June 30, 2006
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Tougher Laws for Michigan Drunk Boaters?: Michigan lawmakers proposed new laws regarding alcohol limits for boaters

Two bills introduced in the House would lower the blood alcohol threshold from 0.10 percent to 0.08 percent, the same standard in the state's drunken
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June 29, 2006
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Holiday Crowd Control: Waterways could be less crowded on the 4th

The nation's birthday is traditionally the busiest boating time of the year as thousands of boaters converge for local fireworks displays, family crui
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June 28, 2006
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Access in Pinellas?: Boaters could gain water access in Florida county

Pinellas County, Fla., officials have again entered into an agreement to buy a resort for the use of its boat ramp and access to St. Joseph Sound.
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June 27, 2006
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NMMA Earns Best Commercial Award

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced last week it had received a 2006 Silver Telly Award-the highest honor of its kind-for i
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June 26, 2006
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Palm Beach Officials to Protect Manatees: County Commissioners approve manatee protection

The long-awaited manatee protection plan is finally in place thanks to Palm Beach County, Fla. Commissioners. The plan establishes protection zones in
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June 24, 2006
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Diana Nelson Jones, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Artist's Cruise Down the Ohio: Carolyn Lambert is currently touring on her pontoon boat

This week, Carolyn Lambert began her three-month pontoon adventure for what she calls "the perfect linear narrative" -- stories of the Ohio River and
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June 23, 2006
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Mercury Facility Celebrates Safety Record

Mercury Marine President Patrick C. Mackey joined other Mercury dignitaries at the company's wire harness plant in Juarez, Mexico, Wednesday to celebr
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June 22, 2006
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Textron Fattens Grow Boating's Fund

Textron Financial recently contributed $45,000 to Grow Boating Initiative's Rising Tide Fund.
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June 21, 2006
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Industry vs. Broward County

Marine industry officials are fighting a plan they say would hurt the boating industry, which is big business in South Florida.
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June 20, 2006
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NMMA Now Accepting Nominations : 2006 Alan J. Freedman Award to be presented in Miami

The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is currently accepting nominations for the 23rd Annual Alan J. Freedman Memorial Leadership Award
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June 19, 2006
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Ultimate 'Toy' Auction : Everything including boats to be sold at unreserved auction

Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, the world's largest industrial auctioneer, is holding a unique unreserved auction on July 15, 2006, on behalf of Robert Wil
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June 18, 2006
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Fuel Thinkers: High gas prices have marinas thinking outside the box

Prices at the fuel docks are, on average, 19 percent higher than last year, and marina owners think those higher prices will curb boating activity, ac
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June 16, 2006
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PWC Sales Maintain Momentum

The personal watercraft market continues to outperform other segments of the industry according to Info-Link's latest Bellwether Report.
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June 15, 2006
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Essay Contest for Creative Boaters: Centek supports National Marina Day with contest

Centek Industries is asking boaters to share their creative side by hosting an essay contest as part of its support of National Marina Day.
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June 14, 2006
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Coast Guard Advisor?: U.S. Coast Guard seeks advisory council members

The U.S. Coast Guard is accepting applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council.
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June 13, 2006
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Job Gains Weaker Than Expected

Job growth slowed in May, with employers only adding 75,000 to their payrolls, the Labor Department said today.
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June 11, 2006
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Oklahoma Stiffens Rules for Young Boaters

Oklahoma lawmakers passed a bill to enhance safety for young boaters and personal watercraft users.
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June 09, 2006
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Dealer Sues Brunswick : A Florida dealership upset over marina acquisition

A Florida dealership has filed suit against Brunswick Corp. over the boatbuilder's recent acquisition of Great American Marina in Florida's Pinellas C
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June 07, 2006
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National City's Exodus : Departure could hurt consumers

While some dealers say the departure of National City Corp. from the marine lending business won't hurt them directly, others say the loss of another
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June 05, 2006
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N.C. Addresses Water Access Today

The North Carolina Sea Grant is hosting a one-day forum today on the state's changing waterfronts, including a session on the loss of access for recre
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June 02, 2006
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Students to Benefit from Brunswick Scholarships

The Brunswick Foundation recently awarded nearly $400,000 in scholarships to 100 sons and daughters of Brunswick Corp. employees.
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June 01, 2006
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Suzuki Commits to Education

Suzuki Marine joined the Marine Design Resource Alliance, a nonprofit group committed to advancing the future of recreational boating.
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