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Key West Citizen
School Board approves property swapFlorida Keys education officials on Tuesday approved a three-pronged property s
School Board approves property swap
Key West Citizen / Posted 3 hours ago
Florida Keys education officials on Tuesday approved a three-pronged property swap with the City of Key West and the nonprofit Southernmost Boys & Girls Club. Monroe County School Board members, during their meeting Tuesday evening in Marathon,... Read more
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Philly.com
Dog, Shammy, stays by Northeast Philly widow's side after her tragic deathto Knightswood and VSEC, which is affiliated with the Lend-a-Paw Foundation cha
Dog, Shammy, stays by Northeast Philly widow's side after her tragic death
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
to Knightswood and VSEC, which is affiliated with the Lend-a-Paw Foundation charity. Shammy will be living with Tom in Key West, Fla. "That dog meant the world to my mom," Tom, 40, said. The siblings' younger brothers, Ryan, 35, lives near... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Felon buys gun from undercover detective, plotted to rob armored truck, detectives sayKEY WEST, Fla. - An unemployed felon was arrested Monday in the Florida Keys af
Felon buys gun from undercover detective, plotted to rob armored truck, detectives say
Local 10 Miami / Posted 14 hours ago
KEY WEST, Fla. - An unemployed felon was arrested Monday in the Florida Keys after he bought a gun from an undercover sheriff's detective that he planned to use to rob an armored truck before he left the country, Monroe County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Another arrest made in Key West murderGreen Devil football teammates took the day off to help with storm and flood re
Another arrest made in Key West murder
KWWL Iowa / Posted 16 hours ago
Green Devil football teammates took the day off to help with storm and flood recovery in Greene. The Dubuque County Sheriff's Department says another man is in custody... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
FLOOD UPDATE: Linn County road closuresGreen Devil football teammates took the day off to help with storm and flood re
FLOOD UPDATE: Linn County road closures
KWWL Iowa / Posted 16 hours ago
Green Devil football teammates took the day off to help with storm and flood recovery in Greene. Another arrest made in Key West murderAnother arrest made in Key West murder The Dubuque County Sheriff's Department says another man is in custody... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Wendy Tucker was here in the heydayof thousands of Cubans started arriving in Florida from Cuba’s Mariel Harbor in
Wendy Tucker was here in the heyday
Key West Citizen / Posted 17 hours ago
of thousands of Cubans started arriving in Florida from Cuba’s Mariel Harbor in April 1980, Tucker was there. When former Key West Fire Chief Bum Farto was being led into the Whitehead Street courthouse in 1975, after admitting to and being... Read more
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Daily Mail
Eleanor Roosevelt love affair with a 200-pound WOMAN reporterThe First Lady had 'an upper class strain of anti-Semitism'. Writing to a frie
Eleanor Roosevelt love affair with a 200-pound WOMAN reporter
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
The First Lady had 'an upper class strain of anti-Semitism'. Writing to a friend in 1925 while on a houseboat near Key West, Eleanor wrote, 'we've had a little Jew business friend of F's on board for 4 days and he's such a good kind little... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Opponents challenge each other at forumCandidates for several local and state offices squared off publicly Monday nigh
Opponents challenge each other at forum
Key West Citizen / Posted yesterday
Candidates for several local and state offices squared off publicly Monday night In Key West for first time since the primary elections and the gloves came off several times as the candidates tried to take their opponents to the canvas. No knock-out... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Police: Murder on Peacon LaneKey West police detectives have finished the on-scene investigation at 312 Peac
Police: Murder on Peacon Lane
Key West Citizen / Posted yesterday
Key West police detectives have finished the on-scene investigation at 312 Peacon Lane and classified the death as a homicide Monday based on the location of the gunshot wound and other factors, according to a press release. Detectives are... Read more
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Key West Citizen
City to shine light on street lamp illumination issueCaroline Street are too bright, so tests will be conducted started Wednesday to
City to shine light on street lamp illumination issue
Key West Citizen / Posted yesterday
Caroline Street are too bright, so tests will be conducted started Wednesday to find the ideal illumination, according to Key West Cit... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Jose Fernandez never forgot his journey for freedomof Cuba - there's a current that if you're lucky to get it you get it and the c
Jose Fernandez never forgot his journey for freedom
