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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon May 26, 2014

Hurricane season is upon us

The Atlantic hurricane season starts Sunday, June 1, and continues to November 30.  Will we luck out again?  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts that three to six hurricanes will form in the Atlantic, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico.  That’s a bit less than average.  Intensity is expected to be less than average, too.  Florida is the U.S.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:43 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Recruiting new rowers

Drew Mello talks with Alix Selinsky with the Treasure Coast Rowing Club.

Learn to Row Day will take place on Saturday, June 7 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Treasure Coast Community Rowing Center adjacent to Leighton Park in Palm City.

To find out more click here: treasurecoastrowingclub.com

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News
5:37 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Another reason to protect yourself from mosquitoes, Chikungunya Fever

There have been no cases on the Treasure Coast, but it's still a good idea to avoid mosquitoes.  Find out more about Chikungunya Fever from the CDC.  Mosquito information is available from the Martin County Health Dept.

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1:55 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

The journey to Nationals

Saint Edwards rowing team

The Saint Edwards rowing team talks about their successful season and what it took to get to the Stotesbury Cup.

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Tradition never graduates

The girls lacrosse team at Vero Beach High School has a slogan.  “Tradition never graduates.”  We can see that it sure did NOT graduate in 2013 because on May 4, 2014, the Vero Beach girls won their ninth straight state title.  Playing in Bradenton, they started slow against an aggressive Ponte Vedra.  In fact, Ponte Vedra was the first to score.  Then, after tightening its defense, Vero Beach pulled ahead 3-2 and never looked back.  Final score: Vero Beach 13, Ponte Vedra 6.  The Vero Beach girls finished the year 21 and 3.  The losses were to nationally ranked out-of state-teams.  The Fig

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Treasure Coast Happenings
10:07 am
Fri May 16, 2014

One of Florida’s natural thrills

Loggerhead sea turtle laying eggs at sunrise

Drew Mello talks with Rick Herren, Executive Director of Coastal Biology, Inc.

The Indian River non-profit will be offering educational turtle walks in Vero Beach each Friday and Saturday during June and July out of the Town of Indian River Shores Community Center and The Moorings Club. 

For more information click here: www.coastalbiol

ogy.org

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon May 12, 2014

Here they come! The powerboats!

Here they come!  Those noisy, high-speed powerboats that skim over the water followed by a towering rooster tail.  Some 80 teams will compete in the Stuart Sailfish Regatta on Saturday and Sunday, May 17 and 18, starting each day at 9 a.m.  Organizers call it “the fastest event on the Treasure Coast.”  The course is a 1.1 mile oval north of a viewing area on the Stuart Causeway and the Ernie Lyons Bridge.  Road traffic will be rerouted to the Jensen Beach Causeway.  If the weather is good, 20,000 spectators are expected.  Various classes of outboards and inboards will be racing.  They inclu

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Treasure Coast Happenings
11:27 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Celebrating World Ocean Day

Drew Mello talks with Cristin Ryan, Marine Biology Educator at the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit, located in the St. Lucie County Aquarium and Bob Hickerson from Treasure Coast Lionfish Safari.

The Smithsonian will host their annual World Ocean Day celebration at the St. Lucie County Aquarium from 10am-3pm on Saturday June 7th. On the same day, the second annual Treasure Coast Lionfish Safari will take place on the waterfront in Fort Pierce from 2pm-7pm.

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7:24 am
Fri May 9, 2014

The Treasure Coast has a shortage of foster homes.

The Treasure Coast has a shortage of foster homes.  Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast is recruiting foster parents. 

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Devereux Community Based Care of Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast

Treasure Coast Mother's Day 5K

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12:04 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Get a free vessel safety check by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Summer is almost here and more people will be taking their boats out on the water.  If you're one of them, you should consider getting a free vessel safety check by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Find out more:

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary

U.S. Coast Guard Boating Regulations

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