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  1. Bottled Water Still Coming From Drought-Stricken California: Which Brands to AvoidRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

    ... water you picked up at the grocery store is coming from the area that needs it most. (For the record: Lake Okeechobee levels are slightly above its historical average for this time of year.) The first two pull tap water from city sources, treat it, ...

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  2. Jameel McCline for Congress Supports Lake Worth Inlet Dredging ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... from the Everglades, which is a significant contributor to the economic viability of the communities around Lake Okeechobee. "The Port of Palm Beach is the 4th busiest container Port in Florida and one of the top 20 busiest in the U.S. -- one of ...

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  3. Pharmacy chain headquarters office seeks 100 workersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Founded in 1965, the company operates discount and mail order pharmacies serving residents of the Pahokee area near Lake Okeechobee.

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  4. Shaky Head Fishing for BassRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Florida Sportsman

    ... while the angler twitches the rodtip. "It definitely qualifies as a finesse fishing technique," said Lake Okeechobee guide Mark King. "Shaky head worms are ideal for light line and light tackle, the answer for selective bass that get hit day after ...

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  5. Hurricane season expected to have fewer storms this yearRead the original story

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... lives of up to 800 people and did more property damage than any previous storm Just 2 years later, in 1928, the Okeechobee storm ripped up the shoreline from Palm Beach to Lake Okeechobee in central Florida. The 125 mph winds devastated the ...

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  6. Teen beating victim's mother speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WPTV Local News

    16-year-old Aaron Hill did not go to the first day of school at Okeechobee High School on Monday. "I have my fears. I am scared to send him and let him out of my sight," the teen's mother Lesley Hill said. "I could have never seen my son smile again. ...

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  7. Gagliardi's Epic Comeback Gets Fairytale EndingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | BassFan.com

    ... FLW Tour schedule. In February, he was disqualified for a rules violation that occurred in practice at Lake Okeechobee and figured then his odds of qualifying for the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray (his home lake) were too long to overcome. After ...

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  8. DEP Secretary Approves Acquisition of Six Greenway and Trail ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Capital Soup

    ... in Palm Beach County along the 63-mile Ocean to Lake Trail that runs from Hobe Sound Beach near Jupiter to Lake Okeechobee in Port Mayaca. The trail is used by hikers, bicyclists and equestrians. Additionally, two projects will help close gaps in ...

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  9. Alabama hunters haul in 1,000-pound alligatorAlabama hunters haul in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... all of the U.S. Sugar Corporations assets and use the land to replenish the Everglades, letting water from Lake Okeechobee run its natural route. The plan now because of state budget cut backs is to buy 26,800 acres and retain a 10-year option to ...

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  10. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WFLA-AM Tampa

    Two people have been arrested after a vicious beating of a child with autism went viral. Andrew Wheeler, 18, was arrested last week for allegedly beating 16-year-old Aaron Hill at a party in Okeechobee, Florida last Friday.

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  11. Gagliardi Wins Professional Bass Fishing's FLW Forrest Wood Cup Presented By WalmartRead the original story

    Sunday | GlobeNewswire

    ... said Gagliardi, who overcame an early-season disqualification at the first FLW Tour event of the year on Lake Okeechobee and managed to qualify to compete in the Forrest Wood Cup in just five events. "To win the Forrest Wood Cup, no matter where it ...

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  12. Forrest Wood Cup Top 10 PatternsRead the original story

    Sunday | FLW Outdoors

    ... richest championship tournament. After disqualification from the season-opening Walmart FLW Tour event on Lake Okeechobee because of an inadvertent rules infraction, the South Carolina angler completed a five-tournament comeback in regular season to ...

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  13. Gagliardi OvercomesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 17 | FLW Outdoors

    At this point, we all know Anthony Gagliardi's story. He was disqualified from the season opener on Lake Okeechobee.

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  14. Pilot Flying J to Offer DEF Chainwide by OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | CSP

    ... will offer DEF at the pump. These locations will not be able to offer DEF at the pump due to size restrictions: Okeechobee, Fla., Cocoa, Fla., Smyrna, Ga., Pilot Flying J is also extending double rewards points for professional drivers through the ...

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  15. Parent present while autistic boy beaten at house partyParent present ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 17 | News10.net

    It's a story that will make your blood boil. An 18-year-old in Okeechobee is caught on tape beating up an autistic boy. 2 comments

  16. In proud Hendry, Florida's hardest-hit county searches for economic boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... would be tempting to simply label this 1,100-square-mile Central Florida territory on the southern banks of Lake Okeechobee as the county that Florida's economic recovery left behind. For decades, its jobless rate repeatedly spikes during summer ...

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  17. "Forgotten Heroes" Honored at Back to the BricksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    ... to reflect new language trends. WARNING: SOME VIEWERS MAY FIND THE VIDEO ABOVE DISTURBING. -------------------- OKEECHOBEE, FL (WFLX) - An Okeechobee teen is accused of beating up a 16-year-old boy with autism, and the attack was An Okeechobee teen ...

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  18. Book Review: 'Haunted' by Randy Wayne WhiteRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Caloosahatchee River/canal, the waterway that boaters use to cross from the Gulf to the Atlantic by way of Lake Okeechobee. Hannah is asked to help her pal "Birdy" Tupplemeyer's rich Palm Beach aunt get out of a soured real estate deal - an ...

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  19. Teen Arrested After Video Of Him Beating Boy With Autism Goes Viral: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 16 | Switched

    Andrew Wheeler, 18, was arrested last week for allegedly beating 16-year-old Aaron Hill at a party in Okeechobee, Florida last Friday, according to WPTV.

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  20. Martin Commission Races: The Propaganda of Campaign ContributionsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 16 | Sunshine State News

    ... name. He apparently owns -- or at least, founded, doesn't mean he still owns it -- the Port Mayaca Polo Club in Okeechobee. I got a note from an engineer in Stuart suggesting I call him for a donation, but he'd already made the contribution by ...

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