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8 arrested for boating under the influence

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency arrested eight people for boating under the influence over the July 4 holiday weekend this year.

The agency reports that TWRA officials checked more than 3,400 vessels over the 4-day holiday period running from Thursday, July 4, through Sunday, July 7. Agents made three additional arrests and issued 144 citations during that period.

There have been 14 boating-related fatalities on Tennessee waterways this year and 37 injuries, as of July 7. Total, there have been 87 reportable accidents.

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