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Daily Mail
Florida woman takes her pet CHICKEN paddleboardingVenezia takes her pet hen out paddleboarding with her. Karly Venezia takes her
Daily Mail / Posted 9 minutes ago
Venezia takes her pet hen out paddleboarding with her. Karly Venezia takes her pet chicken Loretta paddleboarding in the Florida Keys Venezia often takes Loretta out to watch the sunset on her paddleboard 'Loretta's very curious and follows us... Read more
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Reality TV World
Florida woman takes pet chicken paddle boardingA Florida woman turned heads by taking her pet chicken out on the water to go p
Reality TV World / Posted 48 minutes ago
A Florida woman turned heads by taking her pet chicken out on the water to go paddle boarding. ADVERTISEMENT The Florida Keys and Key West, a page run by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, shared photos of Karly Venezia and her pet... Read more
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Miami New Times
Historic Pigeon Key Forced to Close Indefinitely After Hurricane Irma Damagetheir homes were hit with 200 mph winds and a storm surge 20 to 30 feet high.
Miami New Times / Posted 2 hours ago
their homes were hit with 200 mph winds and a storm surge 20 to 30 feet high. The catastrophic hurricane wrecked the Florida Keys, but Pigeon Key proudly rebuilt. Now, more than 80 years later, the researchers and volunteers who have... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Florida Hurricane Drives Home BancShares 3Q Profit Down 66 Percent(Nasdaq: HOMB) said quarter earnings "were significantly impacted" by the hurri
Arkansas Business / Posted 3 hours ago
(Nasdaq: HOMB) said quarter earnings "were significantly impacted" by the hurricane, which made initial landfall in the Florida Keys and a second landfall just south of Naples, Florida, as a Category 4 hurricane on Sept. 10. The company said... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
Florida on a Tankful: Wet bed and breakfast at The Turtle HospitalMARATHON, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA KEYS -- "Step back into 1949,” said Richie Mo
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 6 hours ago
MARATHON, MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA KEYS -- "Step back into 1949,” said Richie Moretti opening a door to his single story motel in Marathon. Some visitors may find the décor inside the pale green motel, just off U.S. 1 in the Florida Keys, a little... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Chicken of the Sea? Pet Chicken Loves to PaddleboardYou may only see this in the Florida Keys -- a pet chicken that likes to paddle
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 10 hours ago
You may only see this in the Florida Keys -- a pet chicken that likes to paddleboard. The hen's owner, Karly Venezia, said she enjoys excursions on the water with "Loretta." The 1-year-old chicken has no fear of the open water and calmly sits at... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
FL: Airlines Cut Flights to Key Westwill start up its seasonal service of one daily flight to Newark, N.J. Gwen Fi
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 18 hours ago
will start up its seasonal service of one daily flight to Newark, N.J. Gwen Filosa: @KeyWestGwen ___ (c)2017 the Florida Keys Keynoter (Marathon, Fla.) Visit the Florida Keys Keynoter (Marathon, Fla.) at www.keysnet.com Distributed by... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
2017 could tie record for billion-dollar disasters in a year. Here's why.through the Virgin Islands and hit Cudjoe Key, Fla., as a Category 4. It destro
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
through the Virgin Islands and hit Cudjoe Key, Fla., as a Category 4. It destroyed one-quarter of the buildings on the Florida Keys. The Florida and South Carolina coasts reported significant damage. Irma maintained a maximum sustained wind of... Read more
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CaptivaSanibel.com
Living Sanibel: Marsh rabbitrange. Because a subspecies, Sylvilagus palustris hefneri (named after Hugh Hef
CaptivaSanibel.com / Posted 21 hours ago
range. Because a subspecies, Sylvilagus palustris hefneri (named after Hugh Hefner of Playboy fame), located in the lower Florida Keys, is endangered, the marsh rabbit is not hunted south of the Everglades. It would be easy to think that the... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Despite hurricanes, Caribbean still a popular travel destinationthe hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Flori
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 21 hours ago
the hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Florida. One is in Naples, and two are in the Florida Keys. "It's quite different where you look,” he said. “Miami, for example, I would say the East Coast is pretty much... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Despite hurricanes, Caribbean still a popular travel destinationthe hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Flori
Springfield News-Sun / Posted 22 hours ago
the hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Florida. One is in Naples, and two are in the Florida Keys. "It's quite different where you look,” he said. “Miami, for example, I would say the East Coast is pretty much... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Despite hurricanes, Caribbean still a popular travel destinationthe hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Flori
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 22 hours ago
the hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Florida. One is in Naples and two are in the Florida Keys. "It's quite different where you look,” he said. “Miami, for example, I would say the East Coast is pretty much... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Despite hurricanes, Caribbean still a popular travel destinationthe hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Flori
Dayton Daily News / Posted 23 hours ago
the hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Florida. One is in Naples and two are in the Florida Keys. "It's quite different where you look,” he said. “Miami, for example, I would say the East Coast is pretty much... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Chicken of the sea?(WPTV/NBC News) You may only see this in the Florida Keys — a pet chicken who l
WWLP Springfield / Posted 23 hours ago
(WPTV/NBC News) You may only see this in the Florida Keys — a pet chicken who likes to paddleboard! The hen’s owner, Karly Venezia, said she enjoys excursions on the water with “Loretta.” The 1-year-old chicken has no fear of the open water and... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Despite hurricanes, Caribbean still a popular travel destinationthe hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Flori
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 23 hours ago
the hospitality program at Boston University and now runs three hotels in Florida. One is in Naples and two are in the Florida Keys. "It's quite different where you look,” he said. “Miami, for example, I would say the East Coast is pretty much... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Florida woman paddleboards with roosterattempting to run over rooster “Loretta's very curious and follows us around t
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
attempting to run over rooster “Loretta's very curious and follows us around the yard,” Venezia told WPLG. “Living in the Florida Keys, we like to get out on the water, so it only seemed natural to us to take Loretta paddleboarding and boating and... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Paddleboarding with a chicken, yeah it's a Florida thingfollows us around the yard,” said Venezia, the director of sales for a large re
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
follows us around the yard,” said Venezia, the director of sales for a large resort who grew up in Key West. “Living in the Florida Keys, we like to get out on the water, so it only seemed natural to us to take Loretta paddleboarding and boating and... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Paddleboarding with a chicken, yeah it's a Florida thingfollows us around the yard,” said Venezia, the director of sales for a large re
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted yesterday
follows us around the yard,” said Venezia, the director of sales for a large resort who grew up in Key West. “Living in the Florida Keys, we like to get out on the water, so it only seemed natural to us to take Loretta paddleboarding and boating and... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Many people still waiting for Irma storm insurance claims to be processed30 days of initiation, the state said. “Hurricane Irma impacted various parts
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted yesterday
30 days of initiation, the state said. “Hurricane Irma impacted various parts of our state from Jacksonville down to the Florida Keys. With more than 700,000 claims accounting for a total estimated insured loss of approximately $5 billion,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
John Prince, Lake Ida disaster relief crowds overflow with frustrationin a statement. Although it appeared Palm Beach County would take a direct hit
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
in a statement. Although it appeared Palm Beach County would take a direct hit, the storm shifted west, devastating the Florida Keys and flooding much of southwest Florida. No sustained hurricane force winds were reported in Palm Beach County... Read more
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NBC Miami
Florida Keys Woman Paddleboards with Pet ChickenStandup paddleboarding is a popular sport in the Florida Keys, appealing to a d
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
Standup paddleboarding is a popular sport in the Florida Keys, appealing to a diverse cross-section of people who want to "unplug." Some canine-craving paddlers even take their dogs along for the ride. For Florida Keys resident Karly Venezia,... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Authorities looking for sex offender who left before Hurricane Irmaby law, WPLG reported. A warrant has been issued for Portelli’s arrest. Anyone
The Palm Beach Post / Posted yesterday
by law, WPLG reported. A warrant has been issued for Portelli’s arrest. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts is urged to contact the Monroe County Sheriff's Office at 305-289-2410 or Crime Stoppers of the Florida Keys at 800-346... Read more
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Finance and Commerce
Renters find extra hurdles after hurricanesadvocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park
Finance and Commerce / Posted yesterday
advocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park residents who rent coveted land in the Florida Keys. In Texas, housing advocacy groups in Houston, Port Arthur and other hard-hit cities are fielding complaints.... Read more
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Business Wire
ELS Reports Third Quarter ResultsIrma Our Florida mainland properties resumed normal operations shortly after H
Business Wire / Posted 2 days ago
Irma Our Florida mainland properties resumed normal operations shortly after Hurricane Irma. Two RV resorts in the Florida Keys will reopen as utility services are restored. We are in the process of estimating the financial impact of the... Read more
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Bay News 9 Tampa Bay
'Irma: Your Stories' examines historic storm's impact in Tampa Bay, beyondhour-long special, “Hurricane Irma: Your Stories,” reflects on Irma’s impact in
Bay News 9 Tampa Bay / Posted 2 days ago
hour-long special, “Hurricane Irma: Your Stories,” reflects on Irma’s impact in Florida’s hardest-hit communities, from the Florida Keys, where the storm made landfall, up the entire state. We’ll examine some of the major problems Irma exposed,... Read more
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Daytona Beach News-Journal
