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  1. Despite bad 2nd half, Conchs winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 31 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Attired in $5,500 worth of new gray uniforms, the Key West High football team had a good first half and a miserable second half in a 47-41 victory over Westminster Academy in a season-opening Gold Coast Conference game last Friday night at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. The game, which began at 7 p.m., didn't end until 11, mainly because of a half-hour lightning delay and myriad penalties.

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  2. Make sure your vote counts; early voting ending, polls open TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Tuesday's primary election will weed out some candidates running for office in Monroe County this year, but the primary will also see some races settled without having to go on to the Nov. 8 general election. Early voting has been ongoing and Aug. 27 is the last day for that.

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  3. Key West mayor has two challengers in Tuesday primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West voters will decide whether to return Mayor Craig Cates to a fifth and final term Aug. 30 or opt for new management at City Hall. Randy Becker, a minister, and Ed "Krane" Karsch, who runs an email blast listing Keys events, are on the primary ballot along with Cates, for the two-year term that pays $22,500 a year.

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  4. In season opener, Conchs swim past DolphinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West High has long dominated Marathon in a friendly swimming rivalry, and that trend continued in Wednesday's season-opening meet at the Florida Keys Community College pool. Abby Grace won the 50-yard freestyle race in 27.91 seconds, edging teammate Hannah Zeils .

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  5. Storm system to bring plenty of rain but without hurricane windsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    But the chances of dealing with a serious tropical storm likely have been blown apart by wind shear and dry air, the National Hurricane Center reported Friday afternoon. "The bad news is, it's going to be a very wet weekend.

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  6. Cocaine smuggling trial set for late OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The trial for the only man charged so far in the July 14 smuggling of 32 kilograms of cocaine into Key Largo is scheduled for the end of October. Although three people were caught fleeing a Grady White that docked behind an Upper Keys home that afternoon by federal agents, the only person charged so far is Mario Brand, 31, of Miami.

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  7. Keys schools chief a semifinalist for St. Johns jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Monroe County schools Superintendent Mark Porter on Tuesday was named one of seven semifinalists to be St. Johns County schools chief. "Mr. Porter has a very strong application package and he's a very strong candidate," said Bill Vogel, a consultant for the Florida School Boards Association who is helping conduct the job search.

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  8. FIRM asks for delay in windstorm hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    State-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. urged regulators last Thursday to back a request for an average 6.8 percent rate hike in premiums to cover a surge in water-damage claims. The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, which held a two-hour hearing on the proposal, is expected to rule in early September.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Key Wester jailed for punching girlfriend, threatens policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Justin Wiesman didn't stop at punching his girlfriend and shoving her to the ground in front of a crowd late Friday night in Key West, police said. Wiesman, 35, of Key West then threatened to fight members of the crowd in front of officers and, once in handcuffs, said he would kill his arresting officer, according to the arrest report.

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  12. Key West opens footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Imbued with confidence after a surprising preseason victory, the Key West High football team will open the regular season against Westminster Academy at 7 p.m. Friday at Tommy Roberts Memorial Stadium. The Fort Lauderdale team, one of five new teams in the Gold Coast Football Conference, were 6-4 last season and have a new coach, Willie Tillman, a former assistant at Florida Tech.

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  13. A piece of Keys history is badly damagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Last week when I was in Big Pine Key visiting friends, I glanced back at the Flagler railroad milepost as I always do when I leave town. I was horrified, but not surprised, to see that a big chunk had been knocked off.

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  14. City leaders keep the pressure on the island's hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Former Key West city attorney Diane Covan's prayers were answered this week when city commissioners agreed to find ways to create local oversight of the island's for-profit hospital. "Nobody wants to be where you've got to travel 50 miles to get to a more than a one-star hospital.

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  15. Key West city commissioner supports GM mosquito releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West City Commissioner Margaret Romero, who routinely is the lone holdout vote on the seven-member panel, this week stuck up for the release of biotech mosquitoes to combat disease as the Zika virus threat looms over the Florida Keys. "This one looks the most viable," Romero said, of mosquito-fighting tools available in the Keys.

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  16. School Board could give up its stake in historic buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The Monroe County School Board is considering giving up its piece of the historic Glynn Archer School in a proposed deal that gives the local Boys and Girls Club after-school program a permanent home in Key West. The school, 1300 White St., which the board handed over at no cost to the city in 2013, is being rebuilt as Key West City Hall in a $19 million project set for completion Oct. 10. But the School Board held onto two buildings that once housed the gym and locker rooms, at the time saying offices could be built there after renovations.

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  17. United Airlines to offer Key West service for the winter starting Dec. 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    United Airlines will start seasonal service at Key West International Airport in December, with nonstop flights to and from Newark, N.J., and Chicago, the county announced this week. The New Jersey flights run from Dec. 16 through May 4 with one flight per day.

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  18. Get to know your national parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary this month. These three parks are the most accessible to the Keys.

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  19. Chefs pay tribute to island's heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    From avocado salad and bollos to a pig roasted whole -and a whole fish while they're at it -down to the Key lime pie, a group of Key West chefs has teamed up to pay tribute to the island's native cooking by hosting a big outdoor picnic seaside this month.

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  20. Canes dominate at Marathon volleyball exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Emotions ran high at Marathon High School's annual preaseason girls volleyball tournament Thursday night, when the Lady Fins hosted county rivals Coral Shores High and Key West High. Dolphins coach Kevin Freeman said he thought Marathon played well against Key West in the opening set.

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