St. Lucie County Officials Plan For Emergency Response During A Hurricane

Two armored vehicles owned by the St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office can be used as ambulances during storms.

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Fire Safety Is Extra Important With Our Drought Conditions

You can check the drought index for your county by clicking HERE. You can report arson fires to the state by calling 1-800-342-5869. Find out how to keep your home safe from brush fires by clicking HERE.

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When planning a summer trip abroad, it's easy to think, "Oh, I'll just hop over to a travel clinic, and they'll tell me everything I need to know — and do — to keep from getting sick."

But that's not always the case.

A study published last week in the Annals of Internal Medicine found that travel clinics missed giving the measles vaccine to about half of eligible travelers.

If you've ever noticed an itchy or tingly sensation in your mouth after biting into a raw apple, carrot, banana or any of the fruits and veggies listed here, read on.

People who are allergic to pollen are accustomed to runny eyes and sniffles this time of year. But some seasonal allergy sufferers have it worse: They can develop allergic reactions to common fruits and vegetables.

When President Trump signed an executive order banning travelers from six majority-Muslim countries, a 24-year-old mom from suburban Seattle joined several states and immigrants' rights groups in suing to stop it.

Juweiya Ali is fighting to bring her 7-year-old son to the U.S. from Somalia. Ali was born in Somalia but she grew up here, and became a U.S. citizen. In high school, she traveled to Somalia with her mother to reconnect with their culture. That's where she met her future husband, and they had a son.

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Back in January, Republicans boasted they would deliver a "repeal and replace" bill for the Affordable Care Act to President Donald Trump's desk by the end of the month.

In the interim, that bravado has faded as their efforts stalled and they found out how complicated undoing a major law can be. With summer just around the corner, and most of official Washington swept up in scandals surrounding Trump, the health overhaul delays are starting to back up the rest of the 2018 agenda.


Thanks to all who participated in our student auditions for Young Musicians Spotlight

Tune in Memorial Day at 2PM for the show. There will be a rebroadcast on Saturday, June 3rd at 4 pM. Special Thanks to The Lyric Theatre in Stuart for judging the 2017 YMS. The 2017 Young Musicians Spotlight is underwritten by Shann’s Tax Service at 1586 SW Bayshore Blvd. Port St. Lucie. 772 878 6619 .

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Treasure Coast Weather from The FPREN Storm Center

If you are having streaming problems

We have been receiving inquiries from listeners concerning problems streaming . We have added new links for all of our stations. You may need to reprogram your internet radio receiver with the links below. WQCS WQCS HD2 WQCS HD 3 WQCS Radio Reading Service

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Tune in this Saturday for The Toll Brother's Metropolitan Opera

Launched in 1931, the Met’s Saturday matinee broadcasts are the longest-running continuous classical radio series in American broadcast history. The 86th season of Saturday broadcasts is here.

This Week's Treasure Coast Essay

IRSC honored

2 hours ago

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about an honor bestowed on Indian River State College.  It was named one of three finalists of distinction for the 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.  The winner was Lake Area Institute in Watertown, South Dakota.  The other finalist was Broward College in Fort Lauderdale.  IRSC will receive a $100,000 award for its achievements.  One is extreme affordability.  Another is making students ready for the next step.  More than 90 percent of the graduates land jobs quickly or continue their education.  I spend time on the campus

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