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  1. Cop cameras & health-care money: Reasons to cheerRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    ... on. This week the state adopted a plan to clean up and protect Florida's largest freshwater body of water, Lake Okeechobee - at a whopping cost of $750 million over the next ten years. Sure, the restoration is good news for our state's ecosystem, ...

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  2. Legals for 12-18-14Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | County Record

    ... TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE 11 WEST, CALHOUN COUNTY, FLORIDA NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED James C. Wright 505 SW 18th St. Okeechobee, Fl. 34974 Said property being in the County of CALHOUN, STATE OF FLORIDA. Unless such certificate shall be redeemed according ...

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  3. FLW Podcast Episode 58 - Alex DavisRead the original story

    Yesterday | FLW Outdoors

    ... y cover some recent news, such as the sale of Ranger Boats, before previewing the start of the BFL season on Lake Okeechobee.

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  4. Lawrence V. McKane Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Lawrence V. McKane Jr., 56, died Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. He was born in Westfield, N.Y., to Lawrence and Betty Lou McKane Sr. He had been a resident of Okeechobee, Fla., since 1989.

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  5. Lee Roy PhelpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Marshall County Tribune-Courier

    ... City; three brothers, William Boyd Phelps of Benton; Earnest Gilbert Phelps of Benton and Thomas Alton Phelps of Okeechobee, Florida; 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy Jeanene Darnell Phelps and ...

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  6. Run-outs, troughs keys to surf fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    ... The recreational harvest season for snook closed Dec. 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, reopening to harvest Feb. 1. Snook can be caught and released ...

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  7. Candy factory among companies looking at GladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | WPTV Local News

    ... was also released on Tuesday. In addition to manufacturing opportunities, the study shows tourism because of Lake Okeechobee and even retirement homes could succeed in the Glades. Another suggestion in the study is to start calling the area "The ...

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  8. Reds Trade Evaluation: Jonathon Crawford, SPRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Red Reporter

    ... of Anthony DeSclafani who the Reds traded for the very same day in different deals. Jonathon went to school in Okeechobee, FL (which I still think is the best city name ever) and was drafted in the 42nd round by the Marlins but elected to go to ...

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  9. West Palm Beach Commissioners to hear long-rarge water supply plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Palm Beach Post

    ... cities draw water primarily from wells, West Palm Beach relies on surface water that flows 20 miles from Lake Okeechobee through canals and wetlands to Lake Mangonia and Clear Lake, just west of downtown. In 2011, the big lake was so low that ...

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  10. Captain Favorite's Fishing Forum: Dec. 15, 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Bradenton Times

    ... the species during vulnerable times such as cold weather. Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, will close Dec. 15 this year through Jan. 31, 2015, reopening to harvest Feb. 1, 2015. Anglers fishing ...

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  11. David Findlay ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    ... by his loving wife who was by his side for 46 years, Joyce (nee Bird) Scott; children, Cathy Ann (Jim) Womble of Okeechobee, Florida, Steve Curtis (Becca) Findlay of Woodstock, Georgia, Jeff Scott (Diane) Findlay of Acworth, Georgia, Christina Jane ...

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  12. Monday is deadline to buy Jan. 1 health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | St. Augustine Record

    ... increases in the 10 to 15 percent range. Some rural counties, particularly in agricultural areas west of Lake Okeechobee, and counties where senior citizens make up a significant portion of the population, saw the biggest increases in average ...

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  13. Monday is deadline to buy Jan 1 health insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | WPTV Local News

    ... increases in the 10 to 15 percent range. Some rural counties, particularly in agricultural areas west of Lake Okeechobee, and counties where senior citizens make up a significant portion of the population, saw the biggest increases in average ...

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  14. A Year in Reading: Nick MoranRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The Millions (A Blog about Books)

    ... they keep the place's Native title of "Mayaimi," or "Big Water," inspired by the state's great inland sea, Lake Okeechobee, located 80 miles to the north. It's all falling into place now. It's gelling together, except again you're bored. You need ...

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  15. Navionics joins FLW sponsor ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | BassFan.com

    ... season starts in early January when he travels to Lake Toho for the first B.A.S.S. Southern Open and then to Lake Okeechobee for a FLW Rayovac

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  16. Weather: Cold front brings clear skies, chilly tempsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The News-Press

    ... Service to monitor wildfire and prescribed burn conditions. A wet winter can also lead to more releases from Lake Okeechobee as the Army Corps of Engineers protocol says the lake must be kept between 12.5 and 15.5 feet. Lake levels were just above ...

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  17. Arkansans capture B.A.S.S. team titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | BassFan.com

    ... season starts in early January when he travels to Lake Toho for the first B.A.S.S. Southern Open and then to Lake Okeechobee for a FLW Rayovac series tournament. His FLW Tour season kicks off on Lake Toho in March. In a stunning move, Bass Pro Group ...

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  18. Meet a New Cincinnati Red: P Jonathon CrawfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Blog Red Machine

    ... in the 43rd round by the Miami (then Florida) Marlins in the 2010 Amateur Draft. Instead, the youngster from Okeechobee, Florida, took his talent towell, the University of Florida. With the 20th overall selection of the 2013 Amateur Draft, the ...

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  19. Alico To Store 34 Billion Gallons Of River Watershed WaterRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Southwest Florida Online

    ... to the program, or about 36 billion gallons annually. This is the equivalent of 1.5 inches of water in Lake Okeechobee, a 730-square-mile lake at the heart of South Florida's water management system. The program currently has a retention capacity of ...

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  20. Snook Season Closing December 15th in Atlantic WatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Florida Sportsman

    The recreational harvest season for snook closes Dec. 15 in Atlantic state and federal waters, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River, and will remain closed through Jan. 31, 2015, reopening to harvest Feb. 1. Snook can be caught and released during the closed season. Gulf state and federal waters, including Monroe County and Everglades National Park, closed Dec. 1 and will reopen to harvest March 1, 2015.

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