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Alex Riggins

Alex Riggins came to the Union-Tribune in 2018 from City News Service. He has also worked in Idaho for the Times-News. The Idaho Press Club named him Rookie of the Year in 2015 and awarded him first place honors for environmental reporting and a news series in 2016. The Utah/Idaho/Spokane Associated Press Association awarded him first place for a special project in 2017.
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Teen attacked by shark in Encinitas is released from children's hospital

A 13-year-old boy attacked by a shark Saturday morning while lobster diving at Beacon’s Beach in Encinitas was no longer a patient Thursday at the hospital where he was being treated. Keane Webre-Hayes was critically injured in the attack, which left him with traumatic wounds to his left side.

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