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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?

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WNYC News

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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WNYC News

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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