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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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Texas Considers Expanding Zebra Mussel Measures

A state commission is considering adding two Central Texas counties to the list of 17 where boaters are required to help keep invasive zebra mussels from spreading.

11/07/2013

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Invasive Zebra Mussels Found In Another Texas Lake

A pesky problem is spreading into more Texas lakes. Invasive zebra mussels first showed up in 2009 at Lake Texoma. Now, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department confirm they have spread to Belton Lake.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

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Zebra Mussels Found In Central Texas, Belton Lake

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department on Thursday announced zebra mussels were discovered Sept. 18 in Belton Lake, 60 miles north of Austin.

09/26/2013

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Rescuers Recover Body Of North Texas Drowning Victim

It’s been a deadly weekend on area lakes. Two people drowned in Lake Worth. Officials have confirmed that one person drowned in Lake Lewisville and the search continues for another man missing there.

CBS 11–09/02/2013

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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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Say ‘Bonjour’ To Bastille On Bishop

North Texans will be celebrating Parisian-style this Sunday in the Bishop Arts District at the french-themed festival called “Bastille on Bishop.”

07/12/2013

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Texans Urged To Practice Boating Safety When On Waterways

If summer is in full swing then that means Texans across the state are enjoying boating season. But what begins as fun could turn to tragedy if boating safety isn’t considered.

CBSDFW.COM–07/04/2013

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Zebra Mussels Discovered In Lewisville Lake

It’s been less than a year that zebra mussels were discovered in Lake Ray Roberts. Today the United States Geological Survey (USGS) confirmed the destructive mollusks have been found in Lewisville Lake.

CBSDFW.COM–06/20/2013

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Little-Known Law Requires Safety Training For Some Boaters

Most boaters on Texas waters think they know laws regulating boat users. And, in Texas that used to mean very little regulation at all.

CBS 11–06/10/2013

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Boaters Reminded About Zebra Mussels

Wildlife officials are reminding boaters headed to some Texas lakes for the Memorial Day weekend to drain, clean and dry their watercraft to help prevent the spread of zebra mussels.

05/24/2013

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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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