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School's out forever, as doors close for good
The congested halls of Glynn R. Archer Elementary School are even more crowded than usual these days, as boxes of classroom supplies pile up throughout its buildings - and mounds of debris pile up in Dumpsters around the property.
Sun May 19, 2013
Cape Air Named to 'Best Small Airlines' List
Cape Air has been named one of eight "Best Small Airlines in North America" by the Smarter Travel website .
Sat May 18, 2013
Coast Guard to honor fallen members in today's Keys 100
The Coast Guard Run to Remember 2013 is part of the Keys 100, a 100-mile ultra-marathon that begins in Key Largo and ends in Key West today.
A woman was airlifted about 3:50 p.m. Friday from U.S. 1 after suffering head injuries in a personal watercraft crash near the Toms Harbor Cut Bridge at Duck Key.
"I love Key West. Nothing is ever going to change that -- not the rain, not the heat, not the chickens, not the traffic, not the street closures, not the tourists, not the homeless, not the drunks, not the Bubbas.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Miami Herald
Key West celebrates centennial Cuba flight
Exactly 100 years after making the first successful flight between Key West and Havana, Cuba, aviation pioneer Domingo Rosillo del Toro is being honored.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Miami Herald
100 years ago, aviation pioneer made historic flight from Key West to Cuba
The fuel was running perilously low, and the lubricating oil was nearly exhausted, but pioneering pilot Domingo Rosillo del Toro could see land ahead.
The Miami Herald
Keys suffers through dismal stone crab season - but if you like octopus ...
With costs of making a trip to pull traps often higher than the value of claws harvested, many Monroe County stone-crabbers gave up on the poor season months ago.
Tue May 14, 2013
A full-circle rainbow surrounds the sun above Key West, Florida. Taken from the beach of the Casa Marina Resort.
Mon May 13, 2013
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Judy Blume's 'Tiger Eyes' tale
On the island of Key West, Fla., the tourists-in every shade of sunburn-line up to visit the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum.
Former Monroe County Auditor Amy Gerstman charged with felony theft
Investigators say that during her term as the elected Monroe County auditor, Amy Gerstman made at least $11,101 in personal purchases on her county-issued Visa credit card.
Local "wellness coach" Susan Knowles this week is launching the Big Pine Key Area Weight Loss Challenge, inspired by TV's "The Biggest Loser." The 12-week, $35 course offers tips on nutrition and exercise, along with the flair of competition.
Sun May 12, 2013
An officer of many talents, master of all
A few years ago Army Sgt. Maj. Roberto Oquendo got a call in his office during some down time at the Special Forces Underwater Operations School on the northern edge of Fleming Key.
Sat May 11, 2013
Pribramsky begins work on HOB audit
Former District 1 Monroe County School Board member Steve Pribramsky, an accountant and auditor by trade, hopes to start a review of the financial and construction records related to the three-year, $40 million rebuild of Horace O'Bryant Middle School in Key West.Superintendent Mark Porter executed an agreement with Pribramsky on Thursday afternoon ... (more)
Truman Legacy Symposium May 17-18 at Key West's Little White House
During Harry S. TrumanA''s 1945-53 presidency, he spent 175 days at the Key West residence known worldwide as his Little White House.
Running from life
Brenda Heist wanted to run away from life. Naturally, she went to Key West, Fla.
Rooftop spa plan refiled
Three weeks after yanking the application to demolish the rooftop bar at La Concha Hotel and replace it with a spa, a local architect refiled the plans with the city of Key West.
Fri May 10, 2013
Jury votes 11-1 for death penalty
By a vote of 11-1 a Key West jury on Friday recommended to Monroe County Circuit Court Judge Mark Jones that Jonathan Leo LeBaron should face the death penalty.
Cuban agent who renounced U.S. citizenship now just a 'Cuban patriot'
A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the United States for his role in an espionage ring showed off a certificate renouncing his U.S. citizenship on Friday and said he was now just a "Cuban patriot." For Rene Gonzalez, who was born in Chicago but grew up in Cuba and held dual U.S.-Cuban citizenship, the certificate meant he was the ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Death toll from historic storm could have been much worse
World War I veterans were sent to Islamorada to begin working on a Federal Emergency Relief Agency project in 1934.