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Lack of swimming skills, not rip currents, causing most New Jersey drownings

“Stupidity and inexperience,” not rip currents, are the primary factors in most New Jersey drownings, according to experts. There have been at least 20 drownings in New Jersey this year. But despite a number of news accounts blaming rip currents for many of the deaths, the real cause is often something more sinister: a lack [...]
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