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The Community Gathers to Honor Ma'Keila Burkes

May 1, 2015

Ma'Keila Burkes died after being shot in a drive-by shooting.  The community joined her family on Thursday for a candle light vigil calling for an end to violence.

PSL City Manager Has Harsh Words for VGTI

Apr 30, 2015

At a press conference Port St. Lucie City Manager Jeff Bremer accused VGTI of planning to leave Port St. Lucie. 

Blue-Green Algae Found in Lake Okeechobee

Apr 29, 2015

Toxic algae has been confirmed in Lake Okeechobee and the St. Lucie Canal near Port Mayaca. Water releases could resume later this week.

For Autism Awareness Month, Malcom Harris-Gowdie, 25, explains what it's like to have Autism and how it made him become a stronger person in life.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about measles.  The disease is serious.  It was eliminated in Florida and elsewhere in the U.S. through mass vaccinations.  But it’s making a comeback.  Florida’s first resident victim of measles this year is an unvaccinated student at Fairlawn Elementary Magnet School in St.

Drew Mello talks with Lou Tomasovic, President of the Treasure Coast Youth Sailing Foundation.

The foundation will take part in Waterfest, on Sunday, May 3rd at Jaycee Park in Fort Pierce. This free event will give participants the chance to try sailing, kayaking, canoeing, sailboarding and other water activities.

The Treasure Coast Youth Sailing Foundation will once again off will offer one-week sailing classes, starting June 8.

Getting Children to Read

Apr 23, 2015

With summer approaching, engaging children in reading can be a challenge.  Teachers offer some of their favorite strategies for reading.  You can find some of them by clicking HERE.

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Both supporters and detractors of the All Aboard Florida high speed rail line from Orlando to Miami spoke before the Florida Development Finance Corporation staff.  All Aboard Florida is seeking nearly two billion dollars in bonds to finance the project.

This is Paul Janensch with a Treasure Coast Essay about the renovation of the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce.  A $2.2 million re-do has been completed.   What’s new?  A theater and two display galleries.  A Sikorsky Black Hawk helicopter.  You can sit at the controls.  An interactive display to show you what it’s like to conduct a night mission.  A 14-foot steel beam recovered from the rubble of the World Trade Center.  The museum is open Tuesdays through Sundays.  It is located on Highway A-1-A on North Hutchinson Island.  On nearby beaches, Underwater Demolition Teams or “fr

The poll was done by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research.  The poll includes Northern Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River Counties. It was commissioned by Citizens Against Rail Expansion in Florida and shows 80% of the 625 voters surveyed don't like the train.  You can see the results by clicking HERE.  CARE members will be in Tallahassee on Monday to express opposition of All Aboard Florida to the Florida Development Finance Corporation.

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