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Opening Hearts and Homes

When Alysha Kelly found out her husband Colin had orders to move to Key West, she was already thinking about being a foster parent. Alysha reached out...
Islamorada Fire Chief Terry Abel grilling.

Annual barbecue supports advanced life support training

Barbecue smells will fill the air in and around the Islamorada Moose Lodge on Saturday, Sept. 21, as chef and Islamorada Fire Chief Terry Abel gets behind...
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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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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...

Keys residents gathering supplies, funds for Bahamas

“As soon as the seas calm down.” Keys locals who are collecting emergency supplies for the citizens of the Bahamas plan to make the crossing just as...

‘CONDUCTED IN BAD FAITH’

On Aug. 23, a federal judge in Miami turned the tables on a plaintiff and lawyer who were suing a South Florida gas station for failure to...

Communication Workers of America Challenge AT&T

20,000 AT&T workers in the Southeast who are members of the Communication Workers of America (CWA) union are striking because of what they say are unfair labor...

Actions by local coastie during shooting goes recognized

Just this month, Coast Guard Bosun Tracy Mannes, 31, was awarded the service’s Coast Guard Medal for her actions in 2017, during the shooting of concert goers...

Canes’ cheerleading squad gets an array of awards

They’re cheering on the Coral Shores High School varsity football team and igniting the crowd during halftime under the Friday night lights. But before the season even...

Couple celebrates anniversary, while husband hits 100 years

It was a celebration of various sorts for Marie and Lloyd Heiselbetz on Aug. 20 at Crystal Health and Rehab Center on Plantation Key. Eighty-two years ago...