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It's been a good summer to be at the beach -- but not in the water

Public beaches from Hamburg to Dunkirk have often been closed this season. Frustrating as those closings can be for water-lovers, though, the beaches might be as safe as they've ever been for the swimming public.

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Gallery: A night in the University Heights

A News team spent a Friday night in the neighborhood to find out what it's really like.

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The nightmare of living in University Heights: ‘That’s what you get for living here’

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Gary Vider, who graduated in 2006, has taken his standup comedy to NBC's reality hit.

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