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  1. Start nears on new Lower Keys Mosquito Control siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Work on the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District's new Big Coppitt Key building project will start within a month, the project manager told the bug board Tuesday. Construction manager Bill Sprague of B.W. Sprague Consulting Services Inc. told commissioners, meeting in Marathon, about the $2.84 million garage/chemical room along with three trailers at $155,000.

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  2. Keys teacher jailed after Valentine's Day clash with husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Monroe County third-grade teacher was jailed on Valentine's Day after police said she punched her husband in the face during a drunken tantrum - leaving a four-inch-long scratch on his face. Bonnie Sandahl Sellner, 38, of Big Coppitt Key was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor battery for allegedly attacking her husband because he called her a "drunk b---ch" after she told him to sleep on the sofa, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office said.

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  3. Stock Island man who fled after drug arrest captured in HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Lower Keys man wanted on drug charges was captured Monday on the mainland after four weeks on the lam. William Stokes, 40, of Big Coppitt Key, was arrested in Miami by Homestead police on a warrant out of Monroe county accusing him of possession of marijuana, heroin and paraphernalia.

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  4. Big Pine Habitat for Humanity store closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The Big Pine Habitat ReStore will suspend operations Feb. 28, according to Habitat for Humanity of Key West and the Lower Florida Keys. Monroe County owns the building at mile marker 30 and leases it to Habitat for $10 annually.

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  5. Police: Big Coppitt Key man waved handgun while threatening to killRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A 21-year-old Big Coppitt Key man went to jail Jan. 20 after police said he waved a .22-caliber handgun in the air while trying to load it and saying he was going to kill a man. Douby Ernest was arrested on Prado Circle on suspicion of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and carrying concealed weapon without a permit, along with misdemeanors improper exhibition of a firearm and marijuana possession.

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  6. Stock Island drug suspect crashes car, flees at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Lower Keys drug suspect was found passed out behind the wheel of his car Saturday morning with a syringe in his arm, but got away once he arrived at the hospital, the Monroe County Sheriff's Office said. William Stokes, 40, of Big Coppitt Key, was unconscious at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in his car, which was still running and in gear while stopped at 2nd Street and Maloney Avenue.

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  7. 2 people airlifted to Miami in 2 weekend crashes, pedestrians struck in Marathon on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Two weekend crashes along U.S. 1 left two people injured, while an 86-year-old woman faces charges for causing two pedestrians to be struck by a car at Marathon Middle High School Tuesday, according to Florida Highway Patrol. On Jan. 14 about 3:30 p.m., a 2008 Intel truck was headed south on U.S. 1 at mile marker 10 on Big Coppitt Key when it collided with a Honda SUV waiting to take a left turn, reports state.

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  8. Police: Key West woman uses car as a weapon - againRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Devlin, 37, of Big Coppitt Key, was arrested Wednesday after first urinating in a parking lot and then driving her car almost into a city employee who had directed her to the public bathrooms when she tried to use a privately owned one, according to Key West police. She now faces charges of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, along with misdemeanor counts of battery, criminal mischief and relieving herself in public, "all stemming from her wanting to use a private bathroom," police spokeswoman Alyson Crean said.

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  9. Agents seize $166,400 in drug raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Two people face charges - and $166,400 in cash was seized - following a Tuesday morning raid on a Big Coppitt Key house. Marisa Estopian, 37, and Steven Leto, 25 were in the house at 39 1st St. when, at 8:30 a.m., agents with the Monroe County High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area task force , U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations, the U.S. Border Patrol and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration came knocking as part of an "ongoing investigation into drug sales," the Sheriff's Office said.

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  10. GM mosquito controversy was top story of 2016 for bug boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Florida Keys Mosquito Control District commissioners may have ended the year on a non-controversial note but 2016 was full of debate and discussion - mostly over genetically modified mosquitoes. Commissioners started every monthly meeting hearing from protestors in opposition of the district's contract with biotech company Oxitec, approved on Nov. 19. The contract solidified a long-anticipated agreement for Oxitec to release genetically modified mosquitoes as a method of reducing the population of Aedes aegypti, which carry Zika and other viruses.

