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Blue-Green Algae Task Force member says panel faces A ‘complex problem’

St. Lucie County oceanographer James Sullivan and others recently named to Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Blue

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Harrell: Environmental budget ‘a huge win for Treasure Coast’

Gov. Ron DeSantis dropped by the Treasure Coast at the end of April to announce appointments to the

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More positive jobs numbers for St. Lucie

Employment has just kept getting better on the Treasure Coast this year. The Florida Department of E

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County employment numbers stay strong

Employment on the Treasure Coast held strong in February, which makes having a trained workforce all

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Services district keeps no-rate-increase streak alive

A new fountain in Lake Harvey will greet people driving into St. Lucie West, but its cost won’t be

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Copas Veterans Home on schedule

A year after the ceremonial groundbreaking, the opening of the Ardie R. Copas State Veterans’ Nurs

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Lagoon conservation proposal clears first legislative hurdle

Sen. Gayle Harrell’s proposal to tap the Florida Land Acquisition Trust Fund for the Indian River

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County unemployment numbers tick up, but not unexpectedly

St. Lucie County launched 2019 with a not-seasonally-adjusted non-agricultural unemployment rate of

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County issues bubble up in DeSantis’ State of the State speech

The Florida Legislature opened its 121st regular session March 5 with words from Ron DeSantis, the f

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Lots of legislation on freshman senator’s plate

The Florida Legislature launched its annual whirlwind 60-day session on March 5 with newly-minted Se

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Senate panel pleased with Copas home progress

Sen. Gayle Harrell has something to say about the under-construction Ardie R. Copas State Veterans

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In new governor, Harrell sees an ally on waterways issues

Florida has an annual 60-day legislative session that’s a fast-moving tempest for even the most se