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The New Daily

Netflix series in Florida Keys now has a title: 'Bloodline'
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
The long-untitled Netflix series based in the Florida Keys now has a title: "Bloodline." A 30-second trailer released Thursday by Netflix teases a premiere of March 2015. The video depicts a sleek yacht aflame under darkening skies. Series star Kyle ...
Keys Netflix series now has a title: 'Bloodline'Florida Keys Keynoter
Trailer For South Florida Netflix Show "Bloodline" ReleasedSouth Dade News Leader (subscription)
Netflix's 'Bloodline' Release Date on March 2015; Upcoming Family Drama ...Hallels
Filmoria -gulfnews.com
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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 16:58:57 GMT


Local 10

Shark repellent developed in Florida Keys praised
Local 10
The project was funded by a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant. In a recent report to Congress, NOAA officials highlighted the repellent among efforts in coastal communities to reduce the numbers of sharks caught in commercial ...
NOAA touts new pungent shark repellentTrade Only Today

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:05:45 GMT


LGBTQ Nation

Photo gallery: Fantasy Fest 2014 in Key West
MiamiHerald.com
In this Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, photo provided by the Florida Keys New Bureau, revelers dance down Duval Street in Key West, Fla., during the Fantasy Fest Parade. The parade was the highlight event of the subtropical island city's 10-day costuming and ...
Fantasy Fest comes to an end in Key WestSFGate

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:08:44 GMT


CBS Local

Stone Crab Lovers Get Crackin' In Florida Keys
CBS Local
About 40 percent of Florida's average 2.6-million-pound stone crab claw harvest comes from waters off the Florida Keys. It is also a renewable resource as fishermen harvest only legal-size claws and the crab is returned to the water to grow new ...
Florida Keys Stone Crab Eating Contest (Video)Eyes On News
Fla. Keys stone crab eating contest heldLocal 10

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:55:04 GMT


Two men accused of stealing fencing in Florida Keys
MiamiHerald.com
Two men were arrested as they were leaving Monroe County with three rolls of fencing material stolen from a construction project on Card Sound Road, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. A passing motorist saw a van parked on the shoulder of ...


Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:53:48 GMT


Family Travel to the Florida Keys for the Holidays
Huffington Post
There is a reason that so many families return year after year to Hawks Cay, a 61-acre resort on tiny Duck Key, an island at the center of the Florida Keys. This is the kind of laid back place, where you can dump your car (rental or otherwise) and ...

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:02:12 GMT


NBC 6 South Florida

Stone Crab Eating Contest Crowns Winner in Florida Keys
NBC 6 South Florida
Stone crab claws are a Florida delicacy with about 40 percent of the state's average 2.6-million-pound-harvest coming from waters off the Florida Keys. It is also a renewable resource as fishermen harvest only legal-size claws and the crab is returned ...


Sat, 18 Oct 2014 21:50:14 GMT


Local 10

World Record Attempt Begins In Florida Keys
CBS Local
KEY LARGO (CBSMiami) – Could you imagine spending two-and-half months in the same room with someone? Even if they were a relative, who you loved, it might prove difficult. Friday, two people set out to do just that, spend 73-days together underwater.
Professors to Spend 73 Days in Underwater LabThe Ledger
Professors teach from Keys underwater habitatLocal 10

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 21:19:14 GMT


Scientists perform fish surgeries, use ROV to study Florida Keys' underwater world
MiamiHerald.com
14-27, the magical two minutes captured by the ROV's video camera provided the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary with a hook to lure the public onto its social media sites. After clicking on the cute dolphins video, people also could learn more ...


Fri, 03 Oct 2014 22:58:01 GMT


KeysNet

Why Florida, and particularly the Keys, needs amendment 1
KeysNet
The variety of natural habitats in Florida is astonishing, including the Everglades, the Lake Wales Ridge and our own Florida Keys, with just these three areas alone hosting hundreds of unique species of flora and fauna. Florida's 161 state parks have ...

