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Pleasure boater struck by lightning

Stormy weather forced a Florida family to cut their boating trip short over the weekend. With the husband at the helm of his 37-foot boat, the rest of the family took cover below. That's when lightning struck.

"It shook the boat. You knew it hit," his wife said.

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Diver uncovers 100-year-old anchor

A New Hampshire amateur diver came across something he'd never found before on the bottom - a more than 6-foot anchor he hauled ashore.



NOAA forecasts probability of oil along Florida coast

The Florida Keys, Miami and Fort Lauderdale areas have a 61 to 80 percent chance of being impacted by oil from the BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico, according to a report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.



Coast Guard charges its own in fatal boat crash

The Coast Guard charged four petty officers with crimes including involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide, showing that it believes the crew committed grave errors that led to its patrol boat hitting a private vessel and killing an 8-year-old boy last December on San Diego Bay.

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Lobsterman survivor recounts fatal crash

A Maine lobsterman told reporters his recollection of the day his boat rammed into another commercial fisherman's while the two worked the water.



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