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WOMAN AIRLIFTED AFTER SHE WAS ELECTROCUTED AT ROWELL’S PARK IN KEY LARGO

A woman was airlifted to a hospital on July 8 following a reported electrocution at Rowell’s Waterfront Park in Key Largo. The person was situated near a light...
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TWO UPPER KEYS RESIDENTS CONTRACT DENGUE FEVER

Two Upper Keys residents are recovering after contracting dengue fever from an Aedes aegypti mosquito bite.  The cases, as announced by the Florida Department of Health in Monroe...
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KINDERGARTEN TEACHER KATHY CAPUTO RETIRES FOLLOWING 47-YEAR CAREER AT KEY LARGO SCHOOL

Nearly five decades ago, Katherine Caputo began her career as a kindergarten teacher at Key Largo School. Caputo has been a cornerstone of the KLS community since...
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KEYSWIDE BLOOD DRIVE SET FOR MAY 9 IN HONOR OF INJURED DEPUTY

Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy Julian Garcia has undergone multiple surgeries since a traffic stop in Islamorada one month ago nearly cost him his life. “I think he’s had...
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KEY LARGO CANAL RESTORATION RESTORES WATER QUALITY

Monroe County Mayor Holly Merrill Raschein recently visited Canal 90 between Hilson and Ivanhoe courts in Key Largo to view the canal restoration efforts. Restoration work includes backfilling...
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ROADWAY RESURFACING BEGINS IN JUNE ON THIS SECTION OF THE 18-MILE STRETCH

Resurfacing work will begin later this summer on a rough stretch of highway between Jewfish Creek Bridge in Key Largo and the Miami-Dade County line. Between the growing...
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COMMODORES COME TOGETHER TO CAP OFF UPPER KEYS SAILING CLUB’S 50TH YEAR

Perhaps former Upper Keys Sailing Club Commodore Pat McLaughlin said it best: “This place is family, it’s tradition, it’s important.” On Nov. 18, the Upper Keys Sailing Club...
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SURPRISE STORM WREAKS HAVOC ON THE KEYS

A storm system pounded the Florida Keys on Wednesday as rains left many roads and streets under water. Powerful winds cut power lines and snapped large limbs,...
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I.CARE’S MIKE GOLDBERG IS A CNN HERO OF THE YEAR FINALIST; HERE’S HOW TO...

What would you do with $100,000?  If you’re Mike Goldberg, a hometown hero in the coral restoration world and newly-minted Top 10 CNN Hero, you’d plant a lot...
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CHINESE MIGRANTS APPREHENDED FOLLOWING ILLEGAL KEYS LANDING

Cases of migrant landings largely dissipated for a number of months in the Florida Keys — until recently, when law enforcement responded to cases two consecutive days...

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