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40 min ago | WPTV Local News

3 people arrested at meth lab in Vero Beach

Jerry Shelly, Stefani Buzzell and Mark Bohannon were taken into custody at a methamphetamine lab Tuesday as the Indian River County Sheriff's Office continues its efforts against the spread of the illegal drug.

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Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL, Drugs

7 hrs ago | Tallahassee Democrat

Coalition makes an appeal for simpler federal tax code

A grassroots business organization chose April 15 to issue a call for Congress to simplify the federal tax code and make other changes that would enable small businesses in Florida and around the U.S. to grow and add jobs.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Florida, Small Business, Personal Finance, Vero Beach, FL, Key Largo, FL

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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Summer children's programs at The Humane Society

Humane Society staff member Ilka Daniel works with Alexander Martin during a children's Pet First Aid and CPR program.

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Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL

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Hibiscus Children's Center will host Dash in the Sand 5K on May 10

This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com "Dash in the Sand 5K" racers are gearing up to run to help abused, abandoned and neglected youth in our community.

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Related Topix: South Beach, FL, Vero Beach, FL

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Indian River Habitat Rock the Block transforms Gifford community

Through Habitat's Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative program, a total of 40 homes in Gifford received minor repairs, maintenance, weatherization and beautification through the efforts of volunteers.

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Related Topix: Gifford, FL, Vero Beach, FL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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Palm Bay man sentenced for involvement in 2010 Indian River car chase | Photo gallery

XAVIER MASCARENAS/TREASURE COAST NEWSPAPERS Darrick Washington, standing beside his defense attorney, Julia Graves, reacts as Circuit Court Judge Robert Pegg hands down his sentence Monday at the Indian River County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Palm Bay, FL

The Orlando Sentinel

Hurricane forecasters will map potential storm surge

Starting this year, national hurricane forecasters will issue maps showing where there's potential for storm-driven seawater to charge miles inland to flood streets, knock down homes and kill people.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Tornado, Flood, Weather

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Law Week set for April 28-May 2 in IRC

Each year the Indian River County Bar Association hosts a variety of activities to celebrate Law Week and partners with the Indian River County Lawyers to sponsor "Attorneys and Judges in the Classroom."

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Related Topix: Sebastian, FL

Examiner.com

More info on 2014 candidates for Districts 1, 2 and 4 School Board of IRC

The spectrum of 2014 IRC School Board candidates does not appear to be very deep from outward appearance.

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Related Topix: Prison, Florida, Education Etc., Fellsmere, FL, Sebastian, FL

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#TCTraffic: Accident blocks SR60 at 122nd Avenue in Indian River County

No injuries were reported but both east and westbound S.R 60 are blocked. INDEFINITE: The 37th Street and 45th Street bridges at 66th Avenue will be closed in Indian River County during bridge work.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Bob Solari: Indian River County seeking input from residents on solid waste disposal

Right now the seagulls are squawking overhead and diving for their daily meals, noisy machines are moving and spreading loads of waste and, nearer at hand, workers are busily separating some pretty nasty stuff.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

WPTV Local News

IRC state of the art forensic center

When crime is all but rare, the Indian River County Sheriff's Office is now feeling more prepared than ever to put the next criminal behind bars.

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Tickets now on sale for the Eighth Annual Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert

Tickets for the eighth annual Jake Owen Foundation Benefit Concert Oct. 25 in Vero Beach went on sale Friday morning.

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Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL

Thu Apr 10, 2014

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Indian River officials ask state to put brakes on cash for All Aboard Florida quiet zones

Lawmakers have granted Treasure Coast officials' request for money for All Aboard Florida quiet zones, but Indian River County now wants the state to withdraw $10 million proposed to help local communities.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

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Bar Association Law Week to run from April 28 to May 2

This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com Back row: Leslie Swan, Supervisor of Elections; Stephanie Nelson, Supervisor of Elections Office; Holly Mantle, Director, IRC Bar Association; Ann Catchick, IRC Lawyers Auxiliary Law Week Coordinator and Elementary Chair; ... (more)

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Mass Transit

FL: Indian River County Officials Hire Engineering Consultant to...

April 08--INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Engineering consultant CDM Smith received a $23,542 job Tuesday to help county engineers review local effects of the All Aboard Florida passenger rail service when the Federal Railroad Administration releases its draft environmental impact statement.

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Related Topix: Florida, Miami, FL, Orlando, FL, Coral Gables, FL

Click Orlando

Fair workers texting while operating rides

CARNIVAL RIDE OPERATORS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE WATCHING OUT FOR THE SAFETY OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.

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Related Topix: Florida

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HabiTrot's 5K/10K Race winners announced

This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com Kaylen Kane, 7 and the youngest 5K participant, wins the 14 and under female category at the seventh annual Indian River Habitat for Humanity HabiTrot to Higher Education at South Beach Park in Vero Beach.

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Related Topix: Vero Beach, FL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

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Lions offering scholarship to college undergraduate

This story is contributed by a member of the Treasure Coast community and is neither endorsed nor affiliated with TCPalm.com - The Sebastian Lions Club is now offering a $1,500 scholarship for current undergraduate college students whose parents reside in the Sebastian/Fellsmere area.

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Related Topix: Sebastian, FL, Fellsmere, FL

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Philanthropists gather at Alma Lee Loy Legacy Society luncheon

Guest speaker Debbie Wilkerson, President/CEO of the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, with Alma Lee Loy and Kerry Bartlett, Executive Director of the Indian River Community Foundation, at the Alma Lee Loy Legacy Society luncheon.

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Related Topix: Life, Charity , Vero Beach, FL

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