U.S. Beaches Are So Full of Sewage Pollution, They’re Often Unsafe for Swimming, New Report Finds

25th July 2019

I don’t go to the beach for the sand or the sun. I go for the waves. There’s nothing like splashing in the water after lugging your cooler, chair, and beach umbrella to your designated spot. Unfortunately, I may need to think twice about going for a swim at the beach. And so should you. A new report out Tuesday has found that more than half of the beaches in…

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Football, basketball and drug testing: Texas school district to randomly test extracurricular students

25th July 2019

A Texas school district will randomly drug test students who participate in extracurricular activities or request a permit to park a vehicle on school property, according to a letter to parents posted on the school’s website. Students in grades 7-12 at Bushland Independent School District will be tested at the beginning of the school year for “alcohol and numerous illegal drugs,” said the letter from Superintendent Chris Wigington. After that,…

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