostly because of an increase in the number of victims falling overboard.
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April 21, 2006
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BoatU.S. News

Is Your Boating Earth-Friendly?: Simple tips can help boaters honor earth day tomorrow

April 22 is Earth Day and the Boat U.S. Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water encourages boaters everywhere to go boating, enjoy the fresh air
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April 20, 2006
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A Site Worth Checking Out: www.compuboat.com is a great boating resource

Investaclick,LLC proudly announces the release of it's Compuboat.com website. The site went active just in time to kick off the Miami International B
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April 19, 2006
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Women Wanted: New study to help encourage more female boaters

BoatU.S. has launched a new survey to learn more about how women get started in recreational boating.
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April 18, 2006
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Ala. Governor OKs Boat Restrictions

It's official. The governor of Alabama signed into law a controversial bill that bans or restricts large vessels and new houseboats from three lak
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April 17, 2006
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Show Maine the Money: Grant to help Maine boost its boatbuilding workforce

Maine Gov. John Baldacci says he will use $15 million in federal funds for marine-related educational programs and employee training.
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April 15, 2006
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Safety Checklist

To help boaters have a trouble-free boating season, BoatU.S., the nation's largest recreational boating association, has a spring commissioning checkl
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April 14, 2006
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Average Hourly Wages Are Up: Wages for production workers up three cents in March

American employers added 211,000 jobs in March, the Labor Department said last week.
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April 13, 2006
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Marina fire leaves $2M in boat damage

Officials are investigating a blaze that ripped through a Massachusetts marina Saturday night, destroying at least a dozen boats.
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April 12, 2006
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BoatU.S. News

The Boat Insurance Maze: Important Buying Tips

Boat insurance policies can vary widely from one company to the next, unlike home or auto insurance. Which type is best for you? BoatU.S., the nation'
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April 11, 2006
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David J. Undis

April is National Donate Life Month

Are you a registered organ donor? A good guess is that most are not - only about 40 percent of adult Americans are. As a result, more than half of the
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April 10, 2006
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WLOX-TV Mississippi

Mississippi Man Launches Pontoon Taxi : New service will allow people to cross Biloxi Bay

M-DOT will pay a consultant $50,000 to study the feasibility of a ferry service between Ocean Springs and Biloxi, Miss. until a new bridge is built. B
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April 08, 2006
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Grow Boating receives $30,000 boost

Bank of America has become a Gold-Level contributor to the Grow Boating campaign with its $30,000 donation - $10,000 a year over a three-year period.
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April 07, 2006
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Mercury to lay off 50 employees

Mercury Marine announced Thursday it will lay off 50 hourly employees from its aluminum castings plant in Fond du Lac, Wis., next week in an effort to
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April 06, 2006
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Free Pamphlets from West Marine: Tips on spring boat prep are now available

For more than 17 million boat owners the warm days of spring are devoted to getting prepared for a fun season of boating. Experts from West Marine'
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April 05, 2006
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Indiana ousts daily launch permits

Indiana boaters will need a lake permit before heading out on the water this year.
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April 04, 2006
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Swobbit Products

Spring Boat Care : Three Steps to A Cleaner Boat

When you think about your boat, chances are cleaning it isn't one of the first things on your mind. But a clean boat will look better longer and help
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April 03, 2006
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NMMA's TV Spot Takes Highest Honors

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has been awarded the Silver Hugo Award for its television commercial promoting NMMA boat shows.
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