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Fox News

Millions of GMO Insects Could Be Released in Florida Keys
ABC News
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set ...
Millions of GMO mosquitoes could be set loose in Florida Keysfox8.com

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:43:58 GMT


Millions of GMO Insects Could Be Set Loose in Florida Keys
ABC News
Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases. Never before have insects with modified DNA come so close to being set ...


Sun, 25 Jan 2015 18:00:39 GMT


TIME

Millions of Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Could Be Released in Florida
TIME
Scientists could release millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys in an attempt to kill off insects that spread the diseases dengue and chikungunya—if their proposal wins regulatory approval. The male mosquitoes, created by ...


Sun, 25 Jan 2015 21:45:50 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Florida Keys man shoots at cops in wild chase; deputy grazed
MiamiHerald.com
A Key Largo man savagely beat his wife and then led two Monroe County sheriff's deputies and a Florida Highway Patrol trooper on a wild police chase early Wednesday morning, firing at them several times and grazing one of the deputies, according to ...
Man beats wife, fires at deputiesKeysNews.com (registration)

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:27:33 GMT


Wonderful Low-Key Experiences in the Florida Keys
The Daily Meal
Swimming with dolphins is an activity featured on many bucket lists, and where better to make that happen than in the Florida Keys? Choose a tour from the Keys' experienced operators, who will make sure you have an unforgettable experience learning ...


Sun, 18 Jan 2015 22:48:31 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

More brown pelicans found in Florida Keys with sliced pouches
MiamiHerald.com
Maya Totman, director of Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue, said the attacks had eased since the first maiming cases were reported but have picked up again. “It's a mystery,” she said. “I don't know why people are doing this.” About five months ago, Kyle ...
Brown Pelicans Found With Slit Pouches in Florida KeysNBC 6 South Florida

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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 19:36:14 GMT


Yahoo Travel

How to Catch a Lobster in the Florida Keys
Yahoo Travel
Today we are looking for lobster in the Florida Keys and if we're successful we'll save ourselves a fair chunk of change on dinner. January falls in the middle of Florida's eight-month lobster season (from August 6 through March 31) in the Middle Keys ...


Fri, 02 Jan 2015 23:56:11 GMT


The Inquisitr

Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Planned For Release In Florida Keys
The Inquisitr
British researchers are planning on releasing millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in the Florida Keys, if they win approval from the FDA. According to the researchers, the GMO mosquitoes were created to fight against the painful viral threats ...


Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:02:22 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Silver kings are a Florida Keys treasure
Florida Keys Keynoter
Tarpon, like the ones I see, are primarily found in shallow coastal waters and estuaries. Some can be found in open marine waters and in certain freshwater lakes and rivers. They can often be seen patrolling the coral reefs and flats off the Florida Keys.


Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:22:01 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Know your native Florida Keys plants
Florida Keys Keynoter
An ironic quip, sometimes used to describe human relationships, applies to the relationship some of us have with the Florida Keys: I love you, now change. The combination of mild climate, world-class fishing and laid-back lifestyle can seem like ...


Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:40:05 GMT


Local 10

Florida Keys report unusually busy early winter season
Local 10
Business owners and tourism officials in Florida's Keys are enjoying an unusually busy winter tourism season. The Florida Keys Citizen reported Saturday that early winter tourism is up significantly over last year. Tourism leaders from Key Largo ...
Florida Keys tourism leaders say traffic to the area up significantly over ...Greenfield Daily Reporter
Florida keys have all your need for a perfect holidayScottish Daily Record

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Sat, 03 Jan 2015 22:34:18 GMT


AP News - Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida Keys
National Gazette
Crucial WEST, Fla. (AP) — Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two particularly painful viral illnesses.Never ahead of have insects with modified DNA.


Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:19:09 GMT


Tampabay.com

Florida pelicans are being slashed, beaten
Tampabay.com
In the Florida Keys over the past six weeks, more than a dozen pelicans have turned up with their pouches slashed, left to die of starvation. "It is heartbreaking to see," said Maya Trotman, director of Florida Keys Wildlife Rescue, which has ...

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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:09:12 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

In the Florida Keys, cat lovers smell a rat
MiamiHerald.com
In search of nest No. 501, Jeremy Dixon and Ralph DeGayner trudged through the tropical hardwood hammock in North Key Largo, a slice of the Keys that was a battleground in the early 1980s between developers who envisioned luxury condos and ...


Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00:15:44 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Mote, Florida Keys school announce major partnership
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
SARASOTA - Mote Marine Laboratory and Florida Keys Community College have created an educational partership that they say will benefit students, faculty and scientists while enhancing research and the restoration of marine resources such as coral reefs.
FKCC, Mote join forces to benefit studentsKeysNews.com (registration)

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 20:54:57 GMT


NBC 6 South Florida

Florida Keys to use drones for mosquito control
Fox News Latino
The Florida Keys, in the extreme southeast of the United States, will practice mosquito control with the aid of drones, which for the first time were approved for the task by the Federal Aviation Administration, or FAA, local media said. Starting next ...
FAA Authorizes Drone Use for Mosquito Control in Florida KeysNBC 6 South Florida
FAA authorizes drone use for mosquito control in Fla. KeysLocal 10
FAA Authorizes Drone Use for Mosquito Control in the KeysWTXL ABC 27

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Sat, 03 Jan 2015 16:41:49 GMT


Daily Mail

FWC hearing addresses 10-year Keys plan
Florida Keys Keynoter
"The Florida Keys 'WEA' was purchased to ensure preservation of fish and wildlife resources, other natural and cultural resources, and for fish- and wildlife-based public outdoor recreation," Rebecca Shelton, a land conservation biologist with the ...
Serial throat-slasher kills 10 pelicans in south Florida a year after ...Daily Mail
Throats slit, Florida pelicans dying in serial slashingsReuters
Florida Pelicans Dying After Serial SlashingsHuffington Post

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:27:45 GMT


Live Trading News

Florida Keys Fishing News
Live Trading News
The Florida Keys WEA consists of small sites on the chain of islands stretching from Key Largo almost to Key West. It contains some of the best examples of undisturbed tropical hardwood hammocks in Florida. Many of the wildlife species here are ...


Tue, 20 Jan 2015 19:14:00 GMT


Plane Lands Short Of Runway In Florida Keys, 6 On Board
CBS Local
KEY WEST (CBSMiami) — A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on Saturday, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board. Monroe County deputies said the single engine plane had been traveling from Naples to Key West ...


Sat, 03 Jan 2015 19:33:38 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Small plane lands short of runway in Florida Keys
MiamiHerald.com
A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on Saturday, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board. Monroe County deputies said the single engine plane had been traveling from Naples to Key West around 10:30 a.m.. That's when ...

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Sun, 04 Jan 2015 14:52:14 GMT

Key West News



Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Bella Mente Wins Championship at Key West Regatta
ABC News
Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth won an IRC 1-class championship at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys on Friday. With two-time Rolex Yachtsman of the Year Terry Hutchinson of Annapolis, Maryland, calling tactics, Bella Mente won ...
Key West saves best for lastScuttlebutt Sailing News

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 02:48:16 GMT


The Historic Charm of Key West
RealClearPolitics
On this date in 1912, many of the 20,000 residents of Key West welcomed the first train that chugged into their city. Aboard it, in the best car, was the man who dreamt up the railroad and financed it: 82-year-old Henry Morrison Flagler. Having made ...


Thu, 22 Jan 2015 16:35:21 GMT


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Classic Key West conditions return
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Key West, FL (January 21, 2015) – It probably won't be a late night on Duval Street for the sailors competing on Division 2 and 3 at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015. After doing three races in strong winds on Thursday, there are no doubt a lot of sore ...
Breeze and Sunshine at Quantum Key West Race WeekSail World

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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:38:23 GMT


The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Escape to Key West: A trip to Florida's southernmost tip
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Since its founding in 1822, Key West has enjoyed a rich history with a colorful cast of characters, including poets, pirates, and presidents. The island has inspired celebrated writers such as Ernest Hemingway and popular musicians such as Jimmy Buffet.


Mon, 19 Jan 2015 15:24:00 GMT


The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Genetically modified mosquitoes could be set loose in Florida Keys
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Mosquito controllers say they're running out of options that can kill Aedes aegypti, a tiger-striped invader whose biting females spread these viruses. Climate change and globalization are spreading tropical diseases farther from the equator, and Key ...
Millions of GMO insects could be set loose in Florida KeysCentre Daily Times
Millions of GMO insects could be released in Florida KeysThe State

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Sun, 25 Jan 2015 19:38:16 GMT


Scuttlebutt Sailing News

Ready to Race at Quantum Key West Race Week 2015
Sailing World
Key West has been a flurry of activity for the last four days as sailors swarmed into town for the annual race week that is being held here for the 28th year. Quantum Key West 2015, which begins Monday on the aqua waters off the southernmost point of ...
Dicey conditions test Key West fleetScuttlebutt Sailing News
Minn. skipper leads IRC 1 class in Quantum Key West regattaThe Idaho Statesman

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:36:34 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Basketball Dolphins sweep Key West
Florida Keys Keynoter
The Marathon High boys basketball team ended a four-year winless streak against Key West Tuesday when the Dolphins beat the Conchs 66-51 at home. Dolphin Nelson Rojas scored 18 points, giving him 1,008 career points, a feat achieved by only five ...


Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:46:58 GMT


Key West cabs don't measure up against Uber
Florida Keys Keynoter
I recently spent 10 days in Key West on vacation and I want to comment on the condition of the taxi cabs I rode in. Here is a brief summary of what I found: Cab with ABS brake-light error indicator on. Cab with electrical short, causing a motorized ...


