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May 20, 2011

A Newport Beach life guard watches the high surf at the "Wedge" in Newport Beach, Calif. The city's 13-member, full-time lifeguard crew has gotten skeptical reactions ever since the local newspaper editorialized about lifeguard salaries, benefits and overtime pay that in at least two instances top $200,000 as the city struggles to rein in pension costs.