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  1. Florida Keys gears up for Halloween eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... carving tools. Matecumbe Massacre Maze hosted at Robbie's Marina, MM 77.5 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30. Islamorada's family-friendly marina is to stage a free "spook-tacular" show for costumed ghouls age 12 and under. Attractions include a ...

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  2. Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Has a Successful Second ShowingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    ISLAMORADA, Florida Keys, September 22. MORE than 300 athletes competed in an eight-mile open-water swim Saturday in the Florida Keys. The second annual Swim for Alligator Lighthouse was staged as a college scholarship fundraiser for Keys students interested in competitive swimming, but also to raise awareness of a need to preserve Alligator Reef Lighthouse and five other aging lighthouses off the Keys.

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  3. Photos of the Day: Sept. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Wall Street Journal

    ... Competitors in the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse race make the turn around Alligator Reef Lighthouse, off Islamorada, Fla., on Saturday in the Florida Keys. The eight-mile open-water swim served as a fundraiser for college scholarships and to create ...

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  4. Miami Swimmer Wins Open-Water CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 20 | CBS Local

    A portion of the field of 310 swimmers begin the Swim for Alligator Lighthouse Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014, in Islamorada, Fla.

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  5. Lighthouse Larry's crazy idea: Open-water, 8-mile swim to benefit Fla. Keys lighthousesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Miami Herald

    A year ago, Chris Blythe of Miami stood on the beach at The Moorings resort in Islamorada and stared at the vastness of the Atlantic Ocean, honing in on what looked like a "toothpick on the horizon." That "toothpick," a 136-foot-tall, white octagonal pyramid built in 1873 to warn mariners of the shallow coral reef, was the turnaround point for the Inaugural Swim to Alligator Light.

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  6. The Return of 8 SouvenirsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... I got married right after we recorded Happy Feet in 1995. My husband, Claude [co-owner of Vespaio] took a job in Islamorada, Florida, to open a restaurant for a friend of ours there. So we moved before the album was released. That's also where I got ...

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  7. Property ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Wall Street Journal

    RARE TOURIST COMMERCIAL VACANT LOT located in the Heart of Islamorada! Just under 2 acres of oceanfront with 100' of beachfront & the 2nd longest pier in the Keys. 500' dockage.

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  8. Keys Man Arrested for Shooting Car with Pellet RifleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | NBC Miami

    Monroe County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a man shooting a rifle at Smuggler's Cove Marina in Islamorada around 10:30 p.m Saturday. When deputies arrived, they saw 30-year-old John Lear standing on a balcony.

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  9. Sands of Time: Lobster haul dredges up Florida's storied pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... I was there in 1972, you could still order sea turtle steaks from the menu at Sid and Roxy's Green Turtle Inn on Islamorada. According to Tennessee Williams' memoirs, the turtle steaks and drinks there were excellent; he looked forward to eating sea ...

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  10. Ocean warming affecting Florida reefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Science Daily

    Late-summer water temperatures near the Florida Keys were warmer by nearly 2 degrees Fahrenheit in the last several decades compared to a century earlier, according to a new study by the US Geological Survey. A colony of the soft coral known as the "bent sea rod" stands bleached on a reef off of Islamorada, Florida.

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  11. After escaping the magnificent 'reforms' of Cuba's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Babalu Blog

    Apparently, not even the magnificent and munificent "reforms" of Cuba's brutally repressive apartheid dictatorship are still not enough to keep Cubans from risking their lives and throwing themselves to the sea in a desperate attempt to escape the island. A small blue homemade boat with a blue-and-white sail was discovered floating near Alligator Reef Lighthouse, about four miles offshore of Islamorada, on Wednesday.

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  12. South Florida Fishing Report: Sept. 10, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Miami Herald

    ... on the bottom offshore of Haulover Inlet. Captain Rick Rodriguez of Sea Horse Deep Sea Sport Fishing out of Islamorada reported schoolie dolphins continue to be abundant along current edges and floating debris offshore of Islamorada. The Humps ...

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  13. Claim: Ocean Warming Affecting Florida ReefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | NorCalBlogs

    ... U.S. Geological Survey. A colony of the soft coral known as the "bent sea rod" stands bleached on a reef off of Islamorada, Florida. Hard and soft corals are presently bleaching- losing their symbiotic algae - all over the coral reefs of the Florida ...

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  14. More than a dozen Cuban migrants rescued at sea in Keys; several taken to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Miami Herald

    A small blue homemade boat with a blue-and-white sail was discovered floating near Alligator Reef Lighthouse, about four miles offshore of Islamorada, on Wednesday. Crammed inside the motorless vessel were 16 Cuban migrants lying down, suffering from dehydration, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

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  15. Cuban migrants found suffering from dehydration off the KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | The Miami Herald

    Sixteen Cuban migrants were intercepted off the Upper Keys on Wednesday afternoon, and seven of them needed medical attention after suffering from extreme dehydration. United States Coast Guard spokesman Ensign Peter Bermont said a boater spotted the migrants' blue raft near Alligator Reef Light about 1 p.m. Crews from Coast Guard Station Islamorada and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission responded to the area, which is off the ocean side of Upper Matecumbe Key.

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  16. Climate: Too hot for Florida's coral reefs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Summit County Voice

    ... from 1879 to 1912, while the second period spanned from 1991 to 2012. Temperatures at a third area, a reef off Islamorada, Florida, were also monitored from 1975 to 2007. "What's interesting is that the temperature increase observed during this ...

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  17. How is a warming climate impacting coral reefs?Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Environmental News Network

    ... from 1879 to 1912, while the second period spanned from 1991 to 2012. Temperatures at a third area, a reef off Islamorada, Florida, were also monitored from 1975 to 2007. "What's interesting is that the temperature increase observed during this ...

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  18. Everglades management plan still not readyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KeysNews.com

    ... closure. The proposal met with broad approval when presented to the invited audience at the Islander Resort in Islamorada last February, Free Press interviews with attendees revealed. Once Everglades National Park does release the final general ...

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  19. Equity firm could own a third of local lodgingRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | KeysNews.com

    If The Carlyle Group follows through with plans to acquire the Postcard Inn and La Siesta Resort in the coming days or weeks, the Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm will own 31 percent of the lodging units in Islamorada. But in this tourist-centric town, the prospect of a firm that remains largely faceless on the local scene being by far the largest own... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or purchase this day's electronic edition at .

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  20. Pickup-tailgate thefts on the riseRead the original story

    Friday Sep 5 | KeysNews.com

    ... were reported stolen in the Lower Keys, and another two in Marathon in February. More recently, two were taken in Islamorada last week and one in Key Largo on Thurs... For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Citizen for this day or ...

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