Sat, 24 Jan 2015 16:09:12 GMT


Soccer season over for Key West boys and girls
Florida Keys Keynoter
The season ended this week for the Key West High boys and girls soccer teams. Thursday in Plantation in Broward County, the Conch girls lost to perennial state champion American Heritage, 8-0, in a state-playoff regional quarterfinal game. Wednesday in ...


Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:35:40 GMT


Key West commission votes down housing plan
Florida Keys Keynoter
The Key West City Commission voted down a proposal Wednesday to build 30 affordable housing units at Poinciana Plaza, opting instead to study the overall issue more. "This is indicative of us. We can't even move forward to create 30 units of affordable ...


Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:31:20 GMT


For Cubans In Key West, A Longing To Fill In 'Gaps Of Who We Are'
NPR
Like Cuban-American families throughout the diaspora, the Garcias of Key West, Fla., gather on Noche Buena, or Christmas Eve, to catch up on news and eat a traditional meal of lechón, or roast pig. Wayne Garcia, a local building contractor and artist, ...

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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:23:00 GMT


KeysNet

Lionfish star on the menu at new Key West restaurant
KeysNet
An invasive fish species will be on the menu of a new restaurant at 320 Grinnell St. in Key West. Lionfish, a growing population in Atlantic waters, are tasty once the venomous parts are removed, according to Backspace Bar & Kitchen Key West chef Wayne ...


Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:31:10 GMT


Bella Mente holds slight lead in Key West regatta
Knoxville News Sentinel
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth's Bella Mente, has a slight lead over Numbers in the IRC 1 class entering Friday's final races at the five-day Quantum Key West sailing regatta. Following Thursday's two races, Numbers, skippered by ...


Thu, 22 Jan 2015 22:51:51 GMT


PHOTOS: Quantum Key West
Scuttlebutt Sailing News
Launched in 1997, Scuttlebutt provides sailing news with a North American focus. Look for the latest information to be posted on the website, with the highlights distributed Monday through Friday in the e-Newsletter. We hope you love our new site! But ...

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:04:24 GMT


Sun Sentinel

Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race off to good start
Sun Sentinel
Calm seas, steady wind of about 8 knots out of the northeast and mostly sunny skies Wednesday afternoon made for a gorgeous start to the Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race. With that wind expected to increase a little Wednesday night, it should make for ...


Thu, 15 Jan 2015 00:18:09 GMT


MiamiHerald.com

Plane that crashed, killing four, started out in Key West; 7-year-old girl ...
MiamiHerald.com
A plane that crashed in Kentucky Friday night, killing four people aboard, had taken off from Key West. The only survivor was a 7-year-old girl. The dead are the girl's parents, a sister and a cousin. The girl, Sailor Gutzler, was released from the ...
4 killed after plane from Key West crashes in KentuckyLocal 10
Young girl's survival in crash of plane from Key West called miracleBay News 9
Plane that crashed, killing four, started out in Key West; family member ...KeysNet
KeysNews.com (registration) -WJXT Jacksonville
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Sat, 03 Jan 2015 18:09:25 GMT


Tampabay.com

Silver Airways adds Key West, Fort Lauderdale flights at St. Pete-Clearwater ...
Tampabay.com
CLEARWATER — Tampa Bay is already one of the hottest tourist destinations in the state. But now Silver Airways will connect St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport and the bay area to two other Florida hot spots: Fort Lauderdale and Key West.
New airline coming to St. Pete-Clearwater airportWTSP 10 News
Silver Airways to add flights to Fort Lauderdale and Key WestSouth Florida Business Journal
​St. Pete Clearwater Airport to add Silver Airways flights to Fort Lauderdale ...Tampa Bay Business Journal

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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 06:09:37 GMT


Kansas.com

Numbers takes lead in Key West regatta
The Idaho Statesman
KEY WEST, Fla. — Numbers, skippered by Gunter Buerman of Highland Beach, Florida, has taken the IRC 1 class lead at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta. After Thursday's races, Buerman has a one-point advantage over Minneapolis Hap Fauth's Bella ...
Fauth keeps lead in IRC 1 class in Quantum Key West regattaColumbus Ledger-Enquirer

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Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:13:38 GMT


Florida Keys Keynoter

Key West outmuscles the Coral Shores Hurricanes
Florida Keys Keynoter
An oversized fireplug in a green wrestling suit, thick-armed with a prominent midsection and a cherubic face, Coral Shores High junior Dante Jiovenetta, ranked No. 1 in the state, stepped on the mat Saturday afternoon to face Key West's Valmir Gaspard.

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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:47:47 GMT


Two scammed with vacation rentals in Key West
KeysNet
Two tourists found out they were ripped off Saturday when they arrived in Key West for vacation, only to be told the homes they rented are not vacation rentals. Around 10:40 a.m., Gerald Gutzler of Nashville, Tenn., called city police and told them he ...

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 15:06:38 GMT


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