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4:30 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

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1:06 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

Make Sure Your Absentee Ballot Counts.

Request or track your absentee ballot with you county's Supervisor of Elections.

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Announcement
12:00 am
Wed October 8, 2014

WQCS to Present Oct. 15 Florida Governor’s Debate

 

Public radio station WQCS 88.9 FM will be one of 10 public radio stations in Florida broadcasting the upcoming Fall Gubernatorial Debate between Governor Rick Scott and former Governor Charlie Crist, scheduled for Wednesday, October 15th.

Scott and Crist will meet on stage for the one-hour debate at 7 p.m. at Bailey Hall auditorium at Broward College in Davie. WFOR/CBS4 anchor Eliott Rodriguez will serve as moderator for the debate. 

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News
6:05 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Local Children's Services Councils are up for voter reauthorization.

Due to a 2010 state law, voters in St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee and Palm Beach counties will decide the fate of each county's Children's Services Council as they cast their ballot this November.  The councils provide funding to many local programs for children and families.

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Support
12:42 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Make an End of Year Donation

    

WQCS is listener supported public radio locally owned and operated right here on the Treasure Coast.  Our mission is to provide public service programming that informs, educates and entertains the community. 

For some, we are the only source of classical music.   For some others, we are the only source of local, national and international news. 

WQCS is also a member of the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network and is designated by the state as the Emergency Alert Radio Station for the area.

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon October 6, 2014

Best and most

I’m a sucker for lists of places designated as “the best” or “the most.”  You know, like “the best places to retire.”  USA Today recently named downtown Fort Pierce as one of the most “idyllic and historic main streets in the country.”  The newspaper said: “Swaying palm trees line the sidewalks, and the atmosphere evokes the early 1900s when the city came into its own.”  The article noted that in 2011 Fort Pierce won a Great American Main Street Award from the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  Of course, there is no Main Street in downtown Fort Pierce.  “Main Street” is meant as a

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:41 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Drew Mello talks with Scott Samples from Martin Health System about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks.

As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the American Cancer Society will host walks during October in all three counties of the Treasure Coast as well as Brevard and Palm Beach Counties.

To find out more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer events click here:

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News
7:24 am
Fri October 3, 2014

St. Lucie County residents can get rid of their household hazardous waste this Saturday.

Items like automotive fluids, insecticides and oil-based paint are considered household hazardous waste.  The city of Port St. Lucie and St. Lucie County Solid Waste will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, this Saturday, October 4th from 8 a.m. to noon at the city's Public Works Facility at 450 S.W. Thornhill Drive in Port St. Lucie.

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News
3:51 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Voters Consider Water Issues

For decades, coastal residents to the east and west of Lake Okeechobee have battled ecological damage caused by an influx of fresh water released from the lake.  The releases safeguard the dike which encircles the lake. As Jill Roberts reports, many voters who live along the Indian River Lagoon on Florida’s east coast will have water issues on their mind as they cast their ballots this election season.

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News
1:44 pm
Thu October 2, 2014

Former Dolphin visits school to encourage kids to be active

Former Miami Dolphin Twan Russell visits Citrus Grove Elementary.

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