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  1. Renowned expert helping with local shipwrecksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    By identifying the different types of wood used, and some of the building methods employed, one local expert is helping others to narrow down the origin of a section of shipwrecked hull that washed ashore south of Ponte Vedra Beach in March. "I don't normally see this," Lee Newsom said Monday morning while holding up a small section of that ship's frame.

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  2. Soak up the scenery, silence on a houseboat journey along Florida's St. Johns RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Somewhere in the deep green heart of central Florida, an eagle's cry pierces the morning quiet. Soaring through the sunrise, she surveys her domain before landing in a cypress tree high above the St. Johns River.

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  3. Chill out or be chilled in St. Augustine after darkRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    St. Augustine visitors traditionally pack the pedestrian-friendly streets of downtown during the day, soaking up historic landmarks amid art galleries, restaurants and shops galore. But while there's plenty to do in the daylight, the nation's oldest city has a sleepy reputation after the sun goes down.

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  4. Coastal waters threaten Florida's historic resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    What do St. Augustine's Castillo de San Marcos and Egmont Key near Tampa have in common? They are two of thousands of Florida's heritage sites that are vulnerable to rising seas. "Jupiter Lighthouse, Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West, Fort Jefferson and Fort Pickens in Pensacola - all of these places are threatened," said Clay Henderson, executive director of Stetson University's Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience.

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  5. St. Augustine man finds Civil War-era mortar in yardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    The St. Augustine Record reports that the man was digging a grave for his dog when he found a rusty cannonball with two ports sticking out of it. The unnamed man told a St. Johns County Sheriff's Office officer who called in a bomb squad.

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  6. A Florida man found a rusty object in his back yard. Then the bomb squad came.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Last year, St. Augustine resident James Cooper was digging a grave for his dog when he happened upon something very, very old. We're talking Civil War era.

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  7. Coastal waters threaten Florida's historic resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    The Castillo de San Marcos withstood two sieges in 330 years and changed hands five times, but its latest invader - the rising Atlantic Ocean - threatens to erode the historic St. Augustine fortress. The coquina shell walls of the oldest masonry fort in the United States once absorbed cannonballs but will be susceptible to the buffetings of the sea.

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  8. If you make one side trip from the big Art Basel fair, this is one to seeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Not only did he take a circuitous route to become an accomplished and innovative photographer, but his multi-exposure photographs leave a lot to chance. During the past decade, FellA nder's photography has captured the imagination of many, from the Nobel Prize committee, which exhibited his work, to former President Bill Clinton, who is a collector.

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  9. Despite threat, some choosing to ride out Irma at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Kathleen Paca, 56, spray paints "We're Open Irma" on plywood window protections at the infamous South Beach dive bar Mac's Club Deuce on Sept. 7, 2017.

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  10. He was fishing. Then a drunk woman bit his line and swam away with the lure, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    When one man cast his fishing rod into waters at St. Augustine, Florida, he didn't expect a bite from something so big. Police arrived at the St. Johns County Pier Tuesday at around 6 p.m. when a fisherman told the deputies that a young woman, who seemed to be drunk, swam up to his fishing line and began to yell expletives at him.

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