Martin County Residents Sound Off On Blue-Green Algae

Martin County residents told an emergency meeting of the county commission how they feel about the blue-green algae being found in area waterways and beaches. You can watch the entire meeting on the Martin County TV website by clicking HERE.
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Beaches Close In Martin And St. Lucie Counties

Blue-green algae, which can be toxic, closes beaches in Martin and St. Lucie Counties. You can find out more about the algae from the Martin County Health Dept. by clicking HERE. If you spot blue-green algae, contact DEP at 407-897-4177. Additional information is availableat: style="color: rgb(29, 33, 41); font-family: helvetica, arial, sans-serif; line-height: 19.32px;" />To report a fish kill, contact Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission at 800-636-0511.For health related questions,...
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Treasure Coast Essay

They lived among us

Jun 27, 2016

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about two men in the news from our area.  First, the Orlando shooter.  Omar Mateen spent his early years in Port St. Lucie.  He attended various schools.  He earned a degree from Indian River State College.  He worked as a private security guard.  He resided with his second wife in Fort Pierce.  He attended the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce on Military Road.  Second, the suicide bomber.  Mohammad Abu-Salha of Indian River County joined anti-government rebels in Syria.

President Obama says he agrees with Donald Trump on one thing: There are "parallels" between the U.S. election and the United Kingdom's dramatic vote to leave the European Union.

In Pakistan, A Well-Known Musician Killed In A Targeted Attack

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Virtual Reality Aimed At The Elderly Finds New Fans

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Virginia Anderlini is 103 years old, and she is about to take her sixth trip into virtual reality.

In real life, she is sitting on the sofa in the bay window of her San Francisco assisted-living facility. Next to her, Dr. Sonya Kim gently tugs the straps that anchor the headset over Anderlini's eyes.

At least 41 people died in Tuesday's attack on Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, and at least 239 people were injured. At least 13 foreigners or dual citizens are among the dead, the Turkish government says.

The attack was carried out by three suicide bombers armed with guns and explosives, authorities say.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack, but Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says he suspects the Islamic State was behind it.

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A new report, out today, provides 186 pages of answers to one of the toughest questions in education:

What does it take to get preschool right?

Parents and politicians alike want to know. States are spending roughly $7 billion this year on early childhood education, despite the fact that there are more cautionary tales — like this one from Tennessee — than success stories.

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Enjoy the musical talents of area youth as WQCS, 88.9 FM presents its annual one-hour special, Young Musicians Spotlight. Young Musicians Spotlight is underwritten by Shann's Tax Service, Inc. in Port St. Lucie. 


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