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Water Wings Cause Splash In Local Swimming Pool

KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek talks with Jen Wymer, a mother whose disabled son was not allowed to swim in a public pool because he he wears water wings.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/18/2012

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Lifeguards Rescue Teen In Beaver County

Two lifeguards rescued a 13-year-old boy in Beaver County Saturday evening.

06/23/2012

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Best Waterparks And Pools In Pittsburgh

Summer’s here and so are the heat waves and high costs of trying to keep cool. Luckily, Pittsburgh’s pooling with great places to take a refreshing dip. Make a splash at one of the best waterparks and pools in Pittsburgh for a wet and wild day with the whole family.

06/08/2012

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Best Places Where Dogs Can Swim in Pittsburgh

When the dog days of summer hit and high temperatures make it hard to exercise that cooped up pup, a soothing dip is just the ticket. Take your pooch to doggie paddle at the Pittsburgh area’s best Fido-friendly swimming locations, with fun extras including dog parks, swimming lessons and therapeutic treatments guaranteed to keep that furry fella on the right track all summer.

06/01/2012

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Girl, 3, Critical After Being Pulled From Pool

A little girl is fighting for her life after nearly drowning in a pool. This happened in the 2400-block of Cleveland Street in McKeesport. The girl does not live there. She was part of a birthday celebration at the home.

05/29/2012

Red Cross: Swimming & Water Safety

The Red Cross has tips to help keep you and your family safe while enjoying the water this summer. For more, click here.

07/04/2011

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9-Year-Old Rescued From Magee Pool In Greenfield

A 9-year-old boy was rescued from a pool in Greenfield. The incident happened in the 700-block of Greenfield Avenue.

06/21/2011

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New Wave Pool Opens At Idlewild

The new wave pool was debuted today at Idlewild Park and Soak Zone. It was also media day at the park.

06/08/2011

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Expert Offers Tips On Swimming Pool Safety

As local kids head to area pools for a summer of splashing around, the deaths of two children who had to be pulled out of the water while swimming is weighing heavily on the minds of some parents. So what can you do to keep your children safe?

06/05/2011

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Kittanning Boy Dies After Being Pulled From Pool

A young boy died overnight after being pulled from a swimming pool unresponsive Saturday evening in Armstrong County. According to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office, 8-year-old Trent Barrett of Kittanning was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital at 12:10 a.m.

06/05/2011

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11-Year-Old Pulled From Local Pool Mourned In Verona

The community of Verona is in mourning today following the loss of an 11-year-old boy who was found at the bottom of a local swimming pool and later died. At his school, Christopher Myers was a fifth grader who is being described as a boy who had a bright future. Meanwhile, the pool is closed while the investigation continues.

06/04/2011

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Idlewild Adding New Pool, New Features At Kennywood & Sandcastle Too

Ready for some summer fun? All three local amusement parks – Sandcastle, Idlewild and Kennywood – will be open this holiday weekend, and you’ll notice some changes at each this summer.

05/25/2011

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