Monthly Archives: August 2014

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Duxbury Beach Evacuated After Possible Shark Sighting
The beach was reopened to swimmers at 5:30 p.m. but swimmers were told to stay in shallow water. On Monday, a great white shark was spotted swimming off the beach in Duxbury. State Police helicopters followed it until it went out into deeper waters.
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Summer season was good, not great, for Myrtle Beach-area tourism
Fast-foot eateries tell Jordan they've had one of their best summers, while sit-down restaurants say the opposite. Jordan credits the surge at fast-food eateries with teams playing at the North Myrtle Beach Park & Sports Complex, which opened earlier …

Ride for Parkinson's Cure Held in Old Orchard Beach
OLD ORCHARD BEACH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — There are one million people in the United States living with Parkinson's Disease, a progressive disorder of the nervous system that severely affects how you move. People are talking about this …
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As Surf Advisories End, Seal Beach And Malibu Piers Reopen

As Surf Advisories End, Seal Beach And Malibu Piers Reopen
LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Advisories for high surf along the Southern California coast have been canceled for all but Orange County and damaged piers in Seal Beach and Malibu have reopened in time for the holiday weekend. The National Weather …
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Will Labor Day weekend mean traffic galore for Baldwin Beach Express?
Baldwin County Engineer Cal Markert isn't sure the Labor Day holiday weekend will mean lots of traffic for the Baldwin Beach Express. Markert said the new four-lane highway is showing up on Google maps, but other companies have been slow to put the …

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Long Beach Officers Shot at by Gunman With Assault Rifle; 1 in Custody: Police
A possible carjacking suspect opened fire on Long Beach police officers with an assault rifle and then led them on a chase Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. A man was being detained in connection with the shooting after he was found near the …
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Ocean City Town Council votes to restrict smoking on the beach, boardwalk in
The restrictions are needed to help reduce litter on the beach and curb the health concerns related to smoking, according to the work session minutes. A presentation that is included with the minutes said e-cigarettes would not be included in the new law.
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Dangerous rip currents shutter Long Island beaches
NEW YORK (PIX11/AP) – Beachgoers looking to take advantage of the beautiful holiday weekend weather are being warned of dangerous rip currents, and told to stay away from three ocean beaches on Long Island. High surf and dangerous rip currents are …
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Stephen McGarva's crusade to save strays dumped on 'Dead Dog Beach'

Stephen McGarva's crusade to save strays dumped on 'Dead Dog Beach'
They became his pack and numbered up to one hundred. He was the uber-Dog Whisperer. He went to the beach every day to spend time with the dogs, and word quickly spread about 'the dog guy' or 'the crazy gringo with 100 dogs'. McGarva had no prior vet …
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Royal Palm Beach man arrested on child porn charges, deputies say
More offending images were found on Wright's phone, according to the report. He faces 25 counts of possession of sexual performance by a minor and two counts of transmission of child pornography. Wright was booked into Palm Beach County Jail where he …
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Orange Beach continues to argue its case for independent school system as
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — With an aim of defusing rumors, defending itself and updating the public on the latest information regarding the push for an independent school system, the city hosted a community meeting Tuesday that attracted a mix of …

Hallandale to give dog beach a trial run next summer

Hallandale to give dog beach a trial run next summer
But commissioners have agreed to give it a trial run next summer after construction ends on two parks at North Beach and South Beach. The pilot program will give dog owners a chance to bring their pets to the beach two nights a month, Mayor Joy Cooper …
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Long Beach lifeguards win back-to-back national championships
Long Beach's four-men competitive lifeguard team earned a first-place award for the second-straight year at the National Lifeguard Championships earlier this month in Virginia Beach. The quartet won the landline rescue relay race, the premiere event of …
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Dewey Beach Town Council candidates debate the issues
Mauler and Davis spoke on issues ranging from parking to building heights and the management of the town and its reputation during the Dewey Beach Civic League's annual candidates forum Saturday. Riordan was absent, as moderator Rob Marshall said …
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Alki Beach 5K 2014 video/photos: Almost 1100 runners and walkers!
Almost 1,100 runners and walkers are on the course along Alki as this year's Alki Beach 5K got under way minutes ago. First, they heard inspirational words from “Warrior Marathon Runner” Carol Dellinger, a breast-cancer survivor who has run 278 …
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10 Essential Beauty Products You Need In Your Beach Bag

10 Essential Beauty Products You Need In Your Beach Bag
10 Essential Beauty Products You Need In Your Beach Bag. Written by. Erica Chan Coffman. August 22, 2014. Wondering which beauty products to pack for your next tropical vacation? Look no further than Erica Chan Coffman's own personal beach bag.
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Investigators unable to find motive for Bastendorff Beach shooting
“It appears that he (Brimhall) just started driving down the beach road shooting at cars,” Frasier said, speaking at the scene on Tuesday morning. “Then, when he got to the south jetty parking lot, he parked his car near the restrooms, and he could see …
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5 Scientific Reasons A Beach Vacation Is Necessary For Your Health
We're connected to water from the onset of life. Babies' bodies are 75 percent water. As we age, we become drier (only 60 percent), but our brains are still three-fourths water and even our bones are 31 percent water. The brain, which rests in a kind …
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How clean is the water at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and Chesapeake Bay?
NewsChannel 3's Dominic Brown traveled along with DeLashmutt to the Chesapeake Bay to learn how he tests the water to see if it's safe for swimming. Armed with a cooler, a pole and a black box, DeLashmutt travels to 22 sites from Chick's Beach to just …

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No room for a beach towel! BILLIONS of mysterious jelly-fish-like creatures
They say stranger things happen at sea, but it seems stranger things happen on beaches, too. Billions of mysterious small creatures have been washed up on beaches along the west coast of the U.S, from Southern California to British Columbia. Needless …
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Manatees spotted near Miami Beach
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) — A herd of manatees was sighted just a few feet from Miami Beach, late Thursday afternoon. Five manatees were spotted by scores of onlookers on the beach in the area between Fifth and 15th Streets and Ocean Drive, at around …
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Smoking ban would undermine Oregonians' relationship with the beach: Guest

Smoking ban would undermine Oregonians' relationship with the beach: Guest
In a press release, OPRD said, "Citing environmental issues as a primary concern — plastic cigarette butts can persist for years, even in the harsh beach environment — the commission approved a staff request to consider a smoking rule for the ocean …
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Naked Bodies on Gunny Beach
We arrived at the beach around noon, and everyone there was as naked as a the day they were born, except for the lifeguards – a pair of theatre geeks who were belting out show tunes, flailing their arms at the crescendo, all the while old hippies and …
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Danielle Steel lists her beach retreat near San Francisco
Prolific novelist Danielle Steel has put her oceanfront compound in Stinson Beach, near San Francisco, up for sale at $ 8.995 million. The Cape Cod-inspired beach house and guesthouse sit on two-thirds of an acre along the beach and sand dunes. Behind …
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Plane departs Ormond Beach, crashes in Bahamas

Plane departs Ormond Beach, crashes in Bahamas
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Palm Beach County considers kratom ban
But concerns that kratom is addictive and poses a health risk prompted the Palm Beach County Commission Tuesday to call for exploring rules for the ingredient offered at local kava bars. Now county officials are researching potential regulation options …
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Overnight rains affecting the water quality at Edgewater Park today: Lake Erie
The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District has declared the water at Huntington and Villa Angela beaches safe for swimming today as the bacteria levels in the water are within acceptable levels. However, the bacteria count at Edgewater Beach is too …
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