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Key West Citizen
Margalli files for state attorneyKey West defense attorney Julio Margalli announced Tuesday his intention to run
Margalli files for state attorney
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 hours ago
Key West defense attorney Julio Margalli announced Tuesday his intention to run for the office of State Attorney as a Republican in November in opposition to current incumbent, Democrat Catherine Vogel. Julio Margalli filed paperwork with the... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Single for Valentine's Day?FLORIDA KEYS — Singles who are bummed that they don’t have a date yet for Valen
Single for Valentine's Day?
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 hours ago
FLORIDA KEYS — Singles who are bummed that they don’t have a date yet for Valentine’s Day and think that the dating scene here stinks, take heart: at least you didn’t have the date that Robin Mansfield had last year. “The last guy I went out with... Read more
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Key West Citizen
KL chamber planning fall trip to CubaKEY LARGO — The Key Largo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a trip to Cuba th
KL chamber planning fall trip to Cuba
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 hours ago
KEY LARGO — The Key Largo Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a trip to Cuba this fall that is open to chamber members and others who would like to learn more about the island nation’s business climate. Nineteen spaces are available. In 2015,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Superintendent reflects on first year at parkSOUTH FLORIDA — A significant seagrass die-off that wreaked havoc on parts of t
Superintendent reflects on first year at park
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 hours ago
SOUTH FLORIDA — A significant seagrass die-off that wreaked havoc on parts of the Florida Bay, completion of a general management plan and a visit from President Obama were just a few of the matters that Pedro Ramos dealt with during his first year... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Keys water bill moves aheadA state bill that could bring $20 million a year to the Florida Keys for water
Keys water bill moves ahead
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 hours ago
A state bill that could bring $20 million a year to the Florida Keys for water quality and land acquisition programs for the next 10 years cleared one of its first major hurdles on Tuesday. The House Agriculture and Natural Resources Appropriations... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Exercises pick up as Carrier Air Wing 8 roars into townThe busy winter season over Boca Chica Field is kicking into high gear this wee
Exercises pick up as Carrier Air Wing 8 roars into town
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 hours ago
The busy winter season over Boca Chica Field is kicking into high gear this week. Nearly 1,000 sailors and at least seven squadrons are in town as Naval Air Station Key West hosts Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia-based Carrier Air Wing 8, said NAS... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
PHOTOS: Top 10 romantic hotels in U.S., worldPlanning a romantic Valentine's Day getaway? You could book your stay in one of
PHOTOS: Top 10 romantic hotels in U.S., world
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 16 hours ago
Planning a romantic Valentine's Day getaway? You could book your stay in one of the world's most romantic hotels. Travel site TripAdvisor has unveiled its list of the most romantic hotels in the U.S. and throughout the world - and the destinations... Read more
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Torontoist
La Venencia’s Charming GritWhen it comes to tourist initiatives, does profit trump preservation? Public W
La Venencia’s Charming Grit
Torontoist / Posted 18 hours ago
When it comes to tourist initiatives, does profit trump preservation? Public Works looks at public space, urban design, and city-building innovations from around the world, and considers what Toronto might learn from them. La Venencia does not... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nick Carter greeted by fans as he arrives in Japan with pregnant wife... amid legal woes stemming from January arrest in Florida Nick Carter and pr
Nick Carter greeted by fans as he arrives in Japan with pregnant wife
Daily Mail / Posted 20 hours ago
... amid legal woes stemming from January arrest in Florida Nick Carter and pregnant wife Lauren Kitt touched down in Japan on Tuesday and seemed delighted to be there as they were... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Florida man accused of tossing gator into Wendy's drive-thruA Key West food runner wasn't quick enough to evade police in late January 2015
Florida man accused of tossing gator into Wendy's drive-thru
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 22 hours ago
A Key West food runner wasn't quick enough to evade police in late January 2015. Police officers said Orion Jones, 20, was drunk at a nightclub and urinated on a waitress from atop a balcony. A Key West food runner wasn't quick enough to evade... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Trial set in senior housing complex murderThe trial of a man charged in a gruesome 2011 murder at a Key West senior housi
