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The Huffington Post
Disappointed With How She Looked In A Family Photo, Inez Loredo Lost 106 Pounds
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Wed Apr 16, 2014
Key Largo man busted after fleeing boat crash in Islamorada
The bow of an Aquasport boat shows damage from a Sunday collision on the water near the Lorelei Cabana Bar in Islamorada.
Mainland day-trippers ruined the Card Sound beach areas for everyone
After cleaning up the Card Sound Road beach areas, the Sheriff's Office put up barriers to block access to the water for those who want to launch boats.
Coalition makes an appeal for simpler federal tax code
A grassroots business organization chose April 15 to issue a call for Congress to simplify the federal tax code and make other changes that would enable small businesses in Florida and around the U.S. to grow and add jobs.
New York Daily News
Fabien Cousteau preps to live under the sea for 31 days
Fabien Cousteau's voyage to the sea floor, originally scheduled for the month of October, was postponed for June after the government shutdown made it difficult for his crew to secure the necessary film and science permits.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
The Miami Herald
Florida: Art of the iconic Florida Highwaymen, Harry Sonntag to be exhibited in Islamorada
A traveling exhibit featuring the art of the Florida Highwaymen and Key Largo's hermit artist Harry Sonntag is on display at the the Keys History & Discovery Center in Islamorada through June 1. Paintings feature the work of Florida's best-known African-American landscape artists, including the talented group's only woman, Mary Ann Carroll.
Deputies finding themselves dealing more with the mentally ill
Police in the Keys report they are coming across a "marked increase" in the number of mentally ill people they deal with on a daily basis - both out on the street and in jails.
Key Largo women sentenced to 14 years for murdering husband
Denise Bozarth was sentenced to 14 years in state prison this week for the murder of her husband Edward, whose decomposing body was found wrapped in plastic and stuffed in the engine room of his sailboat, the Screw U 2, in 2007.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Vietnam Wall Replica On Display In Key Largo
They can see a 3/5 scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall opened Thursday evening at the Key Largo Community Park, mile marker 100 oceanside, and is to remain on display through Monday evening.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Coastal Breeze News
Dr. Ellen Prager to Speak at Rookery Bay
On April 4, Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is celebrating Everglades Day with films, naturalist presentations, a guided walk and featured lecture by Dr. Ellen Prager called "Dive into the Story: Ocean Science and Storytelling, Fun for All" at 1:30 PM.
Invasive pets are squatters in paradise
Spanish explorers imagined these 1,700 islands as twisted and tortured souls and named them Los Martires more than 500 years ago.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Decision time for housing project
The Monroe County Planning Commission will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 15, in the Murray E. Nelson Government and Cultural Center to determine the future of a proposed senior housing project.
Fabien Cousteau's Mission 31 Splashdown Commencing June 1 at Aquarius
They will live and work in the name of science in Aquarius, the world's only underwater research lab.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
KRMS-AM Osage Beach
Key Largo ramp closures are coming next week
The Key Largo Road ramps are set to close next week in Osage Beach. Work to improve the intersection of eastbound Route 54 at Key Largo Road has been going on for about a week now and will cause the closure of the entrance and exit ramps beginning April 7th.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
At Last, An Underwater Mermaid Wedding Is Now A Reality
Calling all "Little Mermaid" fanatics: One South Florida hotel is offering a fun new way to take the plunge and it involves literally being submerged underwater and wearing mermaid tails.
Key Largo man charged with illegally dumping small boat
A 63-year-old Key Largo man was arrested Thursday on charges of illegally dumping a small vessel on Coral Way near the 105 mile marker of the highway.
Cuban migrants gather with residents of the Silver Shores subdivision in Key Largo Friday afternoon.
Nine Cuban men came ashore an oceanside Key Largo neighborhood early Friday afternoon after reportedly riding in a motor boat for up to seven days before breaking down less than a mile from land.
Cape Coral Daily Breeze
Roxie goes to wiener's circle at dog derby
Hundreds of dogs and their owners gathered at the Tinsley Pavilion on the grounds of the Lee Civic Center on a blustery Saturday to take part in one of the biggest wiener dog races in the country.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Free clinic founder, medical director, stepping down
Ten years after starting the only clinic that provides free medical care to uninsured patients in the Upper Keys, Dr. Sandy Yankow is resigning as medical director of Tavernier's Good Health Clinic.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Stolen-guns case leads to brief standoff
A case of stolen weapons, a burning pickup truck and the suicide of a pregnant woman led to a brief but tense standoff in south Miami-Dade County last week.