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1:15 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Treasure Coast Wine Festival 1/22-1/25 in Vero Beach

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Kirsten Kennedy about the Treasure Coast Wine festival taking place January 22-25th in Vero Beach.

Now in its 8th year, the wine festival will benefit seven Indian River County non-profits.

For more information visit their website: www.treasurecoastwinefestival.com
Or call 866-WINE-703

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WQCS Local
1:07 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Martin County Council on Aging to celebrate 10th Annual Sailfish Fundraiser

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Bonnie Ares Royster, Director of Development for the Council on Aging of Martin County.

They will be having their 10th annual cocktail buffet fundraiser - Bread Upon the Water on Friday, January 16th.

For more information call 772-223-7831 or visit them online: www.coamc.org/

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WQCS Local
12:27 am
Wed January 7, 2009

New jobs in St. Lucie County

Port St. Lucie – One company's exansion could result in 800 new jobs in Port St. Lucie. Another company's opening of a distribution center has already created 70 jobs in Ft. Pierce.

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WQCS Local
2:45 am
Mon January 5, 2009

Residents in Miami protest the situation in the Gaza strip.

Miami – Emotions ran high at a weekend demonstration in Miami over the situation half a world away.

WQCS Local
12:43 am
Fri January 2, 2009

Volunteer in the New Year!

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Jackie Holfelder, Assistant Editor of Luminaries, who shares her thoughts on how to find a good fit when it comes to volunteering.

Luminaries is a weekly guide to non-profit happenings along the Treasure Coast, it appears every Monday in the various editions of Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers.

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WQCS Local
1:23 am
Fri December 19, 2008

Camping, kayaking & more on tap at Vero's Environmental Learning Center

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Holly Dill, Executive Director, of the Environmental Learning Center in Vero Beach about their upcoming events and how the ELC is beginning to recover from a devastating fire in June.

For more information on the Environmental Learning Center go to www.discoverelc.org or call 772-589-5050.

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WQCS Local
12:43 am
Wed December 17, 2008

The Adam Walsh case is finally resolved, 27 years after the six year old boy disappeared.

Florida – Twenty-seven years after six year old Adam Walsh disappeared, his killer is identified by police as a drifter who died in prison in 1996.

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WQCS Local
12:33 am
Tue December 16, 2008

Big, dark colored animals may spend more time in shelters than their lighter colored counterparts.

Vero Beach – Large, darker colored dogs are less likely to go home from animal shelters locally and across the nation than lighter colored animals. Shelter workers try, at times, to spotlight those who may be overlooked.

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Election 2008
9:08 am
Mon December 15, 2008

Electoral votes to be cast today.

Florida – Voters cast their ballots in November, but now it's time for the electoral votes to be cast. Find out how the process works.

WQCS Local
4:47 am
Thu December 11, 2008

Citrus greening poses a serious threat to area growers, but they're fighing back with research.

Vero Beach – A state agriculture official just told legislators that it's possible a bacterial tree disease known as Citrus Greening could decimate crops in the coming decade. But Doug Bournique of the Indian River Citrus League says research in controlling the disease is promising.

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