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CBS Local

2 Illinois Residents Among 3 Who Died Snorkeling In Florida Keys
CBS Local
MARATHON, Fla. (AP) – Three people died in separate incidents while snorkeling in the Florida Keys. Monroe County Sheriff's spokeswoman Becky Herrin says two men and a woman were vacationing with their families in the Keys when they died on ...
Schaumburg man among 3 dead in Florida Keys snorkeling incidentsChicago Tribune
3 people die while snorkeling in Florida KeysLocal 10
Metro East woman among 3 dead in snorkeling incidents in Florida KeysSTLtoday.com
WLS-TV
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 12:53:17 GMT


Jaunted

Netflix's Latest Binge-Worthy Show, Bloodline, Was Filmed in The Florida Keys
Jaunted
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


NBCNews.com

Royal Caribbean Cruise Passenger Goes Overboard Near Florida Keys
NBCNews.com
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 ...
Cruise passenger goes overboard in the Florida KeysWPTV.com
Royal Caribbean cruise passenger goes overboard in Florida KeysMiamiHerald.com
Florida Keys Passenger Overboard: Ship, Coast Guard Search for ManNewsmax
wflx -ABC News -Local 10
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:07:25 GMT


Wall Street Journal

The Florida Keys Sunshine Premium
Wall Street Journal
After a season of heavy storms, canceled flights and snowed-in days, some house hunters are swapping the snow shovels for snorkels. Demand is up for property in the Florida Keys, the narrow, 125-mile stretch of islands off south Florida. Home prices ...


Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:06:59 GMT


Vulture

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 ...
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)
'Bloodline' Star Jamie McShane Talks The Creative Freedom Of Netflix, Shooting ...Headlines & Global News
Hollywood Reporter -TheWrap -The Guardian (blog)
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:17:42 GMT


ABC News

Best Places for Key Lime Pie in the Florida Keys
ABC News
Every destination has an iconic dish that travelers know is a must-try when visiting the area. New York has its pizza, Philadelphia has its cheesesteaks and Key West has its famous Key lime pie. Named for the small Key limes that were once abundant in ...

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 09:32:42 GMT


Deadly day on the water in the Florida Keys
KeysNews.com (registration)
Deadly day on the water in the Florida Keys. BY ADAM LINHARDT Citizen Staff alinhardt@keysnews.com. At least three people died Monday as five serious water-related emergencies were reported from Key Largo to the Dry Tortugas to the Gulf of Mexico by ...


Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:33:04 GMT


News & Observer

Florida Keys: An easy, fun tropical getaway
News & Observer
In this Sunday, March 14, 2010 photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, visitors to the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum stroll towards the entrance in Key West, Fla., shortly after a ceremony was staged designating the site a Literary Landmark.

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Fri, 06 Mar 2015 16:59:43 GMT


New York Post

Find spring break bliss in these 3 Florida Keys
New York Post
The Florida Keys are a large collection of islands off the far southern coast of the state. While there are dozens upon dozens of them to choose from, here's a guide to three of our favorites — Islamorada, Marathon and Key West — along with the best ...


Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:37:55 GMT


Bradenton Herald

'Real Housewives' star blames cockroaches for Florida Keys arrest for driving ...
Bradenton Herald
Booking photo of Ana Quincoces from the Monroe County Sheriff's Department. According to Keys Infonet, the onetime cast member of "The Real Housewives of Miami" television show says an infestation of cockroaches led to her early Sunday arrest in Key ...
Real Housewife Ana Quincoces Arrested, Blames CockroachesMiami New Times
'Real Housewives' star blames cockroaches for Keys arrest for driving with a ...KeysNet

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 15:14:22 GMT


Yahoo Travel

The Perfect Game Plan for 3 Islands on the Florida Keys
Yahoo Travel
Whichever side of the spring break spectrum you fall on — from party animal to kid-pleaser — Florida is best enjoyed this season off the mainland. The Florida Keys are a large collection of islands off the far southern coast of the state. While there ...


Thu, 05 Mar 2015 08:08:03 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Yes, it's Spring Break in the Keys — but the crowds are tamer
MiamiHerald.com
It's prime time for Spring Break in the Florida Keys, with Florida colleges letting out to give their students some time off. For the Florida Keys, Spring Break used to be a huge deal — there was even a Spring Break Court in Key West with a real judge ...

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Sun, 08 Mar 2015 14:13:22 GMT


Florida Keys Passenger, Overboard: 43-Year-Old American Overboard At ...
Food World News
Florida Keys, passenger overboard has alarmed distress for the whole cruise ship when it was spotted on cameras that a 43-year-old man climbed and went overboard about 9:14 p.m. last Sunday. It is still a big question whether the passenger ...


