3 PEOPLE RESCUED AFTER BOAT SINKS IN KEY LARGO, FLORIDA

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A Coast Guard Station Islamorada boat crew rescued three people last Sunday after their 24-foot vessel sank near Angelfish Creek in North Key Largo. According to the Coast...

LOCAL NFL PLAYER MEKHI SARGENT GIVES BACK TO KEY WEST

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NFL running back Mekhi Sargent was a Key West Conch before he became a Jacksonville Jaguar, and he hasn’t forgotten his roots.  Sargent faced some pint-sized defenders Friday...

ISLAMORADA GIVES $50,000 TO HELP COVER KEYS AHEC’S BUDGET SHORTFALL FROM NO STATE FUNDING

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During a June 23 meeting, Islamorada Village Council members unanimously approved a $50,000 request by Keys AHEC for health and dental services to medically vulnerable and underserved...

INDEPENDENCE DAY FESTIVITIES IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

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Local parades, beach parties and on-the-water fun topped off by fireworks displays will highlight Independence Day celebrations throughout the Florida Keys.  Key West The Key Lime Festival features culinary...

FIRE DEVASTATES KEY WEST HOMES; ALL PEOPLE & PETS ARE SAFE

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Carrie Helliesen spent her birthday morning Thursday waiting for a call back from the American Red Cross while keeping her husband, Doug, and her cellphone close.  They were...

POWERBOATS ARE COMING BACK TO MARATHON IN 2023

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For the first time since 2016, powerboat racing is set to return to Marathon in 2023. The announcement comes courtesy of a June 21 press release from Race...

NEW CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL COMING TO KEY WEST IN AUGUST 2023

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Students in Key West, the Lower Keys and perhaps farther north will have a new option when it comes to high schools in August 2023. Not only is...

TEXAS WOMAN REMAINS HOSPITALIZED AFTER SHARK BITE IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

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A Texas woman swimming with her family not far from Summerland Key on June 29 knew something wasn’t right when she felt instant pain coming from her...

CRUISE SHIPS: STATE EXPANDS PIER B’S BOUNDARIES

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Key West’s great cruise ship debate is far from over, and in fact exploded like a firework on July 1, when state officials agreed to expand by...

KEY WEST MAN RUNS INTO BURNING HOME TO SAVE DOGS

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“The house is on fire, and we cannot get your dogs out.” Justin Benson and Bailey Thomasson were celebrating a friend’s birthday at Lost & Found bar in...