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2 seniors here victimized in gold bar scam

An 86-year-old Indian River Shores woman narrowly escaped losing $165,000 in a scam operating in multiple states after ...

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Lure of ELC entices former SeaWorld trainer

The Environmental Learning Center’s newest team member, Shanen Cox, knew she wanted to train killer whales after being ...

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New era as Michigan credit union will acquire Marine Bank

It’s the end of an era as Marine Bank and Trust, the island’s only remaining local community bank, ...

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Can our mall be brought back to life?

There are few local sights more forlorn than the empty parking lot of the largely deserted Indian River ...

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Triton to the Titanic! Sub firm co-founder plans epic dive

Patrick Lahey, a co-founder of Triton Submarines in Sebastian, is planning to dive to the wreck of the ...

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Gulp! Parched county could use some rain after dry stretch

This past April was the 12th driest here since record-keeping started, and while a small amount of rain ...

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Riverside Park boat ramp repairs finally back on schedule

After a long delay, the reconstruction of the Riverside Park boat ramp and floating docks, damaged by Hurricane ...

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Forbes ranks Kimpton Vero Beach hotel among top affordable U.S. resorts

Long known as a pet-friendly resort, Kimpton Vero Beach Hotel & Spa has made itself more welcoming to ...

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Kin of man killed by deputies in E.R. disputes aspects of police report

Arlene Anderson, 89, grandmother of 29-year-old Zachary Anderson who was shot and killed by sheriff’s deputies while awaiting ...

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Total Wine & More to open new megastore in Vero

County planning staff have approved plans by Total Wine & More, the largest alcohol retailer in the United ...

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On the road again: Marine’s Penney pedals for Aquarium project

When Marine Bank President Bill Penney pedals 68 miles from Fort Pierce to Port Canaveral on Tuesday, he ...

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FAU Jewish Studies Center launches with Veroite’s $20M gift

While elite colleges across the nation host protests of America’s support of Israel, Florida Atlantic University to Vero’s ...