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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 $123,500 which is roughly $63/per square foot. More Okeechobee information.

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3 hrs ago | Central Ohio

Tuesday's forecast: Cold front hovers over the South

Midwest, Northeast: After a chilly start, mild temperatures in the 60s and 70s will spread over the region under mostly sunny skies. Southwest: Remnants from eastern Pacific Hurricane Odile will soak the waterlogged Southwest.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Local10.com

Elevated bridge to replace part of Tamiami Trail

A SIXTH EMPLOYEE WAS CHARGED WITH OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT. ALL THE OFFICERS HAVE BEEN FIRED.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

Disturbance with chance of tropical development moving into Gulf of Mexico

An area of low pressure is moving into the Gulf of Mexico, and the system has a chance of tropical cyclone development. p HAS MOVED WESTWARD AND IS NOW LOCATED OVER SOUTHERN FLORIDA JUST SOUTH OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE.

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Maui Weather Today

Hawaiian Islands Weather details & Aloha Paragraphs / September 12-13, 2014

Here's a link to the live web cam on the summit of near 13,800 foot Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii. This web cam is available during the daylight hours here in the islandsa and when there's a big moon shining down during the night at times.

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WPTV Local News

Cops: Men operated meth lab out of their Lincoln

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. - A traffic stop by the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office led to the arrests of two people who deputies say were driving a rolling meth lab.

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St. Petersburg Times

Environmental groups object to development of U.S. Sugar land in Everglades

Two dozen people from Florida environmental groups showed up at the South Florida Water Management District board meeting Thursday in West Palm Beach to protest plans by U.S. Sugar to develop property that the state has an option to buy for Everglades restoration. The water agency has no regulatory authority over the move, although it would be allowed to comment on it to the state Department of Economic Opportunity, which has yet to approve the change.

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WDSU-TV New Orleans

40% Chance Tropical Development

Watching a weak low near the coast of Florida moving slowly WSW. It is forecast to cross Florida and move into the Gulf of Mexico Friday night into Early Saturday morning.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Highlands Today

SEBRING a " Even if Joanne Gilmore wanted to move back to Buffalo, she cana t afford New York anymore.

At 11 a.m., she left to meet friends across U.S. 27 at Wendy's. Just about everything is cheaper in Sebring, Gilmore said.

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WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Tropical Wave brings rain to SWFL Friday

A tropical wave sitting between the Bahamas & the Florida east coast will drift west and over Southwest Florida during the morning Friday. A few light rain showers may drift over by Lake Okeechobee during the overnight period, but most of the region should stay dry but with a few clouds.

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FLW Outdoors

His Own Way

Scott and Roland Martin show off their two biggest bass in a recent episode of the Scott Martin Challenge. Frank Sinatra's "My Way" might be too dramatic a description, but the message of a man's commitment to individuality and doing things his way certainly fits Walmart FLW Tour pro Scott Martin.

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Capital Soup

FDOT District One Northern Counties RoadWatch Report #37 for week of September 14, 2014

DISTRICT ONE NORTHERN COUNTIES ROADWATCH REPORT #37 FOR WEEK OF September 14, 2014 Northern Counties of District One are Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Okeechobee, Polk and Sarasota Motorists are reminded to wear safety belts and drive with caution, courtesy, common sense, and patience as they travel through work zones. Remember, speeding fines are doubled in work zones.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

Disney on Ice presents "Worlds of Fantasy"

Feld Entertainment's action-packed ice spectacular, Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy , whisks audiences on a captivating adventure to four magical locations, including the auto-racing terrain of Cars and a visit to Andy's bedroom for some fun with the stars of Toy Story 3. This production delights audiences with a journey under the sea to Ariel's world from The Little Mermaid and then into the mystical land of Pixie Hollow for a presentation of Tinker Bell. Promotion Description.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Columbia Journalism Review

Florida newspaper exposes sweet deal for state politicians

The Tampa Bay Times has been rolling out an impressive expose of secret hunting trips to Texas taken by more than a dozen current and former Florida lawmakers and officials including Gov. Rick Scott, who is in a tight race for reelection. While the findings may strike some readers as business as usual in politics, the story involved some clever public records reporting and good follow-up by the Times ' Craig Pittman and Michael Van Sickler.

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The Harbor Times Soup

Anne L. Brown

Anne L. Brown of Oviedo, Fla., and Thorndike passed away on Sept. 1 at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

The raccoon and the U-turn a " a back-road Florida fable

The road to Pahokee is long and lonely: 38 miles around the southeast shore of Lake Okeechobee. During most of the drive, you can't see the state's largest lake.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

People's Defender

People with autism especially vulnerable

Perhaps like you, recently I read of an incident in Okeechobee, Fla., in which an 18-year-old man was recorded on video beating, choking, kicking, and holding a knife to the throat of a 16-year-old boy with autism. It made national news.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

U.S. Sugar plans development on land Florida wanted for Everglades restoration

For the past two years, as its executives were taking Florida politicians on secret hunting trips to the King Ranch in Texas, U.S. Sugar was planning for a massive change in its business plan. The company, which has been growing and processing sugar cane in South Florida since the 1930s, has mapped out a way to turn itself into one of Florida's biggest developers.

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FLW Outdoors

Veteran Reese Ready to be an Old Rookie

When the 2015 Walmart FLW Tour kicks off, California pro Jimmy Reese will be embarking on his first season a rookie in the strictest sense of the term, but hardly a novice. You might think that with the 2014 season just completed, it's a bit premature to focus on next year, and that another 6 months is a long time to wait to start the 2015 campaign.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

CBS Local

Summer Stats: A Little Too Wet, But No Record-Breaking Heat

The summer is beginning to wind down and the transition into fall will happen in a few weeks for most of the nation. However, South Florida is still feeling the summertime warmth and new numbers out Thursday show it was a close to average season for the area.

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WPTV Local News

Hurricane Frances: 10 year anniversary

At 11 p-m on Tuesday, August 24th, 2004 the National Hurricane Center issued its first advisory on the sixth tropical depression of the season that had developed in the eastern Atlantic. Less than 24 hours later that depression strengthened into a tropical storm and was assigned the next name on the list for that year, Frances.

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