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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - With many eviction cases pending in Indian River County courts since the CDC moratorium on evictions ended on July 31, the county is working with court judges and Florida Rural Legal Services on a rental assistance program for tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Environmental Learning Center in Vero Beach has several September events scheduled that are designed for healing, relaxing, and renewal.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The 36th annual International Coastal Cleanup Day is Sat., Sept. 18, 9-11 a.m. Everyone is invited to join with groups from Keep Indian River Beautiful, Ocean Research & Conservation Association, Coastal Connections, and the Environmental Learning Center at over 20 …

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VERO BEACH – Join us September 17th through 19th at Riverside Park as our 7th Annual Family-friendly Celebration of Piracy returns with Delicious Caribbean Foods, Island Style Festivities and a Boatload of Pirates and Activities.

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VERO BEACH - Experience the heart-pounding excitement of live professional wrestling as IGNITE Wrestling Presents Unleashed on Sat., Sept. 18, at noon at Walking Tree Brewery in Vero Beach.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - A new drive-thru COVID-19 rapid antigen testing location, exclusively for School District of Indian River County students and staff members who are displaying symptoms of COVID-19, has opened at the Indian River County Fairgrounds.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the Head Start Community Read Weeks return Oct. 4-15.  The Economic Opportunities Council of Indian River County invites members of the community to come to a Head Start classroom to read to the children.

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That day had dawned so beautifully in our little corner of paradise. September in Humboldt County, California, was always beautiful anyway. The chill of summer fog had given way to sunny days and beautiful, clear blue skies over the ocean. Among the stands of redwood trees, beams of light fi…

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - Vero Beach resident Paul Seldes remembers everything about that fateful Sept. 11 twenty years ago. He was at the World Trade Center when the planes hit, and the experience has shaped his life and career ever since.

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STATEWIDE - The breast milk of lactating mothers vaccinated against COVID-19 contains a significant supply of antibodies that may help protect nursing infants from the illness, according to new research from the University of Florida.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― Indian River County began the school year with only a “recommendation” that students and staff wear a mask indoors when social distancing is not possible. Less than two weeks into the school year, Superintendent Dr. David Moore and the school district decided that a mer…

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― The Florida Department of Health in Indian River County will be bringing their FREE Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Mobil Clinic to The Source on Tuesday, September 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The Source is located at 1015 Commerce Avenue (off 12th Street behind Staples) in…

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida school districts can legally require their students to wear masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, a judge ruled Friday, saying Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority when he issued an executive order banning such mandates.

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STATEWIDE — Attorney General Ashley Moody today issued a Consumer Alert warning Floridians about a new phishing scam that offers fake COVID-19 relief funds. Scammers are impersonating Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan in phishing emails, claiming the recipient is eligible for financia…

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TREASURE COAST – Wildfire season isn’t just a western states problem, though with every passing year we hear of rapidly worsening fire conditions from California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho, attributed mostly to drought and other climate change related issues. Every year, hundreds of thous…

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VERO BEACH ― The 14th annual Mulligan’s Skim Jam brings a full day of beach fun and excitement to Sexton Plaza in Vero Beach on Sat., Sept. 4.

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STATEWIDE ― Loggerhead sea turtles are opportunistic carnivores who primarily feed on invertebrates and fish. In the wild, they eat a variety of food items depending on their life stage and geographic location.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― At the Aug. 17 county commissioners’ meeting, Management and Budget Director Kristin Daniels presented revisions concerning how the county will spend American Rescue Plan dollars.

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SEBASTIAN ― Sustainable Sebastian is an initiative that was endorsed by the Sebastian City Council in a 2019 resolution. Sustainable Sebastian is a set of goals and tasks designed to support six primary initiatives. These tasks are to be implemented by the members of the Natural Resources Board.

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VERO BEACH ― The very popular West Palm Beach jam band Guavatron will play a free show Sat., Aug. 21, 8-11 p.m. at Walking Tree Brewery in Vero Beach.

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VERO BEACH ― Vero Beach and Indian River County have seen several beer breweries open in recent years, and they have been welcomed by local residents and visitors. But there are no distilleries producing local spirits. That may be about to change.

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TREASURE COAST – The Treasure Coast’s palm trees are in trouble, and a University of Florida scientist is beginning to discover why, and how to mitigate the problems.

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VERO BEACH ― The Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach continues its free outdoor concerts series this weekend with The Jacks Band on Friday and Stereo FM on Saturday.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― Changes relating to COVID are happening at Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, both in terms of internal safety procedures, and advice regarding summer activities like festivals and children’s camps.

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VERO BEACH ― On Aug. 2, Renae Senn, Jane Van Istendal, and Fran Robinson, all members of the Carissa Circle of the Garden Club of Indian River County, worked alongside McKee Botanical Garden horticulture team members Rebeca Siplak and Sam Burke to refurbish and enhance the plants in the sand…

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VERO BEACH ― The Paradise Master Chorale is the newest choral ensemble on the Treasure Coast. It will specialize in large choral works to be performed with chamber orchestra, brass ensemble, organ, and/or piano.

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INDIAN RIVER COUNTY ― On July 29, the Florida Dept. of Education released the 2020-2021 Spring Assessment results for Florida Standards Assessments grades 3-10 English Language Arts; grades 3-8 Mathematics; statewide science grades 5 and 8; and End of Course assessments in Algebra I, Geometr…

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Dylan Jones, 9, from Melbourne, caught this 10 in. snapper in Indialantic from his grandparent’s dock using live shrimp. Nice catch, Dylan!

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James Makin, 12 , of Treasure Coast Legends hit a double and stole a base. He got up from the slide with a smile. His team and coach cheered him on for his fantastic job. The diamond was wet from the rain the evening before and most of the players uniforms looked like Macken’s uniform.

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Rain did not stop the employees of Computer Healthcare located in Sebastian from making grilling hot dogs and serving coconut punch at the Grill out Sebastian event.

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The owner and manager of Pareidolia Brewing Co., served up pineapple, pepper, sausage with a sample of their beer during the Sebastian Grill Out event on Aug 13, 2021.

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A physician is checking the blood pressure of a boxer during the weigh in at the USA International Boxing Event.

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The owner and manager of Pareidolia Brewing Co., served up pineapple, pepper, sausage with a sample of their beer during the Sebastian Grill Out event on Aug 13, 2021.

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A father verifies documents of a boxer prior to weigh-in at the USA International Boxing Event. This team flew in from Puerto Rico and drove two hours to fight at this event. All Boxers were wearing their masks and always kept sanitizer with them.

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Florida Oceanographic Society Director of Education and Exhibits Zack Jud, Ph.D., talks about turtle nesting habits.