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Sponge Science: Florida Sea Grant, FWCC partners with professor

Sponge Science: Florida Sea Grant, FWCC partners with professor

By Gabriel Sanchez In recent months, the crisis surrounding Florida coastlines and the Everglades has exploded into the national spotlight. Stories of algae filled waters, massive fish kills, and seagrass die off have haunted Floridians. Fortunately, scientists like Dr. Mark Butler, Elliot Hart, and Jack Butler are pioneering sponge studies that could have positive implications […]

Baseball dads take on Omaha with Lower Keys Barracudas

Baseball dads take on Omaha with Lower Keys Barracudas

“Part time warm up partner, part time pitching machine, part time baseball critic, full time dad”   While a lot of Keys dads are spending Father’s Day leisurely on the couch, or the sandbar, a handful of local dads are spending their Father’s Day flying home from Omaha, Nebraska – where they are hoping to bring […]

Staying Power: Half Shell’s bartenders have been there for decades

Staying Power: Half Shell’s bartenders have been there for decades

For a brief moment in the spring of 2000, Michelle and Joe’s eyes met in the office of Half Shell Raw Bar. The next day Joe was training Michelle behind the bar at the popular restaurant, and they worked really well together. “I knew there was possibly something good in our future,” Joe said. For […]

Fishermen’s Convenient Care Clinic treats locals and visitors

Fishermen’s Convenient Care Clinic treats locals and visitors

Walk-in clinic treats all sorts of maladies When a 10-year-old boy came into Fishermen’s Hospital Convenient Care Clinic with a sore throat, Nurse Practitioner Shelly Bish took a look in his throat to find a fish bone lodged in the boy’s tonsil. The out-of-towners were looking for a prescription for the sore throat thinking he […]