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Aug. 21, 2017: Total eclipse was a sight for the nation

For those lucky enough to travel to the totality and to get clear skies, the eclipse was a stunning event. While in Salem, Ore., Coastal Star Publisher Jerry Lower photographed an every 10-minute exposure to create this time-lapse image.…

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Added by The Coastal Star on August 30, 2017 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Editor’s Note: Grateful for vacation

    We went on vacation.

    That may not sound like much to you, but for the “family” behind a family newspaper it’s a big, big deal. It’s not often we have the chance to take a break from our monthly production schedule.

    We couldn’t have done it without the able assistance of our key editorial and production assistants. They worked hard while we were traversing the Pacific Northwest in search of the totality of the solar eclipse, and their competence made returning to the…

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Health & Harmony: Health-minded foodies savor new tour in Boca Raton

Tour leader Meridith Hootstein gets the group off to a healthy start with a short session of yoga and relaxation.

By Lona O'Connor

They hunted. They gathered. They tramped the streets of downtown Boca Raton in 85-degree heat.…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 29, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments

On the Water: Proposed goliath grouper harvest gets giant push-back from divers

Underwater photographer Sandra Edwards shows a photo of a goliath grouper nicknamed Wilbur that stays around the M/V Castor wreck off Boynton Beach. She was one of many divers who came to a July 31 Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission meeting at the…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 29, 2017 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Paws Up for Pets: Vets teach K-9 officers how to protect dogs from dangers of drugs

K-9 officer Duke of the Boynton Beach Police Department with Dr. Melanie Thomas at Coral Springs Animal Hospital. Photo provided

By Arden Moore

Sometimes, the dangers facing K-9 police dogs can be…

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Added by Mary Kate Leming on August 29, 2017 at 2:09pm — No Comments

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