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St. Lucie County (Florida)

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  • Highway rest areas no place to let your guard down

    WARNING: If you are traveling by car this summer, stay alert when stopping at highway rest areas. Meant to serve as safe grounds for a nap, snack or bathroom break, highway rest stops throughout Florida and across the country sometimes become the...
  • Sink is endorsed by two dozen sheriffs

     
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink has added 24 Florida sheriffs — and three former sheriffs — to her list of endorsements. That makes a law-enforcement trifecta for her, having earlier won the nod of the Police Benevolent...
  • Scott names GOTV chairs in 67 counties

     
    Republican gubernatorial nominee Rick Scott, a first-time candidate who once joked that he hoped to learn the names of all 67 Florida counties before Election Day, has learned enough to appoint “grass-root” chairpersons in every county. His...
  • Florida GOP's challenge: Assure donors money goes to elections, not jet charters

    Jim Greer's exit from the Republican Party of Florida could be almost as tumultuous as his three-year tenure as state chairman. The former Oviedo city councilman has been taking flak for a while now over lavish spending on air travel, fine food and...
  • FPL seeks state approval to pass on cost of nuclear expansions to customers

    FPL seeks state approval to pass on cost of nuclear expansions to customers
    Florida Power & Light Co. officials on Tuesday sought state approval to pass on the costs for expanding the utility's nuclear power plants to consumers — a $67 million cost next year. At the first of three Public Service Commission hearings in...
  • Stimulus dollars headed to Treasure Coast this week

    The first dollars from the $787 billion federal economic stimulus package arrive on the Treasure Coast this week. But the bigger ticket items -- the ones designed to create jobs -- are months away at the earliest. This week unemployment benefits in...
  • Molecular studies institute opens in St. Lucie County

    The Treasure Coast officially became Florida's research coast Saturday, as more than 200 people celebrated the grand opening of the Torrey Pines Institute of Molecular Studies and all it has to offer for Florida's and St. Lucie County's future. "Today we...
  • Messages between commissioner Lisa Edgar and Jorge Chamizo

    Commissioner Lisa Edgar and Jorge Chamizo, a lobbyist for several major electric utilities, exchange a brief conversation on legislative issues. Edgar said they did not discuss pending PSC matters. "I always think about [what I'm barred from discussing]...
  • FEMA offers trailers for families in need in Fort Pierce parking lot

    FORT PIERCE ยท The way Jewel Hudson's eyes lit up, you would have thought she was moving into a beachfront mansion. Instead, the new home Hudson and Tom Billings Jr. saw for the first time Wednesday morning was a 30-foot travel trailer in the parking...
  • State to pay $60 million share of hurricane aid

    The state will pay more than $60 million as its share of federal hurricane assistance to Floridians but has no control over how the money is spent or who gets it. Florida officials also have no plans to ask the Federal Emergency Management Agency for...
  • Florida's Shame -- Failure to launch

    Did you enjoy your commute this morning? Neither did we. Seems to get worse every day whether you're coming or going. But don't you wonder why this is? Those of you here in 1985 probably remember hearing legislators tout a new law that said, once and for...