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Get Ready For Irma

Sep 7, 2017

Indian River County Emergency Management Coordinator Etta LoPresti tells us to get prepared for Irma.

Florida Power & Light Ready for Post Irma Outages

Sep 7, 2017

Tyler Mauldin of FPL says the utility is ready for the storm but expect long outages.

Highwayman dies

Sep 4, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about Highwayman painter James Gibson.  He died August 15 at the age of 79.  Gibson was one of the first, most productive and most successful of the African American artists called Highwaymen because in they often sold their colorful Florida landscapes from their cars.  A fourth generation Floridian, Gibson grew up in Fort Pierce and learned to paint from white artist A. E.

Drew Mello talks with Deb Pizzimenti with Suncoast Mental Health Center.

Suncoast, along with Martin Health System, will offer a free symposium to commemorate World Suicide Prevention Day on Friday, September 29 at the Port St. Lucie Community Center on Airoso Bolevard.

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.

For more information on the suicide symposium click  here:

Hurricane Harvey's Lesson: Be Prepared

Aug 31, 2017

If you need to make an emergency plan for your family click HERE.

Don't forget to include your pets, find guidelines for including them in your plan by clicking HERE.

High school and colleges students are invited to submit designs for the Indian River County Elections Office sticker design contest.  Find out more by clicking HERE.

Help wanted at Piper

Aug 28, 2017

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the good news out of Piper Aircraft.  The company has been building general aviation planes in Vero Beach since 1957 and is now owned by the Government of Brunei.  Business is good, and the company is again hiring, according to the 32963 weekly newspaper.   Profits are twice what they were a year ago.  Piper said it is hiring about 10 people a week.  Among those needed are aircraft workers, sheet-metal workers and welders.  Just two years ago, Piper announced job cuts.  As of August 11, the work force of 762 was slightly higher than

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