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  1. 'White House Boy' recalls childhood horrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WPTV Local News

    ... at the campuses of the Florida School for Boys from the 1950s and '60s. Johnson spent almost eleven months at the Okeechobee campus when he was 12. MELISSA LYTTLE/ TAMPA BAY TIMES The facility formerly known as the Florida School for Boys at ...

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  2. Huntin' Season is HereRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Florida Sportsman

    ... intersects with State Road 70. The line then follows S.R. 70, running east until it meets U.S. 441 north of Lake Okeechobee. It then follows U.S. 441 south, where it proceeds around the eastern shore of Lake Okeechobee. The line then turns off U.S. ...

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  3. Florida Man Injured In CollisionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WMSH-AM Sturgis

    ... had the right of way and the two vehicles collided. The driver of the motorcycle, 58 year old Robert Brusdahl of Okeechobee, Florida, was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. He was not wearing a helmet at the time of the ...

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  4. Motorcyclist injured in Cass County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... to see a southbound motorcyclist. The car struck the motorcycle. The motorcyclist, Robert Brusdahl, 58, of Okeechobee, Fla., was taken to Elkhart General Hospital for treatment of his injuries. Brusdahl wasn't wearing a helmet, police say. The crash ...

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  5. 'White House Boy' recalls childhood horrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | ABC Action News

    ... at the campuses of the Florida School for Boys from the 1950s and '60s. Johnson spent almost eleven months at the Okeechobee campus when he was 12. MELISSA LYTTLE/ TAMPA BAY TIMES The facility formerly known as the Florida School for Boys at ...

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  6. People with Autism Especially VulnerableRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 30 | Rocklin and Roseville Today

    Perhaps like you, recently I read of an incident in Okeechobee, Florida, in which an 18-year-old man was recorded on video beating, choking, kicking, and holding a knife to the throat of a 16-year-old boy with autism.

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  7. Theresa L. PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 29 | Bangor Daily News

    ... on six ocean cruises and visiting forty-seven different states. For over 25 years she and her husband lived in Okeechobee, Florida, where they made many close friends and had great memories of square dancing throughout the state. Theresa was a very ...

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  8. Woman charged with sexual battery of a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | WPTV Local News

    A woman is in jail accused of having sex with a teenage boy. The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office says the woman works at a juvenile detention center and the victim is housed there.

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  9. Events of interest that are happening in the Martin County School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | Examiner.com

    ... fishing (on the east side of Martin County there is the Atlantic Ocean, on the west side, it is near Lake Okeechobee with the St. Lucie and Indian Rivers in between) where tourists flock from all over the world. An enticing feature of Martin County ...

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  10. Brian W. Zitzler, Delavan Township, WI/formerly Lake Geneva, WIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... Louise Zitzler of Lake Geneva, WI, and William (Julie) Zitzler of Mukwonago, WI; a sister, Danielle Zitzler of Okeechobee, FL; and a brother, Michael Zitzler of Milwaukee, WI; a nephew, Gage Lee; a niece, Avery Carstensen; paternal grandmother, Jean ...

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  11. Fred Grimm: Voters' pathetic showing at the polls foretells of mass disaffectionRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Miami Herald

    ... a 9.26 percent turnout. But Glades is a depressed agricultural community marooned on the western banks of Lake Okeechobee with maybe an excuse for apathy. Broward's mass disaffection is harder to figure. Not that the statewide turnout – just ...

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  12. Outdoors: Snook season reopens statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Naples Daily News

    ... The recreational season on the popular gamefish will also open in the Atlantic fishery, which also includes Lake Okeechobee, on Sept. 1 and will remain open until Dec. 15. In order for a snook to qualify for harvest, it must be between 28 and 33 ...

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  13. Build Fences More Easily and Safely with the Clip Mate - Designed by InventHelp ClientRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | PRWeb

    Securing clips while building fences can be a strenuous and dangerous task. This is why an inventor from Okeechobee, Fla., designed the CLIP MATE.

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  14. More than 80 cats and dogs removed from St.Lucie County dog rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Examiner.com

    ... the 80 dogs and cats forced to live in the terrible conditions reported tcpalm.com. Located on the 12400 block of Okeechobee, the Indian River County Chapter of the SPCA and H.A.L.O Rescue, worked with authorities to remove all of the pets living in ...

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  15. Everglades Island lot fetches $8.95 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Palm Beach Post

    ... canal homes in North Palm Beach, the cheapest waterfront homes are in the western parts of the county with Lake Okeechobee serving as the water feature. The Seattle-based Redfin , a real estate firm where agents are paid a salary, instead of ...

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  16. Cape Council looks to set fee ra...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... member Dan DeLisi is expected to address council on implementation and changes to the adaptive protocols for Lake Okeechobee operations as well as management of the lake system. It will be a busy week for council, which has scheduled a budget ...

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  17. Landfill study to answer tipping fees, revenues questionsRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Highlands Today

    Not long after the Town of Lake Placid put together a contract to take all or part of its trash to the Okeechobee County Landfill, the Avon Park City Council looked into the possibility in March.

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  18. Highlands County deputies found 28 marijuana plants in an underground concrete bunker.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Highlands Today

    ... deputies raided three marijuana growing operations, McGehee said that marijuana growers in Highlands, Glades, Okeechobee and Hendry counties steal as much as $1 million worth of electricity a year. Since Glades is not a profit-making utility, ...

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  19. We Must Pull Together for a Statewide Water PolicyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Sunshine State News

    ... everybody else's turn. My frustration comes from Martin County in Central Florida, on the eastern edge of Lake Okeechobee, projecting the image that they believe they are completely innocent of contributing to the destruction of the St. Lucie River ...

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  20. Fantasy Fishing Players Win BigRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | FLW Outdoors

    ... a Forrest Wood Cup win by 1 ounce over Scott Canterbury. Pasker struggled in the first Fantasy Fishing event at Okeechobee, but he outlasted Michael Austin of Elmhurst, Pa., by just 2 points in the final standings to squeak through to victory. "This ...

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