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Ocean City, MDPosted by
CBS Baltimore

Officials Believe Sandbar Shark Bit 12-Year-Old Girl In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Ocean City Beach Patrol said Thursday they believe a small sandbar shark bit a 12-year-old girl Monday on the surf. Beach Patrol made the conclusion after an investigation in which they consulted the Department of Natural Resources. They said the pattern of the bite matches that of a sand bar shark, which is native to the area. Jordan Prushinski was swimming on Monday near 119th Street in Ocean City and said she felt something sharp brush up against her leg. Jordan got 42 stitches for the 20 lacerations on her leg but is recovering. Some officials initially did not believe the girl’s injury could have been from a shark. The beach patrol’s Capt. Butch Arbin said he has been with the team 49 years and has never seen anything like this. Arbin said Wednesday, ”the wound pattern on this little girl indicates this absolutely was not an attack, we don’t know what it was.” Jay Bradley, the curator of the Blue Wonders exhibits at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, said shark bites are extremely rare and almost always a case of mistaken identity, which is why it is often just one bite. One bite can cause damage though.      
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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard 'Wait for the Stink' Before Bathing Their Daughters

One week after Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis went viral for revealing that they only bathe their children, 6-year-old daughter Wyatt and 4-year-old old son Dimitri, when they're visibly dirty, fellow celebrity parents, Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, now weighing in on the cleanliness chatter. (Related: Kristen Bell Hilariously Revealed How She and Dax Shepard Make the Most of Therapy)
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Fairfield, CTNBC Connecticut

Ouch! Baby Crabs Postpone Plans For Beachgoers in Fairfield

Fairfield beachgoers are back Thursday after two beaches were closed due to some pinching baby crabs on Wednesday. Penfield and Jennings beaches were closed Wednesday due to a large hatching of baby crabs, according to the Fairfield Health Department. Many people reported getting pinched by the baby crabs and the...
Annapolis, MDPosted by
Eye On Annapolis

Annapolis Teen Drowns in Ocean City

Maryland. The teen went missing yesterday while swimming off of 112th Street. Reports indicate that the teen, who has not been identified as of yet, may have been caught in a rip current. A rip current occurs when there is a break in the currents that cause seawater to...
SportsPosted by
StyleCaster

Here Are All the Americans Who Have Won Medals at the Tokyo Olympics So Far

Go Team USA! The US Olympic medal count of 2021 proves the United States of America is still a powerhouse when it comes to the Olympic Games. The United States is one of 206 countries to compete in the 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics, which started on July 23 and run until August 8. The games, which were originally scheduled for 2020 but postponed due to the current health crisis, sees 11,237 athletes from around the world compete for one of three medals in their respective sport: gold, silver and bronze. Of those athletes, more than 600 are from the United States. Those...
Texas StatePosted by
CultureMap Houston

Cool off this summer with this list of Texas' best swimming holes

News flash: Summer in Texas is hot. Luckily, the Lone Star State has plenty of swimming holes just waiting for you to dive in and cool off. Even better, your time at these swimming holes can be accompanied by an ice-cold can of Luck Springs. Born and brewed in Austin, these sparkling hard lemonades and teas are guaranteed to cool you down and brighten your day.
Surprise, AZyourvalley.net

Surprise Aquatic Center pool mural a step closer

The Surprise Aquatic Center, 15831 N. Bullard Ave., is a step closer to become a little more colorful outside. The city’s Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission approved up to $12,000 for a mural on the outside to match one that was painted last year. The Surprise City Council will have...
Knoxville, TNwvlt.tv

40% of Americans think they could compete in the Olympics

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Nearly 40 percent of Americans think they are fit enough to be an Olympic athlete, according to a new study. OnePoll surveyed 1,000 U.S. residents to see if they believed they had what it takes to compete in the Olympics. Two in five people thought they could keep up.
Texas Stateswimswam.com

Texas A&M Swimming & Diving Releases 2021-22 Slate

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – The Texas A&M men’s and women’s swimming & diving programs released their 2021-22 schedule Thursday. The women’s team will begin its season on Oct. 7, traveling to Houston for a dual meet with the Cougars before the men’s squad heads north to Dallas for the SMU Classic, where they will compete against Louisville, Arizona, Missouri, Michigan and SMU.
Mason County, MIweather.gov

Beach Hazards Statement issued for Mason, Muskegon, Oceana, Ottawa by NWS

Effective: 2021-08-06 08:00:00 EDT Expires: 2021-08-06 20:00:00 EDT Urgency: Expected Severity: Moderate Certainty: Likely Instruction: Remain out of the water to avoid hazardous swimming conditions and do not venture out on piers. Please check with your local authorities on potential beach closures. Target Area: Mason; Muskegon; Oceana; Ottawa BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING * WHAT...High wave action, strong currents, and dangerous swimming conditions expected. Piers may be heavily swamped by waves. * WHERE...Mason, Oceana, Muskegon and Ottawa counties. * WHEN...From Friday morning through Friday evening. * IMPACTS...Strong currents can pull swimmers into deeper water and high waves can sweep people off piers. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Waves will be building to 3 to 5 feet. Grand Haven and Pere Marquette State Parks will be particularly dangerous due to the south flow.
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