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FKCC to Graduate Upper Keys Basic Law Enforcement Academy

Florida Keys Community College’s Institute for Public Safety will celebrate the completion of Basic Law Enforcement Academy #41 with a graduation ceremony on Friday, July 1 at...
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The Wacky Sports Challenge!

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The Wacky Sports Challenge staged at Coconut Cove Resort in Islamorada last weekend was a complete blast. Eleven teams took part in the challenge to raise money...
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Uber: Waiting for a ride

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Is local gridlock costing us? The Keys are congested, and unlike the common cold, it is not going away. Undeniably, Keys’ residents and tourists are fed up with...
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Two sides to 1,300-unit coin

There’s potentially a boatload of affordable housing units coming from the state to Monroe County, discussed at an impromptu meeting of the Board of County Commissioners Thursday. But...
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Mystery coral disease is named – ‘Stony Coral’ continues to spread in the Keys

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Amped-up efforts to find the source of a coral disease that has been spreading through South Florida reefs for the last four years have been fruitless, and...
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Yes, Amendment 4 is Valid – Convicted felons are now able to vote

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As of Jan. 8, 2019, Florida’s Amendment 4 went into effect, restoring voting rights to potentially 1.2 million to 1.4 million Florida residents with a criminal history....
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Tokin’ tickets: Marathon tweaks ordinance for civil fines for possession

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Although law enforcement officers in Monroe County and Keys municipalities have the ability to issue civil fines, or tickets, for citizens in possession of 20 grams or...
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RISING TO THE OCCASION

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Freedom.  That’s the word resident Bill Marlow used after the murky waters finally subsided on Nov. 26. It all began as a king tide rolled in months earlier,...

BOCC kicks in $500,000 for new CFK Upper Keys Center, votes to support workforce

Two main obstacles to keeping a skilled workforce in the Keys are adequate affordable housing and vocational training. In February, the BOCC voted in favor of increasing...

2 deaths reported in Monroe County

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Two 55-year-old men in the Florida Keys have died from health problems related to COVID-19, the illness caused by the coronavirus. Keith White of Key West died on...
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