Fort Pierce

Fort Pierce,

city (1990 pop. 36,830), seat of St. Lucie co., SE Fla., on Indian River (a lagoon; part of the Intracoastal Waterway); settled in the 1860s around a fort; inc. 1901 as a city. With harbor and rail facilities, it is a distribution center for a cattle and farm area yielding citrus fruits and vegetables. Other industries are commercial fishing and tourism. Two bridges connect the city with its ocean beach resorts. Tales of a 16th-century Spanish galleon believed to have sunk off the coast have brought interested visitors; actual gold and silver coins and other artifacts have been found. Fort Pierce has two museums.
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It's a sharply defined series of ridges of rare Oculina varicosa coral paralleling the coast from 190 to 320 feet of water between Fort Pierce and Daytona Beach.
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En Fort Pierce solo hay otra direccion donde tambien hay ajetreo de periodistas y policias: la vivienda de Seddique Mateen, padre de Ornar, un afgano que emigro a Estados Unidos tras la invasion rusa de 1979 y que solo abrio su puerta al diario The Washington Post para expresar dolor y su version de los hechos.
Mrs Conrad's numerous accomplishments at the tax collector's office also include the 1985 expansion of the office from its single Fort Pierce location to a second office in Port St Lucie.
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It is sited along the existing FECR mainline in Fort Pierce, midway between the major urban hubs of Orlando and Miami, and a strategic tie production and dispatching point for all of the Sunshine State's growing rail operations.
The crash early Monday in Glades County, about 60 miles from the Fort Pierce church, killed eight people.
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Ryan William Waterman, 21, of Fort Pierce, posted (http://www.wptv.com/gallery/news/news_photo_gallery/photos-fort-pierce-man-charged-with-molesting-manatee) photos to Facebook that show him holding the manatee out of the water and his children sitting on the water creature.
The targeted locations are Key West, the Aventura Mall, Stuart, the Wellington Mall, Fort Pierce and Lauderhill/Sunrise, which will be part of Cellular's 50-store nationwide expansion plan this year.

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