Key West Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Fuel truck spills 4K gallons at Key West airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A fuel-truck rollover Tuesday night at Key West International Airport spilled about 4,000 gallons of jet fuel and left the driver charged with careless driving. At 6:58 p.m., Monroe County's Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting received a report that jet fuel was leaking from an overturned fuel truck at the general aviation section at the airport off South Roosevelt Boulevard.

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  2. Key West tackles parking garage debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West city commissioners will air out a proposal to build two parking garages in downtown Key West with a workshop set for today. It starts at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 1300 White St. No vote is on the agenda, only discussion, but today could illuminate a consensus on the commission.

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  3. Festival celebrates Key West's Africana rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Visitors can discover the Africana cultural heritage of America's Southernmost City during a festival and celebration Thursday through Sunday. Hollywood actor Malik Yoba of the ABC drama "Designated Survivor" is the scheduled keynote speaker at the 2017 Key West Africana Festival.

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  4. Talk about endurance! These swimmers are circling the island of Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Front www.keysnet.com

    About 175 swimmers from seven countries and 27 states are expected in Key West for the 41 st annual Swim Around Key West, set for Saturday beginning at 7:15 a.m. on Smathers Beach. Participants in the 12.5-mile endurance event swim the circumference of the island individually or in teams of two or three.

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  5. Big art project - and we mean bigRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The gigantic sculpture at the Art Studio in Marathon is called "Leaves of Grass," which on its surface seems odd considering it contains no leaves or grass. It's a wood and metal sculpture set aside U.S. 1 oceanside at mile marker 54. Ken Park, communications director for the Art Students League of New York, calls it an "homage" to the poet Walt Whitman, who published a poetry collection titled "Leaves of Grass."

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  6. Keys school health clinics to expand servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Monroe County nonprofit plans to expand its public school health clinic program this fall, adding dental care to the list of primary care services it offers students and teachers. The $778,000 2017-18 program, which seeks $60,000 from the School Board, has seen everything from cardiac problems and fractured ankles to strep throat and pink eye.

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  7. Police: Man illegally had guns in guitar caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A 35-year-old Key West man violated a court order that barred him from possessing firearms by riding around on his scooter with an assault rifle, pistol and 200 rounds of ammunition stashed in a guitar case and backpack, according to police. Tristan Bland was pulled over on his yellow scooter early Sunday on Duval Street after police received a tip about the guns.

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  8. 12 nonprofits to split $65K-plusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Twelve Florida Keys nonprofit organizations have been awarded a combined $65,034 in grants from the Community Foundation of the Florida Keys for arts funding Keyswide. Projects will provide arts opportunities for low-income youths, support arts education efforts, showcase the culinary skills of developmentally disabled adults and support environmental cleanup efforts into recycled art, among other things.

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  9. Get a clue at the Mystery Fest Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Readers and writers can uncover valuable clues about enjoying and penning mystery fiction Friday through Sunday from some usual suspects. The fourth annual Mystery Fest Key West is to star Clifford Irving, an investigative reporter with more than 20 books to his credit ; "Strange Tribe" author John Hemingway, grandson of literary master and 1930s Key West resident Ernest Hemingway; and Randy Rawls, past president of the Mystery Writers of America's Florida chapter.

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  10. A who's who of Mystery Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    John Hemingway was born and raised in Miami and lives with his wife Kristina in Montreal, Canada, where he works as a writer and translator. His memoir, "Strange Tribe" , describes the love/hate relationship and the similarities between his father, Dr. Gregory Hemingway, and grandfather, Ernest Hemingway, who lives on Whitehead Street in Key West in the 1930s.

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  11. Traffic delays spur new push for possible U.S. 1 tollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A U.S. 1 toll booth at Lower Matecumbe Key is removed in 1954. Local governments now are seeking a new effort to see if the Florida Keys highway can assess tolls again.

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  12. Wednesday rain was record-breakingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    It was the wettest June 7 on record at Key West International Airport, according to David Ross, a forecaster at the National Weather Service's Key West office. He said nearly five inches of rain fell there from midday to midnight, while on Big Coppitt Key, 5.12 inches were recorded.

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  13. Stoli to crown best LGBT bartender in Keys contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Seventeen regional bartending champions are to converge on Key West June 7 to 11 for the final rounds of the Stoli Key West Cocktail Classic, believed to be North America's largest annual LGBT bartender competition. In its fourth year, the event is presented in partnership with the Key West Business Guild and is a highlight of Key West Pride.

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  14. Key West Pride back another yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Pageants, a cocktail competition and a parade featuring a segment of a 1.25-mile-long rainbow flag are among the attractions for visitors to Key West Pride 2017. The annual festivities, set for June 7 to 11, celebrate diversity and equality in the Southernmost City.

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  15. Keys property values rally upwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Combined property values in the Florida Keys surged about $1.97 billion in a year's time to an overall approximate value of $24.78 billion, the Monroe County Property Appraiser's Office reported Thursday. Florida Keys valuations continue to rise following the collapse of the real-estate bubble around 2008.

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  16. Three running so far for Key West mayor in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A drag queen, a mattress store manager and a ferry boat supervisor have filed to run for mayor of Key West on Nov. 6, 2018. One issue percolating among the three first-time political campaigns: How to address the island's affordable workforce housing crisis.

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  17. Federal fish council eyes for-hire limitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A review of options on for-hire permits issued to charter and head boats harvesting snapper and grouper species goes before the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council at its North Florida meeting Monday through June16. The Florida Keys are home to 326 charter and head boats holding snapper-grouper permits for federal waters outside state limits, more than a fifth of the 1,528 permits for Atlantic waters ranging from the Keys to North Carolina.

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  18. Tourist sues Key West after falling into holeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A tourist from Michigan wants the city of Key West to pay up after he says he fell into a hole in a sidewalk last year and was left injured. Mike Wagner, of Saginaw, Mich., who filed the lawsuit at U.S. District Court in Key West on June 2, says the damages exceed $75,000.

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  19. Prosecutors want DNA from suspect in Key West fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Monroe County prosecutors want a judge to order the suspect in a Key West fatal drunk-driving crash to hand over DNA samples as they argue she was under the influence of more than alcohol at the time. Lacy Morris, 31, of Sugarloaf Key remains jailed at the Stock Island Detention Center on $170,000 bond and charged with DUI manslaughter, possession of marijuana and property damage DUI and personal injury DUI for the April 8 crash.

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  20. Summer camps about to be in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    We're now in the thick of summer and with the kids out of school for about a week now, it's time to think about summer camps if you haven't already. Here's a revised guide to Florida Keys summer camps no matter what interests your young one holds.

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