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BREVARD COUNTY ― Shellfish are essential to helping restore and maintain waterways. Oyster and mussels, for example, provide a filtration system that helps remove and filter nutrients that could cause harmful algae blooms and other contaminants.

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BREVARD COUNTY - There are fewer than 100 days until the 2021 Atlantic basin hurricane season begins again and recently published data suggests that what is considered "climate normal" storm activity in the Atlantic basin needs to be redefined.

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BREVARD COUNTY: In accordance with President Biden’s Jan. 28 Executive Order, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the HealthCare.gov platform for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) within the Health Insurance Marketplace®.

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BREVARD COUNTY - A new bill has been introduced in the Florida State Legislature that would provide for the removal or relocation of derelict boats that pose a risk to navigation and public safety.

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CAPE CANAVERAL - The Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex will hold another "Virtual Camp" this spring. Four 3-day camp sessions are planned and registration is now open.

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BREVARD COUNTY — Seniors feeling frustrated with the online registration process for the Covid-19 vaccine can breathe a sigh of relief – One Senior Place is here to help.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― Mars rover "Perseverance" touched down successfully on the Red Planet at 3:55 EST on Feb. 18. This comes six months after its departure from the Space Coast and signifies the completion of its 129.42 million mile journey to the Red Planet.

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BREVARD COUNTY: Three Brevard County cities, grouped together, have collectively been ranked the second best performing metropolitan area in the nation, according to a new report from the Milken Institute.

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BREVARD COUNTY: Brevard County Commissioner John Tobia has proposed a County policy to require Brevard County employees who are first responders to get the COVID-19 vaccination to protect the public, and themselves.

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FLORIDA - Attorney General Ashley Moody has issued a Consumer Alert to warn Floridians about COVID-19 vaccination scams.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― As communities across the country celebrate Black History Month, Hometown News would like to share the story of civil rights pioneers, educators and leaders, Harry and Harriette Moore.

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BREVARD COUNTY: In accordance with President Biden’s Jan. 28 Executive Order, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has opened the HealthCare.gov platform for a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) within the Health Insurance Marketplace®.

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FLORIDA ― In the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic is another threat, both invisible and growing in size. Opioid abuse has been an ongoing and prevalent issue in the United States for years, with overdoses and death creating an epidemic in healthcare.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Love is in the air during the month of February but beware of online scammers who want your money, not your heart.

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FLORIDA - The Florida Chamber of Commerce and Veterans Florida have announced the launch of the Florida SkillBridge coalition. The coalition includes industry partners who have committed to providing assistance to transitioning servicemembers into Florida’s growing workforce.

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FLORIDA – The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) is conducting a program aimed at educating hemp growers in the state.

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BREVARD COUNTY - A national COVID-19 vaccine finder, has expanded its live coverage to the State of Florida.

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FLORIDA - People often use these terms interchangeably, but they are not synonyms. A heart attack is when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and sudden cardiac arrest is when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. A heart attack is a “circulation” problem and sudden…

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FLORIDA - The Florida Chamber of Commerce and Veterans Florida have announced the launch of the Florida SkillBridge coalition. The coalition includes industry partners who have committed to providing assistance to transitioning servicemembers into Florida’s growing workforce.

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FLORIDA - A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease. It’s not as hard as you may think! Remember, it's the overall pattern of your choices that counts. Make the simple steps below part of your life for long-term benefits to your health and your heart.

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BREVARD COUNTY ― COVID-19 brought with it many new activities during shutdowns. With many restricted to their homes, the popularity of indoor gardening grew.

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BREVARD COUNTY — There really is no place like home, but did you know that families and individuals in our county are at risk of losing their homes, paying as much as 50% to 80% of their income on housing?

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STATEWIDE – The State of Florida has secured $40-million dollars from McKinsey & Company for its role in fueling the deadly opioid epidemic through its marketing collaboration with Purdue Pharma, the maker of oxycontin.

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STATEWIDE - Attorney General Ashley Moody is warning Florida residents not to post their COVID-19 vaccination cards on social media because the information on the card could be used by scammers to hack online accounts and commit identity fraud.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Brevard County residents who take environmentally friendly steps to help protect the Indian River Lagoon can now get discounts from local businesses under The Lagoon Loyal program.

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BREVARD COUNTY – As part of its acclaimed music education program The Brevard Symphony Orchestra this year has recorded a program of music for 5th grade students in Brevard and Indian River Counties.

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STATEWIDE ― The University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) has developed a free program for couples in any stage of a relationship.

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BREVARD COUNTY — The county’s sweetest event is yet another victim of Covid-19 cancellations, as the Zonta Club of Melbourne decided to cancel this year’s festivities.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Florida Tech bachelor’s degree programs in business and psychology have been ranked among the nation’s best according to a new U.S. News & World Report which ranked the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in 2021.

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BREVARD COUNTY - Bring your pet out to the Riverfront Park in Historic Cocoa Village on Sunday Feb. 28.  The Cocoa-Brevard Humane Society is holding its 15th annual Mardi Gras Paws in the Park.