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Utica pool hall rebounds nicely amid resurgence of interest

Billiards is a sport that some say is rising. At Utica Billiards on the Boulevard, owner Andrea Duvall can easily list billiards games. In the past two years, she’s seen the number of league teams increase by 60%. “It’s called straight-pool as a nickname, but the actual name of it is 14.1 Continuous,” Duvall said. …

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Seven places to dive for Canada’s best underwater adventures

A scuba diver swims through the contours of the ice and icebergs of the Canadian Arctic. ‘They capture the light in a really unique way, like stained glass in a cathedral,’ says Graham Dickson, master diver and owner of Arctic Kingdom.Todd Mintz/Arctic Kingdom When you want to take the plunge with an underwater adventure, Canada …

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In search of water: Indigenous people seek new home in Brazil

With around 50 members, the Mbya Guarani people struggle through a swathe of tropical forest land north of Rio de Janeiro, where Indigenous leader Vanderlei Weraxunu, clutching a machete and a cell phone, tours his community’s future home where his people will finally have water. The Mbya Guarani people will soon establish a new home …

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Sawyer Point Tennis Courts converted to pickleball facility

CINCINNATI — One of Cincinnati’s largest public tennis facilities is being converted into a world-class place for pickleball and the largest of its kind in Ohio. The city is spending $500,000 to repave and repaint the courts with pickleball dominating the new layout, said Greg Lessis, president of the club Pickleball at Sawyer Point. What …

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Sawyer Point Tennis Courts converted to pickleball facility

CINCINNATI — One of Cincinnati’s largest public tennis facilities is being converted into a world-class place for pickleball and the largest of its kind in Ohio. The city is spending $500,000 to repave and repaint the courts with pickleball dominating the new layout, said Greg Lessis, president of the club Pickleball at Sawyer Point. What …

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Deep trouble for EU shipping push as Rhine River runs dry – POLITICO

Press play to listen to this article KAUB, Germany — Grand plans to shift freight off roads and onto rivers don’t matter much if Western Europe’s most important waterway is running too shallow for ships to pass. Water levels on the Rhine, Europe’s major inland river connecting mega-ports at Rotterdam and Antwerp to Germany’s industrial …

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US Tennis Association of New England expands to Chicopee

CHICOPEE, Mass. – The US Tennis Association of New England has made its way into Chicopee. Chicopee Social League coordinator Jeffrey Mason said the Tennis Association expanded last year after many local residents advocated for the league’s presence in the western Massachusetts community. With tennis being a sport that can sometimes be a bit pricey, …

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