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oh keechoh bee

  • n  a lake in southeast Florida to the north of the Everglades
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  • Okeechobee patio store blaze caused by employee who used lighter to remove wrapping
    The blaze that destroyed Sunniland Patio Furniture on Okeechobee Boulevard on June 12 was accidental, caused by an employee who used a lighter to remove the plastic wrapping on a spa, but instead ignited the cardboard frame of the spa.
    June 18, 2013 - The Palm Beach Post
  • Okeechobee County man found shot to death
    Deputies are investigating after an Okeechobee County man was found shot to death during the weekend. The body of Antoine Hill, 28, was discovered by Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office deputies Saturday night in the 1400 block of Northeast Seventh Street. "This incident has been under investigation since our deputies arrived on the scene, and this investigation will continue until the person or ...
    June 17, 2013 - WPBF Palm Beach
  • Baseball: Okeechobee grad inks deal with Tigers
    Okeechobee grad signs $2 million deal
    June 15, 2013 - Indian River Press Journal

  • Arthur M Schlesinger Jr in CounterPunch
    In The Almanac of American History, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. wrote: "Fighting in the Second Seminole War, General Zachary Taylor defeats a group of Seminoles at Okeechobee Swamp, Florida."
  • Charlie Crist in Vero Beach Press-Journal (subscription)
    The health of Lake Okeechobee and the coastal estuaries is of great importance to Florida's economy and quality of life,Crist said. "I believe we have a unique opportunity to bring about long-term protection for the northern Everglades,...
  • Tim Mahoney in Washington Post
    No one's jumping up and down in Okeechobee, Florida, saying we've got a perfect ticket,agreed Rep. Tim Mahoney (Fla.), a moderate, unaffiliated Democrat in a swing district. "If you're a Barack Obama, you're going to have to figure out how...

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