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At our National Lifeguarding Championships in Virginia Beach, I was suddenly hit with a moment of clarity that was close to a revelation.

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Front kick-punch-punch, roundhouse-punch-punch, punch-punch-hook, back leg high roundhouse, punch-punch-hook-uppercut, back leg roundhouse. Raspy breath ... sweat in my eye blurs vision ... “Four!,” Rick yells. Oh man I have so many more of these ... focus ... focus ... Try to control breath…

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Typically, the month of August sees some calm, hot weather. We’re now in the latter part of summer and things are still not dying down. We continue to have wind and current with some fairly strong rip currents near the rock groins. It has been calming down a bit, and we’ve finally started se…

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I don’t need a gull-winged stainless steel sports car with a flux capacitor bolted to the rear to experience time travel. The magic of music is my chariot.

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When Theresa Mayfield began telling heritage society members about all the new projects being unveiled at Moore Memorial Public Library, I began to sense something intriguing.

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Whether it’s a cold, rainy day in February, or a steamy early morning in July, early in the morning figures walk along the beach in front of a pickup’s lights. By 5 a.m., the West End crew of the Park Board Coastal Zone Management Department is already out handpicking trash left by beachgoer…

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Daniel Gutierrez and Cameron Larson eased the Jet Ski up to Bird Island, which sits in the bay near the San Luis Pass cut. A couple of people were stranded on the island because their Jet Ski had been caught by a falling tide and was stuck on the island.

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I still have a few friends who believe that any kind of help for the less fortunate, including food banks, is just an invitation for people to scam and cheat.