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
of Cuba - there's a current that if you're lucky to get it you get it and the current will take you and throw you around Key West." Padron translated for us. He says of Anaceida, "They didn't have the sail. They were not that lucky. They don't... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Fla. woman kneed officer in groin during arrestofficer in the groin while being escorted out of a bar for trespassing. Lisa M
Fla. woman kneed officer in groin during arrest
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
officer in the groin while being escorted out of a bar for trespassing. Lisa Marie Hall, 27, was outside of Rick’s Bar in Key West around midnight when police responded to a trespassing call, FLKeysNews.com reports. Police said Hall told officers... Read more
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FOX News
Eddie Montgomery Recuperating After Collapsing Onstagetogether to let fans know that he was doing okay: More From Taste of Country
Eddie Montgomery Recuperating After Collapsing Onstage
FOX News / Posted yesterday
together to let fans know that he was doing okay: More From Taste of Country “Eddie and Jennifer send their regards from Key West and thanks for all of the prayers and well wishes,” the band shares. “And he’s drinking plenty of H20!” Montgomery... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Homestead man accused of leading deputies on chase in stolen truckKEY WEST, Fla. - A Homestead man was arrested after fleeing from deputies in a
Homestead man accused of leading deputies on chase in stolen truck
Local 10 Miami / Posted yesterday
KEY WEST, Fla. - A Homestead man was arrested after fleeing from deputies in a stolen pickup truck, a sheriff's spokeswoman said. Oyantay Perez, 36, faces charges of grand theft of a motor vehicle, resisting a law enforcement officer without... Read more
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PhysOrg
Bright binocular nova discovered in Lupusa trip to the Caribbean or Hawaii in the coming weeks, your timing couldn't hav
Bright binocular nova discovered in Lupus
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
a trip to the Caribbean or Hawaii in the coming weeks, your timing couldn't have been better! I've drawn the map for Key West, one of southernmost locations on the U.S. mainland, where the nova stands about 7-8° high in late twilight, but you... Read more
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Daily Record
Judy Blume remembers: NJ, books and childhoodgo to groundsforsculpture.org. "It's supposed to be a conversation about creat
Judy Blume remembers: NJ, books and childhood
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
go to groundsforsculpture.org. "It's supposed to be a conversation about creativity," Blume says, from her home in Key West, "and I'm looking forward to that because it's something different for me and something I don't understand, but it's... Read more
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Key West Citizen
School Board members to consider land swap proposalSchool officials will discuss switching and swapping properties in Key West dur
School Board members to consider land swap proposal
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
School officials will discuss switching and swapping properties in Key West during its meeting Tuesday in Marathon. The board meets at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Marathon High School Media Center. Board members are expected to approve an agreement in... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Couple attacked at Key West BightKEY WEST — A couple told police they were attacked by a man at Key West Bight
Couple attacked at Key West Bight
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
KEY WEST — A couple told police they were attacked by a man at Key West Bight likely because they had seen him trying to steal a dinghy prior, according to an incident report. There were no reported arrests as of Sunday. The suspect was described... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Hometown PAC forum scheduled for tonightKeys-based Hometown PAC will hold the first of its two final candidate forums b
Hometown PAC forum scheduled for tonight
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Keys-based Hometown PAC will hold the first of its two final candidate forums before the Nov. 8 general election tonight in Key West. The first question and answer forum is about six weeks before the general election and shortly before ballots will... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Post office addressing postal woes“Come in, get it out, get it going.” That’s the mantra of newly hired Key West
Post office addressing postal woes
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
“Come in, get it out, get it going.” That’s the mantra of newly hired Key West Postmaster Larry Cowan. The former Kansas resident has big plans for the southernmost postal service, including adding additional staff, installing new procedures and... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Citizens' Voicehas become a tourist attraction drawing people to the town. Wouldn’t that be a
Citizens' Voice
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
