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Local 10

Florida Keys burglary suspects found hiding in reclined car seats, deputies say
Local 10
A Jupiter couple is accused of burglarizing a Florida Keys home, stealing jewelry and four Rolex watches. Keith Knespler, 28, and Stacey Legate, 26, were arrested Thursday on charges of burglary and grand theft. An Islamorada man told Monroe County ...

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:34:08 GMT


New York Times

A Mosquito Solution (More Mosquitoes) Raises Heat in Florida Keys
New York Times
In this bite-size community near Key West, like so many other mosquito-plagued spots up and down the Florida Keys, residents long ago made peace with insecticides dropped into town by planes or rumbling by on trucks. Cans of Off are offered at outdoor ...


Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:08:24 GMT


Florida Keys sets a record for cold Feb. 20
MiamiHerald.com
The Florida Keys may not be facing sub-zero temperatures like the northeast but Thursday and Friday, longtime residents felt like they were. Key West had a record low for the city for Feb. 20 at 6 a.m. when weather instruments at Key West International ...

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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 20:20:26 GMT


USA TODAY

Ithaca: Visit Florida Keys instead because of 'ridiculously stupid winter'
USA TODAY
It's so cold in upstate New York that the area's own visitors bureau is encouraging prospective visitors to head to the Florida Keys instead. Loading… Post to Facebook. Ithaca: Visit Florida Keys instead because of 'ridiculously stupid winter' It's so ...
Ithaca redirects visitors to Florida Keys' website insteadNew York Daily News
Ithaca Website “Surrenders” To Cold, Recommends Going To Florida Keys InsteadCBS Local
'Winter, You Win': Ithaca Tourism Bureau Urges Travelers To Visit The Florida ...Huffington Post
Northwest Herald -WCTV
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 23:44:07 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Man, dog killed in head-on crash on Seven Mile Bridge in Florida Keys
MiamiHerald.com
UPDATE: The driver who died was Wedner Saint Louis, 25, from Miami. His passenger, Chetna Saini, 26, from California remained in critical condition Thursday morning at Ryder Trauma Center in Miami. The Fraundorfers were in stable condition at ...
Man killed in Seven Mile Bridge crash was a Miami residentFlorida Keys Keynoter
One dead in 7 Mile Bridge crashKeysNews.com (registration)

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:45:50 GMT


WTXL ABC 27

Lakeland woman dies during weekend dive trip to Florida Keys
WFLA
A weekend diving trip in the Florida Keys turned deadly for Andrea Moody of Lakeland. Lakeland Dive School. LAKELAND, FL (WFLA) -. A weekend diving trip in the Florida Keys turned deadly for a Lakeland woman. It's believed she panicked before going ...
Panicking Florida woman dies during Keys diving tripMiamiHerald.com
Florida briefs: Woman dies while on dive trip in Florida KeysSt. Augustine Record
Woman Dies While on Dive Trip in the Florida KeysWTXL ABC 27

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 20:30:17 GMT


Invasive lionfish meet their match in Florida Keys
Washington Post
February 25, 2015 3:06 PM EST - A new program aims to stamp out the venomous lionfish, which are wreaking havoc on Caribbean reef ecosystems. (Reuters). RELATED LINKS. STORY: Aggressive lionfish invade non-native waters. Eat them. February 25 ...


Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:11:13 GMT


WCVB Boston

Monday, February 16: Florida Keys
WCVB Boston
Suffering from winter sickness? Shayna Seymour found a cure – in the Florida Keys. Tonight she takes us to Key West, where she finds plenty of diversions on Duval Street, discovers why Ernest Hemingway made the city his second home, and digs into the ...


Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:56:06 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Florida Keys: Hands down, we're better than Ithaca
The Ithaca Voice
After the story, the editors of the Ithaca Voice and the Florida Keys Keynoter agreed to a *friendly* competition to determine the following question: “Which is the better place to live, Upstate New York or South Florida?” We've each outlined our ...
Upstate New York has nothing on the beautiful KeysFlorida Keys Keynoter

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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 16:51:48 GMT


"Mutant mosquitoes" may stop spread of deadly diseases in Florida Keys
CBS News
Look out, mutants are coming to the Florida Keys. Mutant mosquitoes, that is. Millions of them. At least that's the plan being considered by federal health officials to head off dengue fever and chikungunya -- two deadly, mosquito-borne diseases. A ...
Millions of mutant mosquitos to be released in the Florida KeysSMN Weekly

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Sun, 01 Feb 2015 02:47:18 GMT


Charlotte Observer

Florida Keys: A quick, easy drive down U.S. 1 to semi-exotic string of islands
Charlotte Observer
So we opted for a destination that required no passports or major plane time: the 1,700 sun-swept islands that make up the Florida Keys – or at least a select few. The popular legend of the Keys is colored by pirates, Humphrey Bogart tangling with ...


Fri, 20 Feb 2015 22:38:55 GMT


Local 10

Search continues for person who slashed Florida Keys pelicans
Local 10
LAURIE, BACK TO YOU. Laurie Jennings: MICHAEL, THANK YOU. Calvin Hughes: NEW AT 6:00 NOW THE SEARCH CONTINUES FOR A SERIAL SLASHER ATTACKING PROTECTED PELICANS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS. Laurie Jennings: IT'S A CRIME ...
Florida Keys pelican slasher still on the loose; federal investigators join ...Bradenton Herald
Worker rescues injured bird from buzzardsKeysNews.com (registration)

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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 23:46:31 GMT


Florida Keys: Sunset Cruise
WCVB Boston
WHEN THE SUN BEGINS TO DROP IN KEY WEST, THE SUNSET CELEBRATION GOES INTO FULL SWING. HERE IN MALLORY SQUARE, CROWDS GATHER TO SOAK IN THE VIEWS AND ENTERTAINMENT. ANOTHER WAY TO WATCH THE SUN SINK ...


Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:17:49 GMT


Palm Beach Post

Frozen? Head to the Florida Keys
Palm Beach Post
Busker Will Soto walks a tightrope at the sunset celebration in Key West, Fla. The sunset celebration at Mallory Square is a daily ritual for visitors to this subtropical island at the bottom of the Florida Keys island chain. Photo by Bob Krist/Florida ...
NY tourism site that urged visitors to go to Florida crashesNBC4i.com

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:00:49 GMT


Florida Keys: Native Creatures
WCVB Boston
CAN YOU FIND WILDLIFE ON KEY WEST DUVAL STREET OR IN MALLORY SQUARE AT SUNSET, AS SHAYNA WILL SHOW US IN A BIT. FIRST SHE'S OFF TO THAT SEVEN-MILE BRIDGE AND A TRIP OUT OF TOWN TO SEE SOME OF THE KEYS' ...


Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:17:49 GMT


Florida Keys: Key West
WCVB Boston
THIS IS "CHRONICLE," ON WCVB CHANNEL 5. IT'S GOING TO LIVE AND LET LIVE ATTITUDE. IT'S WHERE THE WEIRD GO PRO. THE HOME OF A LITERARY LEGEND. HE NEVER WENT THIRSTY, HE LOVED THE OPPOSITE SEX. AND LOTS OF GOOD ...

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:36:18 GMT


Palm Beach Post

Head to Island Fest for art, vintage cars and cooking contest
Palm Beach Post
The 24th annual Florida Keys Island Fest, an arts and crafts show in Islamorada March 28-29, features food, a vintage car show, kids activities, music and more than 100 artists whose work includes paintings, sculptures, jewelry and fine crafts. Kids ...


Thu, 26 Feb 2015 23:12:10 GMT


Florida Keys waste headed toward 'gasification'
MiamiHerald.com
Energy 3 is pursuing efforts to build an innovative gasification plant in South Miami-Dade to convert Florida Keys yard waste into a synthetic fuel used by power plants. The plant will not be operational for more than 2 1/2 years. Commissioners have ...


Sun, 22 Feb 2015 20:30:30 GMT


HLNtv.com

This ex-'View' host is selling her Florida Keys home
HLNtv.com
This time, it's a large Florida Keys house that comes with 100 feet of private beach. According to Zillow, the TV host has listed the 4,648-square-foot home for $5.75 million. With four bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, the beachfront house has ...


Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:20:54 GMT


WCTV

Canadian Man Dies After Scuba Diving in Fla. Keys
NBC 6 South Florida
An autopsy is pending for a Canadian man who died after scuba diving in the Florida Keys. The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says 58-year-old James Leek of Ontario, Canada, died after diving at French Reef in the waters off Key Largo. Sheriff's office ...
Keys visitor from Canada dies during offshore diveLocal 10

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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 16:54:22 GMT

Key West News



New York Daily News

Many of Key West's charms lie outside tourist-heavy Duval St
New York Daily News
Watching a spectacular sunset from the pier is a Key West ritual, with street performers Historic Tours of America Watching a spectacular sunset from the pier is a Key West ritual, with street performers and musicians providing local color as the sky ...


Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:03:00 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Key West dominates island rival Hurricanes
Florida Keys Keynoter
Coral Shores High scored first in Tuesday's game against local rival Key West High but the Conchs did all the scoring from there. Key West starter Brandon Presley, a lanky left-hander, tossed a two-hitter with six strikeouts through four innings as the ...

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:02:15 GMT


CBS News

Fla. men busted after "butt-dial" details burglary plan
CBS News
MIAMI, Fla. - Done in by the "butt dial." Two men were arrested in Key West after they accidentally called their boss while they were allegedly discussing plans to steal and sell construction equipment from their employer, reports CBS Miami. David ...
Construction workers' butt-dial to boss rats them out for jobsite burglaryEquipment World Magazine

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 13:23:29 GMT


Tell Key West commissioners what you think about Fantasy Fest
Florida Keys Keynoter
The Key West Fest Friends have been meeting regularly since Oct. 30 in reference to the evolution of Fantasy Fest. The Tourist Development Association will be presenting to the Key West City Commission on March 3 and would like to invite the community ...


Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:02:15 GMT


Syracuse.com

Ithaca vs. Key West: Friendly feud between cities develops after tourism ...
Syracuse.com
A message on the Ithaca tourism website that told people to avoid the brutal cold and "go to Key West instead" garnered nationwide attention last week. While many people found the message humorous, the stunt angered ski resort operators who were afraid ...
Debate ramps up on release of genetically engineered mosquitoes in Key WestGenetic Literacy Project
TRAVEL: On the road to Key West… and back againHemel Gazette
NY Tourism Website Encourages Readers to Go to FloridaEDGE Boston

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:37:45 GMT


Forbes

Key West: America's Hottest New Luxury Destination for 2015
Forbes
Arguably no other destination in America exudes the exotic, off-the-grid allure of Key West in the Florida Keys. Since its discovery in 1513 by Ponce de León, who claimed the island, along with the rest of Florida, for Spain, it's been revered for its ...
MS Bike's Breakaway to Key Largo is set for March 7-8Examiner.com

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:08:45 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Trolleys Friday night to shuttle theatergoers to Tennessee Williams for Key ...
MiamiHerald.com
Key West - don't forget that the highly anticipated Key West Business Guild's presentation of Key West Follies performs Friday, February 27 at the Tennessee Williams Theatre at 8 p.m. Director Rick Dery has assembled an all-star local cast to star in ...


Fri, 27 Feb 2015 19:07:18 GMT


CBS Local

Diana Nyad Stages Show in Key West About Cuba-To-Keys Swim
CBS Local
Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad “swims” Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, during her one-woman play that re-creates her 111-mile Cuba-to-Key West swim in a Key West, Fla., theater near the beach where she concluded the record-setting feat in September 2013.
Diana Nyad Stages Show in Key West About Epic Swim (Video)Swimming World Magazine
Diana Nyad re-creates Cuba-Key West swim in playMyFoxOrlando.com
Diana Nyad Swim Becomes Theater PlayOutside Magazine
Fresno Bee
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 15:44:25 GMT


Tropical Vibes: South Seas-Inspired Polynesia Lists for $1.9M in Key West
Realtor.com News
Key West itself has undergone a transformation in recent years, from a tourist destination to a place people call home. “People are retiring in Key West, because the cultural scene has continued to grow,” Mayberry said. Buyers are attracted to the city ...


Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:55:04 GMT


New York Times

In Key West, a Taste of Cuban Coffee Culture
New York Times
We were sitting on benches, my new coffee mate, Anthony, and I. Side by side, half-listening to the baritone rumble of washers and dryers in the laundromat behind us, we watched the cars on Key West's busy White Street glide by as the island slowly ...


Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:53:26 GMT


WLRN

Key West Cops Get Body Cams Courtesy Of Sheriff's Office
WLRN
It was like Christmas in February at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Friday, with Sheriff Rick Ramsay in the role of Santa Claus for fellow law enforcement agencies. The Sheriff's Office bought $164,000 worth of equipment, using the fees it receives ...
Sheriff doles out top-end gearKeysNews.com (registration)

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:45:47 GMT


Ithaca Journal

Plug for Key West boosts Ithaca tourist interest
Ithaca Journal
Who would have thought a little honesty would generate so much publicity? Well, Bruce Stoff for one. The director of the Ithaca-Tompkins County Convention and Visitors Bureau had figured the tourism-promotion agency would get some interest from the ...
Ithaca's tourism website invites visitors to 'go to Key West instead'Syracuse.com
Ithaca, NY tourism office: For now, go to Key West insteadMiamiHerald.com
Ithaca: Visit Florida Keys instead because of 'ridiculously stupid winter'USA TODAY
TBO.com -The Consumerist -TWC News
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:35:12 GMT


Key West mayor wants local minimum-wage law
Florida Keys Keynoter
The feasibility of a minimum living wage in the Southernmost City will come before a vote at Tuesday's Key West City Commission meeting at Old City Hall. Sponsored by Mayor Craig Cates, the resolution calls for the city manager and city attorney to ...
City to revisit Sanctuary issueKeysNews.com (registration)

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 19:02:00 GMT


KeysNet

Chicago's restaurant opens in Key West
KeysNet
Chicago's co-owner Ben Richmond did not want his first Key West venture to start with an S. Predecessors to his Chicago-oriented restaurant at 610 Greene St. included the Shameless Lounge, the Solo American Bistro and Brooklyn Boyz. "We decided that ...


Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:41:13 GMT


Florida Keys: Key West
WCVB Boston
THIS IS "CHRONICLE," ON WCVB CHANNEL 5. IT'S GOING TO LIVE AND LET LIVE ATTITUDE. IT'S WHERE THE WEIRD GO PRO. THE HOME OF A LITERARY LEGEND. HE NEVER WENT THIRSTY, HE LOVED THE OPPOSITE SEX. AND LOTS OF GOOD ...

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:36:18 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

South Florida's first community fish market to open in Key West
MiamiHerald.com
“The real celebration is the celebration by the fishermen,” said Chris Holland, a Dock to Dish Key West co-founder and owner of Ibis Bay Waterfront Resort, home to seafood restaurant The Stoned Crab. “They now have this new outlet that respects what ...


Fri, 06 Feb 2015 16:59:05 GMT


Florida Keys: Key West Characters
WCVB Boston
KEY WEST RESTAURANTS PRIDE THEMSELVES ON FRESH SEAFOOD COOKED SIMPLY. BLUE HEAVEN IS AS KEY WEST AS IT GETS. HERE CHICK EXPENS STRAY CATS ROME, AS LIVE MUSIC FILLS THE AIR. DINERS SIT UNDER CANOPIES OF ...


Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:26:37 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Ks keep coming for Key West's Veliz
Florida Keys Keynoter
With junior Greg Veliz and senior Andrew Freeman combining for a shutout for the second consecutive week, the Key West High baseball team defeated Merritt Island, 6-0, Saturday night to complete a weekend sweep at Rex Weech Field. The Conchs won ...


Wed, 25 Feb 2015 14:50:35 GMT


Key West police oversight board wants medical records, testimony in Taser case
Florida Keys Keynoter
The 2011 case of a man Tased by Key West police officer Mark Siracuse was continued by Key West's Citizen Review Board, which reviews police-related complaints, at its meeting Monday at Old City Hall. The board voted to reach out to two paramedics ...


Wed, 25 Feb 2015 15:00:50 GMT


Key West softball sweeps two from Pace
Florida Keys Keynoter
In the past 10 years, a Key West High softball victory over perennial Miami-area power Monsignor Pace was a rarity. But on Saturday in Opa-locka, the Conchs swept a double-header from the previously undefeated Spartans, 11-0 and 8-1. Pace came into the ...


Wed, 25 Feb 2015 13:08:26 GMT


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