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  1. Fort Pierce 5K puts focus on Indian River LagoonRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | WPTV Local News

    The weekend is off to a fast start for some people on the Treasure Coast. About 150 people took part in a 5K Friday evening in Fort Pierce.

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  2. Fort Pierce 5K puts focus on Indian River LagoonRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 12 | WPTV Local News

    The weekend is off to a fast start for some people on the Treasure Coast. About 150 people took part in a 5K Friday evening in Fort Pierce.

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  3. Plan to move water south clears hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 10 | WPTV Local News

    A plan to move runoff water away from the St. Lucie Estuary is a step closer to reality.

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  4. Fake cop scam in OkeechobeeRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | WPTV Local News

    Wilma Williams says the man claimed to be Lt. James Hall with the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office and told her she had missed a court date.

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  5. Environmentalists applaud Clean Water Act rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 31 | WPTV Local News

    A federal judge says pumping water from farmlands into public water supplies such as Florida's Lake Okeechobee violates the Clean Water Act.

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  6. Judge: Farm water into Lake O violates lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 28 | WPTV Local News

    In a ruling called "long overdue" by environmental groups, U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Karas in New York's Southern District ruled Friday the practice of pumping water from farm land into public water supplies - including Lake Okeechobee - is in violation of the Clean Water Act.

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  7. Voluntary pre-kindergarten providers strugglingRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    Lake Wind Advisory issued March 12 at 4:09AM EDT expiring March 12 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Brevard, Indian River, Lake, Martin, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Saint Lucie, Seminole, Volusia About 25 of the Treasure Coast's voluntary pre-kindergarten providers are considered low-performing, with fewer than 70 percent of their children ready to ... (more)

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  8. Okeechobee toddler drowns in retention pondRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    A 3-year-old boy drown Tuesday afternoon after being found in a retention pond near his home at NW 46th Avenue Villas in northwest Okeechobee, said Michele Bell, spokeswoman for the Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office.

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  9. Young activists take their plea to the presidentRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    Students at Palm City Elementary are taking their concerns about the Indian River Lagoon straight to the White House! The school's "green team," made up of students in kindergarten through fifth grade, wrote letters and drew pictures denouncing further discharges from Lake Okeechobee into the St. Lucie Estuary.

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  10. Fla. lawmakers to talk water funding, not policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    Traverse Florida's largest freshwater lake in an airboat, and you'll find no sign of the turmoil that water levels caused last summer.

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  11. Indian River Lagoon water, soil testedRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    But the Contact 5 Investigators discovered some household chemicals you may have at home right now could be contributing to the problem.

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  12. Indian River Lagoon water, soil testedRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    But the Contact 5 Investigators discovered some household chemicals you may have at home right now could be contributing to the problem.

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  13. Fish with lesion raising concernRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    Mark Perry with the Florida Oceanographic Society says it's likely a tumor that formed when something in the water chemistry affected the fish's skin.

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  14. T Coast man wants to clean waterwaysRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    People on the Treasure Coast are still waiting to hear about possible discharges from Lake Okeechobee.

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  15. Possible water discharges bring protestsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    STUART, Fla. - People are gathered Thursday morning at the St. Lucie Locks in Stuart to protest against possible water releases from Lake Okeechobee.

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  16. Results from testing toxic TCoast waterRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    FT. PIERCE, Fla. - The Contact 5 Investigators teamed up with Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers to perform first of its kind testing of toxic water on the Treasure Coast.

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  17. Results from testing toxic TCoast waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    FT. PIERCE, Fla. - The Contact 5 Investigators teamed up with Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers to perform first of its kind testing of toxic water on the Treasure Coast.

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  18. Possible water discharges bring protestsRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    STUART, Fla. - People are gathered Thursday morning at the St. Lucie Locks in Stuart to protest against possible water releases from Lake Okeechobee.

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  19. Lake discharges to start toward SW Fla.Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    People on the Treasure Coast are still waiting to hear about possible discharges from Lake Okeechobee.

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  20. T Coast man wants to clean waterwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    People on the Treasure Coast are still waiting to hear about possible discharges from Lake Okeechobee.

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