Key West Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. 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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  2. Key West to gain 'rapid rehousing' for homelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Florida Keys nonprofit will redevelop its former office building in Key West as housing for the homeless or those about to become homeless. The Monroe County Homeless Services Continuum of Care , which is the county's lead agency for homeless outreach services, this month put out a call to have 1623 Spaulding Court, unit 4, turned into "rapid rehousing," part of a federal push meant to prevent families from becoming homeless.

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  3. Key West bus driver's religious discrimination lawsuit heads to jury trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A former Key West city bus driver who claims his bosses violated his civil rights after he told them his religious beliefs prevented him from working during the 2014 Fantasy Fest is headed to trial next month. "Case did not settle," according to a Dec. 13 entry on the docket report, referring to a court-ordered mediation hearing held the day before. 41 comments

  4. Key West police: Man slams girlfriend to the ground during boozy downtown argumentRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West police jailed a 24-year-old Davie man early Monday after a witness reported he picked up his girlfriend and slammed her to the ground, causing her head to bleed. Police said the suspect, Ernest George Nader, told an officer, "She wants to leave me and I hurt people that want to leave me," according to the arrest report, which describes the incident as alcohol-related.

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  5. Keys churches celebrating with special Christmas servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The circa 1895 Avalon Bed & Breakfast Hotel at 1317 Duval St. in Key West was the first of six locations visited and explored by revelers during Friday's Holiday Historic Inn Tour presented by the Lodging Association of the Florida Keys & Key West with the Westin Key West Resort & Marina, the Ocean Key Resort & Spa, Historic Tours of America and the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. Churches throughout the Florida Keys will open their doors this weekend to host traditional candle-lit ceremonies on Christmas Eve and the Sunday holiday.

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  6. Marathon soccer boys fall to rival ConchsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Even though the District 16-1A Marathon High soccer boys lost to the Key West Conchs Monday at home, Dolphins coach James Murphy said it will help prepare them for district playoffs in late January. Two minutes into the non-district game, a Dolphins defender missed the ball while trying to clear it out of the back.

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  7. Key West girls edge Jensen BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The Key West High girls soccer team snapped its four-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over Jensen Beach Saturday afternoon at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. Senior Angela Niles, the Conchs' all-time leading scorer, connected on an outside shot late in the first half for the game's only goal.

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  8. Tough season continues for ConchsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    After last Thursday night's victory over Coral Shores High, the Key West High boys basketball team tried to make it two victories in a row on Friday night. After a 16-16 first quarter, Piper outscored the Conchs in each of the next three quarters, including 23-7 in the fourth.

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  9. Sheriff's Animal Farm, Stock IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Snowflake the alpaca grazes on a warm December day at the Monroe County Sheriff's Office Animal Farm, a petting zoo for rescued animals, located just outside Key West. The community came out in force for the 41st annual Key Largo 4th of July parade sponsored by the Reporter and the Key Largo Chamber of Commerce.

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  10. College students really wanted to watch NeflixRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Two students at Florida Keys Community College were jailed this week after police say they ripped out the dorm gym's 42-inch television and replaced it with a broken TV so they could watch Netflix in one's room. Joshua Sandberg, 26, and Hichem Skhiri, 21, were arrested Monday on suspicion of felony theft that took place at Lagoon Landing , FKCC's on-campus housing on Stock Island, 5901 College Road.

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  11. County: Uber drivers should not get free rideRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Ride-sharing drivers seem unlikely to have regulatory issues with Monroe County but could be required to pay local business taxes. Don Kelly, a full-time taxi driver in the Upper Keys, on Wednesday urged Monroe County commissioners to better track self-drivers for online companies like Uber and Lyft.

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  12. Third air-rescue helicopter may be sought if Lower Keys talks failRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Negotiations over keeping a privately operated air ambulance in the Lower Keys seem to have hit a rough patch, leaving Monroe County officials looking more seriously at buying a third Trauma Star helicopter. "Right now, it doesn't look promising" for Lower Keys Medical Center's contract negotiations with Air Methods, a Colorado company that operates the LifeNet helicopter ambulance based in Key West, county Fire Chief James Callahan told Monroe County commissioners on Wednesday.

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  13. Big Pine gets new restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Veteran restaurateur Rob DeGennaro, his wife Ana and daughter Carly have opened the Bucktooth Rooster on the site of the former Big Pine Restaurant, 29943 Overseas Highway bayside on Big Pine Key. "We saw the need for a nice family-style restaurant with good prices to really take care of the Lower Keys, so we're hoping to pull from Marathon down to Key West," Rob said.

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  14. Key West gets by the HurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The Key West High boys basketball team defeated visiting Coral Shores High, 64-57, in a fast-moving game Thursday night at the Bobby Menendez Gym. Winning for only the second time this season, the Conchs jumped out to a 10-2 lead and never trailed, though the Hurricanes fought to the final buzzer.

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  15. Conchs split a pair on soccer fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The Key West High boys soccer team won a game and tied one this week, but the Conch girls lost their fourth consecutive match. The Conch boys won at Hialeah, 7-1, on Monday before tying Coral Reef, 3-3, on the road Wednesday.

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  16. Key West man: 'Work-related stress' from boat parade leads to knife attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Key West man who lives on Wisteria Island told police his girlfriend attacked his dinghy with a knife that caught him in the back of his head when he tried to push her away. No arrests were made in connection with the Thursday incident at the dinghy docks at the Key West Historic Seaport .

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  17. Conchs end losing streak against Keys GateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    After opening the season with four consecutive defeats, the Key West High boys basketball team got its first victory last Friday night, downing Keys Gate, 63-47, at the Bobby Menedez Gym. The Conchs tried to make it two in a row Saturday night, but fell to visiting Golden Gate of Naples, 72-69.

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  18. At least 50 Cubans land in the Keys in less than a weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Their arrival signals a resumption of heavy migration from the communist island nation after a brief hiatus following the death of its former leader Fidel Castro on Nov. 25. Nine Cubans arrived on Craig Key Monday morning in a steel-hulled vessel powered by what appeared to be a six-cylinder Ford gasoline engine, said Islamorada resident Carmen Alex. The 30 men and 11 women who landed at the Marquesas, about 20 miles west of Key West, arrived in a single-engine fishing boat, said Supervisory U.S. Border Patrol Agent Adam Hoffner.

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  19. 'It's Only a Play,' right?Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The cast is Marjorie Paul-Shook, David Black and Maribeth Graham, and Matt Hollis Hulsey, Trey Gerrald, Barry Tarallo and J.B McLendon. The Waterfront Playhouse in Key West opens its 2016-17 season Dec. 15 with the comedy "It's Only a Play" by playwright Terrence McNally.

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  20. Key West to Trump: We remain 'One Human Family' welcoming allRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    One Human Family bumper stickers, free since created by J.T. Thompson in 2000, appear on bikes, cars, coolers, laptops and other personal items throughout Key West. It's the city's official motto.

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