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    Union Now!

    I’ve used many of these columns to advocate for lifeguard pay

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    Clearing the Air

    It was a brand-new indoor facility, and running a pool untouched by age, corrosion or out-of-date construction standards seemed like a dream come true

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    Pre-Season Favorites

    Training of any kind can be referred to as a necessary evil

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    ISHOF to Receive Major Face-Lift by 2010

    The International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., will get a major overhaul in the next few years.

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    Aquatics Research Institute Created

    In a bid to foster new and ongoing research on the health benefits and effects of aquatics, Washington State University researchers have announced the creation of the National Aquatics and Sports Medicine Institute

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    Industry Beacon' Passes Away

    Jules Field, former owner and publisher of

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    Family Sues for $100 Million in Drowning

    The family of a 7-year-old girl who drowned in 2007 filed a notice of claim seeking $100 million in damages for wrongful death against the city of Schenectady, N.Y., the YWCA and two lifeguards, identified in the notice as John and Jane Doe

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    Economy: Going Strong

    Falling house sales, creeping inflation, rising gas prices, seesawing stocks without a doubt, the economy is shaky

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    POOLS, 2nd Edition

    Fifteen years since its original, long since sold-out publication, Kelly Klein's masterful, artistic, historic and fanciful coffee table book “POOLS” was finally reissued in the spring of 2007

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    Letter of the Law

    With the Dec. 19 signing of the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act of 2007, President Bush approved incentives for states to adopt comprehensive pool safety laws that will protect children from life-threatening injuries and death from pool …

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    Radical Treatment

    Breakpoint chlorination is the established method taught in operator certification courses for removing combined chlorine in recreational water

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    Find Your Zen

    One of the most powerful techniques used in aquatic therapy today owes its origins to a poet and massage therapist