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  1. Elizabeth GildertRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | 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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  2. Hometown roots run deep for 49ers wide receiver Anquan BoldinRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | 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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  3. Johnny Mixson Jr.Read the original story

    23 hrs ago | 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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  4. 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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  5. McMillan Unsure Whether He'll Return To TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | 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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  6. Good chance of afternoon scattered showers MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | WPBF

    ... DOWN IN SOUTH COUNTY AND AROUND FORT PIERCE AND STUART LATER ON. THE HEAVIEST STUFF REMAINS WEST OF LAKE OKEECHOBEE. WE'LL JUST SEE SPOTTY STUFF THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON AND EVEN THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. CLOUDS BILLING IN OVERNIGHT AND VARIABLY ...

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  7. Hometown roots run deep for Anquan Boldin, 49ers' fierce wide receiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... 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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  8. Weather Matters: Lake O water levels benefiting from unusually wet JulyRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Palm Beach Daily News

    As South Florida's soggy July continues, Lake Okeechobee edged up over its average level for the date on Saturday for the first time since last November, according to the South Florida Water Management District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers data .

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  9. Sen. Rubio visits Stuart to discuss toxic waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    ... effects of toxic water. Mark Perry, head of the Florida Oceanographic Society, described how discharges from Lake Okeechobee caused problems. Last year's discharges created toxic water killing fish and seagrass. It also hurt local businesses and ...

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  10. Experts keep close eye on Lake O water levelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | WPTV Local News

    It's been a wet start to July and experts are keeping a close eye on the water levels of Lake Okeechobee.

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  11. Spring Hill Angels roar through statesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Hernando Today

    Spring Hillís Angels All-Stars captured the X-play state championship Sunday by trimming Belleview in 2½ innings, 10-0, at the Okeechobee Sports Complex.

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  12. What to Do if You're Staring Down an AlligatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Slate Magazine

    ... 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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  13. Sen. Rubio to visit Indian River Lagoon todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | WPTV Local News

    U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio will visit the St. Lucie River and the city of Stuart on Friday to discuss last year's toxic discharges from Lake Okeechobee.

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  14. Busy former commissioner has had an active, fulfilling careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Highlands Today

    ... said no several times,” said the busy, go-to guy. At the time he was managing a 4,200 acre ranch in Okeechobee and had cattle of his own in three counties-- Highlands, Okeechobee and Osceola. What made him finally say yes? “I just ...

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  15. Okeechobee city councilman charged with DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WPTV Local News

    An Okeechobee city councilman up for reelection has been a charged with DUI, reckless driving, causing damage with alcohol and leaving the scene of an accident, according to a newly released police report. 1 comment

  16. Good news for Martin County horse loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | WPTV Local News

    ... dollars to put a roof over the horse arena at Timer Powers Park. "I'm currently traveling twice a week to Lake Okeechobee to participate in local events and also just to practice my horses. I'm traveling 45 minutes when I have a park 10 minutes ...

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  17. Modified Door Is Easier to Open - Designed by InventHelp ClientRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 15 | PRWeb

    An inventor from Okeechobee, Fla., thinks that there's a better way to use doors.

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  18. South Florida fishing report: June 18, 2014Read the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    silver and gold division tournaments June 21-22 at Roland Martin Marine Center on Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston. For more information, call Chris Fickey at 941-232-9539. in the fourth annual Habitat for Humanity of the Upper Keys/University of MIami ...

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  19. MYERS, Ronald Blake "Ron"Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 15 | Dayton Daily News

    ... to Raymond and Lucille Eberly Myers. Mr. Myers and his family lived in Beavercreek, Ohio until they relocated to Okeechobee 18 years ago. He enjoyed fishing, collecting stamps, history and reading. He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Sandy ...

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  20. Sparrow Working Group out to save endangered bird in Avon ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 14 | Highlands Today

    ... three remaining refuges around the Kissimmee River Basin, which includes Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park in Okeechobee and Three Lakes Wildlife Management Area in Osceola County. The sparrow lives primarily in grasslands in Florida's interior ...

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