State and feds launch effort to clean up Hurricane Irma's battered boatstotals. He estimates the number at between 1,600 and 2,000 statewide. There we
Daytona Beach News-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
totals. He estimates the number at between 1,600 and 2,000 statewide. There were 1,100 just in Monroe County, home of the Florida Keys. The officials said the sheer number of vessels damaged or sunk there present a hazard to health and... Read more
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International Business Times
Harvey, Irma, Maria: 2017's monster Atlantic hurricane season in 60 dramatic photos NetherlandsAlvin Baez/Reuters11 September 2017: Overturned trailer homes are se
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
NetherlandsAlvin Baez/Reuters11 September 2017: Overturned trailer homes are seen in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in the Florida KeysMatt McClain -Pool/Getty Images11 September 2017: Damaged houses are seen in the Florida Keys in the aftermath of... Read more
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New Kerala
Banana Bay Resort and Marina in Marathon, Florida is Open for Business - newkerala news #280744escape in a driving distance from Miami. The resort extends over 10-acres in a
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
escape in a driving distance from Miami. The resort extends over 10-acres in a lush tropical setting in Marathon, the Florida Keys at Mile Marker 45.9. Just a few weeks after Hurricane Irma made landfall, staff and the local community worked... Read more
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Daily Star
Why Michael Fish was actually RIGHT about the Great Storm of 1987hurricane-force winds causing casualties in England He was actually talking ab
Daily Star / Posted 4 days ago
hurricane-force winds causing casualties in England He was actually talking about Hurricane Floyd, which was affecting the Florida Keys at the time. Fish’s forecast was part of the BBC One o’Clock News, which had been reporting the hurricane. The... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Navy seaman surprises brother at Erie Mason homecominghome Seaman Bean, who was part of the Hurricane Irma relief team when the 1,092
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
home Seaman Bean, who was part of the Hurricane Irma relief team when the 1,092-foot aircraft carrier was stationed off the Florida Keys. He said he will accompany his brother to the homecoming dance tonight and spend some time with his family. He... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Soviet buoy a mysteryplaced by the Soviets simply remained in Cuba, including this buoy." The Sovie
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
placed by the Soviets simply remained in Cuba, including this buoy." The Soviet buoy may have first been in the Florida Keys, said Jerry Wilkinson, 89, whose home at Tavernier on Ke Largo was destroyed by Irma. Wilkinson said his buoy... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Local counselor provides hope to disaster victimsshouldn't happen, but unfortunately, they do." From Sept. 9 to Sept. 27, Steve
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
shouldn't happen, but unfortunately, they do." From Sept. 9 to Sept. 27, Stevens served in Augusta, Savannah and the Florida Keys, helping those deal with losses of lives, homes, medications and belongings after hurricanes and storms swept... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Hurricane costs take toll on state budgetinto a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also hear
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 4 days ago
into a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also heard about the extensive storm damage in the Florida Keys from Rep. Holly Raschein, R-Key Largo, and Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami. “The Keys are slowly coming back and... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Keys tourism push includes images of damageSunshine Key RV Resort in Big Pine Key lie toppled over Wednesday morning, Sept
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
Sunshine Key RV Resort in Big Pine Key lie toppled over Wednesday morning, September 13, 2017 after Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys. Lannis Waters/The Palm Beach Post "I think you need to be honest," Newman said. "You have to show them where... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
‘ALL WE ARE WAITING ON IS THE PHONE CALL’: Busy year of helping others continues for local public safety officialsCounty Sheriff’s Office sent a handful of 911 operators to Monroe County to pro
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 5 days ago
County Sheriff’s Office sent a handful of 911 operators to Monroe County to provide relief there so operators living in the Florida Keys could get some needed time off to take care of their property and family members impacted by the storm. County... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Renters face hurdles after stormsadvocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
advocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park residents who rent coveted land in the Florida Keys. In Texas, housing advocacy groups in Houston, Port Arthur and other hard-hit cities are fielding complaints.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Renters find extra hurdles to recovery after hurricanesadvocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
advocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park residents who rent coveted land in the Florida Keys. In Texas, housing advocacy groups in Houston, Port Arthur and other hard-hit cities are fielding complaints.... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Elvis hasn’t left the building just yettourism is facing a major challenge. The devastation caused by one of history's
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 days ago
