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5:59 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Where there's fire, there's smoke

A new study ranks Florida third in the number of residents exposed to smoke from wildfires. Take a look at the study, "Where There's Fire, There's Smoke," from the Natural Resources Defense Council. Check out local air quality ratings from the EPA here.

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3:19 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Come hear highlights of a play, "Dear Eva," based on real World War 2 letters

Retired journalism professor and former newspaper editor, Paul Janensch, co-wrote a play with a woman named Catherine Ladnier called "Dear Eva."  It's based on real letters written during the World War 2 era.  Listen to find out when you can hear highlights of the play.

To find out more about the Lifelong Learning Center and to RSVP for "Dear Eva", go to http://www.irscfoundation.org/p/6/lifelong-learning.

You can also hear Janensch with his "Treasure Coast Essay," every Monday on WQCS 88.9 FM.

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2:47 pm
Thu January 23, 2014

Treasure Coast doctor treats Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Treasure Coast doctor treats Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the night before Dr. King gives his Nobel Peace Prize speech.

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11:24 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Martin Luther King's impact on the Treasure Coast

Martin Luther King

Kenrick Thomas talks with Reginald Floyd from the St. Lucie County Upward Bound program and Joseph Smith who's the Clerk of Circuit Court in St. Lucie County. They both discussed the importance of Martin Luther King in today's world.

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5:02 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Ft. Pierce police officers shave heads to support co-worker

Lt. Katherine England is fighting crime on the streets of Ft. Pierce as well as her own battle with breast cancer.  Officers this week showed support by having Lt. England shave their heads.

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4:46 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Get out the extra blankets, it's going to be cold through the weekend.

Florida Public Radio Meteorologist Jeff Huffman talks with Jill Roberts about our current cold snap.

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4:02 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Do You Have a Safe Heater?

Space Heater

Kenrick Thomas talks with Kathreen Chaney from the St. Lucie County Fire District, for safety tips on how to stay warm during this time of the year.

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10:45 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Emergency Communications

Kenrick Thomas looks at ways our emergency managers communicate with us.  Find out by linking you the Emergency Management Office in your county.  Indian River County, St Lucie County, Martin County, Palm Beach County, Brevard County,

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4:41 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Closings due to Flooding along the Treasure Coast

All campuses of Indian River State College will be closed Thursday evening, January 9, due to localized flooding and heavy rain conditions.  All evening classes and activities are cancelled. 

It is expected that the College will open for classes on Friday, January 10.  Monitor the IRSC website, Face Book and WQCS 88.9FM for updates. 

Scripps Treasure Coast News reports that St. Lucie County public schools will be closed Friday, according to schools Superintendent Genelle Yost.

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4:25 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

Tresure Coast Flood Advisory / Road closures

Flooded Roads 

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