has become a tourist attraction drawing people to the town. Wouldn’t that be a great idea here? Oh wait, I forgot that Key West will not plant Banyan Trees since they are not native. Never mind. I doubt a Sabal Palm Street will be much of a... Read more
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Variety
Raindance: ‘After Adderall’ director Stephen Elliott on his rapport With James FrancoElliott has no commercial plans for “After Adderall”, and aside from its curren
Raindance: ‘After Adderall’ director Stephen Elliott on his rapport With James Franco
Variety / Posted 2 days ago
Elliott has no commercial plans for “After Adderall”, and aside from its current festival run, which ends in November in Key West, it’s unlikely that the film will see any form of distribution (“It’s basically a student movie,” he jokes).... Read more
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USA Today
Four tasty mysteries and thrillers for fall— runs closer to Jimmy Buffett, and this new novel, about various criminals and
Four tasty mysteries and thrillers for fall
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
— runs closer to Jimmy Buffett, and this new novel, about various criminals and shysters trying to con each other in Key West, grows repetitive in parts. But it also features a hilarious satire of Duck Dynasty (just how down-home are those... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Emily Burris2015. A native of the Sunshine State, she couldn't be more excited to call Sou
Emily Burris
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
2015. A native of the Sunshine State, she couldn't be more excited to call Southwest Florida her home! Emily was born in Key West, and lived in Orlando before moving to Gainesville to begin her career in broadcast journalism. She attended the... Read more
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Key West Citizen
No (fowl) play suspected in chicken deathsDespite recent reports, the sky is not falling. The Key West chicken population
No (fowl) play suspected in chicken deaths
Key West Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
Despite recent reports, the sky is not falling. The Key West chicken population is doing just fine. Recent botulism cases at Bayview Park and the Overseas Market parking lot have caused a reduction of the wild fowl in those areas, but experts say... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Friday's state football scores0 John Carroll Catholic 52, Father Lopez Catholic 14 Jones 48, West Orange 24
Friday's state football scores
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
0 John Carroll Catholic 52, Father Lopez Catholic 14 Jones 48, West Orange 24 Jordan Christian 42, Legacy Charter 6 Key West 56, Coral Springs Charter 7 King's Academy 35, Miami Country Day 0 Kissimmee Osceola 14, Heritage 6 Lafayette 54,... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Statewide High School Football scores0 John Carroll Catholic 52, Father Lopez Catholic 14 Jones 48, West Orange 24
Statewide High School Football scores
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 4 days ago
0 John Carroll Catholic 52, Father Lopez Catholic 14 Jones 48, West Orange 24 Jordan Christian 42, Legacy Charter 6 Key West 56, Coral Springs Charter 7 King's Academy 35, Miami Country Day 0 Kissimmee Osceola 14, Heritage 6 Lafayette 54,... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Sept. 24 marks 11th anniversary of Hurricane Rita's landfalldays as it moved westward toward the straits of Florida. Rita became a hurrican
Sept. 24 marks 11th anniversary of Hurricane Rita's landfall
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
days as it moved westward toward the straits of Florida. Rita became a hurricane on Sept. 20 and passed just miles south of Key West as a Category 2 hurricane. The environment over the Gulf of Mexico was one that was very favorable for development,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Event will mark Ingham's 80th anniversaryA slew of veterans and military brass will be in Key West next week for a sold-
Event will mark Ingham's 80th anniversary
Key West Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
A slew of veterans and military brass will be in Key West next week for a sold-out, three-day gala celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Coast Guard Cutter Ingham, as well as remembering and honoring its crew from years past. Some 150 people,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Events bring in money for charitiesWhile the upcoming events season is a boon for local businesses, it also provid
Events bring in money for charities
Key West Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
While the upcoming events season is a boon for local businesses, it also provides a windfall to local charities. Under Key West city code, any special event that closes a city street or public right-of-way must donate 25 percent of revenues or... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Mom teams with bicyclist to honor soldiersfallen heroes who died. Retired Air Force Pilot Colonel Gary West came up with
Mom teams with bicyclist to honor soldiers
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 4 days ago
