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The Rise & Fall of Commercial Key Lime Crops

Say “gracias” and tip your hat to Mexico next time a tart and tangy slice of Key lime pie throws a fiesta in your mouth. The Florida...
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Plastic Straws – Council talks ordinance following action in Key West

Curious to know the impact plastic pollution plays in the environment? Just watch WLRN’s “Troubled Waters: A Turtle’s Tale,” or the 2016 documentary “A Plastic Ocean,” which...
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Servers could be hurt by minimum wage proposal

There’s a little-known and less-understood proposal to increase Florida’s minimum wage from the current $8.46 to $15 by 2026. The initiative, known as the $15 Minimum Wage...
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Foster parents talk about their experience

When one thinks of ways to help others, serving in the Navy and working as a nurse certainly fit the bill. For some, their passions lead them...
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Work underway at college’s new Upper Keys Center

The College of the Florida Keys President Jonathan Gueverra remembers speaking to Rotary clubs and chambers of commerce in the Upper Keys roughly seven years ago. Entering...
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Get to know your candidates!

This coming Monday, Sept. 16, the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce and Keys Weekly Newspapers will present the first of two campaign events for the upcoming Marathon...

Keys Weekly photographer documents Bahamas plight

On Sept. 10, locals from the Florida Keys and the mainland made an over-and-back trip aboard a ferry from Fort Lauderdale to Freeport in the Bahamas. The...
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Oxitec reveals new technology up for EPA consideration

In 2018, Oxitec’s proposal to test the release of biologically modified mosquitoes to combat biting invasive populations was bandied back and forth between the Environmental Protection Agency...

Work underway at college’s new Upper Keys Center

The College of the Florida Keys President Jonathan Gueverra remembers speaking to Rotary clubs and chambers of commerce in the Upper Keys roughly seven years ago. Entering...

Snake Creek Bridge will close for four hours at a time beginning Sept. 8

Nighttime traffic over Snake Creek Bridge will be affected — and literally stopped — beginning Sunday, Sept. 8, as the Florida Department of Transportation continues its ongoing...