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AAA RESEARCH: ‘Miles-to-Empty’ Warning System Accuracy Varies Significantly

In-dash fuel economy displays estimate the number of miles a vehicle gets per gallon, including how many “miles to empty.” AAA tested the accuracy of these systems and found their estimates vary significantly over shorter trips or are dependent on the consistency of things that affect gas mileage like speed and acceleration. […]

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Melbourne Boardwalk Triathlon Will Cause Lane Closures on Eau Gallie, Melbourne Causeways Aug. 1

There will be some lane closures on U.S. 1 between and on Eau Gallie Causeway and Melbourne Causeway on August 1 from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. for the Melbourne Boardwalk Triathlon. […]

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Florida Attorney General Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, Local Police Arrests Home-Health Aide for Fraud

Attorney General Ashley Moody’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, with the assistance of the Fort Pierce Police Department, today arrested a St. Lucie County home-health aide for Medicaid provider fraud. […]

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Health First To Suspend All Non-Emergent Surgeries Effective Monday, Aug. 2

Due to a steadily increasing number of COVID patients arriving at its four Brevard County hospitals, Health First has made the decision to temporarily stop all non-emergency surgeries beginning Monday, August 2. […]

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State Rep. Randy Fine Thanks Gov. Ron DeSantis For Executive Order in Support of Parents Bill of Rights, Criticizes Local School Board

State Representative Randy Fine thanked Gov. Ron DeSantis for his proactive approach by signing an Executive Order to curb any potential current or future mask mandates for school aged children levied by School Boards across the state. […]

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WATCH REPLAY: Brevard Public Schools Board Discusses Possible Change in Mask Policy During Rowdy Meeting

During a more than a six-hour contentious meeting on Thursday night in Viera, the five-member Brevard Public Schools Board hashed out the controversial question: to mask students, or not to mask students when school starts next month. […]

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Melbourne Police Special Investigations Unit Agents Arrest Two Who Attempted to Solicit Sex for Cash

The Melbourne Police Department Special Investigations Unit conducted a proactive enforcement operation on Thursday targeting street-level prostitution throughout the City of Melbourne and made two arrests. […]

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Disney Announces Employees Will Be Required Take COVID-19 Vaccine, Visitors Required to Wear Masks Beginning Today

Disney has informed its employees and Cast Members that the company will require all salaried and non-union hourly employees in the U.S. working at any of the company’s sites to be fully vaccinated, the company announced Friday. […]

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Florida Port Directors Ready for Waves of Infrastructure Improvements and Revenue Recovery from Investments

Following the announcement, that $250 million is being invested in Florida’s Seaports, port directors are eager to put investments to work to shore up their port infrastructure. […]

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Robert Kevin McGinley, 72, of Melbourne, Arrested on Two Counts of Sexual Battery and Lewd Molestation

Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents arrested Robert Kevin McGinley, 72, of Melbourne, on two counts each of sexual battery and lewd or lascivious molestation. […]

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You Want the Best When it Comes to Aortic Valve Replacement – and You’ve Got It, Here in Brevard

The Health First Heart & Vascular Valve Clinic’s comprehensive team recently earned a three-star rating – the highest score possible – from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient outcomes in Aortic Valve Replacement (AVR) procedures. […]

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Melbourne Police Babcock Street Detail Targets Speeding and Aggressive Driving

Melbourne Police Department’s Traffic & Detective Units initiated Babcock Street Detail in regards to speeding and aggressive driving on Babcock Street in the area just north of Palm Bay Road in the City of Melbourne. […]

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VIDEO: Regular Commercial and Recreational Lobster Season Begins August 6

The 2021 spiny lobster has begun with the two-day recreational mini-season that started on Wednesday and ends on Thursday. The regular commercial and recreational lobster season starts on August 6 and runs through March 31, 2022. […]

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