Okeechobee (United States)

Type: City
Name: Okeechobee (United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 27.2439
Longitude: -80.829803
population: 5,669
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Registration begins for summer semester

For Hometown newsTREASURE COAST -- Registration is now underway for the 2014 Summer Semester at Indian River State College with a wide variety of educational opportunities to launch a career or re-train for a new direction in life.IRSC offers more than ... [Published Hometown News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Polluting of Lake Okeechobee Must End, Court Rules

Big-Ag backpumping allows pollutant-laden waters into drinking water sourcesBackpumping into Lake Okeechobee has polluted drinking water supplies. (Photo courtesy of Ronald Woan)For more than 30 years, the big lake that looks like a hole on the Florida ... [Published Earth Justice - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Federal Judge Says 'Backpumping' Into Lake Okeechobee Violates Clean Water Act

State water officials are considering appealing a recent court decision that ruled pumping agriculture water into public water supplies violates the Clean Water Act.A federal court recently ruled “backpumping” nutrient-laden water from farmlands into ... [Published WGCU Public Media - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pumping Polluted Water Into Lake Okeechobee Must Stop, Judge Rules

Tallahassee, Fla.A major decision in federal court today will put an end to government-sanctioned pollution that’s been fouling Lake Okeechobee for more than three decades.The case, first filed in 2002 by Earthjustice, challenged the practice of  “backpumping.” ... [Published Earth Justice - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

911 call released following jealousy-fueled machete attack

The 911 call that followed a brutal machete attack in Okeechobee was released Wednesday.Deputies said Jose Fonseca attacked his estranged wife, Eleden Fonseca, because he saw her with another man.AUDIO: Listen To The 911 CallThe attack happened along ... [Published WPBF - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

Deputies: Jealousy leads to machete attack on estranged wife

Jealousy may have triggered a brutal machete attack in Okeechobee County.Deputies said Jose Fonseca attacked his estranged wife, nearly cutting off her hand and ear, all because he saw her with another man.LIST: County-By-County Reported Domestic Violence ... [Published WPBF - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

DEP Hosts Meeting on Lake Okeechobee Restoration (USA)

Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection convened local stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmentalists, agricultural operators and others — to continue development of the Lake Okeechobee restoration plan ... [Published Dredging Today - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Early voting details for St. Lucie County in 2014

Attention to detail is an attribute that all of us can benefit from now and then (it is the norm for some individuals). This year (2014), is an election year, predominately known amongst politicians and political junkies as the “mid-term elections” ... [Published Examiner.com - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

St. Lucie County Government Meetings March 17

THIS WEEKMONDAYSLC Commission: Special Informal Meeting. 2 p.m. March 17. Administration Complex, 2300 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce.SLC Sea Life Habitat Improvement Project: 4 p.m. March 17. Administration Complex, 2300 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce.TUESD ... [Published TCPalm - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

Executive Planner, Updated March 10

NEW LISTINGSBAM Business Associates: A networking group of business owners in Martin County. 7:30 a.m. April 3. Allegro Senior Living, 3400 S.E. Aster Lane, Stuart. $5. RSVP: 772-545-9304; . DATED EVENTSSLC Chamber’s Fort Pierce Area Council: 4 p.m. March ... [Published TCPalm - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 08 2014 - Updated Mar 08 2014 - 1 reports

FHP seeks compact car involved in pedestrian death near Okeechobee

The Florida Highway Patrol is looking for a car involved in a fatal crash Saturday morning north of the city limits.A pedestrian was killed around 9 a.m. in the crash at U.S. Route 441 and County Road 68, near Okeechobee Golf & Country Club, said Sgt. ... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Mar 08 2014]
First reported Jan 22 2014 - Updated Jan 23 2014 - 2 reports

Renewable Energy Group Purchases Renewable Chemical Technology Developer LS9

Renewable Energy Group, Inc. today announced it hasacquired leading renewable chemical technology developer LS9, Inc. for apurchase price of up to $61.5 million, consisting of up front andearnout payments, in stock and cash. Most of the LS9 team, ... [Published American Fuels - Jan 23 2014]

