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Swimming advisory issued for Newport News beach

Thursday - 7/10/2014, 8:30am  ET

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- Health officials are advising people to not swim at Hilton Park Beach in Newport News because of bacteria levels.

The Peninsula Health District tells media outlets that samples collected Tuesday show bacteria levels in the water exceed state water quality standards.

The advisory will be lifted when bacteria levels meet state standards.


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