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:58:52 GMT


Jaunted

Help Restore Coral Reefs on Your Next Dive in the Florida Keys
Jaunted
The Coral Restoration Foundation now offers divers in the Florida Keys a unique opportunity to take action while doing something they love. CRF encourages divers of all skill levels to take action through their core outreach programs. The 1- and 2-day ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:21:48 GMT


Florida Today

Satellites will help observe Florida Keys biodiversity
Florida Today
The Florida Keys is one of four places where NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration will partner to establish a prototype system for monitoring marine biodiversity with help from satellite observations. Three demonstration ...


Fri, 10 Oct 2014 23:49:49 GMT


NBC 6 South Florida

Man Dancing Naked on Roadside Arrested in Florida Keys
NBC 6 South Florida
A 60-year-old man who was dancing in the nude on the side of a Florida Keys highway was arrested late Sunday, authorities said. Marino Sanchez was was arrested for indecent exposure after he was spotted at the entrance to the Marathon Government ...
Dancing nude man arrested in MarathonMiamiHerald.com
Man arrested after dancing naked along US 1Florida Keys Keynoter

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Mon, 13 Oct 2014 14:35:31 GMT


Exploring the underwater world of the Florida Keys
Charlotte Observer
For the first half, the science party included Sean Morton, superintendent of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, chief sanctuary scientist Scott Donahue, dive master Brett Stafford, seven scientists from the Florida Fish & Wildlife ...

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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 13:17:07 GMT


WLRN

A Rare But Iconic Florida Keys Bird Flies In For A Visit
WLRN
If there is an iconic bird for the Florida Keys, the Key West quail-dove is it. The bird was named, and painted, by John James Audubon during his 1832 visit to the island chain. "I have taken upon myself to name this species the Key West pigeon, and ...


Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:17:34 GMT


Cat Trapping Concerns in the Florida Keys; DC 'Pay-to-Play' Local Politics
GovExec.com
MONROE COUNTY, Florida: Trapping feral cats in the Florida Keys is not universally loved by local residents but many local officials insist their moves to keep the feral cat population under control are absolutely a necessity to protect natural refuges ...
Managers: Trapping program helping at refugesKeysNews.com (registration)

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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 17:55:07 GMT


WPTV

Officials defend trapping cats in Florida Keys refuges
WPTV
(AP) -- Trapping cats roaming through two federal wildlife refuges in the Florida Keys is helping native species, officials say. The cat-trapping programs at the Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge in Key Largo and the Key Deer National Wildlife ...


Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:08:56 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Tropical depression forms off Yucatan, threatens South Florida with heavy rain
MiamiHerald.com
Forecasters expect the front to stall over the Florida Keys, meaning Miami-Dade and Monroe counties are likely to get the most rain. While the 2014 hurricane season, which ends Nov. 30, has remained largely quiet in Florida, late-season storms can be ...

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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:02:49 GMT


Three Florida Keys pumpkin patches open this weekend
Florida Keys Keynoter
Pumpkin patches are set up in Tavernier, on Big Pine Key and in Key West. KEYSINFONET. It's the start of October and that means it's time in the Keys for a visit to one of our pumpkin patches to buy an orange orb or two: In the Upper Keys, Burton ...
Following the Coastal Cleanup, Big Pine beach looks greatKeysNet

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Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:54:47 GMT


Auburn Villager

Florida parks draw 27.1M visitors; Keys Overseas Heritage Trail ranked No. 1
Bradenton Herald
Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail – $113.7 million direct economic impact and 1,490,078 visitors. 2. Honeymoon Island State Park, Dunedin – $85.9 million in direct economic impact and 1,152,115 visitors. 3. Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida ...
Florida's Award-Winning State Parks and Trails Continue Record-Breaking ...Southeast AgNet

