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  1. From Key West to Pensacola, Florida's LGBT attitudes differRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Lt. Davis O'Dell walks among 49 flags posted in front of Fire Station 5 to honor the victims of the Pulse massacre, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. O'Dell was one of the first to assi... .

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  2. From Key West to Pensacola, Florida's LGBT attitudes differRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Florida's Key West is one of the most gay-friendly places in the country. The Florida Panhandle - many locals call it the Redneck Riviera - is a different story.

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  3. Coral restoration begins off Key WestRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Scientists and volunteers have begun planting coral fragments in waters off Key West's Fort Zachary Taylor State Park, beginning a project to restore large reef-building coral areas and establish a public snorkel park. A team from the Florida Keys-based Mote Marine Tropical Research Laboratory "outplanted" 200 live coral pieces Monday in 10 to 15 feet of water in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, a few hundred feet off Fort Taylor's beach.

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  4. Miami man arrested after shark decapitatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    U.S. hiring plunged in May to its lowest level in more than 5 years, a sign that employers turned cautious after the economy barely expanded in the first three months of the year. U.S. employers drastically slowed their hiring in May, adding just 38,000 jobs, the fewest in more than five years and a sign of concern after the economy barely grew in the first three months of the year.

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  5. Health officials: Tourist contracted dengue in Key WestRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A statement Wednesday from the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County says the person, who is not a Florida resident, is recovering. It adds "all indications are that this infection was locally acquired," and mosquito control officials have intensified their activities in the southernmost city in the continental U.S. Dengue fever is rarely fatal but causes debilitating pain.

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  6. The Latest: Pilot who crashed WWII plane was 'extraordinary'Read the original story

    Saturday May 28 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Latest on the fatal crash of a vintage World War II plane into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey : A veteran air show performer who died when a World War II plane crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey is being hailed as an "extraordinary pilot." Scott Clyman of the American Airpower Museum said in a statement Saturday that Bill Gordon understood the "powerful message" that historic aircraft represent "in telling the story of American courage and valor."

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  7. The Latest: Police identify body pulled from Hudson crashRead the original story

    Friday May 27 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Latest on the crash of a small World War II-era plane in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey : New York City police say the pilot of a small World War II-era plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey has been identified as William Gordon. The New York Police Department released a statement saying the body of the 56-year-old man, of Key West, Florida, was recovered by divers.

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  8. GMO mosquito referendum now open to all Florida Keys votersRead the original story

    May 18, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    All Florida Keys residents will have a say in whether genetically modified mosquitoes should be released in their island chain. The Citizen in Key West reports that the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District board voted 3-2 on Tuesday to extend an Aug. 30 referendum on the project to all Monroe County voters.

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  9. 2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in NYC skyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The 30-minute performance was part of artist Duke Riley... . Pigeons wearing LED lights fly over the East River after they were released from they coops on board the Baylander, a decommissioned naval ship docked at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Thursday, May 5, 2016, in New York.

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  10. Loggerhead sea turtle convalescing in Key WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The pastor for the family says they need prayer after a three-year-old shot himself in the chest Tuesday morning in Paulding County. At the time of his death, Prince opioids on him.

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  11. Key West firefighter arrested on battery chargeRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The Miami Herald reports that officials arrested 37-year-old Manuel Pichardo on felony battery charges Friday. City spokeswoman Alyson Crean says Pichardo was arrested following a domestic dispute and has been suspended with pay pending the outcome of the investigation.

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  12. GMO mosquito plan headed for residents' vote in Florida KeysRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Residents in the Florida Keys will get to vote on whether genetically modified mosquitoes should be released in their neighborhood. The mosquito control district in the island chain wants the British biotech firm Oxitec to test its modified mosquitoes in a neighborhood on a peninsula north of Key West.

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  13. NORC Poll: That's rude: More say GOP is discourteousRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A ne... Graphic shows responses to AP-NORC Center poll on rudeness in the 2016 campaign; 2c x 4 inches; 96.3 mm x 101 mm; . Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures as he speaks to the New York Republican State Committee Annual Gala, Thursday, April 14, 2016, in New York.

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  14. Oil spill fraud nets convictions for Keys father, daughterRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Florida Keys man and his daughter have been convicted of making fraudulent claims for losses stemming from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Both 73-year-old Raul Rioseco and 50-year-old Caridad Rioseco Alejandrez pleaded guilty recently to making false claims.

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  15. Marathon considers decriminalizing small amounts of potRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Marathon may be joining Islamorada and Key West in giving law enforcement the option to issue a civil citation rather than make a misdemeanor arrest for someone caught with up to 20 grams of marijuana. The Keynoter reports that Marathon city councilors are considering the measure.

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  16. Florida led nation in job growth in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Florida's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 5 percent in January according to state officials. That's higher than the national jobless rate of 4.9 percent.

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  17. Florida led nation in job growth in JanuaryRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    Florida's unemployment rate dropped slightly to 5 percent in January according to state officials. That's higher than the national jobless rate of 4.9 percent.

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  18. Delaware woman, Florida man win conch blowing contestRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Delaware woman and a Florida man have taken top honors in Key West's annual Conch Shell Blowing Contest. Jayne Challman of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, blew a spirited excerpt from Aram Khachaturian's "Sabre Dance"to win the women's division.

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  19. Man charged with assault for Dodger Stadium attackRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    A Southern California man has been charged with knocking a man unconscious at Dodger Stadium after a game last October. Prosecutors charged Michael Rae Papayans of Palos Verdes with felony assault Thursday.

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  20. Coast Guard suspends search for Cuban migrant off FloridaRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2016 | WFLX-TV West Palm Beach

    The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a Cuban migrant reported missing in waters off Key West. The search was called off Wednesday night, hours after the Coast Guard receiving a report about 11 Cuban migrants arriving on Man Key.

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