History of Diving Museum celebrates military

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This May, the History of Diving Museum celebrates past and active military service members through special programming and visiting opportunities. Since opening in 2005, the History of Diving...

Keys students earn awards at state science competition

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Five entries by Keys students earned state recognition in the virtual State Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF). Sebastian McCoy, from Key Largo School, placed third in the junior...

OXITEC TO BEGIN FLORIDA KEYS MOSQUITO EXPERIMENT THIS WEEK

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The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District and Oxitec Ltd. on April 23 released an advisory outlining some of the plans for its Florida Keys pilot project:  Project managers...
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NO GMO RELEASES — YET. TRIAL WILL START IN SIX LOCATIONS.

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The Keys Weekly Newspapers checked in with the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District (FKMCD) to ask for an update on the Oxitec mosquito trial set to begin...

NOAA LOSES WEATHER DATA FROM 150 MARINE BUOYS

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A burst pipe in Maryland has affected marine weather reports up and down the East Coast, reports Data Center Dynamics, and Key West commercial fisherman “Lobster Lee”...

CORAL SHORES SENIOR EARNS TOP FLORIDA SCHOLARSHIP

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Coral Shores High School junior Gage Cooper has been selected as Monroe County School District’s Sunshine State Scholar for the 2020-21 school year.  The program, sponsored by...

PASCAL’S STEM FAIR PROJECT COMPLETED BY FRIEND, WINNING FIRST

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How do you honor a fallen friend? For Aidan Austin, 15, an Upper Keys student and scout, the answer was to take over his friend Pascal Weisberger’s STEM...

A dead whale washed up in the Everglades. Turns out, it’s a new species...

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In January 2019, a 38-foot, 30-ton whale washed up on Sandy Key in the Everglades. I happened to be camping at Flamingo, by chance, and ran over...

‘Unlikely Bedfellows’ — The NFL’S groundbreaking coral collaboration for Super Bowl LV

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“Unlikely bedfellows.” That’s how Jim Ritterhoff, executive director of Force Blue, described the coming together of military veterans, the National Football League (NFL), coral scientists, government and...

MORE VACCINES ROLL INTO KEYS

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COVID-19 vaccines are trickling into Monroe County, as Publix pharmacies in Islamorada and Key West prepare to administer another round to residents this week.  A total of 600...
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