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State health officials have recommended the closure to swimming of a beach in Narragansett because of high bacteria counts.
The Rhode Island Department of Health said Thursday that water quality tests will continue at Scarborough Beach. The beach will be recommended for reopening when bacteria levels return to within acceptable limits.
The department monitors water quality regularly from Memorial Day through Labor Day to make sure conditions are safe for swimming.
The state has over 400 miles of coastline.
Jorge Luis Pinto, who produced the surprise of the World Cup by coaching tiny Costa Rica to the quarterfinals, is leaving after failing to agree to a new contract.
The Costa Rican federation announced Pinto's departure on Thursday.
Costa Rica emerged from a group with Italy, England and Uruguay, all former world champions.
An influential federal appeals court judge said Thursday that the nation's third lethal injection execution to go awry in six months underscores his call to bring back firing squads.
In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Chief Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals said lethal injection was a "dishonest" attempt to disguise the brutal nature of capital punishment.
In a dissent to Monday's ruling that put Wood's execution on hold but was overturned by the Supreme Court, Kozinski wrote: Using drugs meant for individuals with medical needs to carry out executions is a misguided effort to mask the brutality of executions by making them look serene and beautiful — like something any one of us might experience in our final moments.
A slow start for the two-time AL saves leader turned into a nightmare.
The Athletics designated the right-hander for assignment before Thursday's game with the Houston Astros.
Johnson allowed four runs on three hits without retiring a batter in Wednesday night's 9-7 victory over the Astros.
Whole Foods Market is recalling tarts and squares made with stone fruit that could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
Customers who purchased the items are advised to throw it away, and bring in their receipt to the store for a refund.