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10:19 am
Tue January 26, 2010

Haitian-American Priest Says 'Something Good' Will Come of Tragedy

Fort Pierce, FL – The Rev. Yves Geffrard, priest at the Notre Dame Catholic Mission, says his faith remains intact in the wake of the earthquake that devastated parts of his native country.

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2:20 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

IRSC'S 50TH YEAR: First President Recalls a Transformation on Virginia Avenue

Fort Pierce, FL – Officials scrambled to find $8,500 in matching funds, and to clear an old dumpsite that became Indian River Junior College's main campus. Founding president Maxwell King talks about the early days.

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12:49 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Charity giving tips

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Daniel Borochoff, with the American Institute of Philanthropy, a Chicago-based charity watch dog and Terence McElroy with the Florida Department of Consumer Services, about charity giving tips.

You can find out if a charity is registered by calling the Florida Consumer Helpline at 1-800 HELP FLA (1-800-FL AYUDA) or by logging on to the website at www.800helpfla.com.They can also check the complaint history of an organization.

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7:36 am
Thu January 21, 2010

A conversation with David Brooks

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with David Brooks, the New York Times columnist, author and a regular political analyst on NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Mr. Brooks will be appearing this Saturday, January 23 at the Emerson Center in Vero Beach as part of their Celebrated Speakers Series.

WQCS Local
10:11 am
Wed January 20, 2010

Helping to identify Haiti's dead.

Treasure Coast – A team, partly comprised of University of Florida faculty members, is helping with the huge task of identifing some of the thousands of people who died in Haiti's earthquake.

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10:03 am
Wed January 20, 2010

Plant a tree for Arbor Day

Treasure Coast – Arbor day in Florida is Jan. 15. You might want to celebrate by planting a tree.

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1:50 pm
Fri January 15, 2010

VIM Gala " Tuscan Nights" set for January 30th

Fort Pierce, FL – Drew Mello talks with Mary Ettari a physician assistant with Volunteers in Medicine of Martin County. VIM treats county residents who cannot afford health insurance and are ineligible for government aid programs. They will be having their 2010 gala entitled "Tuscan Nights" on Saturday, January 30th at Mariner Sands Country Club.

For more information on Volunteers in Medicine visit: www.vimclinic.net or call 772-463-4128.

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3:34 pm
Wed January 13, 2010

Missionsary Flights International of Ft. Pierce sends relief to Haiti

Ft. Pierce – Those on the plane know they'll have a place to land, but don't expect to have lights or possibly even jet fuel to return.

You can find out how to help and see pictures from the rescue effort at the group's web site, www.missionaryflights.org

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10:00 am
Tue January 12, 2010

How the Treasure Coast is handeling turning on the heat

Tresure Coast – Cold weather shelters are helping keep Treasure Coast residents warm, but the cold has been too much for at least one homeless woman in Ft. Pierce. The local citrus industry expects to weather the cold snap just fine.

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WQCS Local
12:47 pm
Mon January 11, 2010

It's national Flu Immunization week

Treasure Coast – Because so many resources have been devoted to the swine flu vaccine, the seasonal flu vaccine my be hard to come by, but still important for local residents.

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