World Suicide Prevention Day

Saturday, September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Four non-profit mental health providers, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Tykes and Teens, Suncoast Mental Health and New Horizons of the Treasure Coast, are collaborating on a project to bring attention to the subject of suicide. Drew Mello talks with Deb Pizzimenti, Director of Outreach for Suncoast Mental Health Center and Dr. Agnieszka Marshall with Tykes and Teens about suicide. For more information on American Foundation...
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Donald Trump will give a speech Wednesday outlining his immigration stance. Given the last week of news coverage, he could have some serious explaining to do.

An immigration policy centered around extreme positions — mass deportation of 11 million immigrants in the country illegally, plus building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border — initially helped Trump stand out in the massive Republican primary field.

The European Union's executive branch has found that Ireland granted unfair and illegal tax breaks to the tech giant Apple, and ruled that Apple now owes more than $14.5 billion in back taxes.

The commissioner in charge of competition policy, Margrethe Vestager, says that under EU rules, "Member states cannot give tax benefits to selected companies."

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Three big-name political insiders have been targets of the activist, outsider wings of their parties.

And yet all three — Republican Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Marco Rubio of Florida, as well as Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz — appear safe in their primary battles for reelection Tuesday.

The V&E Simonetti Historic Tuba Collection in Durham, N.C., is the result of an obsession that grew one oom pah-pah at a time.

Vincent Simonetti started playing tuba in high school in the 1950s – and it was love at first puff.

"And I would draw it in study hall. I'd draw pictures of it. I don't know why. I just became obsessed with it," he says.

Forget Hawaii or Fiji. The spot that's really got surfers talking these days is a secluded pond more than 100 miles from the ocean, in California's Central Valley.

"It's just an amazing, amazing wave," says Robert "Wingnut" Weaver, a longboarder from Santa Cruz, Calif., and one of just a handful of surfers who have ridden the wave. "It's mindblowing."

When should police be able to deactivate your social media account?

The question is becoming more urgent, as people use real-time connections in the middle of critical incidents involving law enforcement.

In the case of Korryn Gaines in Baltimore County, Md., earlier this month, police said that a suspect actively using a social media connection makes a standoff worse.

Two weeks from now in Surrey, England, a coroner's inquest is scheduled for a most peculiar death.

Here are the facts: In November 2012, a 44-year-old man died while out jogging near his Surrey home. The man was reported to have been in robust health, and police declared that the death was not suspicious.

But here are a few more facts: The jogger was a Russian banker who had fled Russia after helping expose tax fraud that implicated both the Mafia and the Russian state. Traces of a rare, poisonous flowering plant were found in his stomach.


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This Week's Treasure Coast Essay

Double homicide

Aug 29, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about a gruesome double homicide that has received attention far beyond our beautiful stretch of Florida.  It happened the night of August 15 on upscale Southeast Kokomo Lane at the southern edge of Martin County.  John Stevens and his wife Michelle Mishcon were stabbed to death outside their home.  Sheriff’s deputies found a man on top of Stevens in the driveway, biting the victim’s face.  It took several officers and a police dog to subdue the attacker.  Mishcon was found dead in the garage.  Austin Harrouff, 19, a Florida State Universit


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