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  • The swimming-pool courts have become a symbol for Serbian triumph over obstacles: Not only did they play through war and economic chaos, they did it on crummy courts.

    The Next King of the Court?

  • John Brackett - "the Doc of the Bay" - had built a business catering partially to tourists who broke their teeth in swimming-pool accidents or on rogue bits of oyster shell in their dinners.

    Six months after the spill, BP's money is changing the gulf as much as its oil

  • They had bought one of the houses with a swimming-pool—in each block there were six of these although the clubhouse had a pool too, and they threw a pool party to meet their neighbors.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • His figure lithe and taut from all the tennis and golf he played, the everyday 3 pm run down the Mall from 18th Street to the Capitol and back, his jaw taut and handsome no hint of the double chins plaguing Sadhana's husband now, at forty-one, his eyes a bright swimming-pool blue and his hair a Pantene ad, thick and wavily blond.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • At the back of the house the swimming-pool was lit with candles along the edge and colored lights strung over the wooden fence.

    For the Sake of the Boy

  • The basement includes garage, storage, wine cellar, game rooms, bathrooms and a large indoor swimming-pool area with direct access to the garden.

    House at Rua Alabarda in Sao Paolo, Brazil

  • Suspicion has fallen on the swimming-pool water, and top Games officials said Thursday they're looking into the possibility that it's contaminated.

    Games Officials Hunt for Spectators, Microbes

  • In the next decade, the Energy Commission followed with efficiency standards for furnaces, dryers, swimming-pool heaters, household cooking appliances, heat pumps, showerheads, and fluorescent-lamp ballasts, among other products.

    The California Experiment

  • Henry Waxman and Debbie Wasserman Schultz are diligently working on a more expensive swimming-pool drain cover with the supplier of the costlier solution.

    Down the Drain Is an Apt Metaphor

  • You report that Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is sponsoring legislation for an unnecessary, costly swimming-pool drainage safety mechanism.

    Down the Drain Is an Apt Metaphor

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