Tue, 24 Mar 2015 09:32:16 GMT


Local 10

Burglars target cars along bridges in Florida Keys
Local 10
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office is searching for the burglar or burglars who targeted cars parked along bridges over the weekend. Deputies said four cars were broken into at the north end of the Seven Mile Bridge, the Long Key Bridge and the Channel ...


Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:43:10 GMT


A first time Florida Keys fishing trip
KeysNews.com (registration)
Wow! It feels like summertime fishing has returned. It still amazes me that so many fishermen and fisherwomen come here for the winter and then leave just before the great summer weather and fishing arrive. I was looking through my log book in ...

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 04:22:59 GMT


Omaha World-Herald

The Florida Keys
Omaha World-Herald
There is no arguing that the Florida Keys is a little slice of paradise. Defined by a 112-mile stretch of islands, the Keys form the southernmost portion of the continental United States. The islands are connected by U.S. Highway 1, and are known ...

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Sat, 07 Mar 2015 03:52:17 GMT


Examiner.com

Florida Keys passenger overboard: Royal Carribean guest, 47, missing
Examiner.com
A Florida Keys passenger reported overboard from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship occurred Sunday night. The cruise line's Liberty of the Seas ship had footage taken from its closed-circuit camera, which shows a 47-yer-old man from the U.S. climbing over ...

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:53:47 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

'Bloodline' star Linda Cardellini calls Fla. Keys 'awesome'; series debuts ...
MiamiHerald.com
At a weathered dining table of a Florida Keys home not in the Keys, Linda Cardellini punched up a cell-phone video of her dangling bait fish off the docks at Robbie's of Islamorada. She erupted in laughter at the memory of big tarpon lunging to swallow ...

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 17:14:40 GMT


BMC Blogs Network (blog)

Big buzz about sterile males in the Florida Keys
BMC Blogs Network (blog)
The Food and Drug Administration of the US is considering a proposal to release GM mosquitoes in the Florida Keys to protect the public from the risk of imported dengue and chikungunya outbreaks. While all the experts and the local agency agrees, ...


Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:27:58 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Keys undersea explorer sets sights on Roman shipwrecks
Florida Keys Keynoter
Koblick hints that the Key's project will provide him the opportunity to locate the remains and share information about the maritime era, dating back 500 years, in Florida and the Florida Keys. OK, so you want to become an explorer but maybe without ...


Fri, 20 Mar 2015 20:09:55 GMT

Key West News



The News-Press

Key West acai bowl is healthiest meal in a bowl
The News-Press
For a large bowl, three scoops of the Key West blend are added to a cylinder-shaped to-go bowl. It's topped with hemp seed granola, sliced bananas, strawberries, coconut shreds and a drizzle of raw local honey. "It has a ton of antioxidants, protein ...


Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:32:18 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Motorcyclist hits 120 mph in Key West; says he was trying to get home to see mom
MiamiHerald.com
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


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


OregonLive.com

Westview needs extra innings, takes out Florida powerhouse Key West 9-6 at ...
OregonLive.com
After a tough 10-6 loss to Oregon foe Lake Oswego in the semifinals of the Coach Bob Invitational, Westview took down Florida's most successful high school baseball team, Key West (FL) High School, 9-6 in 10 innings Thursday at O'Connor High School in ...


Fri, 27 Mar 2015 04:11:45 GMT


KeysNet

Judge rules against Key West developer in Wisteria Island ownership dispute ...
KeysNet
A federal judge has ruled that the federal courts have no jurisdiction in the ownership dispute over Wisteria Island in Key West Harbor, quashing plans for an upscale development in the vein of the nearby Sunset Key. "The court ruled on the Wisteria ...
Wisteria Island's future uncertainKeysNews.com (registration)

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:31:34 GMT


NBC Chicago

Two Illinoisans Die in Separate Key West Snorkeling Incidents
NBC Chicago
Two Illinoisans, including a Schaumburg man, were among three people who died Monday in separate snorkeling incidents in the Florida keys. (Published Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015). Updated 6 minutes ago. Two Illinoisans, including a Schaumburg man, were ...
In rare deadly day on the water, three Keys visitors die while snorkelingKeysNet
Sheriff: 3 Die in Snorkeling Incidents in Florida KeysCBS Local
Wood River woman among 3 dead while snorkeling in Florida KeysKMOV.com

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:09:31 GMT


Key West man hurt in crash
KeysNews.com (registration)
A 44-year-old Key West resort employee was critically injured Sunday afternoon after the scooter he was riding collided with a sport utility vehicle at an Old Town intersection, according to Key West police. Troy Richard Jordan, formerly of Portland ...


