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Hedge Fund Billionaire Paul Tudor Jones II Selling Florida Keys Mansion
Realtor.com News
Paul Tudor Jones II, billionaire founder of Tudor Investment Corp., has listed his opulent beachfront mansion in the Florida Keys. Needless to say, high finance has been very, very good to Jones. Forbes ranked him as the 18th-highest-earning hedge fund ...

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:11:24 GMT


Florida Keys Get 10-Digit Dialing, Like It Or Not
The Florida Keys like to consider themselves as a place apart from mainland South Florida. But starting this weekend, life on the island chain will be just like Miami-Dade in one way. Keys business and tourism leaders fought against 10-digit dialing ...

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:40:26 GMT

Hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones is selling his other waterfront Florida ...
Business Insider
Legendary hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones II just listed his stunning Florida Keys home for $14.5 million, Realtor.com reports. Earlier this month, the Palm Beach Daily News reported that Tudor Jones purchased Casa Apava, a waterfront estate in ...

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:38:23 GMT

Realty Today

Paul Tudor Jones II Net Worth: Billionaire Lists Florida Keys Estate at $14.5M
Realty Today
Wrapped in the warmth and sunshine of Southern Florida, the home boasts a tropical ambiance, which easily welcomes any visitor to a wonderful retreat just by staying there for a while. The Florida Keys home sits on a 6.5 acres of land that offers you ...

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:22:48 GMT

Local 10

Squirrel Hill man, 51, dies while scuba diving in Florida
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Libby Licht said she spoke with Andrei Kukushkin two hours before he was set to go scuba diving in the Florida Keys with some friends on Monday. “He was very excited about the day,” she said of her husband, 51, of Squirrel Hill. She later received a ...
Autopsy pending in Florida Keys for Pittsburgh scuba diverWFMJ

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 06:16:46 GMT

Two get federal time for illegally taking Florida Keys marine life
Florida Keys Keynoter
Selling live rock taken from Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary waters sent two marine-life dealers to federal prison Tuesday. Broward County residents Robert V. Kelton, 60, from Hollywood and Bruce Brande, 59, of Cooper City were sentenced Tuesday ...

Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:20:59 GMT

VMA-223 conducts air-to-air training above Florida Keys
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
150325-N-YB753-242 KEY WEST, Fla. (March 25, 2015) An AV-8B Harrier assigned to the Bulldogs of Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 223 flies above Boca Chica Field. Naval Air Station Key West is a state-of-the-art facility for air-to-air combat fighter ...

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 17:42:29 GMT

Local 10

34th Seven Mile Bridge Run closes Keys' longest span Saturday morning
Miami Herald
After it reopens, it might take up to an hour for traffic to resume regular flow. Online race registration opened Feb. 12 for Florida Keys residents only, with about 600 signing up. General registration was five days later and the 1,500 slots sold out ...
Seven Mile Bridge to close for race this weekendSan Antonio Express-News

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:56:30 GMT

Chicago Tribune

Schaumburg man who died snorkeling in Florida remembered for love of life
Chicago Tribune
Larry Coltrin, center, died while snorkeling in Florida. He is pictured with his children Kim (Coltrin) Porter (left) and Chris Coltrin (right). Larry Coltrin, center, died while snorkeling in Florida. He is pictured with his children Kim (Coltrin ...
3 people die while snorkeling in Florida KeysLocal 10
Metro East woman among 3 dead in snorkeling incidents in Florida KeysSTLtoday.com
2 Illinois Residents Among 3 Who Died Snorkeling In Florida KeysCBS Local

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 19:13:30 GMT


Divers hunt for treasure in the Florida Keys
It was one of the greatest treasure finds in history: almost 30 years ago, treasure hunters discovered $400 million worth of gold and silver off the coast of Florida from a sunken Spanish Galleon, the Atocha. diver. But, according to records, even more ...

Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:34:45 GMT

Annette Taddeo says she'll establish 'residence' in Florida Keys
Miami Herald (blog)
In addition to moving into the congressional district she wants to represent, Democrat Annette Taddeo said she plans to establish a "residence" of some sort in the Florida Keys. Taddeo indicated to the Keys' US1 Radio this week that she might move to ...

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 16:26:41 GMT

Los Angeles Times

In 'Bloodline,' dark business is afoot in the sunny Florida Keys
Los Angeles Times
The setting this time is the Florida Keys and a family called the Rayburns, appropriate to the sunny setting. (Sunny but, you know, dark.) We are invited for an instant to regard them as privileged and powerful and beautiful and happy, none of which ...
Interview: 'Bloodline' creators talk casting and their new Netflix homeHitFix
Ben Mendelsohn on Bloodline, Playing the Black Sheep, and the Heat of the ...Vulture
Dark Family Dysfunction in the Florida Keys in Netflix 's New Series 'Bloodline'BlogHer (blog)
Washington Post -Headlines & Global News -Yahoo News
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:17:42 GMT

gulflive.com (blog)

