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America is becoming an under-the-radar hub of sumo wrestling

Monday, September 22, 2014

Over the weekend, in Long Beach, Calif., a tournament featuring some larger-than-life competitors took place — the 14th annual US Sumo Open. Surprisingly, it's the biggest amateur sumo competition outside of Japan. So could sumo's time be arriving in the US?



Sandy Changes Topography of Long Beach, LI

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Seasonal beachgoers are returning to Long Beach and they are finding a few changes since Sandy hit.  


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6 Months After Sandy, Rebuilding but Not Necessarily Better

Monday, April 29, 2013

The city of Long Beach broke ground this weekend on its new boardwalk: 2.2 miles long, it will feature special braces that will tie the planks to the supports and a concrete wall that will hang down from in front of the boardwalk like a skirt, to break the waves the next time the Atlantic rises up against it.

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