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14 hrs ago | WIOD-AM Miramar
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.
18 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon
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.
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 .
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:30 pm
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