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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors

There are five free ocean beaches in New Jersey 

July 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

Trails, salmon viewing top free Anchorage events

This photo taken July 4, 2014, shows bicyclists on the Tony Know Coastal Trail in downtown Anchorage, Alaska. The trail is among some of the free activities for people to do while waiting to catch a flight home after an Alaska cruise. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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This week on TV

This week on TV

A week of fireworks, zombies and things British on television.

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

FILE - This April 30, 2013 file photo shows people fishing near the Barnegat Lighthouse on Long Beach Island, N.J. The Jersey shore is full of spots to drop a baited line or a wire trap over the side of a bulkhead, and come up with a bucket full of tasty blue claw crabs. They’re biting now a…

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Miss Alabama, Chandler Champion, shows off her shoe during the Miss America show-us-your-shoes parade at the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The pageant is now back in New Jersey.

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

The boardwalk at Seaside Heights is among the most popular in New Jersey. There’s no better place to engage in people-watching than on the boardwalks of the Jersey shore.

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Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Jersey shore: 5 free things for visitors to do

Beachgoers enjoy a sunny day in Atlantic City, N.J. The city is one of five Jersey shore beach towns that don’t require visitors to buy beach badges.

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A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon a Hispanic bakery that changed my understanding of what a delicious pudding could be.

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Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

If Thanksgiving is all about the sides, Easter is all about the main. While we agonize over styles of stuffings, whole or smooth cranberry sauces, sweet potatoes with or without marshmallows, and so many other Turkey Day dilemmas, we tend to just cobble together a what-have-you assortment of…

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A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

A quick, easy coconut pudding perfect for Easter

The clean yet rich flavors of tembleque made it a perfect finish to an Easter dinner.

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Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

Giving Easter side dishes the respect they deserve

This March 10, 2014 photo shows butter-spiced skillet peas in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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Even with Cesar Chavez Day, city workers on par with regional counterparts

Tucson’s decision last week to pass a holiday honoring Cesar Chavez bumped its official paid holiday count to 11.

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Valentine's meal that's sweet even before dessert

Why wait for dessert to give your Valentine’s Day dinner a sweet touch? We’ve created a delicious savory dinner that has a sweet side thanks to a touch of honey.

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Holidays past: Christmas In Big Bug

From the archives

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Holidays past: Father-son team bring Santa to Winterhaven

Each day through Jan. 4, we will publish stories from the Arizona Daily Star and Tucson Citizen news archives. This Star article is from Dec. 22, 1956.

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Easy eats for fuss-free holiday entertaining

Fantasizing about throwing a big holiday bash but fearful you’ll spend the whole party — or worse, the whole week — in the kitchen prepping? We’ve got you covered.

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The secrets to preparing perfect mashed potatoes

The secrets to preparing perfect mashed potatoes

Homemade mashed potatoes get even more important at this time of year because of both colder weather and the approach of Christmas.

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Advice from Carolyn Hax for Dec. 15

My best friend, who is also my roommate, sometimes makes comments to me such as, "You act so different around X group of friends," even though there have been hardly a handful of times when we have all been in one room.

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Dear Abby for Dec. 13

Dear Abby for Dec. 13

DEAR ABBY: My 17-year-old daughter, “Erica,” is planning to marry her 24-year-old boyfriend. I use the term “boyfriend” loosely because their relationship consists entirely of texting, talking on the phone and the Internet. There has been no dating or getting to know each other in person. Er…

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Father Kino's merry horse

Father Kino's merry horse

One of Tucson's most iconic sculptures got some clever Christmas decorations.

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