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  1. Forrest Wood Cup Bass in August, Bass Barbecue and Music in Columbia SCRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Examiner.com

    ... Martin 2011 , Brent Erhler 2006, David Dudley 2003 . Anthony Gagliardi who disqualified earlier this year on Lake Okeechobee from the very first tournament of the season, Matt Arey, Bryan Thrift and Casey Ashley are fishing to the sweet tune of the ...

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  2. Warm, dry Wednesday afternoon forecastedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WESH-TV

    ... FLORIDA. BUT WE'LL HAVE THE SEA BREEZE INTERACTING WITH A COUPLE OF STORMS THAT MAY KIND OF DEVELOP OFF LAKE OKEECHOBEE. SO WE MIGHT SEE A FEW SHOWERS AND STORMS ZIPPER INTO OSCEOLA COUNTY. HERE'S 8:00. I THINK ORLANDO STAYS DRY THIS EVENING. AS WE ...

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  3. Lurking red tide bloom generates gloomy outlookRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTLV

    ... River and coastal bays and beaches last summer as the region experienced record rainfall coupled with Lake Okeechobee releases. "Right now nutrient levels are elevated and will probably support Karenia because of the lyngbya that's here," said water ...

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  4. 90th birthday: Frances StrangRead the original story

    Yesterday | Ashland Times-Gazette

    ... Aug. 1. She and her husband operated Strang's Department Store in Loudonville for many years. She now lives in Okeechobee, Florida, but will be at her daughter's summer home for her and her granddaughter's birthday. Cards may be sent to her c/o ...

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  5. Harmful bacteria threatens beaches in SW FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... Scott with the Clean Water Initiative of Florida. Scott points the blame on the fresh water releases from Lake Okeechobee. "It's just not right, it's not normal," said Scott. The beaches along Sanibel Causeway are not the only ones raising eyebrows. ...

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  6. Pop the Top on Big ORead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Florida Sportsman

    By early June last year, Lake Okeechobee was low, 11 feet, three inches, so low bass and panfish were jammed into natural depressions and manmade canals around Belle Glade.

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  7. Continue Reading Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 27 | FireHouse.com

    ... learn to manage fires, said Melissa Yunas, wildfire mitigation specialist for the forest service's six-county Okeechobee District. "Burners must verify that current weather conditions and their burn do not negatively impact smoke-sensitive areas," ...

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  8. Weather Matters: Forecast models hint at Atlantic storm next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Palm Beach Daily News

    ... iron to do their work. JULY TO END ON SOGGY NOTE: The cold front that is expected to make it as far south as Lake Okeechobee by mid-week should keep Palm Beach and the rest of South Florida wet through at least Thursday and probably into next ...

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  9. Guest opinion: We all will benef...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... for harmful algae blooms, including red tide and toxic blue green algae, is the polluted water released from Lake Okeechobee that flows down the Caloosahatchee and into our coastal estuaries. The nutrients enter Lake Okeechobee from surrounding ...

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  10. SEBRING a " There are two kinds of fire, according to Stephen Pyne.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Highlands Today

    ... learn to manage fires, said Melissa Yunas, wildfire mitigation specialist for the forest service's six-county Okeechobee District. “Burners must verify that current weather conditions and their burn do not negatively impact smoke-sensitive ...

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  11. Dangerous bacteria threatens a dozen beaches in SW FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... Scott with the Clean Water Initiative of Florida. Scott points the blame on the fresh water releases from Lake Okeechobee. "It's just not right, it's not normal," said Scott. The beaches along Sanibel Causeway are not the only ones raising eyebrows. ...

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  12. Darton students and Lee County natives Wesley Griner and Will Myrick...Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 26 | The Albany Herald

    Wesley Griner and Will Myrick will compete as a two-man team in the 2014 Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship after qualifying through their final standings at the Southern regionals at Lake Okeechobee.

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  13. Weather Matters: Hurricane Center watching new disturbance in AtlanticRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Palm Beach Daily News

    ... front that's expected to drop temperatures in the Midwest late this weekend may make it as far south as the Lake Okeechobee region around mid-week, National Weather Service forecasters said this morning. Don't look for any cool air, but it should ...

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  14. Vibrio Bacteria found in Indian River LagoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | WPTV Local News

    ... o contribute to the Vibrio bacteria count in the lagoon, it could become another factor in his fight to send Lake Okeechobee discharges away from the lagoon.

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  15. Bluegill Fishing on the FlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Florida Sportsman

    ... allowed, the real kicker is that these fish weighed close to a pound apiece. I was fishing a tournament on Lake Okeechobee, and on the afternoon in question, I fished out of Buckhead Ridge with a very good guide named Mike Backich. Don't remember ...

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  16. Elizabeth GildertRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... a son W. Dean Gildert and his wife Darlene of New Braintree, three brothers Walter Marszalek and his wife Judy of Okeechobee, FL, Chester Mitchell and his wife Janice of Ware and John Mitchell and his wife Bernadette of Spencer, two grandchildren ...

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  17. Hometown roots run deep for 49ers wide receiver Anquan BoldinRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | The Wichita Eagle

    ... football and misfortune. In 1928, Pahokee was struck by the second most deadly storm in U.S. history. The Okeechobee Hurricane killed at least 2,500 in south Florida, many of them poor field workers who now rest anonymously in a mass grave in ...

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  18. Johnny Mixson Jr.Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 23 | People Sentinel

    ... leaves to cherish his fond memories his parents, Rose Ann Mixson of Barnwell and Bishop Johnny Mixson Sr. of Okeechobee, Fla.; eleven children, Dawsey Worthy, Johnnie Mixson, Antwain Worthy, Johnny Jamison, Sharquill Midon, Hakeem Mixson and ...

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  19. County fears Palm Beach Aggregates plan will open sprawl west of WellingtonRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | Planning

    ... At stake is a dividing line that county planners drew 10 years ago about halfway between the ocean and Lake Okeechobee for an area north of Southern Boulevard . The L-8 Canal west of Wellington was to be the line where westward expansion of homes ...

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  20. McMillan Unsure Whether He'll Return To TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | BassFan.com

    More than 5 months have passed since Brandon McMillan was disqualified from the season-opening Lake Okeechobee FLW Tour for an inadvertent violation of the rule that deals with practice partners.

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