April 26, 2015

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Report: History of Lake Okeechobee

Hurricanes in the 1920s killed thousands and changed the lake forever.

| 9/1/2007

Lake Okeechobee is called the system under siege. For the first 6,000 years of its life, the massive lake was unfettered. But that changed once developers began building nearby. Listen as Trend's Mike Vogel shares what life's been like on the lake. All is not perfect after man came.

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