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BABY FORMULA SHORTAGE CAUSES STRESS FOR KEYS FAMILIES

Tomoe Ventura's year-old grandson Kairo has a milk protein allergy. Recently, the frustrated Marathon grandmother found herself scrambling to find baby formula.  "We didn't have it in Marathon...

6 MIGRANT GROUPS INTERCEPTED IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

A small wooden boat containing a large sail washed ashore in Islamorada on May 2. Onboard the homemade vessel was a group of Cuban migrants who sailed...

GOVERNOR APPOINTS JIM SCHOLL TO COUNTY COMMISSION

“I’ve always said I don’t run for office; I run from office,” the Florida Keys’ newest county commissioner told the Keys Weekly on May 2.  Jim Scholl, former...

KEYS MARINE SANCTUARY’S UPDATED RESTORATION BLUEPRINT COULD RELEASE IN JUNE

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Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary resources are under threat and facing continued deterioration. With threats of hurricanes and a stony coral tissue loss disease also came a...

HEALTH ADVISORIES LIFTED AS BEACH BACTERIA COUNTS DROP

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High levels of bacteria found in nearshore waters off several Keys beaches during water quality tests throughout the month of March have significantly subsided, according to new...

$112 BILLION STATE BUDGET LEAVES OUT AHEC FUNDING

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Legislative session in Tallahassee concluded on March 14 with passage of a $112.1-billion budget — $10.4 billion more than last year’s spending plan. With a 105-3 vote, the...

CAN WE SAY ‘GAY’ IN FLORIDA SCHOOLS?

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To be clear, Florida’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill doesn’t ban the word “gay” in public schools.  It bans “classroom disscussion about sexual orientation or gender identity in...

‘GREAT RESIGNATION’ HITS SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHICH WRESTLES TO FIND TEACHERS

For the first time in a Monroe County school board meeting, district staff brought up the ‘Great Resignation,’ the nationwide trend of workers in many industries quitting...

TENANTS ORDERED OUT AS COCO PLUM APARTMENTS DECLARED UNSAFE

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Tenants in Mariners Place, a 15-unit apartment building located at 20 Coco Plum Dr., are scrambling to find a place to live after receiving notification that they...

RECORD-BREAKING ATHLETE SKATES THE KEYS FOR WATER CHARITY

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Here in the Florida Keys, there are many badasses, and we’ve had the privilege at Keys Weekly to write about many of them. But ultra endurance athlete...