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The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.More >>
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Palm Beach County, FL- The Inaugural Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event, presented by The Lois Pope LIFE Foundation, Inc., is Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm inside the Palm Beach CountyMore >>
The Countdown 2 Zero Adoption Event is a collaborative effort between local animal rescue organizations to save the lives of healthy adoptable animals in Palm Beach County.More >>
By Christina Noce & Jon Shainman VERO BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A homeless person is in custody after a fatal stabbing Monday night outside a Vero Beach McDonald's on U.S. 1. Police said they received a 911More >>
Police said they received a 911 call around 9:30 p.m. Monday stating a customer had been stabbed and was lying inside the restaurant.More >>
By Jamel Lanee' STUART, FL (WFLX) - Rachel Traill and her family laid flowers Monday afternoon at Shepards Park for Charlie Birely. The 11-year-old boy died in a boat fire Sunday. "We were devastated.More >>
An 11-year-old autistic boy died in a boat fire Sunday.More >>
STUART, FL (WFLX) - As concerns over toxic algae and high levels of bacteria in the St. Lucie Estuary continue to grow, the Florida Senate Select Committee on Indian River Lagoon and Lake Okeechobee Basin will hold a marathon hearing Thursday to discuss short-term solutions or alternatives to reduce or eliminate current releases from Lake Okeechobee.
The committee was created earlier this year to investigate state and federal policies, spending and other government activities that may have impacted water management in the Indian River Lagoon and Lake Okeechobee Basin.
Representatives from the South Florida Water Management District, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the Everglades Foundation, the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute of Florida Atlantic University, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection have been invited to participate .
The eight-hour hearing begins at 1 p.m. at the Charles and Rae Kane Center in the 900 block of SE Salerno Road.
The committee will use the information gathered at today's hearing to prepare a report for Senate Committee on Environmental Preservation and Conservation, the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government and the Senate Committee on Agriculture.
The report is expected to be submitted to the committees no later than November 4.