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What Cuban Residents Think Of Getting A New Leader

WQCS Traffic and Program Specialist Juan Gualda recently returned from a visit to Cuba. He tells us about the what residents were talking about in connection with the retirement of Raul Castro.

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Congressional Hearing on Brightline/All Aboard Florida Gets Contentious

Representatives of the Treasure Coast appeared during a congressional hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on Government operations in Washington DC. The hearing was to examine the tax-exempt private activity bonds, or PAB’s obtained by Brightline and All Aboard Florida. Watch the entire hearing by clicking HERE.

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The Chronicle of Higher Education reported an unusual discovery on Monday. The founder, editor and columnist of a website that bills itself as a resource for student loan news does not exist.

When a consumer has a complaint about a bank, whether it's dealing with a mortgage or a credit card, right now there's a place to lodge that complaint online.

When it comes to the nitty, gritty details, life in antiquity was pretty stinky – in a literal sense. Without high food and personal hygienic standards, most people probably contracted an intestinal worm at some point or another, says veterinary scientist Martin Søe. "I think it's fair to say it was very, very common. In places with low hygienic standards, you still have a lot of whipworm and round worm."

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A nameless faceless serial murderer, often known as the Golden State Killer, who terrorized several California counties from 1976 until 1986, now has face and a name, officials say.

Authorities identified James Joseph DeAngelo, 72, of Citrus Heights, Calif., as the suspect Wednesday, more than four decades after the start of a crime spree consisting of about four dozen rapes and a dozen murders.

At a Sacramento press conference, officials said DeAngelo was arrested late Tuesday at his home outside the city, thanks to DNA analysis.

This is a story about how a tinted window, an oversize license plate frame and some profanity led to the resignation of a state ethics committee chairwoman for ethics violations.

It started with a traffic stop in Tenafly, N.J.

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WQCS wins “Professional Services” Award

WQCS was honored as the winner and top business in the “Professional Services” Category at the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce 33rd Annual Business & Industry Awards. The Awards recognizes the best of St. Lucie County. WQCS selection is just indicative of the professionalism and dedicated service WQCS provides everyday on-air, at the College, and in the community.

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