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  1. How David Wolkowsky became Mr. Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A young adult manatee was rescued in Key Largo Friday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Dolphin Research Center and the Miami Seaquarium after he was spotted with both flippers and his tail tangled in fishing line. Fire crews work to extinguish a brush fire on Big Pine Key, Florida on Monday, April 23, 2018, the local sheriff's office said.

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  2. Man dies snorkeling off Fort Jefferson near Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Panama City, Florida, man died Wednesday at a Key West hospital after being found facedown and unresponsive in the water off Fort Jefferson in the Dry Tortugas National Park 70 miles off the Southernmost City. Micheal Ray Stephens, 49, was taken to Lower Keys Medical Center, where he was flown aboard Monroe County's Trauma Star helicopter air ambulance around 12:20 p.m. A couple spotted Stephens, who was snorkeling, unresponsive.

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  3. Police say they found an arsenal in a mana s home. Hea s a convictRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 15 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Key West convict who police say they caught with an arsenal of guns inside his home this summer is now facing federal charges. Gary McAdams, 49, could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted.

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  4. What cops found in his truck got this Key West firefighter arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Arlen Danilo Fernandez, 26, was arrested Friday on a felony charge of cocaine possession after a K-9 alerted officers to his locker inside a bedroom he was using at Station No. 1, 1600 N. Roosevelt Blvd. The K-9 also sniffed out Fernandez's truck parked outside and that's where police said they found cocaine, according to spokeswoman Alyson Crean, who didn't specify an amount.

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  5. Some Keys residents still struggling to rebuild 11 months after Irma wiped them outRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Front www.keysnet.com

    "It's better than the cardboard box I've been sitting on," he said, giving it his post-Hurricane Irma seal of approval. Vest, of Big Pine Key, is among Florida Keys residents who continue to struggle rebuilding their homes - and their lives - 11 months after Irma roared ashore as a Category 4 storm.

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  6. Six Key West guest houses sell for $109 million in one of the city's largest dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A collection of Key West inns has sold for $109 million to a San Francisco-based firm in one of the largest property sales ever recorded in the Southernmost City. The deal, announced this week by the real estate firms involved, including Knight and Gardner Realty in Key West, handed Historic Key West Inns - with 222 guest rooms at six inns - over to KHP Capital Partners , a real estate private equity firm that focuses on boutique and independent hotels in North America.

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  7. They call it a a pocket park.a And ita ll replace a dingy spot on Duval StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 8 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West's most famous street will get a "pocket park," plus a sidewalk cafe, all paid for by private donors led by hotel owner Michael Halpern. "It will be beautiful," Halpern told city commissioners during a meeting Tuesday night that lasted until midnight to accommodate dozens of speakers for and against the project.

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  8. Sunset Marina, on Stock Island, is one customer owed refunds.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Key West public utility must pay back more than $67,000 to customers after the state found it not sticking to the approved rates. According to the Florida Public Service Commission, the Key West Resort Utilities Corporation "repeatedly demonstrated a disregard for its obligation to charge its PSC-approved rates."

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  9. Caterpillars are feasting on Royal Poinciana trees in Key West.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Key West's majestic Royal Poinciana trees, with their fiery orange-red blooms and sprawling branches and roots, are under siege by a caterpillar that feeds on them at night. The Royal Poinciana, which the city earlier this year crowned the official tree of Key West even though it is invasive, attracts a stubborn type of caterpillar that wildlife experts simply call the Royal Poinciana caterpillar.

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  10. This Dumpster filed with rotting seaweed greets visitors to the ocean pier at 1400 Duval St.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 7 | Front www.keysnet.com

    This side of Key West has a bin of rotting seaweed. Does it need a park and a food truck? This quiet end of Key West's Duval Street floods when it rains.

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  11. Debris from Irma piles up in the days after Hurricane Irma struck on Sept. 10, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday announced Key West will receive $1.7 million for debris removal after Hurricane Irma struck nearly one year ago. Key West, which was spared the agony left in the Lower and Middle Keys, has filed for a total of $7.5 million in reimbursement for Irma-related expenses.

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  12. A scooter rider is dead, and police are looking for a car that hit him and took offRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A 53-year-old Stock Island man was killed on his scooter in a hit-and-run crash in Key West on Monday night. A 53-year-old Stock Island man was killed on his scooter in a hit-and-run crash in Key West on Monday night.

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  13. We all know Key lime pie was invented in the Keys, right? Seems not everyone agreesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A new cookbook says Key lime pie was created in a Borden test kitchen in 1931, a claim that challenges Key West lore. Author Stella Parks says the pie was created to sell more condensed milk while local author David Sloan says a pie recipe found in a millionaire's pantry pre-dates Borden's work.

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  14. This Keys hospital took a knockout blow from Irma. Ten months later, it's still on its feet.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Rick Freeberg, CEO of Fishermen's Community and Mariners Hospitals, sits inside the future nursing unit near the observation and inpatient rooms. Fishermen's Hospital in Marathon, which is owned by Baptist Health South Florida, reopened on Monday, July 23, 2018, after bringing in modular structures so it can function as a hospital.

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  15. He fondled and photographed boys at camp. Now he says his sentence is cruel and unusualRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Dieter Charles Vogt admits he fondled young boys and took partially nude photos of them as they slept at a summer camp in the Florida Keys in 2000. But he says the 65-year sentence he received, at age 31 in 2001, amounts to cruel and unusual punishment and this week asked a court to toss out his punishment and assign a different judge to resentence him.

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  16. A Key West man went diving in the Gulf. He never regained consciousnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A 31-year-old Key West man died Tuesday night after diving in the Gulf of Mexico near Cottrell Key, police said. Jonathan Christopher Saporito was pronounced dead at Coast Guard Station Key West shortly after 7 p.m., after he was pulled from the water.

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  17. Former UM quarterback stomped on girlfriend's throat during attack, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Former Miami Hurricanes quarterback Robert Marve stomped on his ex-girlfriend's throat during an attack in a Key West hotel room on July 5, according to an arrest warrant filed in Monroe County. After a night out drinking, Marve became angry when he snatched his girlfriend's cellphone and saw that another man had messaged her on Instagram, the warrant states.

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  18. He was out of jail for just 5 days. Then Key West police came knocking againRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Robert Lee Brown didn't last long on the streets after his July 6 arrest for allegedly dealing Molly in Key West. Five days later, Brown, 43, who had posted a $15,000 bond the day after his first arrest, was sent back to jail.

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  19. Manatee rescued in Key LargoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Fire crews work to extinguish a brush fire on Big Pine Key, Florida on Monday, April 23, 2018, the local sheriff's office said. No evacuations had been ordered.

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  20. He hasn't been out of prison a year yet. He was just caught selling 'molly,' cops sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Key West man was arrested Friday morning after police said they found 1.6 pounds of the synthetic drug MDMA -or molly - on him. Robert Lee Brown, 43, a convicted felon, was arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine and also selling marijuana since he was allegedly caught with more than 10 ounces of that drug.

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