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By Jill Roberts http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-992311.mp3 Florida Florida Large Mouth Bass are like no other and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission would like to keep it that way. You can find at more at myfwc.com

By Jill Roberts http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-992125.mp3 Palm Bay If you think going over a water ski jump is scary on its own, you should try doing it at night! ryandodd.com

By Jill Roberts http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-991971.mp3 Jupiter Day laborers are matched with employers at the El Sol Center in Jupiter.

By A Treasure Coast Essay http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-991740.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL Not long ago, it was too dry on the Treasure Coast. Then, in October, it was too wet. Soon it's supposed to be too dry. You'll recall that back in the spring, brush fires were burning hundreds of acres in rural Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties. We were urged to refrain from building campfires. During much of October, you could not have started a...

By Treasure Coast Happenings with Drew Mello http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-991573.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Diane Tomasik, Communications Manager for House of Hope in Martin County. House of Hope will be hosting what has become their signature fundraising event - Meal or No Meal Community Awareness Dinner on Friday, November 4th at St. Mary's Pittenger Center in Stuart. For more information visit:...

By Jill Roberts http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-991203.mp3 Winter Beach The Indian River Historical Society will host a tour of the Winter Beach Cemetery on Friday. Find out more at the Indian River County Historical Society

By A Treasure Coast Essay http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-990816.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL Halloween is coming. Time to talk about a haunted place on the Treasure Coast. One of my favorites is the pioneer home-site of Trapper Nelson in Jonathan Dickinson State Park, south of Hobe Sound in Martin County. Trapper Nelson has been dead for 43 years, but some people insist his spirit is still there. He was born Vincent Nostokovich in New Jersey. He bummed around and...

By Treasure Coast Happenings with Drew Mello http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-990664.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL This week on Treasure Coast Happenings Drew Mello talks with Amy Harwick of the Junior League of Indian River County.
They'll be having an Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 29th at Pointe West.
For more information visit: www.jlir.org

By Jill Roberts http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-990406.mp3 Florida Pancreatic cancer has a reputation of being hard to battle. Earlier this month it claimed the life of Steve Jobs. Dr. Jonathan Strossberg of Moffit Cancer Center in Tampa talks about the disease and the specific strain which afflicted Jobs.

By Jill Roberts http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-990394.mp3 Stuart Rooney Unveils New Jobs Plan Stuart, FL - While hosting a panel of Florida job creators today, U.S. Rep. Tom Rooney (FL-16) unveiled the "Restore America Act," new legislation he will introduce to help the private sector create jobs. "My jobs plan is based on the fundamental idea that Washington doesn't create jobs - businesses and innovators do," Rooney said. "We can't ask you to lead us...

By A Treasure Coast Essay http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-990148.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL Question: What is the size of a softball, moves very slowly and is endangering the eco-system on the Treasure Coast? Answer: the channeled apple snail. It has not received the attention given to the Miami area's giant African snail, which can damage stucco on houses and carries a parasitic worm that causes meningitis in human beings. But the channeled apple snails still...

By Treasure Coast Happenings with Drew Mello http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-990040.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Angela Lowe, executive director for Mary's Shelter of the Treasure Coast.
Mary's Shelter provides residential and non-residential services for pregnant women and their babies who are in need of a supportive environment because of a lack of suitable housing or favorable family relationships...

By A Treasure Coast Essay http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-989390.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL Big-time college football is coming to the Treasure Coast. Well, to Boca Raton, just 45 minutes south of the Martin County line. On Saturday, the Florida Atlantic University Owls will play their first game in FAU's new stadium. Their opponent is Western Kentucky. The open-air concrete bowl seats 30-thousand and cost 70 million dollars. It is the centerpiece of an FAU...

By Treasure Coast Happenings with Drew Mello http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-989281.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL This week on Treasure Coast Happenings, Drew Mello talks with Sharon Kelly-Brown, co-chair for this year's St. Lucie County United Way fundraising campaign.
The annual community campaign kicks off October 14.
For more information on the United Way visit:www.unitedwayslc.org

By A Treasure Coast Essay http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/wqcs/local-wqcs-988491.mp3 Fort Pierce, FL They are beautiful, and they are really, really hungry. And they pose a threat to commercial and recreational fishing along the eastern seaboard, including the Treasure Coast. I'm talking about the lionfish - aggressive creatures with red, white and black stripes and flowing fins. Adult lionfish measure about 15 inches and weigh about a pound. They are native to the...

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