Family ripped off in the midst of tragedy
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - A family, still reeling from the loss of a loved one, claiming the person who first stepped forward to help them, may have ripped them off instead.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:36:32 GMT

Mets' Matt Harvey: 'Spring training can't come quick enough'
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After taking a month off, Harvey says he has been throwing flat ground and long tossing and that "everything feels normal." With that schedule, it would allow him to come to Port St. Lucie ready to pitch.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:24:09 GMT

Mets looking for LHP, interested in Breslow, Motte
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... good, as well. And, I'm intrigued by what Jack Leathersich can bring to the table, since I assume he'll be in Port St. Lucie competing for a spot on the roster as well. By the way, Breslow and I were on the same high school baseball team. Obviously, ...
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:55:21 GMT

Mets pitchers and catchers to report on February 19
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Mar 24, 2014; Port St. Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets third baseman David Wright signs autographs before the spring training action against the St. Louis Cardinals at Tradition Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports After Terry Collins ' first official press conference, which will be held on February 18, all pitchers and catchers are slated to report to Tradition Field in Port St. Lucie, Florida on February 19. The Mets kick off their Spring Training slate on March 4, when they travel to Disney to face the Braves.
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:23:52 GMT

Wright, Parnell and Lagares are at Barwis offseason conditioning program in PSL
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David Wright, Bobby Parnell and Juan Lagares are all currently working with Barwis at the team's new facility in Port St. Lucie. "It's a great combination of science behind why you're doing something and translating that into things that you need to accomplish on the baseball field," Wright recently told SNY.
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:14:37 GMT

Helen R. Mandragona, 93, Former Resident Of Yonkers
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... by her son, Vic (Lorraine) of Mahopac; daughter, Ellen Longi (Jerry) of Katonah; brother, Angelo DeSantis of Port St. Lucie, Fla.; sisters, Yolanda Cinquemani of the Bronx and Jean Mattiace of Patterson; four grandchildren; a great granddaughter; ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:00:00 GMT

It's a new school year and time for MCSD's 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year
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It's all aboard and congratulations in honoring the Education Foundation of Martin County and the Martin County School District's winner of its 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year Award by saluting Mr. Anthony "Tony" Ferro, a Jensen Beach High School social studies teacher announced during the Education Foundation of Martin County's Teacher of the Year Awards Celebration on Friday, November 14 at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. The event was presented by Infiniti Stuart and Audi Stuart.
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:46:06 GMT

St. Lucie County judge sued by former rival
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... and battery against Smith, stemming from an Aug. 2 altercation between the two outside a polling place at the Port St. Lucie Civic Center. Police responded to the scene, but neither men were arrested and records show witness accounts were ...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:00:16 GMT

Wounded military veteran receives mortgage-free home
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William Newton and his service dog, Lola, arrived at a gated community in Port St. Lucie on Thursday to begin a new chapter in their lives. The 22-year-old former U.S. Army specialist was there to receive his slice of American pie in the form a three-bedroom, two-bathroom home.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 02:38:55 GMT

Fitch Rates St. Lucie County School Board COPS 'A+'; Outlook Stable
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... a year round 2013 population of 286,832. Encompassing 76.7 square miles, the largest city in the county is Port St. Lucie (Fitch rated 'AA' with Stable Outlook) with a population of 164,000. The district benefits from a strong and knowledgeable ...
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:42:57 GMT

The dangers of a traffic stop for police
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Twenty five years in law enforcement and Port St. Lucie Master Sergeant Steve Helseth still says a traffic stop can be unpredictable.
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 01:05:57 GMT

Mets add six prospects to 40-man roster, remove Jeff Walters
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Feb 17, 2014; Port St Lucie, FL, USA; New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard during todays first official day of spring training at Tradition Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports The moves had to be made in advance of the Rule 5 deadline, and will protect the six above players from being selected.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:19:28 GMT

Live Sex Shows Force Steam-Cleaning Of University Of Newcastle Library
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... else in women's hair. It wasn't glue. Read the whole story here. A man accused of publicly masturbating in Port St. Lucie, Fla. told cops he was just scratching at a rash. Cops believed him, because he pulled down his pants and showed them. Read the ...
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:13:30 GMT

VGTI Florida To Collaborate With TapImmune Inc. To Advance Targeted ...
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VGTI Florida To Collaborate With TapImmune Inc. To Advance Targeted Breast And Ovarian Cancer Vaccines Into Phase 2 Clinical Trials VGTI Florida to coordinate cancer study design and trial sites selection PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.-- --The Vaccine & Gene Therapy Institute of Florida , a leading, non-profit biomedical research institute, today announced a new collaborative research agreement with TapImmune, Inc. , forming a partnership to advance TapImmune's proprietary, targeted cancer vaccines into mid-stage, Phase II human clinical trials for the treatment of breast and ovarian cancers.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT

Plea deal reached in Vero murder case
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A Port St. Lucie man is agreeing to a plea deal in his first-degree murder case in Indian River County, according to court officials. James Weaver, 40, of the 300 block of Northwest Billiar Avenue, Port St. Lucie, was arrested this August in connection with the death of Daniel Stevens, 27, at the Vero's Motel on U.S. 1 during August 2013.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:37:47 GMT

Treasure Coast couple battles state test
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... Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) and has to repeat third grade at Imagine School-Nau Campus in Port St. Lucie. "We're still dealing with this," says mom Desiree D'Amato. The controversial FCAT is now history in Florida. A new test will ...
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:58:50 GMT

Road rage incident leads to Facebook threats
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A road rage incident involving an alleged red-light runner led to a public Facebook shaming and threats against the driver. Fort Pierce police began investigating the complaint from a woman who said a man on a motorcycle became enraged Monday in Port St. Lucie when she drove through a yellow light.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 01:24:54 GMT

Jacket and sweater weather arrive
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With temperatures dipping into the 40s, a lot of South Floridians are looking in their closets to see if they have something to wear to ward off the chill. The owner of Boomerang Consignments in Port St. Lucie says they've been swamped the past few weeks with people looking for cold weather gear.
Tue, 18 Nov 2014 22:17:52 GMT