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OC Lifeguards Kick Off New Season

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OCEAN CITY, Md. - With the summer season taking off, Ocean City lifeguards are back on duty.

Saturday will be their first official day back on the sand and rookies will need to take a physical test to verify that they have maintained the physical conditioning to meet the qualifications of the swim and run.

Last year, Ocean City beach patrol rescued nearly 3,000 people from drowning, 95-percent of those cases stemmed from a high rip current.

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