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Announcement
3:56 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

WQCS reporters recognized once again with multiple awards from the Associated Press

News Director Jill Roberts received first place from the Associated Press in the category of Public Affairs for a story on White Cane Safety Day and first place in the Light Feature category for her story on the Little Free Library in Sewall’s Point.  In the Hard News Category she received second place for a story

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News
12:57 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

Martin County Health Officials warn of the possible presence of vibrio vulnificus

Dr. Karen Thomas, Epidemiologist with the Martin County Health Dept. explains how it's possible to come in contact with the bacteria.  You can find out more from the CDC.

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon June 16, 2014

Viewing sea turtles

The best months to watch sea turtles nesting on our beaches are June and July.  And the best way is on a guided sea-turtle walk.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
1:17 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Taste of the Tropics

Drew Mello talks with Nancy Rad from Martin County Master Gardeners.

“Taste of the Tropics,” will take place on Saturday, July 28th at the Blake Library in Stuart.

For more information visit: http://martin.ifas.ufl.edu

 

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Floridays
8:00 am
Fri June 13, 2014

Duck hunting bonds father and son

Jim Wiggins and his son, Ben, aren't a duck dynasty, but they can hardly wait to head out to the St. John's Marsh when the season begins. 

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News
6:06 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Helping People Succeed helps people with cognitive disabilities get jobs.

Finding a job can be difficult, especially for someone with a cognitive disability.  A non-profit agency in Martin County called Helping People Succeed, has a program that can help.

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Announcement
2:30 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Florida Public Broadcasters To Expand Digital Learning Resources

Florida’s children, families and educators will soon have access to thousands of customized digital learning resources at no cost through Florida PBS stations and the Florida PBS LearningMedia. 

As part of the 2014-2015 state budget, FPBS was awarded $1 million to customize more than 85,000 digital learning materials from the national PBS LearningMedia library to meet Florida state standards.

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News
11:50 am
Wed June 11, 2014

Prepare your boat for hurricane season.

It's hurricane season again, and if you have a boat, you need to have a plan for what to do with it when a hurricane approaches.

Find out more:

Boat Hurricane Plan

Fort Pierce City Marina

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News
3:19 pm
Tue June 10, 2014

How to prevent your child from being abducted

In 2013 there were 10 amber alerts issued in Florida and nine of them were returned back to their families. Law enforcement officials discuss the importance of knowing your child's activities and who they're in contact with.

Click on the link to sign up to receive amber alerts http://www.missingchildrenalert.com/

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon June 9, 2014

The suicide bomber from here

Emails to me from friends and relatives around the country expressed amazement: “The American suicide bomber in Syria was from Vero Beach?!” They learned from the news media that the family of Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha live in Vero Beach (actually a bit north of the city), that he attended Sebastian River High School, that he loved to play basketball and that for a while he occupied an apartment in Fort Pierce.  On May 25th, Abu-Salha, 22, drove a truck to a restaurant containing Syrian government troops and detonated 16 tons of explosives

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