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Fewer Memorial Day Boaters Navigate Low Lake Levels

North Texas Lakes aren’t close to being at normal levels, despite recent heavy rains.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

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Lakes & Lakefront Property Drying Up As Drought Continues

There is no escaping the signs of the plummeting lake levels in Granbury. Boat ramps are landlocked, islands and debris are appearing everywhere, and boat docks are high and dry.

CBS 11–05/07/2014

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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

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San Antonio Lawyer Seeks Hold On BP Spill Suit

A San Antonio lawyer being sued by oil giant BP over allegations that he falsely claimed to represent thousands of deckhands who lost money in the 2010 Gulf oil spill has asked a federal court to delay the lawsuit while a criminal investigation plays out.

01/17/2014

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State Officials Propose Restrictions To Stop Zebra Mussels

State officials concerned about the migration of zebra mussels around North Texas have proposed requiring all boats operating on public water in 17 counties to be drained after each use.

09/13/2013

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Texas Ranks In Top 5 When It Comes To Boat Theft

You always hear about the most popular stolen cars and trucks, but did you know Texas boats are some of the most popular targets for thieves?

CBSDFW.COM–08/05/2013

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Body Recovered At Lake Arlington

Arlington Fire Department divers located a body believed to be that of a boater reported missing Saturday night.

CBSDFW.COM–05/19/2013

The charred First Baptist Church of Possum Kingdom Lake, damaged by wildfires in April 2011. (Photo: Andrea Lucia/KTVT)

Possum Kingdom Fire: One Year Later

One year after fires burned in Possum Kingdom Lake you will still find charred wood, piles of debris, empty slabs that used to hold homes. But that is up close.

04/19/2012

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Heat Leads To Warnings & Closures At Area Lakes

If you’re planning on swimming or boating at an area lake this Labor Day weekend there are closures and health warnings you need to know about.

09/02/2011

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Zebra Mussels Now Showing Up On Lake Ray Hubbard

They’re tiny aquatic life forms that stick to any smooth surface, and they can gum up boat engines or even huge motors at municipal water pumping stations. They’re Zebra Mussels, and while state officials originally worried they’d jump to Lake Lavon, Dallas city officials confirm at least one has found its way to Lake Ray Hubbard.

05/24/2011