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Jill Roberts looks at issues of interest to the Treasure Coast. 

RAD Kids Helps Children Stay Safe

Jul 14, 2016

Resisting Aggression Defensively or RAD Kids provides children with the tools to escape from those who may mean them harm.  Several local law enforcement agencies offer RAD instruction.  For more information click HERE.  To find out more about the program for women, RAD Women, click HERE.  For the RAD Seniors program for senior citizens click HERE.

We know a locked cell phone can even keep prying eyes out of our personal information, but what happens when we want first responders to have our emergency information?

For instructions on entering your emergency information into your iPhone click HERE.

To see some apps available on the Android click HERE.

Hiding under a desk or table may not be good enough to survive an active shooter situation.  IRSC Security Officer Dennis McWilliams tells us about ALICE-Alert, Lockdown. Inform, Confront,  Evacuate.  It provides some new thoughts on surviving a horrible situation. You can find out more by clicking HERE. See a video on how the ALICE concept works by clicking HERE.

Senator Marco Rubio visits Central Marine in Stuart.

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June 29, 2016

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Gov. Scott Declares State of Emergency in St. Lucie and Martin Counties Following Algal Blooms

Also Directing DEP & FWC to Mitigate Spread of Algal Blooms

 

Martin County residents told an emergency meeting of the county commission how they feel about the blue-green algae being found in area waterways and beaches. You can watch the entire meeting on the Martin County TV website by clicking HERE.

Blue-Green Algae Update

Jun 27, 2016

Blue-Green Algae Update

Martin County Commissioners will hold an emergency meeting prompted by the influx of blue-green algae in the county’s waterways and beaches. The meeting will be held at the County Commission Chambers at 2401 SE Monterey Road in Stuart at 9 a.m.
The public is invited to comment.
Meanwhile, the county has set up a hotline for the public to get information about water conditions. It’ll be updated every morning.
That number is 772-320-3112.

Beaches Close In Martin And St. Lucie Counties

Jun 27, 2016

  Blue-green algae, which can be toxic, closes beaches in Martin and St. Lucie Counties.  You can find out more about the algae from the Martin County Health Dept. by clicking HERE.  

    

Vero Beach Honors Orlando Victims

Jun 16, 2016

    Hundreds of Vero Beach residents turned out to honor the victims in Orlando shooting.

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