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  • 4 RI beaches reopened after new bacteria tests

    Rhode Island health officials have recommended reopening four beaches in Warwick and Warren to swimmers after new tests showed bacteria levels were acceptable. The state Department of Health on Friday said swimmers could return to the waters at Goddard...
  • Swimmer still missing as 'found' body report is false alarm

    The search for the body of a swimmer last seen struggling in the Ohio River in western Pennsylvania was continuing after reports that a body was found in the area turned out to be a false alarm. Family and friends say Jason Moore was swimming in the...
  • Search crews find body of missing swimmer in New Jersey

    Rescue crews have recovered the body of a teenage boy who went missing while swimming at a southern New Jersey quarry. State police divers found 17-year-old Darius Boyer's body at about 1 p.m. Thursday. The Williamstown High School student had been...
  • Toes in the water, hands in the sand: Chicago's best beaches for families

    Toes in the water, hands in the sand: Chicago's best beaches for families
    Suit up, grab those sand buckets and join us on the freshwater waves that lap Chicago's shoreline: It's time for some good, old-fashioned summer fun. But first, check conditions. At Chicago Park District beaches, lifeguards now have the capability to...
  • As summer begins, so does Florida's shark-bite season

    A rash of shark bites in Central Florida and North Carolina has some swimmers on edge just as the summer's beach season shifts into high gear. So far this year, 11 people have been bitten by sharks in the Sunshine State. Volusia and Brevard counties...
  • Back in the day, bikini debut was the bomb

    Back in the day, bikini debut was the bomb
    Yesterday we celebrated the day the United States adopted the Declaration of Independence, the magnificent document that transformed and codified the world's concept of equality. Ever since Lincoln refocused the country's attention on it at Gettysburg, it...
  • Former North Central College star Mark Schmitt hired as swimming coach

    Former North Central College star Mark Schmitt hired as swimming coach
    Ever since Mark Schmitt returned to his hometown of Naperville to swim at North Central College in 2003, he knew where he wanted to be. After completing the 2006 season for the Cardinals, a season in which he became the NCAA Division III national...
  • Bacteria closes 4 Rhode Island beaches to swimming

    Rhode Island health officials have closed four beaches in Warwick and Warren to swimmers because of high bacteria counts in the water. The state Department of Health on Thursday recommended the closure to swimming of Goddard Memorial State Park Beach,...
  • Movie nights, shark days among special events at local pools

    Movie nights, shark days among special events at local pools
    Swimming season is in full swing, and public pools in the area are offering a number of ways to get your feet wet, from games to movies to cardboard boat races. You might even win a little money. Following is a sampling of summer pool events. Nearly all...
  • Calvin Klein, Reba McEntire headline L.A.'s priciest real estate sales

    Calvin Klein, Reba McEntire headline L.A.'s priciest real estate sales
    The homes of a fashion designer, a country music singer and a professional golfer were among the top residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week. $25 million -- Hollywood Hills West Fashion mogul Calvin Klein paid $25...
  • College Update: Slaught converts strong junior season into spot on U.S. team

    College Update: Slaught converts strong junior season into spot on U.S. team
    The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Alex Slaught (La CaƱada native) Southern California volleyball junior: Slaught turned in a stellar spring and is now poised for an eventful summer. The 6-foot-4 outside hitter,...