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BREVARD COUNTY - Recycle Brevard will host a discussion course, Reconnecting with Earth, during evening hours to accommodate our working friends.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Brevard Public Schools (BPS) and the Brevard Federation of Teachers (BFT) announced their commitment towards working together to explore all possible avenues for increasing teacher pay. Both parties agree that the 2018-19 bargaining sessions were difficult and stressed the i…

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BREVARD COUNTY – Port Canaveral is giving local students the opportunity to become young ambassadors for the upcoming 2019-20 school year. The Canaveral Port Authority Board of Commissioners’ Junior Ambassador Program will enable students at nine public high schools and two private high scho…

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BREVARD COUNTY ― As summer draws to an end, teachers are gearing up to return to their classrooms and students are, albeit resignedly, approaching the start of the fall school year.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled on July 8 that the Brevard County Commissioners’ policy of using religious beliefs to determine who can offer invocations at public meetings is unconstitutional, discriminatory and a violation of religious freedom.

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BREVARD COUNTY — When it comes to home improvements, having the right information and supplies can make a project feel less overwhelming.

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BREVARD COUNTY – Students in Brevard Public Schools performed better than state averages on critical subjects in 2019, according to just-released data from the Florida State Assessment (FSA) and end-of-course exams.

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Oveido’s Tracie Brown creates 3D glass display boxes and wall art using shells, sand, glass, resin and sculpture.

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BREVARD COUNTY — June 27 commemorates National HIV Testing Day. First observed in 1995, NHTD is meant to encourage people to be aware of their HIV status so that they can take control of their health. This year’s theme, “Doing It My Way,” highlighted how and why people make testing a part of…

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Melbourne Municipal Band’s Summer Youth Band teacher Anne Adams sits with two young students.

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Dr. Cole Waggener poses with his wife, Stephanie, and daughter, Anya, at his practice in Merritt Island.

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VIERA – The highly anticipated opening date of the new ramps that give motorists full access to and from Interstate 95 (I-95) at Exit 193/Viera Boulevard, as well as continued use of the new diverging diamond interchange, will take place on July 1.

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BREVARD COUNTY – Brevard County Legal Aid received a donation of $6,000 in June from The Balda Family Foundation. The donation is in support of Brevard County Legal Aid’s Children’s Legal Advocacy Project (also known as CLAP). CLAP assists foster care children, including those who are aging …

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Editors note: This is the seventh part of ongoing coverage regarding Brevard County school teachers and their fight for better pay and classroom conditions.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Supervisor of Elections Lori Scott and her staff presented a $3,022 check Monday, June 10 to United Way/Project Hunger for the Feed & Read summer program. The check represents donations received from Supervisor Scott’s 10th Annual Vote to End Childhood Hunger Bake Sale &…

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TITUSVILLE – Summer is known as a time for taking vacations, but for county residents interested in a European river cruise, now could instead be an opportune time to plan one.

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BREVARD COUNTY – The Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast (EDC) announced today that Boeing is relocating the headquarters of its Space and Launch division to Titusville, on Florida’s revitalized Space Coast.

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BREVARD COUNTY — We’ve all seen the “don’t text and drive” campaigns, but how many of us actually drive hands-free? Well, starting on July 1, police officers will have the right to pull over drivers for texting and driving.

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BREVARD COUNTY — In an effort to keep student-athletes heart health in check, Brevard Public Schools recently announced a new policy in the making that would require electrocardiogram testing prior to winter sports.

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BREVARD COUNTY – In celebration of National Emergency Medical Service (EMS) week, Steward Health Care System held the “EMS Stewards of the Community” award ceremony on May 22.

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BREVARD COUNTY — In a world where the number of Instagram followers or the latest Snapchat gossip seems to matter most to teenage girls, one program is working to bring etiquette back in style.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― May is National Pet Month and to celebrate, the Brevard Humane Society is encouraging residents to show them just how picture “purr-fect” their pets can be with their annual “Best Pets of Brevard” Calendar Photo Contest.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― We sometimes fail to acknowledge there are many social issues that allow older members of society to be abused or neglected. Our older people are vital, contributing members of American society and their maltreatment diminishes all of us. We have confronted and addressed man…

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STATEWIDE ― June marks the start of hurricane season and a time for Floridians to stock up on qualifying disaster preparedness supplies exempt from sales tax. Passed by the Florida Legislature and signed into law by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, the 2019 Disaster Preparedness Sales Tax Holi…

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BREVARD COUNTY — Teaching is sometimes an under-appreciated career. We look to our educational systems to prepare young minds for the future, and to make a difference in our world.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― The story of Bocas is the story of a supernatural spirit of vengeance, a fallen angel who walks the Earth righting wrongs and punishing those who act above both the laws of man and God.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Special Magistrate Tom Young has recommended the Brevard County School District to increase teacher pay. The recommendation became official on May 17. Teachers in Brevard have been awaiting the recommendation since salary negotiations reached an impasse in December of 2018.

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MELBOURNE – On Monday, May 6, the United Nations released a report stating that 1 million of the planet’s plant and animal species are at risk of extinction.

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BREVARD COUNTY - In an effort to bring continued awareness to breast cancer, Bealls is pleased to announce the limited edition “Pink Power” tumbler in partnership with Florida-based artist, Leoma Lovegrove. Inspired by her personal story and strength as a breast cancer survivor, this special…

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BREVARD – Sticking to physical activity can be a challenge for anyone – especially with today’s electronic distractions and modern-day conveniences. With 40.3% of Brevard children classified as overweight, inspiring them to be active is even more important.

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BREVARD COUNTY - The Public Safety Institute at Eastern Florida State College is actively recruiting for its upcoming Emergency Medical Technician and Paramedic programs.

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