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  11. Bug board codifies Oxitec contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Florida Keys Mosquito Control District commissioners held their most non-controversial meeting of the year Friday, according to Commissioner Tom McDonald. There were no protestors outside the 107th Street Mosquito Control building in Marathon calling for the board to strike down a contract between the district and biotech company Oxitec, approved on Nov. 19. The contract solidifies a long-anticipated agreement for Oxitex to release genetically modified mosquitoes as a method of reducing the population Aedes aegypti, which carry Zika and other viruses.

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  12. Sheriff's Office: Lower Keys inmate attacks guard, racks up new felony chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A 27-year-old Lower Keys woman with prior convictions for domestic battery and violating a protective order is now accused of punching a deputy in the face and breaking another deputy's glasses when they tried to remove property from her cell at the Stock Island Detention Center. Meagan Nicole Martin, of Big Coppitt Key, who on Sept.

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  13. Bug board to talk Lower Keys building project FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A year seems like a long time, but not in the construction world when construction site plans are considered - and reconsidered. Florida Keys Mosquito Control District commissioners will discuss Friday morning their project on Big Coppitt Key: a garage and chemical room at $2.84 million and three modular trailers at $155,000.

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  14. Lower Keys man's extracurricular love life leads to assault, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Key West man told police his wife's lover smashed two of his pickup's windows while he was stopped at a red light over the weekend. Steven Leto, 25, of Big Coppitt Key was jailed Saturday on two felonies - assault and property damage - and misdemeanor stalking.

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  15. Lower Keys building axed from bug board budgetRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    In the final hours of budget planning, Florida Keys Mosquito Control District commissioners voted down a spending plan that would have resulted in a 41 percent tax hike. At the board's Wednesday meeting in Marathon, commissioners debated for two hours over two new adjacent buildings on Big Coppitt Key.

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  16. Bug board approves tentative budget, tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Florida Keys Mosquito Control District commissioners seemed to understand Wednesday night that they had run out of both time and options to prevent a 41 percent countywide tax hike. Most commissioners kept somewhat quiet when it came time to discuss the 2016-17 preliminary budget and resulting tax hike at the meeting, except for Jill Cranney-Gage.

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  17. FKAA lowers wastewater costRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The cost of water for flushing could drop by about $10 on the typical monthly bill sent to many Florida Keys residences in October. A cut of about 15 percent in both the wastewater base rate and cost of water provided by the Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority likely will reduce the average bill from $75.70 to $65.56, said Julie Cheon, FKAA's water quality and environmental manager.

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  18. District 4 Mosquito Board candidates agree on some issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Both candidates, Republicans in the Aug. 30 primary election for District 4 in the Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board, share a concern over the possible release of genetically modified female mosquitoes in a test program by British biotech company Oxitec in the Lower Keys. Oxitec says the offspring of its GM mosquitoes die almost immediately, resulting in a smaller population of Aedes aegypti, the mosquito species that spreads Zika.

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  19. Mosquito Board candidates differ on new Lower Keys buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    One Florida Keys Mosquito Control Board candidate in District 3 in the Aug. 30 primary election says he's running to see change while his Republican opponent hopes to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather. Stephen Hammond, a single 16-year resident of Key West, is running for the board for a second time and considers himself a fiscal conservative who "couldn't sit around and complain anymore without doing something."

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  20. Bug board still struggling over proposed Lower Keys buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Finding alternatives for a Florida Keys Mosquito Control District construction project could help prevent a 45 percent tax increase for the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1, but time is limited, district officials say. Discussion of two new adjacent buildings on Big Coppitt Key continued at a budget workshop prior to the Mosquito Control District Board's regular meeting Tuesday in Marathon.

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