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May 24, 2013

Robinson: Higher lake levels hide dangers

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U.S. Coast Guard statistic have shown in recent years that almost 90 percent of boats who drowned were not wearing life jackets at the time of the incident. Wearing a life jacket or flotation device helps you keep your head above water so you can breath in the event that your boat wreck or you’re unable to swim for some reason.
“We want everybody to enjoy the lake,” said Robinson. “We don’t want anybody to get hurt.”
 

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