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:42:29 GMT

Key West News



CBS Local

Photo gallery: Fantasy Fest 2014 in Key West
MiamiHerald.com
In this Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, photo provided by the Florida Keys New Bureau, revelers dance down Duval Street in Key West, Fla., during the Fantasy Fest Parade. The parade was the highlight event of the subtropical island city's 10-day costuming and ...
Fantasy Fest Comes To An End In Key WestCBS Local
Photos: Fantasy Fest comes to an end in Key WestTBO.com

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:08:44 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Cruise-ship passenger counts up in Key West
Florida Keys Keynoter
The uptick comes on the heels of a failed October 2013 city referendum that would have had the city ask the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a feasibility study on dredging and widening Key West's port. Key West voters rejected the notion almost ...

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 11:58:47 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Fantasy Fest 2014 marches in to Key West
MiamiHerald.com
Most of the tens of thousands of revelers dressed in elaborate costumes and/or covered in body paint who come each year to Key West's biggest party are just looking for a good time. The cops say their job is to make sure the “controlled chaos” doesn't ...
Key West men chosen as Fantasy Fest grand marshalsFairfield Citizen
10-day Fantasy Fest underway in Key WestSarasota Herald-Tribune
Fantasy Fest is relatively tame for police patrolsWCTV

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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 12:16:36 GMT


CBS Local

Zombie Bike Ride Takes Over Key West
CBS Local
The unearthly antics culminated in the Zombie Fest Street Party in the lower portion of Key West's famed Duval Street. Participants wore everything from dead-white face paint and “traditional” gory zombie costumes to “walking dead” garb that spoofed ...
Thousands participate in Key West Zombie Bike RideLocal 10
Key West Zombie Ride Oct. 19, 2014Florida Keys Keynoter
Thousands of Zombies spotted in Key West (Video)Eyes On News

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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:14:18 GMT


WLRN

Locals Skip Key West's Fantasy Fest For New Events
WLRN
Fantasy Fest started 35 years ago as a way to bring visitors to Key West during what had been the slowest time of the year. But locals have always been a big part of it -- the 10 days of street fairs and costume parties, and the culminating parade, for ...
Wet Weather Won't Stop Fantasy Fest CelebrationsCBS Local
Organizers, visitors hoping this week's rains abate for big Fantasy Fest paradeFlorida Keys Keynoter
Raining cats and dogs, so Fantasy Fest pet parade canceledMiamiHerald.com (blog)

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:09:40 GMT


Slice of Youth Key West peels the layers for win over West Orange
KeysNews.com (registration)
KEY WEST -- Fresh off the club soccer circuit, a young Key West High girls' soccer team beat West Orange, 2-0, on Saturday afternoon in game two of the Key West Preseason Classic. On Friday night, Marathon High upended the visiting Warriors, 4-2, in ...

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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 04:22:54 GMT


Parrotheads to converge on Key West for Meeting of the Minds
Palm Beach Post
Parrotheads will flock to Key West Wednesday through Nov. 2 for the 23rd annual Meeting of the Minds Convention. The gathering celebrates Jimmy Buffett music and the laid-back lifestyle of the island. Buffett, a former Key West resident, mentions local ...


Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:22:54 GMT


Florida Frontiers: Key West has served as second capital
Florida Today
"They were literally running the country from Key West, Florida," says Wolz. "He actually was enacting legislation from this site. It all reads 'The White House, U.S. Naval Station, Key West, Florida.' So, Harry Truman is our first president to realize ...


Wed, 08 Oct 2014 02:35:18 GMT


Zombie Bike Ride in Key West, Fla.
NBCNews.com
When a mountain of molten rock clocking in at 2,000 degrees is headed your way, there's only one thing you can do — leave. And with the latest lava flow from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano now less than the length of a football field away from homes, that's ...


Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:40:25 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Report: Tidal flooding to be more frequent in Miami, Key West as seas rise
MiamiHerald.com
Using data collected earlier this year in the White House's National Climate Assessment, the Union of Concerned Scientists looked at Miami and Key West, along with 50 other communities deemed vulnerable to rising seas driven by climate change. By 2030 ...
When sea levels rise, high tides will spill into communities far more often ...Washington Post
Study: Daily floods could hit East Coast cities by 2045Chicago Tribune
Miami 'ground zero' for flooding, needs major infrastructure changes, study saysSouth Florida Business Journal
Nature World News -Environment & Energy Publishing -Uncover California
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Wed, 08 Oct 2014 04:01:19 GMT


New Key West official's raise doesn't sit well with all commissioners
KeysNet
Key West Assistant City Manager Sarah Hannah-Spurlock, who was hired in May by then-City Manager Bob Vitas, received a 4 percent raise earlier this month based on terms Vitas and Hannah-Spurlock agreed to in a conditional employment offer letter.


Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:11:26 GMT


KeysNet

February targeted for final opening of four redeveloped Key West hotels at ...
KeysNet
Jodi Weinhofer, president of the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West, said the first two properties, the Gates Hotel Key West and the Fairfield Inn, will open around Dec. 15. The next two, the Hampton Inn and the Hilton Garden Inn ...
Woman accused of stealing credit card, using it at Key West storesFlorida Keys Keynoter

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:05:50 GMT


KeysNet

Key West voters should say yes to allowing taller buildings to lower insurance ...
KeysNet
My long-time involvement with the county and Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe on these issues leads me to support Key West's Nov. 4 referendum on making a limited exception to the building height limit to allow homeowners to protect themselves from flood ...


Sat, 25 Oct 2014 14:01:37 GMT


Four Miami men face a combined 105 felonies over phone thefts in Key West
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
A cell-phone tracking device led to the arrests of four Miami men on numerous felony theft charges early Sunday morning in Key West. Yordan Hernandez, 33, Angel Toral, 52, Jose Carvajal Lopez, 27, and Jorge Ernesto Fiorenzano, 27, are charged with a ...


Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:42:52 GMT


Miami New Times (blog)

Knight Arts Challenge People's Choice: Key West Art & Historical Society ...
Miami New Times (blog)
For a two-by-four strip of land, poised halfway between here and Cuba, Key West has always been larger than life. The stomping grounds of a diverse cadre of famous figures like Ernest Hemingway, Jimmy Buffett and President Truman, it's a cultural ...

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Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:14:22 GMT


Chef Van Aken, who made his bones in Key West kitchens, opening cooking ...
KeysNet
Van Aken began his cooking career in Key West in the 1970s and once oversaw the kitchen at Tavern 'N Town at the Marriott Beachside and at Louie's Backyard at 700 Waddell Blvd. In 2012, he co-wrote "My Key West Kitchen" with his son Justin.


Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:01:39 GMT


Key West man busted in 'moonshine' raid
Bradenton Herald
An online ad offering a "moonshine still" for $375 left a Key West man with a legal hangover. Customers answering the Craigslist ad posted by Jeremy R. Carr, 39, last week actually were undercover agents of the state Division of Alcoholic Beverages and ...

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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:30:48 GMT


New exhibit highlights native Key West artists
Bellingham Herald
KEY WEST, Fla. — A new exhibit in Key West celebrates artists born on the Florida island known for its eclectic people and tropical surroundings. "Native Sons and Daughters" opened Saturday at The Gallery on Greene and will run for two weeks. The ...

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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:16:06 GMT


Festival guests will fill Key West
KeysNews.com (registration)
"We're booked for the weekend, definitely," said Jodi Weinhofer, president of the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West. "There may be a few, scattered rooms available midweek, but otherwise, we're hearing that most places are full, and ...


Sun, 12 Oct 2014 04:26:15 GMT


Allowing greater building height limit goes to Key West voters
KeysNet
Key West residents will be allowed to have taller buildings if voters pass a Nov. 4 referendum asking if property owners should be allowed to raise their buildings a maximum of four feet above Federal Emergency Management Agency flood levels.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:30:16 GMT


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