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  1. Return of the killer screwworm leads to first deer death in a monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    As of Friday afternoon, Oct. 14, 2016, 83 endangered Key deer had been euthanized because of an infestation of the New World screwworm. The screwworm, not seen in the U.S. since the 1960s, is leaving open wounds on the deer and then eating the flesh until the deer is incapacitated.

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  2. 88-year-old man riding bicycle struck in hit-and-run, cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A pickup driver struck an 88-year-old man riding an adult tricycle Saturday morning on U.S. 1 on Big Pine Key but fled the scene as the man remained lying on the pavement, police said. Kenneth Price, 27, of Summerland Key, was arrested on suspicion of felony hit-and-run, along with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana under 20 grams, which are all misdemeanors.

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  3. 13 Cuban migrants arrive in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A group of 13 Cuban migrants arrived in Big Pine Key at around 4 a.m. Tuesday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. They were all in good health.

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  4. Car thief drives stolen Mercedes right into a canal. Then he makes a great escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Police from multiple agencies are looking for a man who drove a stolen Mercedes-Benz into a canal on Big Pine Key and then escaped in a stolen pickup truck. The 2007 white Mercedes was taken from the city of Key West.

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  5. They have come from all over to help a small deer survive flesh-eating wormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Since news broke last month of a New World screwworm outbreak in the Florida Keys, aggressive efforts have been taken to fix the crisis. Behind the scenes are workers from state and federal agencies who have traveled to the Lower Keys from all over the United States.

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  6. Healthy Key deer may be corralled to save herdRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    In order to save the herd, federal wildlife managers say they may begin fencing in healthy Key deer battling a grisly outbreak of New World screwworm. Crews have begun building a six-foot high enclosure covering several acres of pine rockland in the National Key Deer Refuge at the north end of Big Pine Key, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials said.

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  7. Army of sterile flies deployed to save sick Key deerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    A petri dish containing sterile flies used inside a release chamber is shown before a release Thursday in the Florida Keys. A sterile screwfly s seen coming out of the pupa recently released during a media event Thursday tn the Middle Keys.

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  8. Just what goes into a Fantasy Fest float? Youa ll need to see it to believe itRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The Lower Keys Fluffers parade along Duval Street during last year's Fantasy Fest parade held on the final Saturday night of the 10-day event. Old Town Funk won the grand prize.

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  9. The slow, sad death of Toro the Key deer, victim of a killer screwwormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Valerie Preziosi shot this image behind her house as Toro waded to a mangrove island. The picture was chosen as one of the top 100 photographs in the Nature Conservancy's popular photo contest this year.

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  10. More than 20 survived 2 crossings from Cuba. But 1 man was lostRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Two dozen Cuban migrants reached the Florida Keys in two separate arrivals this week, but one man reportedly was lost at sea. A U.S. Coast Guard search ended Tuesday night for a man who disappeared from a "chug" off the Lower Keys.

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  11. Attack of the flesh-eating screwworm pushes up Key deer death tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    As of Friday afternoon, Oct. 14, 2016, 83 endangered Key deer had been euthanized because of an infestation of the New World screwworm. The screwworm, not seen in the U.S. since the 1960s, is leaving open wounds on the deer and then eating the flesh until the deer is incapacitated.

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  12. Coast Guard searching for Cuban migrant lost mid routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The Coast Guard is searching for a Cuban migrant separated from his group during the journey to the United States.

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  13. Can the rare, tiny Key deer survive a flesh-eating worm?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    As of Friday afternoon, Oct. 14, 2016, 83 endangered Key deer had been euthanized because of an infestation of the New World Screwworm. The Screwworm, not seen in the U.S. since the 1960s, is leaving open wounds on the deer and then eating the flesh until the deer is incapacitated.

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  14. The emotional toll of euthanizing a zombie deera infested with screwwormRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The phone has been ringing nonstop at the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key, with callers notifying refuge officers of yet another endangered Key deer showing symptoms of New World screwworm. "You can see it in their eyes that they're trying to fight it," Kate Watts, lead biologist at the refuge, said about the condition caused by tissue-eating screwworm maggots.

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  15. Theya re run over. Theya re shot. Now theya re being eaten alive.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    Veterinarian Terri Parrott comforts an injured Key deer after feeding her hibiscus leaves at Pembroke Park Animal Clinic. The deer was hit by a car and was flown into Broward for treatment.

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  16. Screwworm infestation called a a grave threata to deer populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    An infestation of New World screwworm "poses a grave threat to the last subspecies of Key deer we all know and love," Florida's top agricultural official said Monday. "This is not one to be taken lightly," Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam said at a gathering of local, state and federal officials in Key Largo.

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  17. Screwworm-infected Key deer to be incinerated; sterile flies on way to combat outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    More than 50 of the nearly 1,000 endangered Key deer at the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key have been euthanized in the past several months because of New World screwworm larvae infestation. Refuge Manager Dan Clark said the U.S. Department of Agriculture and state officials are working to eradicate the screwworm and find out where the infestation came from.

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  18. Screwworm-infected deer in a gory conditionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    In what looks like a scene from a horror movie, photos of Key deer with heads half-gone show the deadly effects of New World screwworm. More than 40 of the nearly 1,000 endangered Key deer living at the National Key Deer Refuge on Big Pine Key have been euthanized, at least eight of them between Sunday and Monday, due to the presence of the screwworm, said Dan Clark, manager of the National Key Deer Refuge.

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  19. Coast Guard suspends search for missing Cuban migrants near the Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    The Coast Guard suspended its search Tuesday night for a group of Cuban migrants who were reported missing this week near the Florida Keys. Crews searched more than 9,300 square miles in the Florida Straits after three Cuban migrants - who were found on an island near Big Pine Key Sunday - told authorities that they left Cuba Sept.

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  20. 20 Cuban migrants land at the MarquesasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2016 | The Miami Herald

    They were in good health and taken by the U.S. Coast Guard to Key West, which is about 20 miles east of the Marquesas. The Coast Guard turned them over Monday to the U.S. Border Patrol, said Supervisory Border Patrol Agent Adam Hoffner.

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