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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • DEEP Closes Four Beaches To Swimmers Due To Bacteria Counts

    DEEP Closes Four Beaches To Swimmers Due To Bacteria Counts
    The state has closed four beaches to swimmers after receiving elevated bacteria counts Tuesday. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has closed Sherwood Island in Westport, Silver Sands in Milford, Indian Wells in Shelton and Kettletown...
  • Health officials say it's safe to swim at Middletown beach

    State health officials say the water is safe again for swimming at a beach in Middletown. The Rhode Island Department of Health said Tuesday that it recommends reopening Peabody's Beach for swimming. The department said water tests showed bacteria...
  • Coroner: New Jersey man dead after swimming in quarry

    A 22-year-old Ridgefield, N.J., man died Sunday swimming in a quarry in Lower Mount Bethel Township, according to the Northampton County Coroner. Coroner Zachary Lysek said the swimmer pulled from an industrial quarry off Route 611 was Jeremias Guzman....
  • Paramedics called to 2nd shark attack minutes after 1st

    Paramedics called to 2nd shark attack minutes after 1st
    Paramedics Peter Joyce and Jack Baker had been back at the station for only a few minutes after treating their first-ever shark attack victim when the radio crackled: A second person had just been attacked. They ran inside to grab a few tourniquets...