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"Big sugar corporations have been illegally dumping dirty water into Lake Okeechobee for years.  They won't be able to do that anymore, thanks to this very important decision by the federal courts" said Sierra Club's Florida Staff Director, Frank Jackalone
Patrick Willi, Director of School Training Solutions, remarks, "We are excited about the expansion of counties in Florida, as word is spreading about our online training. We remain committed to providing quality education to meet the in-service needs of school districts across the U S "
The arrest report said Fonseca "saw his wife with a black man at the store. This made him feel like) less than nothing."
Michael Steinger stated, "Medina experienced bad timing with this situation and she was at the wrong place, wrong time." About : is a proven legal team whose number one goal is to get South Florida injury victims every dollar they truly deserve...

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Registration begins for summer semester [Published Hometown News - Apr 11 2014]
Polluting of Lake Okeechobee Must End, Court Rules [Published Earth Justice - Apr 09 2014]
Weekly roadwork: Treasure Coast report, April 4... [Published TCPalm - Apr 05 2014]
IRSC UPDATE: Register now for summer semester a... [Published TCPalm - Apr 02 2014]
Federal Judge Says 'Backpumping' Into Lake Okee... [Published WGCU Public Media - Apr 01 2014]
The work of the Irish [Published Florida Catholic - Apr 01 2014]
Martin County Community Calendar, updated March 31 [Published TCPalm - Mar 31 2014]
Pumping Polluted Water Into Lake Okeechobee Mus... [Published Earth Justice - Mar 28 2014]
Weekly roadwork: Treasure Coast report, March 2... [Published TCPalm - Mar 28 2014]
School Training Solutions Adds Five More Florid... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 27 2014]
911 call released following jealousy-fueled mac... [Published WPBF - Mar 26 2014]
Applebee’s offers 'egg-cellent' Easter special ... [Published TCPalm - Mar 26 2014]
Libman® Shares Customers’ Best Spring Cleaning... [Published American Banking News - Forex - Mar 26 2014]
Deputies: Jealousy leads to machete attack on e... [Published WPBF - Mar 24 2014]
USA. Hite gets 360 degree view of Seminole [Published BYM News - Mar 21 2014]
DEP Hosts Meeting on Lake Okeechobee Restoratio... [Published Dredging Today - Mar 20 2014]
Libman® Shares Customers’ Best Cleaning Methods... [Published Newswire Today - Mar 19 2014]
Fishhound.com Releases List of Top 100 Bass Wat... [Published PRWeb - Mar 18 2014]
Chilean Developer To Unveil New 185,000 SF Mixe... [Published Citybizlist - Mar 17 2014]
Early voting details for St. Lucie County in 2014 [Published Examiner.com - Mar 17 2014]
St. Lucie County Government Meetings March 17 [Published TCPalm - Mar 17 2014]
Indian River County Government Meetings March 17 [Published TCPalm - Mar 17 2014]
Martin County Community Calendar, updated March 17 [Published TCPalm - Mar 17 2014]
Executive Planner, Updated March 10 [Published TCPalm - Mar 10 2014]
FHP seeks compact car involved in pedestrian de... [Published The Palm Beach Post - Mar 08 2014]
Renewable Energy Group Purchases Renewable Chem... [Published American Fuels - Jan 23 2014]
Renewable Energy Group Enters Industrial Biotec... [Published Stockwatch - Jan 22 2014]
Shooting, Car Crash and Deadly Standoff All All... [Published PRWeb - Oct 17 2013]
“Nobel Prize for Child Advocates” Announces 201... [Published PRWeb - Sep 25 2013]
Florida Services Network.com Expands Its Busine... [Published PRWeb - Sep 07 2013]
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Renewable Energy Group Purchases Renewable Chem... [Published American Fuels - Jan 23 2014]
Renewable Energy Group, Inc. today announced it hasacquired leading renewable chemical technology developer LS9, Inc. for apurchase price of up to $61.5 million, consisting of up front andearnout payments, in stock and cash. Most of the LS9 team, ...
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