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This 75-Year-Old Took a Dive in the Seine. But Is It Ready for Olympic Athletes?

As it happens6:05American swimmer takes dip in Seine River despite concerns about its beauty Despite the poor water quality of the Seine River and angry Parisians threatening to defecate in the river in preparation for the Olympics, Joel Stratte-McClure decided this was the ideal spot for a Fourth of July swim. “[It was] “Lovely warm, a little cloudy,” said Stratte-McClure, …

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CBC Radio Personality Rick Cluff Dies at 74

Rick Cluff, one of British Columbia’s most beloved radio personalities, has died. Cluff died after a short battle with cancer, a few days after his 74th birthday. A consummate announcer, Cluff brought his friendly voice and big personality to CBC Vancouver in 1997, helping The early edition to the top-rated morning show in the competitive Metro Vancouver radio market. Cluff …

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