Key West Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Former Cay Clubs CFO gets 40 years in the federal penRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The former chief financial officer of a Florida Keys resort company on Thursday was sentenced to 40 years in federal prison for his role in what prosecutors have termed a $300 million Ponzi scheme. David W. Schwarz, 60, of Orlando had been convicted of conspiracy to commit bank fraud, two counts of bank fraud and one count of interference with the administration of the Internal Revenue Service.

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  2. Six Keys chefs and great foodRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    It's about Keys food and drink at the ReMARCable Surf & Turf MARC Fundraiser, a culinary feast featuring six Key West chefs supporting the Monroe Association of ReMARCable Citizens, which works to help developmentally challenged Keys residents in life and work. The event is set for May 8 from 6 to 9 p.m. at two Key West venues.

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  3. Keys woman charged with DUI manslaughter in Key West death of Delray police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Broward County deputies Tuesday arrested a Lower Keys woman wanted in a fatal Key West crash that claimed the life of a Delray Beach police officer April 8. Lacy Morris, 31, of Sugarloaf Key is accused of driving drunk when she smashed into a scooter carrying two off-duty police officers, Christine Braswell, 40, and Bernenda Marc, 25, both of Lake Worth. Braswell, a 12-year veteran of the department, died from her injuries while Marc was critically injured in the head-on collision in the 1100 block of Truman Avenue that happened about 1:30 a.m. April 8. Key West police said toxicology reports show Morris had a blood-alcohol level of .17 percent, far higher than the legal limit for being drunk in Florida, which is .08 percent.

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  4. Motion by the oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West has long been known for its kinetic energy, but on May 6 from noon to 1 p.m., it becomes literal when the second annual Papio Kinetic Sculpture Parade rolls through downtown Key West with a cavalcade of art-inspired, human-powered, mobile sculptures and art bikes. Last year, more than 30 kinetic creations formed a parade of human-powered works of art that traversed the length Duval Street for the inaugural parade.

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  5. ICS Eagles advance in baseball, Hurricanes haltedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    An opening victory moved Island Christian School's baseball Eagles to Tuesday's semifinal round of the District 8-2A Tournament in Miami. Results from the semifinal game against Miami Christian were pending.

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  6. Key Wester wins hometown 5KRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    He finished the seventh annual Mariners March 5K 18 minutes, 23 seconds. The overall female winner, Hana Tomita, 37, of Key West ran the 3.1 miles in Key West in 23:43.

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  7. Police: Sugarloaf woman was drunk when she smashed into Delray Beach copsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Sugarloaf Key woman is wanted by police on a charge of DUI manslaughter for the April 8 crash that killed an off-duty Delray Beach police officer. Lacy Marie Morris, 32, had a blood-alcohol level of 0.17, more than double the legal limit, according to toxicology reports that came back this week, Key West police said Tuesday.

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  8. A windy, sunny day in Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A windy Sunday in Key West kicked up waves and treated boaters to choppy rides. Visitors and locals enjoyed the breezy, sunny day on April 30, 2017.

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  9. One Keys housing project returns, another hits roadblockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Backers of a proposed 28-unit apartment complex near mile marker 95.3 in Key Largo plan a return to the Monroe County Planning Commission on May 31. The Southcliff Estates Employee Housing project seeks a major conditional-use permit for about two acres of land north of Snapper Lane, next to the Key Lime Tree store and cafe. On March 29, several residents of adjacent and nearby neighborhoods protested to Planning Commission members that the planned complex would cause traffic problems by feeding more vehicles - 60 parking spaces are planned - into the narrow Snapper Lane, which feeds into a 50 mph section of U.S. 1. They also voiced concern for protected trees and wildlife found on the largely undeveloped property.

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  10. Lawmakers: FKCC may drop 'community' from nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Florida State House members on Wednesday unanimously approved a name change for Florida Keys Community College, which rechristened itself the College of the Florida Keys. The House approved the change by a vote of 116-0 and the state Senate is due for a vote.

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  11. Key West leaders want new crosswalk stop lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West's North Roosevelt Boulevard needs new crosswalk stoplight-type beacons and wants to eliminate a few "accident-prone" crossings the state installed when it redid the road in 2014, according to city staff. The city could ask state transportation officials to install High-Intensity Activated Crosswalk beacons at the crosswalks, which number six along North Roosevelt.

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  12. 4 Keys track athletes in 2A state meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    By Three Key West High distance runners and a Coral Shores High pole vaulter will compete in next Saturday's 2A state track meet at the IMG Academy Stadium in Bradenton. The Conchs' Nicole Matysik won the 3200-meter run in 10 minutes 53 seconds - four seconds ahead of Gulliver Prep's Natalie Valera.

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  13. Despite loss, Lady Conchs in a regional gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    It's on to the state playoffs for the Key West High softball team, despite a 3-0 loss to Gulliver Prep in the District 16-5A tournament title game Wednesday on Gulliver's field in Miami. The 17-4-1 Conchs will play St. Brendan, winner of the 16-4A tournament, at 7 p.m. this coming Wednesday at St. Brendan in a regional quarterfinal game.

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  14. Marathon football team practicing earlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Coach Paul Davis said Tuesday's practice had the largest turnout he's ever seen including 47 boys and a returning girl. Some of those boys are baseball players and there are a few on the track team, which traveled to Westminster Christian School in Palmetto Bay for the Region 4 meet Friday.

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  15. Liveaboard accused of rape now facing 45 child porn chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Key West liveaboard boater accused of raping and choking a woman he bound was charged Friday with 45 counts of possessing child pornography. For the alleged rape, Jeffrey Sundwall, 46, was arrested March 7 on suspicion of attempted murder, false imprisonment and sexual assault with a weapon or force on a victim 12 years old or older.

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  16. Shutdown averted, for nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Friday, the U.S. House passed a continuing resolution to keep the federal government operating for another week as they work to get a long-term federal budget passed. They also delayed another vote to replace the Affordable Care Act with the American Health Care Act.

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  17. Drug-testing student athletes gets initial OK, then will be reviewedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Monroe County schools will likely return to drug testing athletes, and for the first time, students who take part in other extracurricular activities - for one year before returning to the School Board to review results. "We're going to collect data and report back to the board," said Dave Murphy, executive director of assessment and accountability for the School District.

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  18. Dolphins visit Key West for Naval trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program for decades has deployed bottlenose dolphins to search for underwater mines and enemy divers. Four female dolphins are visiting Naval Air Station Key West this month for training.

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  19. Teens sign up for summer jobs through nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Seje Stafford and Alvin Howard, two Key West High School students, won't have to scramble to figure out their W-2s or balancing a checking account. Through a Key West nonprofit, A Positive Step, both teens will receive a host of real-world job lessons along with their paychecks through this summer's Idle Hands Summer Work Program.

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  20. Meteor burning up over Lower Keys caught on dashcamRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Monroe County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Evan Calhoun's dashcam captured video of a meteor late Tuesday night while he was working in the Lower Keys, on Big Pine Key.

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