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7 PEOPLE SENT TO HOSPITALS AFTER SHOCKING LOWER KEYS BOAT CRASH 

With two children and six adults on board, a large SeaHunter boat smashed into a Lower Keys bridge in the early morning hours of July 8. The crash...

BOAT CRASH AT LOWER KEYS BRIDGE SENDS 7 TO HOSPITALS, INCLUDING CHILD

Seven people, including one child, were hospitalized early Monday morning after the large center console boat they were aboard crashed into a Lower Keys bridge, Monroe County...
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COUNTY PLANS NEW MOORING FIELD OFF STOCK ISLAND

Monroe County is moving ahead with plans to install a new managed mooring field for 40 liveaboard vessels in Boca Chica Basin, just off Maloney Avenue on...
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CITY OFFICIALS TO FDOT: LEAVE THE TREES; SKIP THE RAILINGS ON N. ROOSEVELT PROMENADE

“Remove the guardrails and leave the trees.” Commissioner Billy Wardlow summed up the Key West city commission’s sentiments during the March 14 meeting.  State transportation officials want to install...
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FLORIDA KEYS BRACE FOR POTENTIAL MASS MIGRATION FOLLOWING DISARRAY IN HAITI

Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered a wave of state officers and guardsmen to the Florida Keys in preparation for possibly more maritime voyages among migrants from two Caribbean...
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TORNADO MOVES ACROSS CUDJOE KEY ON SUNDAY, LEAVING DAMAGED HOMES

A tornado damaged a home on Cudjoe Key on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2024. CONTRIBUTED
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VICTIM’S FAMILY HURT BY PLEA DEAL IN STOCK ISLAND MURDER

Two brothers will serve decades in prison for the 2020 shooting murder of a local fisherman and the attempted murder of another that left him with injuries...
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HIGH-SPEED CHASE ZOOMS PAST MARATHON RUNNERS IN ISLAMORADA

Runners in last Sunday’s annual Islamorada 10k and half marathon set out from La Siesta Resort & Villas on a scenic course, witnessing picturesque views of a...
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MILLIONS IN LAWSUITS UNDERSCORE KEYS EVACUATION MODEL WEBINARS

By Alex Rickert, Jim McCarthy & Gwen Filosa At a time when the Florida Keys are grappling with frequent neighborhood flooding and aging bridges, the Florida Department of...
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LOCAL MEDIA MATTERS — KEYS WEEKLY OWNERS LOOK BACK ON 2 DECADES OF COMMUNITY...

By Jason Koler & Britt Myers The fact you are reading this paper is nothing short of a miracle. All across the country, locally owned newspapers are closing...

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