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Dive expert offers advice to stay safe in the water

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Local scuba diving experts are stressing dive safety after a Gainesville man’s drowning Saturday. Ginnie Springs dive expert Larry Green says scuba is a high-risk activity.

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He says one of the most important steps a diver can take ahead of a plunge is becoming familiar with the dive site. Researcher Marson Kay died this weekend while diving at Weeki Wachee Springs.

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