Trial set in senior housing complex murder
Key West Citizen / Posted yesterday
The trial of a man charged in a gruesome 2011 murder at a Key West senior housing complex has been set for March 28 in Key West barring some unforeseen legal matter. Tod Geoffrey Helfrich, 51, was charged with first-degree murder and grand theft in... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Survey shows homeless increase in KeysThe recent point-in-time survey of homeless people in the Florida Keys counted
Survey shows homeless increase in Keys
Key West Citizen / Posted yesterday
The recent point-in-time survey of homeless people in the Florida Keys counted 752, a 22 percent increase over 2015, according to preliminary numbers released Monday by the nonprofit that sponsored the annual project. But the project’s leaders said... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Florida man accused of tossing gator into Wendy's drive-thruA Key West food runner wasn't quick enough to evade police in late January 2015
Florida man accused of tossing gator into Wendy's drive-thru
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
A Key West food runner wasn't quick enough to evade police in late January 2015. Police officers said Orion Jones, 20, was drunk at a nightclub and urinated on a waitress from atop a balcony. A Key West food runner wasn't quick enough to evade... Read more
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The Courier
Australia v West Indies cricket, Third Test: Australia player ratingsRatings out of 10 for all 13 Australian players who featured in the team's 2:0
Australia v West Indies cricket, Third Test: Australia player ratings
The Courier / Posted yesterday
Ratings out of 10 for all 13 Australian players who featured in the team's 2:0 defeat of the West Indies in the Frank Worrell Trophy series. Ratings out of 10 for all 13 Australian players who featured in the team's 2:0 defeat of the West Indies in... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Real estate newsCentury 21 St. Augustine welcomes Bernard Wagner Century 21 St. Augustine Prop
Real estate news
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 2 days ago
Century 21 St. Augustine welcomes Bernard Wagner Century 21 St. Augustine Properties Inc. recently announced that Bernard Wagner has joined its team of professionals. He comes with over 15 years of real estate experience with Century 21 in Southern... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Taking the plungeThe federally endangered Lower Keys marsh rabbit would likely be extinct if not
Taking the plunge
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
The federally endangered Lower Keys marsh rabbit would likely be extinct if not for the open spaces provided at Boca Chica Field, according to a National Geographic photographer and fellow recently at Naval Air Station Key West to study the rare... Read more
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Key West Citizen
2 Key West hotels join Historic Hotels of America programTwo Key West hotels known for their heritage, architecture and famous guests re
2 Key West hotels join Historic Hotels of America program
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
Two Key West hotels known for their heritage, architecture and famous guests recently were inducted into a national preservation group created to celebrate historic lodging establishments. The Southernmost House, built in 1896 as a private residence... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Citizens' Voice“As a Canadian snowbird from Toronto, we have no issue with cross walks. We sta
Citizens' Voice
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
“As a Canadian snowbird from Toronto, we have no issue with cross walks. We stand on the sidewalk and put one arm straight out in front and hold it there until a car notices and they do notice and stop. The driver doesn’t know if you want to cross... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Historic seaport rates could rise 18 percentA proposed 18 percent rate increase for transient slips at the Key West Histori
Historic seaport rates could rise 18 percent
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
A proposed 18 percent rate increase for transient slips at the Key West Historic Seaport comes with this fact: Key West hasn’t touched transient rates at the downtown seaport for 10 years. The last increase was 10 percent across the board for daily,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Report: Two men make off with generatorKEY WEST — A $600 generator was reported stolen from a construction site at Tro
Report: Two men make off with generator
Key West Citizen / Posted 2 days ago
KEY WEST — A $600 generator was reported stolen from a construction site at Tropical and United streets on Wednesday, according to Key West. There were no reported arrests as of Friday. For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen... Read more
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Boston Globe
You catch ’em and St. Pete Beach places will cook ‘emMADEIRA BEACH, Fla. — Fishing charters are wildly popular along the sunset coas
You catch ’em and St. Pete Beach places will cook ‘em
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
