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The sand on Siesta Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast is as fine as powdered sugar, a pure, sparkling white and soft as a kitten's fur - all because it's comprised of 99 percent pure crushed quartz.Read More

Dr. Beach names Florida's Siesta Beach best beach in US

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Dr. Beach names Florida's Siesta Beach best beach in US

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SIESTA KEY, Fla. (AP) -- The sand on Siesta Beach on Florida's Gulf Coast is as fine as powdered sugar, a pure, sparkling white and soft as a kitten's fur - all because it's comprised of 99 percent pure crushed quartz....

List of Dr. Beach's top 10 beaches for 2017
Here is the 2017 list of top 10 beaches in the U.S., compiled by Florida International University professor Stephen Leatherman, also known as Dr. Beach....

Amtrak: 3 tracks to be closed at Penn Station during repairs
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amtrak officials say three tracks at a time will be closed at Penn Station as part of extensive repair work there that is expected to inconvenience thousands of rail commuters this summer....

New nurse being credited with saving life of plane passenger
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey nurse who has only been on the job for nine months is being credited with saving the life of a fellow airplane passenger in a medical emergency....


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