Local http://wqcs.org en Pregnant women may need to make extra hurricane preparations. http://wqcs.org/post/pregnant-women-may-need-make-extra-hurricane-preparations <p>Dr. Karen Harris, the Program Services Committee Chair for the <a href="http://www.marchofdimes.com/florida/">Florida Chapter of the March of Dimes</a> and an OBGYN in Gainesville, talks with us about how pregnant women can prepare for hurricanes.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.marchofdimes.com/pdf/connecticut/Hurricane-Emergency_Preparedness_Tip_Sheet.pdf">&nbsp; March of Dimes Emergency Tip Sheet</a></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:25:00 +0000 Tiffany Termine 46522 at http://wqcs.org Pregnant women may need to make extra hurricane preparations. Tropical Outlook for Tuesday, July 22 http://wqcs.org/post/tropical-outlook-tuesday-july-22 <p></p><p>There is no immediate concern to the state of Florida with Tropical Depression Two in the central Atlantic. In fact, Florida Public Meteorologist Jeff Huffman explains why it could dissipate entirely in today's tropical weather outlook.</p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:38:01 +0000 Jeff Huffman 46705 at http://wqcs.org Tropical Outlook for Tuesday, July 22 Madison Hodges, WQCS Station Manager dies http://wqcs.org/post/madison-hodges-wqcs-station-manager-dies <p><u>TALLAHASSEE, FL </u>- Madison Lee Hodges died on July 18, 2014, in Tallahassee, from cardiac arrest following lengthy treatment for a rare bone cancer.&nbsp; He was born on December 25, 1947 in Pine Bluff, AR, to the late Elsie Madison (McBurnett) and Norman L. Hodges, Sr.&nbsp; 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.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:17:05 +0000 Drew Mello 46656 at http://wqcs.org Remembering Madison Hodges http://wqcs.org/post/remembering-madison-hodges <p></p><p>Madison Hodges, WQCS station manager died Friday following a long illness.</p><p>Drew Mello has this remembrance.</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:47:04 +0000 Drew Mello 46652 at http://wqcs.org Remembering Madison Hodges When to drive during a storm http://wqcs.org/post/when-drive-during-storm <p>Now that hurricane season is here, floods and tropical storms are more likely. Kenrick Thomas reports on the dangers of driving your car during a flood or storm and when&nbsp;you should&nbsp;and should not drive.</p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:33:03 +0000 Kenrick Thomas 46660 at http://wqcs.org When to drive during a storm Go on a guided sea turtle nesting walk. http://wqcs.org/post/go-guided-sea-turtle-nesting-walk <p>It's sea turtle nesting season.&nbsp; Now is the time to go on a <a href="http://myfwc.com/education/wildlife/sea-turtle/where-to-view/">guided sea turtle nesting walk.</a></p><p></p><p><a href="http://www.escmc.org/">Environmental Studies Council</a></p><p><a href="http://esc.martinschools.org/">Environmental Studies Center</a></p><p></p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:25:00 +0000 Tiffany Termine 46517 at http://wqcs.org Go on a guided sea turtle nesting walk. Fighting blood cancers http://wqcs.org/post/fighting-blood-cancers <p></p><p>Drew Mello speaks with Ken Coe from the Treasure Coast Leukemia &amp; Lymphoma Society.</p><p>LLS will be having two upcoming fundraisers in August-their annual golf tournament will take place on Saturday, August 9<sup>th</sup> at Martin Downs Golf Club in Palm City. The following Saturday, August 16<sup>th</sup> Hot Caribbean Night, a wine tasting and celebrity chef cook-off will take place at the Mansion at Tuckahoe in Jensen Beach.</p><p>For more information <a href="http://www.Facebook.com/TreasureCoastLLS.">click</a></p><p></p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:08:56 +0000 Drew Mello 46567 at http://wqcs.org Fighting blood cancers Vero Beach native invited to join the USA National Ultimate Frisbee team http://wqcs.org/post/vero-beach-native-invited-join-usa-national-ultimate-frisbee-team <p>Vero Beach native, Ryan Hiser has been invited to play with the&nbsp;USA National Ultimate Frisbee team&nbsp;in Lecco, Italy. He talks about the journey to his success in his sport.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:07:08 +0000 Kenrick Thomas 46462 at http://wqcs.org Vero Beach native invited to join the USA National Ultimate Frisbee team Mercury in local fish. http://wqcs.org/post/mercury-local-fish <p>FAU's Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute study shows increased mercury levels in those who consume fish from the Indian River Lagoon.&nbsp; Read the study in the <a href="http://www.mdpi.com/about/openaccess">International Journal of Environmental and Public Health</a>.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.floridahealth.gov/prevention-safety-and-wellness/healthy-weight/nutrition/seafood-consumption/fish-advisories-page.html">Florida Dept of Health</a> also provides information on mercury and fish.&nbsp; Also the Martin County Health Dept. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jill Roberts 46250 at http://wqcs.org In-dept interview about Florida's move over law http://wqcs.org/post/dept-interview-about-floridas-move-over-law <p>Kenrick Thomas interviews Florida Highway Patrol sergeant, Mark Wysocky about the importance of Florida's move over law and how it's improved the safety of law enforcement</p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:33:42 +0000 Kenrick Thomas 46340 at http://wqcs.org In-dept interview about Florida's move over law