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Okeechobee, Florida is located in Okeechobee County. Zip codes in Okeechobee, FL include 34972, 34973, and 34974. The median home price in Okeechobee is $119,900 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Okeechobee information.

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Sunday Jul 20 | Palm Beach Daily News

Weather Matters: Lake Okeechobee water levels benefiting from unusually wet July

As South Florida's soggy July continues, Lake Okeechobee edged up over its average level for the date on Saturday for the first time since last November, according to the South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers data .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Slate Magazine

What to Do if You're Staring Down an Alligator

AUGUST 05: An alligator floats in a pond in the Florida Everglades after the South Florida Water Management District announced it may reduce the size of the deal it had announced earlier in the year with U.S. Sugar on August 5, 2010 in the Everglades National Park, Florida.

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WPTV Local News

Okeechobee city councilman charged with DUI

An Okeechobee city councilman up for reelection has been a charged with DUI, reckless driving, causing damage with alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident, according to a newly released police report.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

WPTV Local News

Good news for Martin County horse lovers

Martin County commissioners have approved a request from the Martin County Parks and Recreation Department to spend 2.2 million dollars to put a roof over the horse arena at Timer Powers Park.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Southwest Florida Online

Poachers Caught With 2,100 Pounds Of Live Turtles

OKEECHOBEE, FL. Three Lakeland men and an Okeechobee freshwater turtle farmer were caught illegally harvesting, selling and buying wild-caught freshwater turtles as a result of a Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigation.

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Palm Beach Daily News

Weather Matters: - Polar' front could bring mid-week rains to Palm Beach

They were getting out their flannel shirts this morning in Grand Marais, Minn. - a village perched on the northwest coast of Lake Superior - where the temperature plunged to a not-so-balmy 42 degrees.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

CMT.com

Exclusive: Josh Thompson's "Wanted Me...

You probably already know what a killer songwriter Josh Thompson is. But now? Now you'll get to see his acting chops.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Okeechobee reform school victims heartened by investigation of alleged killings

The sheriff's deputies saw blood on the back of Joseph Johnson's shirt. He was 12, in 1959, walking down a Sarasota street after another beating from his stepmother.

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WPTV Local News

Experts keep close eye on Lake O water levels

It's been a wet start to July and experts are keeping a close eye on the water levels of Lake Okeechobee.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Emaciated dog found crated without food or water in the woods

Someone abandoned a pit bull in Okeechobee, Fla., and whoever left her there made the cruel act worse by confining the dog, without food or water, inside of a small crate.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

McGraw-Hill Construction

Report: Everglades Restoration Making 'Modest Progress'

In its latest report on Everglades restoration, the National Research Council tempered mild praise for "fairly modest progress" in the $13.5-billion plan with its concerns over climate change, rising sea levels and the invasion of non-native plant and animal species.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Highlands Today

Fire service forest ranger paved roads for women

For Mya and Riker Ellis, they can proudly say that and more -- not only is mom a firefighter, so is dad, Carl Ellis.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

BassFan.com

Relieved Gagliardi Likens Cup Berth To AOY Win

Anthony Gagliardi can now exhale and all the lingering bitterness, disappointment and frustration can be pushed aside.

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TCPalm

Analysis: Should Florida or Army Corps decide when to discharge Lake...

Aerial view of Port Mayaca and Lake Okeechobee. The gates at Port Mayaca must be open before lake releases can flow into the St. Lucie Estuary and Indian River Lagoon.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WINK-TV Fort Myers

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This holiday weekend, people celebrating the red, white, and blue may also see some unsightly green and brown at our beaches.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Naples Daily News

Photo Gallery: Catch of the Day: July 3, 2014

Captain JoGene "Big Dog" Holaway caught this 5-pound Lake Okeechobee largemouth bass.

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The United States Army

Congress authorizes eight Jacksonville District projects

Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10. Four navigation projects and four Everglades ... (more)

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ENR-Engineering News-Record

Everglades Progress Report Shows Modest Improvements

In its latest report, the National Research Council tempered its mild praise for "fairly modest progress" in the $13.5-billion Everglades restoration plan with its concerns over climate change, rising sea levels and the invasion of non-native plant and animal species.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

Palm Beach Post

TS Arthur: heavy rains, but no deluge in PBC/TC

Tropical Storm Arthur so far Tuesday had brought some heavy rains, but not dramatic totals, to parts of South Florida.

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TCPalm

Glamour & Grit - June 30, 2014

Tablemates Lisa Floyd, co-owner of The Feathered Nest, Martha Taylor, founder of Family Meals, Inc., Attorney Karen Tuft-Heaning, community advocate Pat Alley and I had a great time at Bingo Bash to benefit the A.E. Backus Museum.

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