George County deploys spike strips to stop Kentucky duo headed to Florida ...
gulflive.com (blog)
Troy Ray Taylor, age 29, of Gordon Hill Pike Road in Corbin, Kentucky, and Sabrina Kay Mahan, age 27, of Sam Parker Road in Gray, Kentucky, were headed toward the Florida keys. The drivers of the vehicle had taken a path south and gone through ...
Spike strips bring two-state chase to an end in George Co.WLOX

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:46:03 GMT


Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Goes Overboard Near Florida Keys
Rescuers were searching early Monday for a cruise-ship passenger who went overboard near the Florida Keys, according to the Coast Guard and cruise company. Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss said that the Coast Guard was notified late Sunday that a male ...
Royal Caribbean cruise passenger goes overboard in Florida KeysMiamiHerald.com
Cruise passenger goes overboard in the Florida KeysWPTV.com
Florida Keys Passenger Overboard: Ship, Coast Guard Search for ManNewsmax
wflx -Sun Sentinel
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:07:25 GMT


Netflix's Latest Binge-Worthy Show, Bloodline, Was Filmed in The Florida Keys
Binging on the best new TV shows isn't just a great way to spend a weekend, it's also a way to find your next vacation destination. Netflix's latest binge-worthy drama Bloodline, starring Kyle Chandler, Linda Cardellini, Sissy Spacek, and Ben ...

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 19:57:19 GMT


Florida Keys Hope To Add New Weapon In War Against Mosquitoes: Genetic ...
In the fight against mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, domestic inspector Carrie Atwood has a few indispensable tools. She carries a dipper — essentially, a plastic cup at the end of a stick. She has a flashlight for looking into the backs of plants and ...

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 18:48:27 GMT

In the bar-happy Keys, DUIs decrease
Florida Keys Keynoter
The stigma associated with driving under the influence may have something to do with decreased drunk-driving arrests in the Florida Keys. "The impact is so much more paramount than it was in the past," Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay said. "Maybe ...

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Sat, 04 Apr 2015 13:46:38 GMT

Annette Taddeo skips Florida Keys radio interview, gets called out about it on air
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
The day after she launched her 2016 congressional campaign against Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo, Democrat Annette Taddeo was scheduled to give an interview to US1 Radio in the Florida Keys, which is part of Curbelo's district. The reason we know ...

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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:24:20 GMT

The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)

Baywood Hotels paid $10.5M for closed Keys resort
The Real Deal South Florida (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Florida Keys resort that recently traded hands between real estate heavyweight Peebles Corporation and Baywood Hotels was purchased for $10.5 million, according to Monroe County property records. Peebles had purchased the 80-room hotel in 2006 ...

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:32:13 GMT


Dire prediction for Florida Keys coral
Using a super computer, federal scientist Ruben van Hooidonk was able to better project coral reefs at risk for increased bleaching because of rising ocean temperatures. Among his findings: Reefs in the Dry Tortugas about 70 miles from Key West and ...
Climate Change Will Kill Florida's Coral ReefsClapway
Scientists keep ahead of coral bleaching eventKeysNews.com (registration)
Coral Reefs of Florida to Disappear by 2030 Due to Climate ChangeGuardian Liberty Voice

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Sat, 04 Apr 2015 13:10:07 GMT

Key West News

Delco News Network

Exploring Key West - Part One in Series
Delco News Network
In Key West the dead seem to speak from their graves of a world from the past. Their lives celebrated by mementos left by loved ones and words inscribed on tombstones define who they are. The Key West City Cemetery was founded in 1847 after the ...

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:57:37 GMT


Saluting the sunset in Key West
Since it was our first time to give a standing ovation to the setting sun off the coast of Key West, we weren't sure how the enthusiasm on this particular Friday night in February compared to that of every other day of the year when the Sunset ...

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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 05:09:57 GMT

Key West eighth-grader still critical after being shot with pellet gun
A Horace O'Bryant Middle School eighth-grader was in "stable but critical" on Tuesday after being accidentally shot in the chest with a pellet gun, according to Key West police spokeswoman Alyson Crean. The youth wasn't breathing when police arrived.

Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:44:18 GMT

40-mile rule change no impact to Key West vets
KeysNews.com (registration)
Late last year, officials from Miami Veterans Health System told a crowd of veterans at the Harvey Government Center in Key West that they are working to improve customer service amid mounting concerns over wait times in clinics. One of the gripes ...

Fri, 17 Apr 2015 04:23:54 GMT


Flying From Key West To Cuba And Back
Air Key West flies a weekly round-trip flight from Key West to Havana on a 10 seat plane. Ten international passengers is all the Key West International Airport can handle at a time. The airport is expanding that capacity in an effort to grow its ...

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:28:40 GMT

Florida Keys Keynoter

Get a Taste of Key West to start the week
Florida Keys Keynoter
The event takes place at the Truman Waterfront Pier overlooking Key West Harbor at the end of Southard Street. The area is to be transformed into a colorful open-air food and beverage market with booths showcasing everything from continental ...