MADEIRA BEACH, Fla. — Fishing charters are wildly popular along the sunset coast of Florida. The Gulf Coast, from St. Pete Beach to Clearwater, has some of the best deep sea fishing in the country and plenty of days of sunshine and calm seas. It’s... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Navy: No drones allowed during air showBoca Chica Field is a no drone zone as the Navy is urging residents to keep the
Navy: No drones allowed during air show
Key West Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
Boca Chica Field is a no drone zone as the Navy is urging residents to keep them at home during the upcoming 2016 Southernmost Air Spectacular show. “Drones are prohibited for obvious safety reasons,” said Naval Air Station Key West commanding... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Woman loses license in braKEY WEST — A 71-year-old woman from Tennessee called police Wednesday after she
Woman loses license in bra
Key West Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
KEY WEST — A 71-year-old woman from Tennessee called police Wednesday after she reportedly lost her driver’s license in her bra, according to an incident report. There was no arrest as police noted there was “no probable cause to believe a crime was... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Commission delves into affordable housingThe Monroe County Commission on Wednesday will again tackle the issue of dealin
Commission delves into affordable housing
Key West Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
The Monroe County Commission on Wednesday will again tackle the issue of dealing with one of the Florida Keys most pressing issues — creating more housing for workers. County and Keys’ city officials have begun to call the worker housing situation a... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Looking both waysThose much-maligned pedestrian crosswalks with the flashing yellow lights along
Looking both ways
Key West Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
Those much-maligned pedestrian crosswalks with the flashing yellow lights along U.S. 1 in Key West and 100 miles away in Key Largo will remain in place, a Florida Department of Transportation official says. But the state will make some alterations... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Editorial: Anastasia Boulevard needs to breatheSt. Augustine is looking at loosening the design corset that has, for decades,
Editorial: Anastasia Boulevard needs to breathe
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 3 days ago
St. Augustine is looking at loosening the design corset that has, for decades, been shaping its municipal share of Anastasia Island. That area runs from the east end of the Bridge of Lions to Pope Road. More to the point, it includes most all of... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Manatees are not nativeTo the editor: I would like to comment on the article that was in the media re
Manatees are not native
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 3 days ago
To the editor: I would like to comment on the article that was in the media recently by a Jennifer Kay about these so called Florida manatees. It sickens me that the public and, yes, our ignorant government calls them Florida manatees when the came... Read more
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The Inquirer and Mirror
At Home 1020416(Feb. 4, 2016) Last year I wrote an article about ironing. After the article wa
At Home 1020416
The Inquirer and Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
(Feb. 4, 2016) Last year I wrote an article about ironing. After the article was published, I heard from a few people with a story about the satisfaction they got from ironing and why, along with a few “irony” stories. Sorry, I couldn’t resist. With... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Tochterman's Fishing Tackle celebrates its 100th birthdayOn Feb. 8, 1916, Thomas Tochtermann opened a bait shop on the first floor of hi
Tochterman's Fishing Tackle celebrates its 100th birthday
Baltimore Sun / Posted 3 days ago
On Feb. 8, 1916, Thomas Tochtermann opened a bait shop on the first floor of his home at 1925 Eastern Avenue, hoping to make a few bucks. Folks bought it hook, line and sinker, so soon after, he began selling that stuff, too. One hundred years... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
5 things you need to know about ZikaA mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming co
5 things you need to know about Zika
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 days ago
A mosquito-borne virus is prompting worldwide concern because of an alarming connection to a neurological birth disorder and its rapid spread across the globe. World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan called it an “extraordinary... Read more
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Philly.com
New volume of 'Hemingway's Letters' shows a young writer on the riseReviewed by Paul Davis Posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM Perhaps no
New volume of 'Hemingway's Letters' shows a young writer on the rise
Philly.com / Posted 4 days ago
Reviewed by Paul Davis Posted: Saturday, February 6, 2016, 12:00 AM Perhaps no 20th-century writer has had a greater influence than Ernest Hemingway. His novels, short stories, and journalism are penetrating and iconic; his personal life, thinly... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Sheffield LifeThe 2016 Warren Gives online day of giving event will be held Wednesday May 18.
