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  • Miami swimmers try to break record for largest swim lesson

    Tens of thousands of swimmers will try to set a new Guinness World Record this week for the world's largest swimming lesson. The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is hosting Thursday's event as part of an effort to raise...
  • Start making plans for Fourth of July celebrations

    Start making plans for Fourth of July celebrations
    Communities are gearing up for Fourth of July celebrations. Here is a list of upcoming events. •Faith Lutheran Church and School, 2727 S. Grove St., Eustis, will host "Our Country's Birthday Party" June 27. Festivities include children's activities...
  • Virginia waters less risky for shark attacks

    Virginia waters less risky for shark attacks
    Two violent shark attacks in quick succession on a North Carolina beach during the weekend might have Virginians wondering if the same thing could happen here. But shark experts in Hampton Roads say the likelihood is almost nonexistent. "The sharks we...
  • Two youths lose arms in separate North Carolina shark attacks

    Two youths lose arms in separate North Carolina shark attacks
    Two young people vacationing in the beach town of Oak Island, N.C., were swimming in waist-deep water when they lost limbs in separate life-threatening shark attacks, town officials said Monday. A 12-year-old girl from Asheboro lost part of her arm...
  • Man dies swimming at quarry in Lower Mount Bethel

    Man dies swimming at quarry in Lower Mount Bethel
    A male swimmer pulled from an industrial quarry off Route 611 in Lower Mount Bethel Township has died, authorities said Sunday night. State police at Belfast said the unidentified, 22-year-old victim was swimming in the Eastern Industries quarry when he...
  • 84 rescues on Pensacola Beach over the weekend

    Lifeguards made 84 rescues due to rough surf along Pensacola Beach over the weekend. The Pensacola News Journal (http://on.pnj.com/1Iflo7p ) reports two swimmers rescued Sunday were taken to hospitals for treatment, including a visitor from Louisiana who...
  • Owings resident finishes first in Great Chesapeake Bay Swim

    After more than four miles, the leaders in the 24th annual Great Chesapeake Bay Swim Sunday were separated by seconds. "They are neck and neck," said race coordinator Vicki Saxon of Baltimore. In the end, 18-year-old Ben Lawless of Owings, arrived...
  • Austrian swimmers win medal after bus crash

    Austria won a synchronized swimming silver medal at the European Games on Monday, just four days after three members of the team were injured when they were hit by a bus. The incident Thursday morning left three 15-year-old Austrian swimmers requiring...
  • Naperville women's triathlon draws athletes from around the country

    Naperville women's triathlon draws athletes from around the country
    The Naperville area hosts plenty of dedicated runs throughout the year, but a triathlon that adds biking and swimming provides a unique dimension that many find compelling. Those were the sentiments of more than 1,500 participants as well as hundreds of...
  • Relay swimmer withdraws from Australian swim team

    Freestyle swimmer Brittany Elmslie has withdrawn from the Australian team for the world championships after undergoing surgery to a remove a benign growth in her breast three weeks ago. Swimming Australia said in a statement Sunday that Elmslie was...
  • 'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel parts with old house in Hollywood Hills

     'New Girl' Zooey Deschanel parts with old house in Hollywood Hills
    Zooey Deschanel got top dollar for her home in Hollywood Hills. The actress-singer-songwriter, who bought a house in Manhattan Beach this year, sold her old place for $2.33 million — a little more than 6% over the asking price. Set on half an...