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  1. Katrina anniversary: Lessons for SoFla from a man-made disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Palm Beach Post

    A road sign, nearly submerged under floodwaters during Hurricane Katrina, in New Orleans, Aug. 31, 2005. The winds hit 125 miles per hour in New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, but it was the over-topping and breach of man-made levees that caused Katrina's real devastation.

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  2. Katrina anniversary: Lessons for SoFla from a man-made disasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Palm Beach Post

    A road sign, nearly submerged under floodwaters during Hurricane Katrina, in New Orleans, Aug. 31, 2005. The winds hit 125 miles per hour in New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, but it was the over-topping and breach of man-made levees that caused Katrina's real devastation.

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  3. Rebecca Negron rolls out more Treasure Coast GOP endorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Palm Beach Post

    Republican congressional hopeful Rebecca Negron rolled out more Treasure Coast endorsements today, cementing her reputation as the best-connected candidate in the crowded District 18 GOP race. Longtime State Attorney Bruce Colton , the top prosecutor for Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee and Indian River counties, announced his support for Negron.

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  4. Is it the end of the line for Pahokee?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | Palm Beach Post

    Pahokee's the fifth oldest city in Palm Beach County. It once was the third largest and an agricultural dynamo on Lake Okeechobee.

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  5. Highs near 90 with 30-40 percent chance of rain today in PBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Palm Beach Post

    Another hot day with afternoon showers and storms primarily toward Lake Okeechobee is on tap for today, according to the National Weather Service. While Tropical Storm Danny slowly churns to the northwest in the tropical Atlantic Ocean, look for highs near 90, with temperatures a few degrees higher inland.

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  6. How to stop Palm Beach County from becoming the next Chicago?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Palm Beach Post

    Last weekend, as the Post's Lulu Ramadan reported, there were three shooting incidents involving five victims in Palm Beach County within 24 hours. It was the ninth straight weekend of fatal shootings, most involving young people.

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  7. Relax at the best waterfront restaurants in south FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Palm Beach Post

    Today is National Relaxation Day . When we think of relaxing, we think of sitting back at a waterfront destination and enjoying the view.

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  8. Waterspout off Palm Beach County, more expected todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Palm Beach Post

    A waterspout was spotted off Palm Beach County's coast as a strong line of thunderstorms was tracked by the National Weather Service this morning. The NWS issued a special marine statement at 9:30 a.m. warning mariners of storms packing wind gusts up to 37 mph and intense lightning.

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  9. After gator attack: South Florida man says "losing an arm doesn't...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Palm Beach Post

    In 2012, Fred Langdale of Moore Haven lost part of his right arm in an alligator attack. Today, he counsels other amputees.

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  10. Lake O farmers lauded for 20 years of beating cleanup goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 13 | Palm Beach Post

    For the 20th straight year, farmers in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee have exceeded the phosphorus reduction requirements for water flowing from their farms to the Everglades, the South Florida Water Management District said Thursday. This year was record-breaking, with a 79 percent reduction, more than three times the 25 percent mandated by law.

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  11. Best waterfront restaurants in south PBCRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Missing the Keys? For some salty charm, head to what its owners claim is the oldest waterfront restaurant in Florida, in an 1889 former pioneer home. Just west of the Lantana bridge, near headquarters for drift boats and charter fishermen, this Margaritaville melange of marine artifacts and University of Florida souvenirs has dock space, outdoor bars and indoor historic charm.

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  12. Best waterfront restaurants in south PBCRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Missing the Keys? For some salty charm, head to what its owners claim is the oldest waterfront restaurant in Florida, in an 1889 former pioneer home. Just west of the Lantana bridge, near headquarters for drift boats and charter fishermen, this Margaritaville melange of marine artifacts and University of Florida souvenirs has dock space, outdoor bars and indoor historic charm.

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  13. 8 best waterfront restaurants in south Palm Beach CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Missing the Keys? For some salty charm, head to what its owners claim is the oldest waterfront restaurant in Florida, in an 1889 former pioneer home. Just west of the Lantana bridge, near headquarters for drift boats and charter fishermen, this Margaritaville melange of marine artifacts and University of Florida souvenirs has dock space, outdoor bars and indoor historic charm.

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  14. Lack of rain leads to marine warning on Lake OkeechobeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Boaters should use caution when on Lake Okeechobee as water levels suffer from this year's below-average rainy season. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued a notice last week advising commercial and recreational vessels to use extreme caution while traveling between Port Mayaca and Clewiston.

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  15. Okeechobee Commission approves Guy Harvey resort planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Guy Harvey, a longtime Fort Lauderdale resident, signs autographs at Bealls in Jupiter, Florida on June 13, 2014. His huge hyper-realistic murals of sea life are his signature and made this German-born artist into an icon.

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  16. Going by boat: South Palm Beach County spots to dock, drink and dineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Old Key Lime House, in an 1889 Lantana home, is just west of the Ocean Avenue bridge. Old Key Lime House Restaurant : Missing the Keys? For some salty charm, head to what its owners claim is the oldest waterfront restaurant in Florida, in an 1889 former pioneer home.

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  17. Guy Harvey looks at new location for resort on Lake OkeechobeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The Okeechobee County Commission on Thursday will consider a proposal from Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts & Lodges and Elite Resort Managers LLC to redevelop the Okee-Tantie Recreation Area on Lake Okeechobee . The plan includes resort and eco-camper facilities and cabins, a pool, splash facilities and a beach lagoon. 1 comment

  18. FPL wants to build $1.2 billion natural gas plant in OkeechobeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Florida Power & Light Co. said today it plans to build a new $1.2 billion combined cycle natural gas-fired plant in northeastern Okeechobee County on 2,800 acres of pasture land that it already owns.

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  19. High winds, lightning threaten north PB County, TCoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie counties were under a severe thunderstorm warning until 10:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. At 9:50 p.m., the NWS office in Melbourne warned of wind gusts up to 60 mph moving southeast along the east side of Lake Okeechobee from the J&S Fish Camp to Port Mayaca and Indiantown.

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  20. West Palm long-term water supply under studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    West Palm officials and their consultants are looking at water demand as far out as the year 2065 and seeking the best ways to make sure supply will be adequate no matter how bad the drought. At a city commission work session Monday, Assistant City Administrator Scott Kelly said that having on tap much of what the city will need, even with growing population and under severe drought, could be accomplished by merely applying for permits to draw more from current water sources.

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