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5:50 pm
Mon December 9, 2013

Insurance claims rise during the holiday season.

A new study by Allstate shows nearly 70,000 homeowner loss and damage claims are filed from mid-November through mid-January.  Find out more about holiday home safety here.

  

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon December 9, 2013

Hurricane-free again

We lucked out again.  For the eighth year in a row, Florida, including the Treasure Coast, was hurricane-free.  In fact, only one tropical storm – and that was Andrea -- hit the state during the 2013 hurricane season, which began June 1st and ended November 30th.  The North Atlantic and Caribbean regions did record 13 named storms –as predicted by forecasters before the season began.  But only two – Humberto and Ingrid – grew into hurricanes.  Both were in September, and both were category 1.  Neither hit the U.S.

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12:51 pm
Sat December 7, 2013

Multi-agency response training drill at Tradition Field

St. Lucie County Public Safety held an emergency response training drill at Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie on Wednesday. Find out the importance of this event and why many people were willing to take part.

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12:37 pm
Sat December 7, 2013

Information on different influenza shots that are available for the flu season

Should you get an influenza shot? Find out information on the different flu shots that could prevent you from catching the flu.

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12:06 pm
Sat December 7, 2013

The importance of staying healthy during the holiday season

The reason why it's important to keep your diet during the holiday season and why it could be hard; Kenrick Thomas reports

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5:16 pm
Wed December 4, 2013

HIV/AIDS statistics have decreased by 54% in St. Lucie County.

Since 2006, HIV/AIDS statistics have decreased by 54% in St. Lucie County. 

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Treasure Coast Happenings
11:00 am
Wed December 4, 2013

It’s a Jazz & Blues thing

Drew Mello talks with Mia Batalini and Mark Green from the Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society.

A new Jazz Jam that will debut on Thursday, December 5th at the Heritage Center in Vero Beach.

For more information click here:http://www.jazzsociety.org/

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Our newest hospital

The Treasure Coast has a new full-service hospital.  It’s the Tradition Medical Center in western Port St. Lucie.  More precisely, the hospital is in the research park called the Tradition Center for Innovation in the planned community of Tradition off I-95.  It is owned by Martin Health System, a not-for-profit health-care organization, which also owns Martin Medical Center and Martin Hospital South in Martin County, plus three walk-in clinics in Martin County and two clinics in St.

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Muck: a threat to our lagoon

Our subject today is muck. Scientists and bureaucrats may refer to it as sediment, silt or suspended solids. But most of us just call it muck. It blankets the bottom of the Indian River Lagoon and its tributaries, and it's causing damage. Muck was always down there. It consisted mostly of saturated soil from natural erosion. But when people established farms, dug canals, laid down roads and put up buildings, the soil runoff increased exponentially and so did the muck. Churned-up muck and the accompanying algae blooms block the sunlight.

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Treasure Coast Happenings
12:57 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Kane Cabaret

Drew Mello talks with Denise Belizar with the Council on Aging of Martin County.

They provide services for seniors, such as Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Care, and care management.

The Council on Aging will be hosting a series of concerts, known as the Kane Cabaret, one Sunday each month through March at the Kane Center in Stuart.

For more information click here: www.kanecenter.org/

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