St. Lucie County

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3 Cases Of Dengue Fever In Central Florida

There aren’t any cases in South Florida but state health officials have confirmed three cases of dengue fever in central Florida.

CBS Miami–08/15/2013

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Florida Man Charged With Harassing Manatee

Admiring Florida manatees is a favorite pastime of many folks but if you get too close, you could end up behind bars.

CBS4–02/19/2013

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

Rep. West Gets Recount Of St. Lucie Early Votes Saturday

Eleven days after the Nov. 6 election, election workers in St. Lucie County begun a recount of early votes in the race between Republican U.S. Rep. Allen West and Patrick Murphy, the man who apparently unseated him.

CBS4–11/17/2012

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West Files Suit To Force Recount

Congressman Allen West said Tuesday evening he won’t give up his fight to get his seat back in Congress. West said he’s asked a Florida judge to order a recount for one county in his congressional race against Patrick Murphy.

CBS4–11/13/2012

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West Gets Slight Bump In Recount, Still Loses

In the hotly contested Florida District 18 congressional race, a partial recount Sunday in St. Lucie County gave incumbent Allen West a slight bump, but not enough to warrant a full recount or end threats of a lawsuit from his campaign.

CBS4–11/11/2012

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

West Remains Defiant, Despite New Election Results

The state of Florida says Republican Rep. Allen West lost his re-election bid by 2,442 votes. West, however, refuses to concede.

CBS4–11/10/2012

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Three Counties Challenge State Medicaid Recoup

Three Florida counties are legally challenging the state’s attempt to recoup tens of millions of dollars in unpaid Medicaid claims.

09/10/2012

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Port St. Lucie Picks Up Pieces Left By Tornado

Memorial Day festivities in Port St. Lucie were disrupted when a weak twister touched down near the Lyngate Park neighborhood.

CBS4–05/29/2012

Congressman Allen West

DeFede: Allen West’s District Move Is About Survival

Allen West has long been a Tea Party favorite. His bombastic language and fiery rhetoric – he recently said of President Obama: “I can’t stand the guy, I absolutely can’t stand the guy” – has won him the unswerving support among conservatives.

CBS4–02/01/2012

Congressman Allen West (Source: AP)

Allen West Plans To Run For Re-Election In New District

Controversial U.S. Rep. Allen West is abandoning his Broward seat when it comes time for re-election, instead opting to take his chances up north.

CBS4–01/31/2012

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