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Spokes fighting strokes
Four cyclists and the driver of a support van passed through town on the Fourth of July weekend, just one week into a 5,200-mile bike ride to build awareness of the potential for cycling to aid in recovery-and provide independence and mobility-for survivors of strokes and of other brain injuries.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
Marathon businessman dies after being struck by his own boat
All Aboard Boat Rentals owner Brian M. Aronoff, 49, was hit by his own boat in the 10:30 a.m. accident near Russell Key, in the Gulf of Mexico.
Operators of 40-cabin ferry want Key West's OK for overnight dockage on a regular basis
Lots of businesses in Key West have lobbied for years to try to get larger cruise ships to make port calls in Key West.
Women bike the East Coast to raise awareness of ovarian cancer
Amber Hill and Jess Terry recently rode their bikes through Myrtle Beach and into Georgetown on July 2. It's all part of a 2,400 mile journey they're taking this summer to raise awareness of ovarian cancer.
Vindication for animal group
Members of a nonprofit group that once handled animal control services for the Middle Keys are feeling vindicated on charges of mismanaging Monroe County funds, as the county is now offering the group $45,000 to settle the case.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Bull and Whistle
The Bull and Whistle Bar, located at the corner of Duval and Caroline Streets in Key West Florida, is the last of the old-time Duval Street open-air bars.
The Paranormal to Pop Culture Pipeline
Last week, Raw Story featured an unusual summer travel spot- The Occult Museum of Ed and Elizabeth Warren.
Caribbean coral reefs gone within 20 years
Most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next 20 years, if something isn't done, a new report warns.
The Midsummer Night's Dream & Spectacle Shows The Magic Of Key West Florida
Part of what makes Key West, Florida such an exceptional place to visit when choosing which island vacations may be right is the fact that it has much more diversity to offer than any other destination.
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Gay Key West bartenders await decision on whether they can wed
Monroe Circuit Judge Luis Garcia says he will decide soon whether two gay Key West bartenders can marry each other immediately.
A Call to Action: 20 years after the Castro regime's '13...
This page will be updated with new events to pay homage to the victims of the "13 de Marzo" tugboat that was attacked and sunk by agents of the Cuban State on July 13, 1994 causing the deaths of 37 men, women, and children.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Key West couple has day in court
Chief Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Luis Garcia told a packed courthouse in Plantation Key Monday that he'll issue a ruling shortly on a Key West couple's effort to overturn Florida's constitutional ban on gay marriage.
Smile! Grinning parrotfish photobombs coral reef diver
The tropical fish, swimming near Eastern Dry Rocks at Key West in Florida, USA, caught the diver totally unaware as it peeked into shot.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
His return is a homecoming for commander
Army Special Forces Maj. Josh Eaton is back in Key West, but this time he's in command -- a far cry from his visit some 14 years ago when just a cadet.
The Miami Herald
Gay Key West bartenders to ask judge: Let us wed immediately
The Monroe County case mirrors a suit filed in January by six same-sex couples who want to marry in Miami-Dade County.
Red-carpet fundraiser for scholarship fund
On June 28, Hard Rock Cafe Key West celebrated the opening of its new Duval Street Patio Bar with 400 plus local Key West VIPs at a red carpet event.
Caribbean Coral Reefs "Will Be Lost Within 20 Years" Without Protection
Most Caribbean coral reefs will disappear within the next 20 years unless action is taken to protect them, primarily due to the decline of grazers such as sea urchins and parrotfish, a new report has warned.
Fireworks delayed over too-close boats
The annual Fourth of July fireworks at the White Street Pier started almost one hour late due to safety concerns about several boats that were positioned too close to the staging area.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Witness: Officer joked of Eimers' arrest
The day after Thanksgiving, a Key West police officer complained that his holiday was ruined by "another ... homeless crackhead" who wouldn't stop thrashing as he and another officer held him facedown in the sand, according to a woman subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury this month.