fallen heroes who died. Retired Air Force Pilot Colonel Gary West came up with the idea of riding his bike from Maine to Key West to raise money for gold star families. Gary stopped to meet Michelle Friday at the Vero Beach Veterans Club as he... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
America's spies have their own version of Wikipedia — here's what it looks likewiki, called Intellipedia, after the website MuckRock published a story earlier
America's spies have their own version of Wikipedia — here's what it looks like
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
wiki, called Intellipedia, after the website MuckRock published a story earlier this month about an entry for the fictional Key West "Conch Republic," which it obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The system has been in use since... Read more
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Connecticut Post
America's spies have their own version of Wikipedia — here's what it looks likewiki, called Intellipedia, after the website MuckRock published a story earlier
America's spies have their own version of Wikipedia — here's what it looks like
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
wiki, called Intellipedia, after the website MuckRock published a story earlier this month about an entry for the fictional Key West "Conch Republic," which it obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request. The system has been in use since... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
Navy veterans gather in Freedom Parkreally a training target submarine," Dave Garraway said. From 1960 to 1963, Ga
Navy veterans gather in Freedom Park
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 4 days ago
really a training target submarine," Dave Garraway said. From 1960 to 1963, Garraway called the ship home. Based out of Key West, The Marlin was used to train other subs, ships and aircraft on sub detection. It was a cramped lifestyle, to say... Read more
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NBC News
Virginia launches new LGBTQ tourism marketing effortsWhen people think of popular destinations in the U.S. for LGBTQ tourists, San F
Virginia launches new LGBTQ tourism marketing efforts
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
When people think of popular destinations in the U.S. for LGBTQ tourists, San Francisco, Provincetown and Key West are usually top-of-mind. But Virginia is vying for a spot on the list. The Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) recently announced the... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Police request help in finding womanThe Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a
Police request help in finding woman
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a Key West woman who reportedly hasn’t been heard from since Aug. 27. Robin Ford, 50, was reported missing by her sister on Sept. 10. Ford was last known to be living on... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Citizens' Voicenot doing as they are told and a sheriff who admits he can’t control them. It’s
Citizens' Voice
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
not doing as they are told and a sheriff who admits he can’t control them. It’s time to end the Poker Run bike weekend in Key West.” For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic... Read more
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NBC Miami
Authorities Search for Woman Who Disappeared From Key WestAuthorities are searching for a Key West woman who vanished last month. Robin
Authorities Search for Woman Who Disappeared From Key West
NBC Miami / Posted 5 days ago
Authorities are searching for a Key West woman who vanished last month. Robin Ford, 50, was last heard from on August 27 and was reported missing by her sister on September 10, Monroe County Sheriff's Office officials said Thursday. Ford, who was... Read more
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Variety
Helen Mirren’s ‘The Leisure Seeker’ Bought by Sony Classics“The Leisure Seeker” as they flee the suffocating care of their doctors and gro
Helen Mirren’s ‘The Leisure Seeker’ Bought by Sony Classics
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
“The Leisure Seeker” as they flee the suffocating care of their doctors and grown children. They travel from Boston to Key West, sharing moments of exhilaration and anguish as they recapture their passion for life and their love for one... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Key West woman facing DUI charge reported missingKEY WEST, Fla. - A 50-year-old Key West woman who failed to appear in court aft
Key West woman facing DUI charge reported missing
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
KEY WEST, Fla. - A 50-year-old Key West woman who failed to appear in court after a DUI arrest last month has been reported missing by family members. Robin Ford was reported missing by her sister Sept. 10. Her sister said the last time anyone heard... Read more
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Key West Citizen
City OKs $98,000 settlement over boardwalk incidentA tourist’s fall through a boardwalk will cost the City of Key West $98,000. T
City OKs $98,000 settlement over boardwalk incident