Sheffield Life
Warren Times Observer / Posted 4 days ago
The 2016 Warren Gives online day of giving event will be held Wednesday May 18. Each year, in preparation for the event, meetings are held for participating organizations to help them prepare for the big day. This year in addition to 2 meetings to be... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Ronald M. PurdyThe family moved to Keene when Ron was 6, and he began his Adirondack trek. Aft
Ronald M. Purdy
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 4 days ago
The family moved to Keene when Ron was 6, and he began his Adirondack trek. After graduating from Keene Central School in 1957, he served in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged in 1961. He returned home to join his father in the family... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Local musician suffers head injury in crash; fundraisers plannedA popular Key West musician remained in stable but critical condition Friday in
Local musician suffers head injury in crash; fundraisers planned
Key West Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
A popular Key West musician remained in stable but critical condition Friday in a Miami hospital following a scooter accident Monday afternoon on North Roosevelt Boulevard. Johnny King, guitarist, singer and co-founder of The Bubba System band,... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Man arrested on child porn chargesKEY WEST — A Key West man accused of possessing child pornography on his comput
Man arrested on child porn charges
Key West Citizen / Posted 4 days ago
KEY WEST — A Key West man accused of possessing child pornography on his computer was arrested Wednesday by Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents. Victor Damian Santiago, 26, was charged with four felony counts of possessing child pornography... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Pizza driver calls 911 after man with knife invades...hoA man who was separated from his pregnant wife broke into her home and threat
Pizza driver calls 911 after man with knife invades...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
hoA man who was separated from his pregnant wife broke into her home and threatened her, police said, but a pizza man came to the rescue and called 911 when the woman whispered for help during a delivery. Taurean Roberts, 30, entered his estranged... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Finding a social weakness, then creating a solutionFriday, February 5, 10:17 AM EST That was especially the case as Lynch labored
Finding a social weakness, then creating a solution
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, February 5, 10:17 AM EST That was especially the case as Lynch labored over college options during high school. �My mother was always there and even researched my scholarship opportunities,� she said. Not everyone�s so fortunate. A social... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Key West man arrested on child pornography chargesKEY WEST, Fla. - A Key West man has been arrested on five counts of child porno
Key West man arrested on child pornography charges
Local 10 Miami / Posted 4 days ago
KEY WEST, Fla. - A Key West man has been arrested on five counts of child pornography. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement said Victor Santiago, 26, was arrested Thursday after agents served a search warrant at his Key West home. FDLE... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Wells to be honored at Conchs' openerJonathan Wells will honored tonight (Friday) at Key West High School’s first pr
Wells to be honored at Conchs' opener
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
Jonathan Wells will honored tonight (Friday) at Key West High School’s first pre-season baseball game. The Key West youngster and Key West Little Conch baseball player died last year. Wells, 14, would have been a freshman and played on the high... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Literary Landmark will honor late novelist KaufeltThe man credited for highlighting Key West’s literary accomplishments and drawi
Literary Landmark will honor late novelist Kaufelt
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
The man credited for highlighting Key West’s literary accomplishments and drawing acclaimed writers to the island will be honored Saturday with the installation of a Literary Landmark at the Key West branch of the Monroe County Public Library, 700... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Fantasy Fest tab adds upFantasy Fest 2015 cost the City of Key West more than $284,000, according to re
Fantasy Fest tab adds up
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
Fantasy Fest 2015 cost the City of Key West more than $284,000, according to reports released Thursday in advance of a special public workshop next week. The bulk of the costs — $207,527 — came from the community service department, which handles... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Peary Court inspection plan stallsThe company that agreed to inspect some of the 157 units at Peary Court for $30
