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FORT PIERCE -  In 2016 longtime Treasure Coast visitors and boating enthusiasts, Ann and Don Spaeth, of Duchess County, NY, heard about the Freedom Boat Club of Sebastian. It wasn’t long before they became members.

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ST. LUCIE COUNTY – Impossible as it seems, with the memory of that awful day still crystal clear in our minds, twenty years have passed since the heinous September 11th, 2001 attack on our country, our people, and our ideals.

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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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ST. LUCIE COUNTY –  This article started out to be about a night of comedy at the McAlpin Theatre at Indian River State College to ‘laugh out hunger’, a fundraiser for the Treasure Coast Food Bank. 

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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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FORT PIERCE – A small, unassuming 6-acre park sits along South Indian River Drive, just south of the Citrus Avenue Bridge. It’s easy enough to miss it as you’re driving along the scenic Indian River Lagoon.

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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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FORT PIERCE ― What do Birdies, Eagles, Mulligans and Bracelets have in common? More than you think. For 17 years the Pilot Club of Fort Pierce has been raising funds for Alzheimer’s Community Care’s ID Locator Bracelet Program through their annual Birdies for Bracelets Golf Tournament. The t…

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SOUTH HUTCHINSON ISLAND – Twenty years ago this month, the Smithsonian Marine Ecosystems Exhibit at the St. Lucie County Aquarium (then called the St. Lucie County Marine Center) opened to the public with several large dynamic aquarium displays of local marine habitats, a classroom space and…

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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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PORT ST. LUCIE ― Vote by Mail Ballots for the Port St. Lucie Special Election were mailed to 35,445 voters with requests on file and should expect their ballots in their mail boxes by early next week. Voters who wish to request a Vote by Mail Ballot for the City of Port St. Lucie Special Ele…

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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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FORT PIERCE – For many folks who have had tattoo art inked on their person, it’s often the beginning of a lifelong love affair with the art. Skin becomes a palette for line and color and the person themselves becomes a living, breathing art exhibit, taking their stories with them wherever they are.

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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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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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Commission designated first week of August as Farmers Market Week in homage to Downtown Fort Pierce Market

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PORT ST. LUCIE – Who doesn’t love a good game of cornhole, in the backyard, at the pub, or even at the beach? But the Police Athletic League of Port St. Lucie is taking the game to a whole other level with their first-ever cornhole tournament on Saturday, Aug. 14, a fundraising event for the…

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STATEWIDE — With the Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday ending on Monday, Aug. 9, Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning Floridians that scammers may target parents and students preparing for the return to school. More students will be back in the classroom this year and school supplies may …

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FORT PIERCE ― The Lakewood Park Pool and Splash Pad, located at 5990 Emerson Ave., Fort Pierce, will be closed today until further notice as St. Lucie County’s Parks & Recreation staff works to repair chemical equipment issues. Staff apologizes for the inconvenience and is working to get…

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The sudden passing of Fort Pierce Commission Rufus Alexander causes the community to reflect on his legacy

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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.