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  • Peninsula Health District lifts swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News

    Peninsula Health District lifts swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News
    The Peninsula Health District has lifted a swimming advisory at Hilton Beach in Newport News, according to a media release issued Monday. The advisory went into effect June 19 after routine water tests found bacteria levels higher than state quality...
  • Phelps second to Olympic champ Agnel in 200m freestyle

    (Reuters) - Michael Phelps continued his return to competitive swimming with third place in the 200 metres individual medley at the Arena Grand Prix at Santa Clara on Sunday. Phelps, competing in the 200 medley for the first time since taking gold at the...
  • Fourth of July events

    Fourth of July events
    You don't have to go far to get the best bang out of your holiday this Independence Day. Communities have planned parades, patriotic music, classic car show, baseball game, a visit to a farm and colorful fireworks displays to celebrate the nation's...
  • Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games

    Enfield's Nick Margolfo Earns Gold At Special Olympics USA Games
    Nick Margolfo has returned home to Enfield with two gold medals and a new sense of achievement after competing in the national Special Olympics in June. Margolfo, 23, represented Connecticut in three swimming events at the national games, held June 14...
  • Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe

    Does the Mojave desert need an artist-built swimming pool? Maybe
    The art world loves a work of art that requires trekking to a remote location. There's "Spiral Jetty," one of the most iconic pieces of land art in existence, on the northern shores of the Great Salt Lake. New Mexico hasĀ "Lightning Field," Walter de...
  • Otero gets it from his family

    MIAMI Everything you need to know about the gene pool from which A's reliever Dan Otero comes can be gleaned from the fact that Dolores Otero just bought a new car. Dolores Otero, Dan's grandmother, is 93. "She wants to be able to get around," said...
  • Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel

    Government, college programs test beach water quality in Arundel
    Fecal matter, it's enough to make you wonder whether you'll ever want to jump in the water again. But it's summer after all, and what's summer without a dip in the bay or a spin on the water skis. Now there's a way to know how much fecal bacteria is...
  • 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete | Stevenson's Xiang likes a broken record

    2013-14 Scholar-Athlete | Stevenson's Xiang likes a broken record
    Not much fazes Stevenson graduate Cheryl Xiang. Not the frequent moves during her childhood, from her birthplace of Montreal to China to the Chicago suburbs. Not the countless hours of swimming that made her a four-time Stevenson record-holder, nor...
  • 2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team

    2013-14 Tribune Scholar-Athlete Team
    For 24 years, the Tribune has capped each high school sports year by honoring a group of students whose excellence extends to both the classroom and fields of play. The 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete Team represents the best in academics and athletics the...
  • Bethlehem lures swimmers with Frozen character

    Dozens of swim-suited children and teens, still dripping from the pool, grooved to the "Party Rock Anthem" on a hot summer afternoon last week. They shook their hands in the air and jumped, mimicking moves from the video game "Just Dance." Everyday I'...
  • Couple battled sea for 13 hours, rescued off Hallandale Beach

    Couple battled sea for 13 hours, rescued off Hallandale Beach
    They lived through 13 harrowing hours of floating and swimming, staying as close as they could to shore to find someone who might rescue them. Just before 7 a.m. Saturday, after Sean McGovern and Mellisa Morris had survived the night in the dark ocean,...