December 31, 2010
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More employers expect to add workers in 2011

More firms said they plan to hire full-time, permanent workers in 2011 than did this year, but wage growth likely will remain modest, according to dat
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December 28, 2010
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Outdoor Channel adds new fishing shows

The Outdoor Channel announced its first-quarter programming schedule, in which 19 shows will make their network debut, including four former ESPN seri
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December 28, 2010
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Trade Only Today's top 10 stories of 2010

The sale of Genmar's boat lines dominates the list of Trade Only Today's top 10 stories of 2010. Trade Only's top story of all time, and the top st
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December 27, 2010
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Thomas Holley - dockpost.com

Fishing on your pontoon boat

Fishing on your pontoon boat can be both a relaxing and fun experience. Fishing from a pontoon boat can much more enjoyable than fishing on other smal
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December 23, 2010
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Electric boat swims away with top prize

As the old saying goes: if it swims like a loon, lives on a lake like a loon and doesn't produce any greenhouse gas-forming emissions like a loon, the
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December 22, 2010
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AP poll: Gulf oil spill is 2010's top story

The Gulf of Mexico oil spill, triggered by a deadly blast at a rig used by BP, was the top news story of 2010, followed by the divisive health care ov
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December 22, 2010
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www.santafenewmexican.com

Christmas on the Pecos

Every year, 100 Carlsbad homeowners decorate their homes for the holidays and share their festive lights with people cruising in pontoon boats along t
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December 21, 2010
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Boating Industry

NMMA joins coalition to challenge E15 use

The National Marine Manufacturers Association has joined the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, and the Asso
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December 20, 2010
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Encore Boat Builders buys Sundancer

Encore Boat Builders, manufacturer of the Bentley Encore pontoon, purchased the assets and the name rights of the Sundancer pontoon boat company, Enco
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December 20, 2010
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Kevin Welch - amarillo.com

NPS sets boat removal date

Things are changing at Lake Meredith. "When people see it when it's a mud puddle, they'll ask, 'How'd this happen?'" said Tom Campbell, an Amarillo
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December 17, 2010
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Groups seek more time on proposed E15 rules

A diverse group of 24 organizations, including those representing the marine industry, this week asked the Environmental Protection Agency to allow an
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December 16, 2010
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New "Pontoon Living" website online

The idea of purchasing a boat and embarking on an on-water lifestyle can be daunting to the uninitiated. It can seem like you're entering an unfamilia
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December 15, 2010
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`Quick pay' offered for Gulf oil spill victims

People and businesses affected by the BP Gulf oil spill will be able to receive a check almost immediately if they give up their right to sue. Gulf C
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December 15, 2010
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Manitou introduces its 2011 Spring into Summer sales event

Manitou is excited to announce rebates of up to $1,000 dollars on qualifying models purchased before April 1, 2011. Customers who purchase a qualifyin
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December 14, 2010
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Judge: Asian carp are no immediate threat

A federal judge recently blocked a third attempt to close Chicago-area shipping locks, saying Asian carp do not appear to be an imminent threat and th
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December 13, 2010
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Soundings Online

Funniest boating dogs

We recently requested and received the best boating pet photos in America for the Soundings Salty Paws photo contest. The winners were announced in th
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December 13, 2010
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Donna Jones - Santa Cruz Sentinel

Pontoon used to stop sediment loss

A crowd of harbor seals rested on the pickleweed at the edge of the water in Elkhorn Slough. A sea otter floated on its back, tucking into a large cla
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December 12, 2010
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Two GOP senators oppose ethanol tax credits

Sens. James Inhofe, R-Okla., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, are encouraging Senate majority leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., not to extend tax credits for the
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December 09, 2010
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Susan Cocking - McClatchy Newspapers

Crappie and bass primed for Big O comeback on Lake Okeechobee

Captain Perry Johnson moved around the deck of his 28-foot pontoon boat, baiting 16 long crappie poles with live Missouri minnows and arranging them i
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December 09, 2010
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Lake Lanier drought had lasting effect on economy

Georgia's drought in 2007-09 severely damaged the economy around Lake Lanier, costing the region millions more than earlier anticipated, according to
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December 08, 2010
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Florida man to reimburse swindled boaters

A 39-year-old Florida man who claimed to do marine service and repair work, but who defrauded three boaters out of nearly $90,000 in equipment and rep
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December 08, 2010
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Eric Reeve - lakenewsonline.com

Opinion: Cruise ships belong on the ocean

This past summer, I read a story in the Lake Sun about a 26-foot pontoon boat which capsized from a, "rogue" wave or waves during the peak of tourist
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December 07, 2010
News
Patrick O'Sullivan - www.hawkesbaytoday.co.nz

History of the aluminum pontoon boat in New Zealand

The old man wanted a boat and my mate wanted a boat and it just grew from there.Wayne McKinley, Backyard business started with a fishing boat for his
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December 07, 2010
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New York groups plan safe-boating campaign

New York Sea Grant, the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York and Marathon Boat Group will introduce the 2011 edition of the Discover Cle
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December 06, 2010
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www.ktka.com

Arson suspected in pontoon boat fire

The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office says someone intentionally set a boat on fire at 11325 Park Road in Olsburg. The owner left the 1977 24' p
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December 06, 2010
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Paul Egan - Detroit News Lansing Bureau

Michigan's new DNR chief wants more people hunting, fishing

The incoming director of the Department of Natural Resources says he wants to reverse a slow, but steady, decline in the sale of hunting and fishing l
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December 06, 2010
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Obama reinstates ban on offshore oil drilling

The Obama administration this week announced that it will not allow offshore oil drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico or off the Atlantic and Pacifi
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December 02, 2010
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Industry survey: Boat shows lead to sales

Boat shows are one of the top influencers of boat-buying decisions - behind dealership experience and the Internet - according to the 2010 Boat Show P
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December 02, 2010
News
Corey Hutchins - www.free-times.com

Pontoon boat drill rig to measure tar ball contamination

If you happen to see a gray pontoon boat with what looks like a large drill bit slowly moving up and down the popular recreation area of the Congaree
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December 01, 2010
News
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RBFF holding online fishing tournament

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's Take Me Fishing campaign is kicking off Catch A Boat 3.0, an online fishing tournament that includes a
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