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St. Lucie County officials defer All Aboard Florida vote on crossing agreements

The St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners begrudgingly deferred a vote on a crossing agreement with All Aboard Florida this morning that county staffers had recommended they oppose. 504 more words

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Is reprieve from bridge building for Savannas State Park temporary?

When Paul Milette was a Palm Beach Post photographer, we worked together on stories about Treasure Coast rivers, parks and wildlife.

So when I saw a Facebook invitation to join Milette — now with Florida State Parks and known as “Ranger Paul” — on a hike through the Halpatiokee section of Savannas Preserve State Park, I signed up. 655 more words

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St. Lucie bridge opponents seek help from Gov. Scott

A few weeks ago, Gov. Rick Scott told Treasure Coast residents he believes Florida’s rivers — including the St. Lucie River and Indian River Lagoon — should be protected. 691 more words

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Man Steals Sea Turtle Eggs

A St. Lucie County man was arrested for stealing nearly 300 sea turtle eggs, and it wasn’t his first time.

James Odel McGriff was busted after a tip came into the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission that he was on Diamond Sands beach stealing them. 44 more words

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Mom Arrested After Allowing 7-Year-Old Son Walk To Park Alone

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBS Tampa) – Nicole Gainey was arrested on charges of child neglect after she allowed her 7-year-old son to walk to the park by himself. 224 more words

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