Key West Newswire (Page 7)

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Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Key West, FL. (Page 7)

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  1. Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to kill off bugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    Thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes were released in the wild Tuesday near Key West, testing a new way to kill mosquitoes that carry Zika and other viruses. The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District released 20,000 male mosquitoes infected by the Kentucky-based company MosquitoMate with naturally occurring Wolbachia bacteria.

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  2. A sovereign nation celebrates 35 years after breaking from the U.S.Read the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    It began with a roadblock set up by the U.S. Border Patrol, an irritated Florida Keys populace staging a ceremonial secession from the union and a symbolic attack on a hapless government official with a loaf of stale Cuban bread. Thirty-five years later, residents and visitors can celebrate the anniversary of the Conch Republic's birth April 21 through 30. The Conch Republic Independence Celebration's irreverent activities include a "drag" race among female impersonators, a good-natured sea battle featuring historic ships, a parade down Key West's Duval Street and a bed race billed as the most fun you can have in bed with your clothes on.

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  3. Rival matchup ends in loss for Lady FinsRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2017 | Front www.keysnet.com

    If competition against the county rival Key West Conchs is any indication, the Marathon High softball girls have improved by leaps and bounds this season. Even though the Class 3A Lady Fins' eight-inning game Friday against 5A Key West was a 6-5 loss, coach Kevin Freeman said it was probably the team's best game of the year.

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  4. 'Treasure' show desperateRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Fox News

    ... to his father, Roger, and decided to break their long estrangement to ask him for it. However, Miklos traveled to Key West, FL, to visit his dad Roger, who had years earlier appeared on the "Merv Griffin Show" to talk about his own life as an Errol ...

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  5. Keystone Properties Announces Strategic Financial Partnership with Orion Energy PartnersRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... Keystone Properties, LLC is the owner of the largest privately-owned bulk commodity terminal located between Key West, FL and Savannah, GA and was acquired and developed by the current owner, Tom Scholl, in a series of transactions beginning in ...

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  6. 3 vie for bike share programRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | KeysNews.com

    The latest cog in the city's Car-Free Key West campaign is underway, with applications submitted by three companies to operate a bike share program on city streets. Zagster, Social Bicycles and Gotcha Bike submitted applications for an agreement with the city that will allow the chosen company to operate on city stre... 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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  7. Would-be bomber sentenced to lifeRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | KeysNews.com

    U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez listened Tuesday to a defense attorney describe why a 26-year-old Stock Island client with loyalties to the Islamic State who tried to blow up a backpack bomb on a Key West beach should not be sentenced to life. 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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  8. Adventurer Darrell Miklos launches a desperate search for lost richesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Fox News

    ... to his father, Roger, and decided to break their long estrangement to ask him for it. However, Miklos traveled to Key West, FL, to visit his dad Roger, who had years earlier appeared on the "Merv Griffin Show" to talk about his own life as an Errol ...

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  9. Cuban citizen sentenced to life for plan to bomb Key West beachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Washington Examiner

    A Cuban citizen who resides in Florida was sentenced to life in prison for attempting to plant a bomb on the beach at Key West, Fla., and remotely detonate the explosive device from afar, the Justice Department said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Jose E. Martinez of Key West gave 23-year-old Harlem Suarez a lifetime sentence for trying to use a weapon of mass destruction against the public and two decades of additional prison time for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham.

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  10. Cuban meal a hit at Christian CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Berkshire Eagle

    ... especially given the renewed relations between the U.S. and the communist Caribbean island nation 90 miles from Key West, Fla. "This is a great time to celebrate Cuba and who ever thought that heeling would happen?" Merritt said. Imgard Arruda was ...

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  11. IS Sympathizer Gets Life in Prison for Florida Beach Bomb PlotRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Voice of America

    A federal judge on Tuesday sentenced an Islamic State sympathizer to life in prison for plotting to bury a remote-controlled bomb on a beach on Key West, Florida. Federal prosecutors said Suarez posted "a ton" of pro-Islamic State propaganda, including graphic videos, on the internet.

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  12. Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to control ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | York Dispatch

    Thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes were released in the wild Tuesday near Key West, testing a new way to kill mosquitoes that carry Zika and other viruses. Florida tests bacteria-infected mosquitoes to control Zika Thousands of bacteria-infected mosquitoes were released in the wild Tuesday near Key West, testing a new way to kill mosquitoes that carry Zika and other viruses.

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  13. Keys bomb plotter Suarez gets life in prisonRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    Harlem Suarez, the 25-year-old convicted of buying a bomb and plotting to blow up a Florida Keys beach in allegiance to the Islamic state, deserves to spend the rest of his life in prison, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. "The offense is such a serious offense that people need to know that you can't do that," Judge Jose Martinez said in U.S. District Court in Key West after an hour-long sentencing hearing.

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  14. The Perry Hotel Key West at Stock Island Marina OpensRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Hotel News Resource

    Tucked between the mangroves lining Shrimp Road and the Stock Island Marina, The Perry Hotel Key West features large private terraces with water views from every guest room, a lush outdoor pool area with cabanas overlooking the working waterfront, and an on-site distillery. The Perry Hotel Key West at Stock Island Marina will welcome its first guests on May 1. The 100-room boutique hotel is located on a private 220-slip marina within the three-year-old Stock Island Marina Village complex.

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  15. Sentencing Day For Key West TerroristRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | News Talk Florida

    ... reported the Miami Herald . Suarez's hearing will take place at 1:30 p.m. in front of Judge Jose Martinez at the Key West courthouse on Simonton Street. Suarez had already obtained a collection of weapons, including two Glock handguns, an AR-15 ...

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  16. Teen Mom vet Farrah Abraham reveals dating show hopesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | Daily Mail

    ... she is single in a new interview, here she is seen with on-again, off-again boyfriend Simon Saran last week in Key West, Florida Farrah has already appeared on Bravo's Millionaire Matchmaker in 2016, but didn't have any luck with the potential ...

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  17. Key West Chamber of Commerce helps 12 teachersRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | KeysNews.com

    Three local businesses and the Key West Chamber of Commerce recently helped 12 Key West teachers enhance their classrooms without emptying their own wallets. As part of the chamber's Five-Star Education Program, local businesses may earn one of five possible stars by donating $1,000 to the chamber's Sponsor-a-Classroom program.

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  18. Remembering Minister Phyllis AllenRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | KeysNews.com

    The death of Minister Phyllis Allen brings sadness to my heart. When I first arrived in Key West it was Ms.

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  19. NewsRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2017 | KeysNews.com

    In a story in Saturdayas edition, the total construction costs for the renovation of Frederick Douglass Gym was incorrectly stated as $3.4 million. The total cost of construction is approximately $2 million and the $1.4 million development plan approved by the Key West City Commission on Tuesday was already accounted for in the overall costs.

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  20. Visit The Florida Keys On Your Next Spring VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2017 | National Parks Traveler

    ... around town are just a few of the traditions that locals have been enjoying for decades. Just 70 miles west of Key West, Florida, seven small islands constitute one of the most remote national parks in the United States hosting fewer than 80,000 ...

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