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A couple and their poodle go boating. (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Winter Boat Expo Sets Sail In Dallas

Boats of all shapes and sizes are on display at Market Hall in Dallas at the DFW Winter Boat Expo. Check out a preview of what you can expect to see at the show.

01/31/2014

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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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Zebra Mussel Fight May Include More Lakes

State officials fighting the spread of invasive zebra mussels want the public’s input on a proposal to require that people in 30 more counties drain all boats operating on public water after use.

12/19/2013

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Weight Of Ice Too Much For Pier At North Texas Marina

The weight of the ice was too much for the Pier 121 Marina on Lake Lewisville. As inches of sleet weighed down, the roof of the marina collapsed damaging scores of boats.

CBSDFW.COM–12/06/2013

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Boat Docks, Trees No Match For Heavy Ice

Some trees were no match for the heavy ice and snow Mother Nature dumped on North Texas Thursday night through Friday morning.

CBS 11–12/06/2013

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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

Tourists ride a jet ski on a river. (credit: Ishara S. Kodikara/AFP/Getty Images)

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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July’s Activity Of The Month: Paddling

Your family can experience a closer view of wildlife and scenery on the water! There are eight Texas Paddling Trails within an hour of DFW that offer a new perspective to the world of nature.

07/03/2012