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  1. A gay man says he was the victim of a hate crime in Key West. Police say otherwise.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | The Miami Herald

    A 54-year-old Key West man says he was attacked after leaving a Duval Street bar because he is gay. Michael V. Hunter this week posted on Facebook photos of his swollen face, writing at 4:21 Aug. 15, "Yes, it is true that I was the victim of a hate crime.

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  2. a Mr. Key Westa is on his way to having the island he owns named after himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 16 | The Miami Herald

    But David Wolkowsky , the legendary developer, visionary and philanthropist known as "Mr. Key West," wants Ballast Key to carry his full name years after his death. Wolkowsky, who was born in Key West in 1919, won't live to see the island named after him.

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

    Thursday Aug 16 | The Miami Herald

    A Panama City, Florida, man died Wednesday at a Key West hospital after being found face-down 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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  4. The Florida Highway Patrol handled its 12th fatality of the year on Aug. 11, 2018.Read the original story

    Sunday Aug 12 | The Miami Herald

    A Keys man was killed after his car collided with a truck Saturday on U.S. 1 at mile marker 51 in Marathon, police said. Larry Eugene Shaffer, 67, of Marathon, was driving a 2017 Toyota Camry westbound from the Tarpon Basin apartments at about 1 p.m. when he went to take a left-turn onto U.S. 1. but didn't see a 2016 Dodge Ram 1500 headed northbound on the highway, the Florida Highway Patrol said.

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

    Saturday Aug 11 | The Miami Herald

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

    Saturday Aug 11 | The Miami Herald

    "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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  7. A Key West museum has reopened its lookout tower. Admission is free through SeptemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Miami Herald

    A Key West museum is celebrating the reopening of its renovated sightseeing tower by offering free admission in August and September. The Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum , 1 Whitehead St., reopened its 65-foot-tall tower on July 13 after it had been closed for weeks for renovations.

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  8. Sail boats's mast hits electrical lines, knocks out power to 29,000 homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | The Miami Herald

    Three men were arrested by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission in the Florida Keys an hour before lobster miniseason began at midnight Tuesday. Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart disappeared after a deep-water dive in the Florida Keys in 2017.

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

    Tuesday Aug 7 | The Miami Herald

    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 | The Miami Herald

    This quiet end of Key West's Duval Street floods when it rains. And it's a headache to navigate by car.

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

    Tuesday Jul 31 | The Miami Herald

    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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  12. Woman tries to mow down her ex and his new girlfriend with an SUV, deputies sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | The Miami Herald

    A Lower Keys woman tried to run over the father of her two children and his new girlfriend in an SUV, police said. Brittany Danielle Delgado, 32, of Stock Island, was arrested July 31 on a charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

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  13. Arrests before lobster miniseason beginsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | The Miami Herald

    Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart disappeared after a deep-water dive in the Florida Keys in 2017. His body was found with the help of a remotely operated underwater vehicle and was recovered by a team of divers.

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  14. Video shows moment when Canadian filmmaker's body is found after diving accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | The Miami Herald

    Video shot from a boater shows teenagers fishing from the pier at Bud N' Mary's, a well-known Florida Keys marina, on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Matt Royer, director of operations at the Florida Keys SPCA's Key West campus, talks about the new $8.4 million, 23,000-square-foot shelter to open later this year.

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

    Tuesday Jul 24 | The Miami Herald

    Rick Freeberg, CEO of Fishermen's Community and Mariners Hospitals, 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 after they brought in modular structures so it can function as a hospital on Tuesday, July 24, 2018.

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  16. A drunken herbalist yelled at a 2-year-old boy at a bar, cops say. Then came an arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | The Miami Herald

    A drunken tourist was arrested for yelling at a 2-year-old boy at a Key West restaurant, according to a police report. Hilary Cyr Greider, 53, who is listed as an herbalist from Orlando, was upset that the child did not want to talk to her and began yelling at the boy, witnesses told police.

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  17. Dieter Vogt was convicted of sexually exploiting minors in 2001 at U.S. District Court in Key West.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | The Miami Herald

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

    Jul 18, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    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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  19. Former UM quarterback stomped on girlfrienda s throat during attack, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    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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  20. A teen throws a lifeless tarpon back into the water after fishing from Bud N' Mary's dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2018 | The Miami Herald

    Matt Royer, director of operations at the Florida Keys SPCA's Key West campus, talks about the new $8.4 million, 23,000-square-foot shelter to open later this year. Security camera footage from a house in Collier County shows a Florida panther attack a pet cat in the home's front yard.

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