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Swimming during weekend heat risky, officials urge caution.

Swimming during weekend heat risky, officials urge caution.

Officials in Washington State are begging residents to use extreme caution if their plans include swimming during this weekend’s heat spike. Despite temperatures that are expected to range about 10-15 degrees higher than typical for this time of year, water temperatures will still be very cold, making hypothermia a real risk. Hypothermia becomes a risk …

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Coroner, YMCA talk the importance of swim lessons, CPR after Albany drowning incident

Coroner, YMCA talk the importance of swim lessons, CPR after Albany drowning incident

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB)-Albany has seen its first child drowning death this summer after a 15-year-old boy drowned at an apartment complex. Carlos Lamar was the drowning victim. Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler says he was with his family at The Gardens on Whispering Pines. “He jumped into 8 feet of water trying to do as …

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Omaha’s Hitchcock Swimming Pool sees several trespassers in recent weeks

Omaha’s Hitchcock Swimming Pool sees several trespassers in recent weeks

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – With nighttime temperatures hovering in the 80′s, a closed public swimming pool can be very inviting. In recent weeks one pool in particular has attracted the attention of people who wanted to take a late-night swim. For the second time in about two weeks, someone has been pulled out of the …

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