Surfer suffers wounds in apparent shark bite on Kauai

HANALEI, Hawaii - Officials in Hawaii say a surfer has been bitten by a shark off Hanalei.

A statement released by the Kauai Fire Department says a man was surfing off Hanalei on Monday when he was apparently bitten by a tiger shark.

The man sustained lacerations to his leg and was transported to a hospital.

Hanalei Bay has been closed to swimming. Lifeguards will check the area Tuesday to decide if the beach can open.

The City of Salmon Arm is aiming to ban plastic bags.
Salmon Arm may be among first in B.C. to ban plastic bags
SALMON ARM - The City of Salmon Arm is aiming to be one of the first cities in the province to ban single-use plastic bags. The city is pushing ahead with its plan to ban them and has scheduled a series of public consultations taking place

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