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
A tourist’s fall through a boardwalk will cost the City of Key West $98,000. The City Commission approved a settlement agreement with Robert and Joan Kocher, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa stemming from a 2013 incident when Robert fell through a rotten... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Hospital parent company exploring sale optionswith financial sponsors, as well as other potential alternatives,” the company
Hospital parent company exploring sale options
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
with financial sponsors, as well as other potential alternatives,” the company continues to invest in improvements at the Key West facility, where operations remain business as usu... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen... Read more
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Key West Citizen
One killed in early morning crashmorning after her speeding car struck a light pole and then a palm tree on Nort
One killed in early morning crash
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
morning after her speeding car struck a light pole and then a palm tree on North Roosevelt Boulevard, according to Key West police. Anya Semenyshena, 20, formerly of Ukraine, was driving a 2008 Infinity north on the 1600 block of North... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Suburban family seeks information on woman missing from Key WestShe left Aurora for Jacksonville about ten years ago. Then, at the start of thi
Suburban family seeks information on woman missing from Key West
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 6 days ago
She left Aurora for Jacksonville about ten years ago. Then, at the start of this year, she followed her dream to live in Key West. Relatives say it's not like her to go this long without making contact, especially with her father. He has cancer... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Bo Levi Mitchell, Matt Nichols are friendly rivals as CFL quarterbacksfriends since but will put the friendship on hold Saturday when the Winnipeg Bl
Bo Levi Mitchell, Matt Nichols are friendly rivals as CFL quarterbacks
Brandon Sun / Posted 6 days ago
friends since but will put the friendship on hold Saturday when the Winnipeg Blue Bombers visit the Calgary Stampeders in a key West Division matchup. "Matt was a huge reason why I went to Eastern Washington," Mitchell said during a CFL conference... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Rotary Happenings: Ty Symroski compares Sanibel with Florida Keysdepartment as the city implemented the Sanibel Plan. Then, in April 1984, after
Rotary Happenings: Ty Symroski compares Sanibel with Florida Keys
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 6 days ago
department as the city implemented the Sanibel Plan. Then, in April 1984, after finishing graduate school, he moved to Key West where he spent the next 30 years working for local and state governments to address the unique environmental and... Read more
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express
Brexit economy boost as tourists splash MILLIONS in bumper summer spending spreeaccording to lobby group the New West End Company. Sales are now set to reach
Brexit economy boost as tourists splash MILLIONS in bumper summer spending spree
express / Posted 6 days ago
according to lobby group the New West End Company. Sales are now set to reach a record £9billion this year in London's key West End shopping district, after a 44 per cent increase in non-EU spending in August, compared to the same month last... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Police 'Love Fund Ball' fundraiser sells outAbout 10 years ago, former Army Ranger and paratrooper turned Key West police d
Police 'Love Fund Ball' fundraiser sells out
Key West Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
About 10 years ago, former Army Ranger and paratrooper turned Key West police detective John Piskator collapsed while running on Duck Avenue during training with the department’s tactical response team. He suffered a heart attack. He was 41. Jump... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Sparse details in shooting deathLane remained a mystery Tuesday as detectives continued to decline any further
Sparse details in shooting death
Key West Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
Lane remained a mystery Tuesday as detectives continued to decline any further information on the shooting death. Former Key West code inspector, then building inspector, John Harold Cruz, 58, was found dead from a gunshot wound to his head in... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Mayor to push KOTS move forwardits home on Monroe County Sheriff’s Office property to the former site of the E
Mayor to push KOTS move forward
Key West Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
its home on Monroe County Sheriff’s Office property to the former site of the Easter Seals on College Road, he said. The Key West City Commission approved the site as the new home for KOTS by a 4-3 vote at a February 2015 meeting. “We’ve already... Read more
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