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Swimmer bitten by shark has no insurance, mounting medical bills
Swimmer bitten by shark has no insurance, mounting medical bills

A swimmer bitten by a shark off the Manhattan Beach pier spoke out Tuesday night as the city debated whether to ban fishing in the area. The Manhattan Beach City Council late Tuesday took steps toward declaring a state of emergency and public nuisance along the shore, a move that would give officials more time to consider regulations on fishing from the city's pier. More than 20 people spoke during the public comment period of the council meeting, echoing ongoing debate ignited when a long-distance swimmer was bitten by a juvenile great white shark July 5. It's believed the shark was thrashing to free itself from a fisherman's line when it bit Steven Robles, 50, in the...

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