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Key West, Florida is located in Monroe County. Zip codes in Key West, FL include 33041, 33045, and 33040. The median home price in Key West is $489,000 which is roughly $394/per square foot. More Key West information.

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14 hrs ago | WIOD-AM Miramar

Ex-Boyfriend Of Missing Miami Woma...

So many questions Tuesday afternoon after the ex-boyfriend of a Miami woman who's been missing for a week dies in the Keys. Becky Herrin with the Monroe County Sheriff's Office says they were able to spot Blanco with his mother Tuesday before something drastic happened.

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18 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

Waterspouts take a spin in Gulf

Check out these photos of waterspouts, which were spotted this morning in the Gulf of Mexico just off of Navarre Beach, Fla. If you're looking for waterspouts, head for the Florida Keys, which "are the greatest, natural vortex lab in the world," according to NOAA meteorologist and waterspout expert Joseph Golden.

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20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Miami-Dade Passes Preliminary Vote On Transgender Protection

The win comes after two county commissioners pushed to add the protection to a law that bans discrimination in government employment and the delivery of public services. Audrey Edmonson told CBS4 News partner the Miami Herald, "This country is evolving in a way where we're more accepting, so I think this is a good time to bring it back."

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

KeysNews.com

Chief ponders 'body cameras'

Instead, Key West's top cop was testing the Taser brand AXON Flex video camera attached to the Oakley Flak Jacket ballistic eyewear behind the price. For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at http://secure.floridakeys.com/keysnews/enews .

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Switched

Tanya Gonzalez Missing: Aunt Begs Person Of Interest To 'Bring Her Home'

The aunt of Tanya Gonzalez, a missing Florida woman, is pleading with the ex-boyfriend who police call a person of interest to return her unharmed. "Bring her home," said Yvette Oliver of her 28-year-old niece.

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Hotel Interactive

The Gates Hotel Key West To Debut In Fall 2014

The Gates Hotel Key West, a new independent hotel with 100 rooms, will open on the island of Key West, Florida, in Fall 2014. The boutique address under new ownership of Highgate Hotels will combine refined luxury, modern design, organic touches, and Floridian flare to recreate the verve of Hemingway's "old school Key West."

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Hotel Business

RLJ Lodging Trust Acquires DoubleTree Grand Key Resort for $77M

RLJ Lodging Trust has acquired the 215-room DoubleTree Grand Key Resort in Key West, FL, for a purchase price of $77 million or $358,000 per key. "We are excited to add an additional Key West asset to our portfolio at a significant discount to both replacement cost and recent per-key trades," stated Thomas J. Baltimore, Jr., president and CEO.

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WRUF-AM Gainesville

State of the Season: Where to Watch During the Second Half

The season may be half over, but the chances for a tropical storm or hurricane to hit Florida are not on the declineyet. In what appears to be a relatively quiet hurricane season so far, history says Floridians should not let their guard down.

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Washington Times

'Freedom Trikers' carry message of brain injuries

Dan Zimmerman and Catherine Brubaker are headed to Margaritaville, even if singing icon Jimmy Buffett isn't there to greet them at his trademark location. Zimmerman and Brubaker left Washington earlier this summer on a biking trek to Key West, Florida, and the Margaritaville Cafe.

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KeysNews.com

New parking permits on sale Oct. 1

The city of Key West will soon start selling green and white parking permit stickers for $10 a year to allow for parking in the 1,008 street-side spots marked "residential" in Old Town. Stickers will go on sale Oct. 1 at the county tax collector's office inside the Harvey Government Center, 1200 Truman Ave. The parking permits must be renewed each October.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Times

Spy planes once flew from Barksdale

Spy planes once flew from Barksdale U-2 spy planes flew from Barksdale in the 1960s, and it wasn't much of a secret. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/local/2014/09/15/spy-planes-once-flew-from-barksdale/15642773/ U-2 spy planes flew from Barksdale in the 1960s, and it wasn't much of a secret, with one photographed at an open house and air show there.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

KeysNews.com

Action kickoffs at George Mira Field with new season

The Manchester Dentistry Gators and Tigers got things rolling opening night of the Key West Junior Football League regular season with an exciting 19-7 win by the Tigers in flag division action at George Mira Field. Tigers quarterback Caden Pichardo led his team to the end zone in the first quarter, and with his extra point, the Tigers held a 7-0 first-quarter adv... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at http://secure.floridakeys.com/keysnews/enews .

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

KeysNews.com

Overmatched Conchs face Gulliver before raucous home crowd at the 'Bob'

Going into the District 16-4A volleyball match Friday afternoon against Gulliver Prep, Key West Coach Kim Butler said that although they were overmatched, their goal was to serve well and score in double digits. The Conchs scored in double digits only once and never put together more than three points on service, losing, 3-0, to the Raiders on... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at http://secure.floridakeys.com/keysnews/enews .

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Lodging

Gates Hotel Key West to Debut in Fall 2014

KEY WEST, Fla.-The Gates Hotel Key West, a new independent hotel with 100 rooms, will open on the island of Key West, Fla., in fall 2014. The boutique address under new ownership of Highgate Hotels will combine refined luxury, modern design, organic touches, and Floridian flare to recreate the verve of Hemingway's "old school Key West."

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KeysNews.com

Hughes' doubles tack trio of runs in KW Hammock's win versus Epic Fail

Keia Hughes drove in three runs via a trio of doubles and a single, and Jay Tola slugged four hits to power Key West Hammock's 15-7 win over Epoch Fail Wednesday night in Key West Coed Softball League action. Veronica Brown and Colby Saunders slashed three singles apiece.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

US coast guard repatriates 45 Cuban migrants

A Coast Guard Cutter Dauntless smallboat crew interdicts 25 Cuban migrants aboard a rustic vessel southwest of Key West, Florida, Sepember 6, 2014. The migrants were later repatriated by the crew aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Knight Island.

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Trinadad Express

Clean-up ordered after murder

SAN FERNANDO SAN Fernando Mayor Kazim Hosein yesterday ordered the cleaning of empty lots and abandoned houses following the murder of palmist Mahadeo Jerrybandhan, whose killer hid in the bushes near the murder scene. Hosein visited the Jerrybandhan family yesterday, and in offering his condolences, vowed to crack down on "delinquent" house and land owners who did not want to comply with notices to clean their properties.

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KeysNews.com

Off and Running Conchs start season at home

After waiting the extra week to begin its season, the Key West High School Cross-Country team is raring to go for the Key West Summer XCursion Saturday morning on the Robert Price Cross-Country Course at the Key West Golf Club. The Summer XCursion will be the largest meet the Conchs have hosted since the district meet in 2002.

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BroadwayWorld.com

William P. Bahlke Releases Frisbee Ball Rules

Nestled amid the humiliating demise of an unpopular war and the scandalous resignation of a once-powerful president is a snippet of time often overlooked and misunderstood, notes author William P. Bahlke. It could be argued, nonetheless, as his new novel does, that one will discover, hidden inside this intriguing snapshot, the most profound evolutionary transformation in the country's history.

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KeysNews.com

Writing Center opens at FKCC

The newest student success operation at Florida Keys Community College opened amid much fanfare Wednesday morning, during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Key West campus. The Writing Center was inaugurated by Randy Hanna, chancellor of the Florida College System.

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