Tue, 24 Mar 2015 04:33:04 GMT


Marine Special Operations Team trains at Key West beaches, harbor during ...
DVIDS (press release) (registration)
KEY WEST, Fla. - On a warm February day at a harbor in Key West, Fla., two men fixed their footing on the edge of a dock and surveyed the water below and along the boardwalk in search of the soon-to-arrive Marine scout swimmers. “Do you hear anything ...


Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:47:16 GMT


Madison.com

Cooks' Exchange: UW grad's book brings back tastes of Key West
Madison.com
A fascination with Key West, Florida, sprouted as a youngster who played Topograhy, a board game that fit snugly in a rectangle box with a colorful map of the United States. Toothpick-size holes marked the locations of states, capital cities, parks ...


Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:04:49 GMT


Jerusalem Post Israel News

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


MiamiHerald.com

Study: Key West has the most bartenders per capita than anywhere else
MiamiHerald.com
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


Fortune

Key West's newest getaway
Fortune
Mainland Florida fades away in the rearview as you pull onto the Overseas Highway and the mile markers begin their tantalizing countdown: 127… 110… 81… They go all the way down to 0, Key West, where the 96-room Marker, the town's first new hotel in ...


Sun, 08 Mar 2015 11:00:48 GMT


New York Daily News

Many of Key West's charms lie outside tourist-heavy Duval St
New York Daily News
But when I heard about The Marker Resort — Key West's first new hotel in two decades — I reconsidered. Maybe it was time to find out why locals dub the southernmost city in the United States “a little piece of paradise,” rather than the tawdry ...


Sun, 01 Mar 2015 07:03:00 GMT


Local 10

Key West man tries to sell three duct-taped iguanas hanging from his bike
MiamiHerald.com (blog)
Dugas told Betz he intended to eat the iguanas, which he said he caught at the Key West Golf Club on College Road on Stock Island. Betz wrote that Dugas said he asked the woman if she wanted to purchase the nonnative invasive animals “in order to make ...
Key West man 'planned to eat' iguanas strung to bicycle, police sayLocal 10
Key West man tries to sell three live iguanas that are bound with duct tape ...Florida Keys Keynoter
Police: Iguana seller 'hog-tied' lizardsKeysNews.com (registration)
Huffington Post
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 10:15:55 GMT


KeysNet

Key West man dies in head-on crash, is fifth Monroe traffic death this year
KeysNet
A 59-year-old Key West man died in a three-pickup crash around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Rockland Key Bridge at mile marker 10 of U.S. 1. Michael Padron III became the fifth traffic fatality of the year in Monroe County -- and the third killed in a head ...


Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:39:02 GMT


The National

Key West, Florida, has its own cartoon character
The National
Those who make it to Key West really want to be there, and this feeds an air of utterly compelling woozy eccentricity. You can never quite be sure whether the swaying man in a Hawaiian shirt and flip-flops is a hobo or a billionaire letting it all hang ...


Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:01:46 GMT


Eyes On News

Key West Kids 'Juggle' Fun and Learning at Spring Break Camp (Video)
Eyes On News
By FloridaKeysNewsBureau For EyesOnNews.com, Mar 26, 2015 – KEY WEST, Fla. — While many kids might spend their spring break on vacation or going to the beach, 11 young Key Westers are acquiring skills that many performers use to entertain visitors ...
Keys Kids Juggle Fun & Learning At Spring Break CampCBS Local
Kids learn tricks of trade from veteran performersKeysNews.com (registration)

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:10:23 GMT


Girls tennis Dolphins top Key West
Florida Keys Keynoter
The Marathon High School tennis team's regular season ended with a win for the girls and a loss for the boys at the Marathon Community Park Wednesday against rival Key West High School. The Lady Dolphins won 5-2 over the Lady Conchs while the Key ...

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:19:48 GMT


KeysNet

Captain Housman v. the people of Key West
KeysNet
What history makes clear is that Captain Housman and the wrecking community of Key West did not get along. The reason why is unclear, though it can practically be assumed that it had something to do with the fact that not only was he an outsider, but ...


Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:35:08 GMT


Key West-to-Cuba flights resume
Florida Keys Keynoter
A Miami travel company is reviving flights between Key West International Airport and Cuba. Mambi International Group, which launched a similar service in February 2014, is in the cockpit once again for travel to the communist country following ...

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:34:02 GMT


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