tourism is facing a major challenge. The devastation caused by one of history's largest storms, especially in the popular Florida Keys, is a direct strike at the $90-billion industry that fuels the state's economic engine. Disney and Universal... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Elvis hasn’t left the building just yettourism is facing a major challenge. The devastation caused by one of history's
Chatham Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
tourism is facing a major challenge. The devastation caused by one of history's largest storms, especially in the popular Florida Keys, is a direct strike at the $90-billion industry that fuels the state's economic engine. Disney and Universal... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Chippewa Falls travel agency says disaster stricken areas dropping prices to entice touriststo areas where recent disasters have happened. According to Travel Leaders in
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 5 days ago
to areas where recent disasters have happened. According to Travel Leaders in Chippewa Falls, places like Mexico, the Florida Keys and Las Vegas are safe travel destinations, and they could represent a bargain. Travel Leaders President, Dennis... Read more
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Mashable
'Welcome to Key West' sign found 300 miles away a month after Hurricane Irmato the popular vacation destination off U.S. Route 1 went missing in the midst
Mashable / Posted 5 days ago
to the popular vacation destination off U.S. Route 1 went missing in the midst of the storm, which made landfall in the Florida Keys on Sept.10. WINK News reports that an unidentified couple dropped it off at the Key West Express docking... Read more
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Bay Weekly
Make Our Houses Soundfrom their Chesapeake flight pattern into BWI. While we rued ­Harvey’s wrath in
Bay Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
from their Chesapeake flight pattern into BWI. While we rued ­Harvey’s wrath in Texas, Irma smashed the Caribbean and the Florida Keys … followed by Marie completing the island strike with Puerto Rico. Four hurricanes hitting the U.S. in a season... Read more
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The Scientist
GM Mosquitoes Closer to Release in U.S.genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes would have no significant impact on the en
The Scientist / Posted 5 days ago
genetically modified (GM) mosquitoes would have no significant impact on the environment at a proposed release site in the Florida Keys. It was a good sign for Oxitec, but residents balked at being a test site. And the FDA had yet to give approval... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Hoping to ease tribal homelessness, Leech Lake band takes back...up and in short supply right now. The couple, though, still have a place in to
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
up and in short supply right now. The couple, though, still have a place in town. Heldt's permanent residence is in the Florida Keys. Knowlton lives in the Twin Cities. The former lease holders will be fine, Brown said. Generations of tribal... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Which hurricane-affected areas in the Caribbean and U.S. are open for business?The one-two-three punch of hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria knocked the wind out
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
The one-two-three punch of hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria knocked the wind out of the Caribbean, the Florida Keys and North Carolina's Outer Banks. Some of the areas are still out of commission, but many are shoveling the sand off the welcome mat... Read more
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Santa Rosa Press Gazette
Hurricane costs take toll on state budgetinto a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also hear
Santa Rosa Press Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
into a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also heard about the extensive storm damage in the Florida Keys from Rep. Holly Raschein, R-Key Largo, and Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami. “The Keys are slowly coming back and... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Hurricane costs take toll on state budgetinto a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also hear
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
into a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also heard about the extensive storm damage in the Florida Keys from Rep. Holly Raschein, R-Key Largo, and Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami. “The Keys are slowly coming back and... Read more
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Crestview News Bulletin
Hurricane costs take toll on state budgetinto a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also hear
Crestview News Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
into a regular (budget) process,” Latvala said. The Senate committee also heard about the extensive storm damage in the Florida Keys from Rep. Holly Raschein, R-Key Largo, and Sen. Anitere Flores, R-Miami. “The Keys are slowly coming back and... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
Renters Find Extra Hurdles To Recovery After Hurricanesadvocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 6 days ago
advocates worry rebuilding efforts after Irma are forcing out mobile home park residents who rent coveted land in the Florida Keys. In Texas, housing advocacy groups in Houston, Port Arthur and other hard-hit cities are fielding complaints.... Read more
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NBC Miami
Iconic Key West Welcome Sign Returned After Hurricane Irmato the island. The ferry company agreed to take it back home where it was gree
NBC Miami / Posted 6 days ago
to the island. The ferry company agreed to take it back home where it was greeted Thursday by Key West police officers. Florida Keys Begins to Welcome Back Visitors Residents say they last saw the "Welcome to Key West" sign on the ground after... Read more
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