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 13:31:50 GMT

Florida Keys Keynoter

New head of the National Weather Service in Key West has hurricane experience
Florida Keys Keynoter
The resume of the new meteorologist in charge of the National Weather Service's Key West office on White Street includes time in the Weather Service's Houston and New Orleans offices. He's worked hurricanes Ike, Isaac and Rita, and Tropical Storm Allison.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 13:48:10 GMT

New York Times

Restaurant Report: 430 Duval in Key West, Fla.
New York Times
The historic Crowne Plaza Key West La Concha, in the heart of the ever boisterous Duval Street corridor of Key West, has several claims to fame, including its prominence as the tallest building downtown. Now, following a $13 million renovation, it also ...

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 11:00:45 GMT

Key West routs Keys Gate, faces Gulliver today for title
KeysNews.com (registration)
MIAMI -- It took the Key West High School softball team a few innings to get started Wednesday afternoon against Keys Gate in the District 16-4A semifinals. But by the sixth inning, the Lady Conchs had enough runs to stop the game in a 12-0 mercy rule ...

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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 04:27:42 GMT

War is Boring

Key West Declared a Faux War on the United States in 1982
War is Boring
The people of Key West, Florida don't take kindly to bullies, especially federal bullies. When Washington blocked the only road to the mainland, the islanders formed their own nation … then caused a series of international incidents. It all started on ...

Fri, 03 Apr 2015 20:36:43 GMT

Florida Keys Keynoter

Historic Key West American Legion post likely to get state money infusion for ...
Florida Keys Keynoter
As he folded an American flag inside William Weech American Legion Post 168 on Emma Street in Key West's Bahama Village, he recalled having to watch the post's happenings, which once hosted the likes of music icons James Brown and B.B. King, from ...

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 13:27:32 GMT

CBS Local

Jimmy Buffett Performs Live Concert In Key West
CBS Local
Singer Jimmy Buffett performs a free concert at the San Carlos Institute Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Key West, Fla. Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band put on the concert as part of a contest where fans submitted a songlist they wanted to hear and about ...

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Thu, 02 Apr 2015 03:29:51 GMT

Florida Today

Florida Frontiers: Ernest Hemingway in Key West
Florida Today
“He fell in love with Key West, the lifestyle, the fishing, of course,” says Dave Gonzales, director at the Ernest Hemingway House and Museum. “He kept coming back to Key West over the next two years. He'd invite his friends from the 'Lost Generation.

Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:36:05 GMT

Seidler's pitching, hitting key West Chicago win
Chicago Daily Herald
Complete-game winning pitcher Peyton Seidler also went 2-for-3 for the victorious Wildcats (5-3, 3-1) in the Upstate Eight River. Jared Smothers went 3-for-3 while Connor Dall had 2 hits. Steve Gutowski and Jake DeLuca drove in 2 runs apiece. Order ...

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 04:20:15 GMT

At court-martial, Key West Coast Guardsman denies sexually abusing colleague
U.S. Coast Guardsman Edwin R. Angulo's face was emotionless for much of the opening of his court-martial, a military version of a civilian trial, at Coast Guard Sector Key West. In full uniform, Petty Officer 3rd Class Angulo, 26, pleaded not guilty to ...
On first day of court martial, Key West Coastie denies sexually abusing colleagueFlorida Keys Keynoter

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Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:54:46 GMT


Key West military jury acquits Coast Guardsman of sexually assaulting shipmate
An all-male jury of five U.S. Coast Guardsmen on Friday acquitted Petty Officer 3rd Class Edwin R. Angulo of two counts of sexual assault in Key West. Deliberations in the court martial, which started Tuesday, at Coast Guard Sector Key West lasted ...

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Fri, 03 Apr 2015 20:50:51 GMT


Motorcyclist hits 120 mph in Key West; says he was trying to get home to see mom
Wednesday, he remained in the Stock Island jail on $6,500 bond. Monroe County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Evan Calhoun wrote in his arrest report that Mcentee was driving 120 mph on his motorcycle — he didn't say what make or model — in Key West before ...

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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:30:47 GMT

Irish Examiner

Key West – A state unto its own
Jerusalem Post Israel News
Part of Key West's appeal lies in the fact that it defies a singular definition. Aside from its balmy climate and ocean breezes, charm factors include historic architecture, Bahamian and Cuban culture (evidenced in the cigar shops, food and music), and ...
Changes in latitude lead to changes in attitude in Key West, FloridaIrish Examiner

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 20:17:17 GMT

People Magazine

Are Khloé Kardashian and French Montana Back On?
People Magazine
The pair was spotted visiting Florida with a group of friends in early March, when they stayed at Sunset Key, a 27-acre private luxury cottage and spa resort located off of Key West. It takes seven minutes by boat from the island to get to Mallory ...
Khloe Kardashian, French Montana cozy up in MiamiUPI.com

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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:15:31 GMT


Study: Key West has the most bartenders per capita than anywhere else
CareerBuilder Senior Career Advisor Ryan Hunt said bartending, along with hotel desk clerks and fishing-related workers, are the major occupations in Key West. According to Hunt, there are about 991 bartenders in Key West, the concentration being six ...

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 15:04:25 GMT

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