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  1. Sheriff: Gardens man falls asleep at intersection, charged with DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    Shawn Patrick Cielo was awakened last Friday evening by the sound of a Martin County Sheriff's Office deputy tapping on his car window. Cielo, 49, had actually fallen asleep while stopped at a red light at Cove Road and U.S. 1 in Stuart, the sheriff's office said Tuesday.

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  2. Martin County: Tender needed at St. Lucie railroad bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    In a three-page letter to the Coast Guard , Deputy County Engineer Terry Rauth said it was critical an "onsite, constant bridge tender" is needed to monitor the nearly 80-year-old span. Image of Florida East Coast railroad bridge at mile 7.4 at Stuart on display at front of auditorium at Blake Library in Stuart Thursday evening, November 13, 2014, during an information gathering session hosted by the United Coast Guard.

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  3. Stuart woman charged in drowning death of 2-year-old daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    Police say that on Jan. 3, Bianca Wright, 22, left her toddler alone in an unlocked apartment for 22 minutes while she went shopping. The girl was later found floating in a small lake.

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  4. Swartz: Melzer has chance to change the script in Martin commission...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    Candidates who want to keep Martin County different from the rest of crowded South Florida have lost county commission races when two who favor careful growth run against one development-friendly contender. In past elections, the two careful growthers split the majority vote and the candidate developers favor coasts to victory on less than 50 percent of the vote.

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  5. Swartz: Martin commissioner's handling of moving fairgrounds anything...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    First, schedule a meeting which doesn't include any representatives of the general public or anyone who doesn't support the plan. Haddox used the same formula a few years ago on Martin County airport issues to pave the way for airport changes and push support for the U.S. Customs facility, which commissioners eventually nixed.

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  6. Veteran Treasure Coast lawmaker Gayle Harrell endorses Rebecca Negron...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    Veteran state Rep. Gayle Harrell , R-Stuart, is endorsing Rebecca Negron in the crowded Republican race for the Palm Beach-Treasure Coast District 18 congressional seat that Rep. Patrick Murphy , D-Jupiter, is leaving to run for Senate. Harrell has been a durable figure in Treasure Coast politics.

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  7. Swartz: Effort to have customs facility at Witham Field is backRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    So it is with the controversial $1.6 million customs facility at Witham Field, Martin County's Airport. Martin commissioners considered the proposal eight times before they finally rejected it last March by a 3-2 vote, with Commissioners Doug Smith and John Haddox in favor.

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  8. Martin County Sheriff's: New details emerge in 1983 infant slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | Palm Beach Post

    New and "unexpected" circumstances in the 1983 unsolved murder of an unidentified infant in Stuart have compelled the Martin County Sheriff's Office to exhume the infant's body, according to a statement from MCSO. The infant, named "Baby Moses" by investigators in 1983, was found floating in the waters behind the Landing Condominiums on St. Lucie Boulevard.

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  9. FHP: Stuart man intoxicated during fatal crash, faces vehicular...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    A 26-year-old Stuart man was intoxicated Sunday night when he crashed his vehicle, killing a passenger who was thrown through its rear window, authorities said Monday. Mynor Chavez-Lopez was arrested on charges of vehicular homicide, driving under the influence, hit and run and committing a moving traffic violation after the 6:30 p.m. wreck in Palm City.

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  10. Swartz: August (2016) primary races already shaping up for Martin...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    It's a measure of just how much interest Martin County elections generate that - even though the first local primary isn't until Aug. 30 - challengers already are lined up to run for sheriff, tax collector and for three county commission seats. Retired Martin County Sheriff's Office major Robert Pryor, 57, an independent from Jensen Beach, is running against incumbent Sheriff William Snyder, 63. So is private investigator Dennis Root, a no-party candidate who has worked for police agencies in Martin, Jupiter and Riviera Beach.

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  11. Voters' coalition drops pair of Senate maps, leaving court with five...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The proposals withdrawn kept a minority-dominated Senate district in Hillsborough County, without crossing Tampa Bay to include black neighborhoods in Pinellas County. In his filing with Leon County Circuit Judge George Reynolds, David King, attorney for the Florida League of Women Voters and Common Cause-Florida, said abandoning the effort to avoid crossing the bay was intended to "narrow the issues for trial and ensure that African-Americans retain their ability to elect candidates of choice."

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  12. Florida Senate's latest redistricting plan keeps Palm Beach County's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The Florida Senate weighed in first Wednesday with a proposed redistricting map for the chamber - submitted to Leon County Circuit Judge George Reynolds. Reynolds is expected to hold a trial Dec. 14-18 to settle on Senate boundaries he'll submit to the Florida Supreme Court, which will decide the map for next year's elections.

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  13. Martin County Sheriff's Office searching for sex offender since...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The Martin County Sheriff's Office is searching for a sex offender last seen in Stuart and considered a "danger to the public," the sheriff's office wrote in a Facebook post. John Michael Janaskas, 29, was last spotted at a Walmart in Stuart this past weekend, the sheriff's office reports.

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  14. Three Martin County teens face felony charge for fleeing in stolen...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Three Hoube Sound teens are facing felony charges after they allegedly fled from authorities in a stolen Lexus on Tuesday night, the Martin County Sheriff's Office said. The teens were caught were in a wooded area along Cove Road after they bailed out of the car and fled on foot, the sheriff's office said late Wednesday.

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  15. Huddle between redistricting chiefs narrows redistricting focus to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The Senate rejected the House's plan for drawing its district boundaries Wednesday, sending lawmakers back to the bargaining table in hopes of a last-ditch deal on redistricting. The House map made district changes in Miami-Dade County, condemned by key senators as diluting Hispanic voting strength, and that looms as a flashpoint between the two sides.

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  16. Martin County sheriff: Fugitive who stole from Hurricane Wilma...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    A former Stuart contractor convicted of stealing money from victims of Hurricane Wilma a decade ago was arrested this week in Louisiana, the Martin County Sheriff's Office said. Deputies from the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force tracked Steven Karl Klix, 54, to Metairie, La.

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  17. Disappearing Florida life captured in famed artists' paintingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    About 150 of Jim Hutchinson's friends braved a stormy night in Stuart last week to hear their favorite celebrated artist talk about living with the Seminoles and Miccosukees half a century ago. Hutchinson's paintings from those six years, well known statewide and nationally, capture not only a gone-forever way of life, but also the disappearing landscapes of Florida's tropical wilderness.

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  18. Former Stuart youth pastor accused of enticing minor over the internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    A former Stuart youth pastor has been charged with enticing a minor over the internet, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Monday. Jeffrey Brian Mobley, 24, allegedly had sex with two minors under his care in a religious-based youth program in Stuart.

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  19. Martin County deputies searching for suspicious man in pickupRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    The Martin County Sheriff's Office is seeking to speak to a man who was the subject of recent complaints in the Stuart and Palm City areas. Deputies received five separate complaints regarding a man in a full size white pickup truck acting suspiciously.

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  20. Big issues for Martin County in 2016 legislative session: water and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Palm Beach Post

    Two members of Martin County's legislative delegation listened for hours last week while more than 30 residents buttered them up, begged for money, griped about the Florida legislature's recent bad decisions and brought wish lists for 2016. Rep. Gayle Harrell, R-Stuart, turned the annual event, held at the Martin Commission headquarters in Stuart, into a bit of a schmooze fest.

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