Peary Court inspection plan stalls
Key West Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
The company that agreed to inspect some of the 157 units at Peary Court for $30,000 won’t do it for half the money, city staff said Thursday. City leaders approved the sample inspection in advance of the March 15 referendum, when voters will decide... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Florida Governor Ramps Up Mosquito Fight To Stay Ahead Of ZikaFlorida is one of several U.S. states now reporting a few isolated cases of peo
Florida Governor Ramps Up Mosquito Fight To Stay Ahead Of Zika
KPBS San Diego / Posted 5 days ago
Florida is one of several U.S. states now reporting a few isolated cases of people infected with the Zika virus. In response, Florida's Gov. Rick Scott has declared a public health emergency in five counties in hopes of getting ahead of the virus's... Read more
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Raw Story
Feds look for new ways to fight ‘clear and present danger’ posed by domestic extremistsThe U.S. Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees
Feds look for new ways to fight ‘clear and present danger’ posed by domestic extremists
Raw Story / Posted 5 days ago
The U.S. Justice Department is considering legal changes to combat what it sees as a rising threat from domestic anti-government extremists, senior officials told Reuters, even as it steps up efforts to stop Islamic State-inspired attacks at... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Five important things to know about ZikaWorld Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan said, “The level of al
Five important things to know about Zika
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 5 days ago
World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan said, “The level of alarm is extremely high,” which is why they are considering declaring a public health emergency. The Zika virus, transmitted by the aggressive Aedes aegypti mosquito, has... Read more
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Soundings
Coast Guard rescues three in FloridaA search-and-rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Islamorada, Fla., rescued thr
Coast Guard rescues three in Florida
Soundings / Posted 5 days ago
A search-and-rescue crew from Coast Guard Station Islamorada, Fla., rescued three boaters on the overturned hull of their 18-foot vessel five miles off the coast of Islamorada on Wednesday. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Man medevaced from fishing vessel off coast of Marquesas KeysMARQUESAS KEYS, Fla. - A 49-year-old man was medically evacuated Thursday off t
Man medevaced from fishing vessel off coast of Marquesas Keys
Local 10 Miami / Posted 5 days ago
MARQUESAS KEYS, Fla. - A 49-year-old man was medically evacuated Thursday off the coast of Marquesas Keys. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the fisherman began experiencing shortness of breath 13 nautical miles north of Marquesas Keys. The Coast... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Public hearing on proposed Awendaw East Coast GreenwayAwendaw residents will have the chance to hear about plans for a new trail that
Public hearing on proposed Awendaw East Coast Greenway
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 5 days ago
Awendaw residents will have the chance to hear about plans for a new trail that would connect the town to other parts of the east coast at a public hearing Thursday night. The Awendaw East Coast Greenway is a 12-mile stretch of recreational trail... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. eyes ways to toughen fight against domestic extremistsOne of the most important criminal trials in U.S. history begins March 31 in De
U.S. eyes ways to toughen fight against domestic extremists
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
One of the most important criminal trials in U.S. history begins March 31 in Denver for Gulf War veteran Timothy McVeigh, accused of blowing up a federal building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 and injuring 500 others on April 19, 1995. WASHINGTON... Read more
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Key West Citizen
Local Legionnaires' victim remains hospitalized in MiamiAs the state Department of Health officials continue to search for clues about
Local Legionnaires' victim remains hospitalized in Miami
Key West Citizen / Posted 6 days ago
As the state Department of Health officials continue to search for clues about how a Key West man contracted Legionnaires’ disease, the man’s family and friends have asked for the community’s emotional and financial support during this challenging... Read more
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