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Local high school boys win swimming around the island | local sport

Atlantic City – Swimming around 56th island on Tuesday was rescued by four high school boys, as well as four professional swimmers with an average age of 50. The Thunderdome — namely James Haney and John Sahel of Atlantic City High School and Patrick Armstrong and Gavin Neal of Ocean City — won the only …

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City warns against using an informal swimming hole at Connecticut River Greenway Park

City officials are warning people against using a casual swimming area at Connecticut River Greenway Park, an uncharted swimming location that, despite its deep waters and strong currents, has gained popularity this summer among swimmers looking to beat the heat. Certainly we understand the importance of access to water. “People want to swim,” said Police …

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Longwood Will owns the lead with four shots on Birdwood member heading into Sunday’s Jefferson Cup Finals: Jerry Ratcliffe

By Jerry Ratcliffe (© Kevin Cardin – stock.adobe.com) The Jefferson Cup tournament at Birdwood turned into a two-man race heading into the final round on Sunday morning. Justin LaRue, a second-year student on the Longwood golf team, tries to go wire-to-cord after accumulating consecutive points, 1-less than 70 on the Davis Love-designed course. LaRue, who …

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An ancient creature that can see in the dark lies hidden in the eyes of whales

The first mammals to return to the sea, more than 35 million years ago, were looking to the depths. According to new research, the visual systems of modern whales, dolphins and porpoises — known collectively as cetaceans — all derive from a common ancestor with strong underwater vision. Both whales and hippos are believed to …

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