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  • In The Pipeline: Boat parade goes Old West

    He chuckles as he cuts the fresh steaks perfectly. Calvin Free, proud proprietor of the Beef Palace, arguably one of the best old-fashioned butcher shops on this coast (or any other, if you ask me), is in a good mood. Though he always seems to be in a...
  • Part Three: "They Can't Eat And They Can't Play," busting the Whale Watch violators

    Part Three: "They Can't Eat And They Can't Play," busting the Whale Watch violators
     Allison Lance grabs her megaphone and joins other animal activists in confronting whale watch boats that get too close to the endangered Southern Resident Orcas. “Attention whale watch operators and customers, you are breaking federal law by...
  • Students Spending Afternoon Boating on the Grand River

    Students Spending Afternoon Boating on the Grand River
    It’s more than a day relaxing on a boat.  ‘I spotted the eagles nest with the binoculars over on the hill in a tree,’ Lonnie Smith, student said. It’s about teaching these kids about the area they live in. Thursday afternoon,...
  • Ecomony, warm weather leads to increase in boat sales

    Ecomony, warm weather leads to increase in boat sales
    More Hoosiers are hitting the water to beat the summer heat. Local marinas report seeing a big boost in boat sales. It's something they haven't seen since 2006. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association, 83 million Americans went boating...
  • Jury selection begins in deadly Lake Monroe crash case

    Jury selection begins in deadly Lake Monroe crash case
    Jury selection got underway Monday in the case of a deadly boating crash that has already rewritten Indiana law. Winston Wood is accused of leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and causing injury.   Police said he was driving a ski...
  • Indiana's drought leaves boats high and dry at area lakes

    Indiana's drought leaves boats high and dry at area lakes
    While there are boats on Morse Reservoir in Cicero, slightly north of Red Bridge Park, there are boats docked at homes that are stuck in the mud and silt because of the drought. Jack McCanna had to move his boat because the water was too low. "In...
  • NJ Couple Recount Terrifying Costa Concordia Crash

    NJ Couple Recount Terrifying Costa Concordia Crash
    Mike Stoll and Addie King are safely back home now with their dogs but they say they know they are lucky to be alive. They were having appetizers in the dining room of the Costa Concordia Friday night when the ship suddenly slammed into a reef ripping a...
  • Costa Concordia: Simulator Trains California Sailors to Avoid Repeat Mistakes

    Costa Concordia: Simulator Trains California Sailors to Avoid Repeat Mistakes
    From the familiar waters of the San Francisco Bay, to the waters off the coast of Italy, they are all reproduced in stunning electronic realism by a simulator at the California Maritime Academy. And on this virtual tide up-and-coming sailors are trained...
  • Taking a step toward boating safety

    Taking a step toward boating safety
    John Martino was not pleased when he saw where organizers of this year's New York Boat Show had stuck his booth inside the cavernous Javits Center earlier this month. He was in a distant corner, far enough from the main flow of foot traffic that he...
  • Water Skiers Brave Cold Temps

    Water Skiers Brave Cold Temps
    It's a New Year's Day tradition in Port Sheldon. The Grand City Show Skiers took to the water despite the season and cold temperatures. People as young as nine up to 60 years old, usually brave the weather. Enthusiasts don their wet suits, skis and ride...
  • Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos

    Parejas del sur de Florida se salvan de tragedia de crucero. Ya hay seis muertos
    Tres parejas del sur de Florida dicen que tuvieron la suerte de salir vivos después de nadar montados en botes salva vidas luego de que el crucero italiano terminara completamente ladeado tras chocar contra rocas cerca a la isla de Gliglio. Vinimos a...