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  • Treasure Coast Happenings
  • Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week

    Drew Mello talks with Bernadette Clark with Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County, which provides services and programs for pregnant women, new mothers and babies.

    Healthy Start Coalition of St. Lucie County will be part of the worldwide celebration of World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7.

    For more information click here or call 772-467-20


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  • Weather
  • Tropical Outlook for Friday, July 25

    We're almost two months into the 2014 Hurricane Season and there's been nothing unusual about it so far. One named storm, a second depression, and plenty of quiet time in between. With the peak of the season still several weeks away, Florida Public Radio Meteorologist Jeff Huffman has an update on whether an El Niño is still expected to play a role.

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  • Treasure Coast Essay
  • Beautiful but deadly

    When you hear it thunder, don’t run under a tree, as Paul Janensch tells us in this Treasure Coast Essay.

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  • News
  • Pregnant women may need to make extra hurricane preparations.

    Dr. Karen Harris, the Program Services Committee Chair for the Florida Chapter of the March of Dimes and an OBGYN in Gainesville, talks with us about how pregnant women can prepare for hurricanes.

      March of Dimes Emergency Tip Sheet

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  • Announcement
  • Madison Hodges, WQCS Station Manager dies

    TALLAHASSEE, FL - Madison Lee Hodges died on July 18, 2014, in Tallahassee, from cardiac arrest following lengthy treatment for a rare bone cancer.  He was born on December 25, 1947 in Pine Bluff, AR, to the late Elsie Madison (McBurnett) and Norman L. Hodges, Sr.  He was the grandson of the late Matthew and Janie (Byrd) McBurnett of Pine Bluff and the late Samuel and Emma (Haven) Hodges of Forrest City, AR.

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Latest From NPR
  • The Two-Way
  • Sen. John McCain Calls Lengthy Execution In Arizona 'Torture'

    Sen. John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, says the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood, which took nearly two hours, amounted to torture.

    Politico reports:

    "The longtime Republican lawmaker, who experienced years of torture while being held in captivity by the North Vietnamese during the Vietnam War, called the drawn-out lethal injection execution of Joseph Wood on Wednesday 'terrible.'

    " 'I believe in the death penalty for certain crimes. But that is not an acceptable way of carrying it out. And people who were responsible should be held responsible,' he said in an interview. 'The lethal injection needs to be an indeed lethal injection and not the bollocks-upped situation that just prevailed. That's torture.' "

  • Interviews
  • Tim Gunn: On And Off The Runway, 'Life Is A Big Collaboration'

    "Make it work," the fashion guru tells designers on Project Runway. But life hasn't always "worked" for Gunn. He talks with Terry Gross about being bullied, being gay in the '60s and '70s, and how his mother thinks he should "dress more like Mitt Romney."

    Originally broadcast on Feb. 5, 2014.

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  • Movie Reviews
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman Leaves Indelible Bond In 'Most Wanted Man'

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