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Cities try to navigate new beach use law

While many other Florida beachside communities are just learning of dramatic public beach use-rights

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5-foot-2 and tough – New cop says: ‘They know I mean business’

Saylor Murto, 5-foot-2 of Satellite Beach, walks tall as a newly-sworn-in, full-status patrol office

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Homeowners urged to review updated FEMA flood maps

Newly-updated Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRM) could mean

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Walk of the town: New sidewalks on busy A1A stretch

Residents living on the east side of the intersection of State Road A1A and Pineda Causeway finally

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Activist sees ‘progress’ on Mid-Reach sand dispute

Undaunted after coming up empty-handed in a quest to halt the dumping of what he calls “muddy sand

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Where there’s smoke … there’s utility testing

When it comes to important utility testing beginning in Satellite Beach neighborhoods, “smoke” c

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Measure may limit public’s beach access

The future of beach-going in Florida is at stake as legislators have approved a bill which potential

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$5.7M on the way for canal muck dredging

Indian Harbour Beach canals that were ground zero for raw sewage discharges during post-Hurricane Ir

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‘Muddy sand’ protest carries little weight with Satellite Beach council

Save the Mid-Reach supporters came away empty-handed on March 7 when they took their “muddy sand

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Potential of fish kill gives officials pause

County officials, while hoping for the best, are strategizing how they might clean up thousands of d

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Officials crunch numbers for two big-ticket projects

It’s going to take special effort for the normally pay-as-you-go Indian Harbour Beach City Council

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Homeowners, pets escape scary Satellite Beach balaze

Georgia and Paul Germond – and eventually all three of their cats – escaped the early-morning Ma