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  1. There is a new king of stone crab eatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Front www.keysnet.com

    In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Shane DeRemer, left, and Abby Goldman, right, participate in the team division of the Keys Fisheries Stone Crab Eating Contest Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Marathon, Fla. Contestants were judged on how long it took them to crack and cleanly eat 25 stone crab claws.

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  2. Rice, Coldiron win Florida Keys County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Front www.keysnet.com

    And Michelle Coldiron won the District 2 commission seat left vacant by longtime county commissioner George Neugent, who chose to run for Marathon City Council instead of running for re-election this year. Coldiron, the current mayor of the Marathon City Council, defeated political newcomer Thomas "Tommy" Ryan by well over 50 percent.

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  3. Prescribed burn planned for Keys state park TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Terrance Gadson, Florida area supervisor for the Florida Forest Service, talks to a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue firefighter as a brush fire crosses from one side of Card Sound Road to the other Wednesday, Feb.14. The Department of Environmental Protection is planning a prescribed burn at Curry Hammock State Park near Marathon, in part, to avoid similar brush fires.

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  4. A Keys dad snorted drugs and passed out in his truck, cops say. His kids were with him.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 2 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Keys man passed out behind the wheel of his truck after picking up his two small children from preschool, police said. The kids were crying, screaming and trying to wake Jason Edward Solomon, who was passed out while parked at 550 122nd St. in Marathon, site of the San Pablo Catholic Church Community Cooperative Preschool, according to the arrest report.

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  5. Habitat for Humanity rebuilds beloved librarian's home in the Keys after IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 24 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Christine Todd Young, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of the Middle Keys, stands behind Gloria Goodman, a retired librarian whose home was almost destroyed by Hurricane Irma. Goodman's house was rebuilt through Habitat's Habitat Hammers Back program.

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  6. Trove of construction equipment may be related to theft caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Detectives investigating the theft of construction tools from a Marathon work site earlier this month uncovered a trove of other equipment they say was probably stolen, as well as a large safe, in a trailer where the suspect in the original case was known to stay, according to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Deputies arrested Christopher Saccente, 48, on burglary and grand theft charges on Wednesday after they found about $700 worth of tools reported missing from a construction site in the trailer, located on 74th Street, Adam Linhardt, sheriff's office spokesman, said.

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  7. A machete victim killed her attacker. It was likely self defense, cops say.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A man found dead in the mangroves of Boot Key Harbor last week is suspected of brutally attacking a woman with a machete the night before his body was discovered. The woman stabbed the man and was taken to a Miami hospital.

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  8. Man found dead in Keys mangroves linked to brutal machete attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A man found dead in the mangroves of Boot Key Harbor last week is suspected of brutally attacking a woman with a machete the night before his body was discovered. The woman survived the attack and is in a Miami hospital.

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  9. Are man's death, woman's brutal machete attack related?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Monroe County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating the death of a man found on Boot Key Friday morning, Sept. 28, and a machete attack on a woman living on a boat in Boot Key Harbor the night before.

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  10. More than a year after Irma, state says money will flow to some homeowners to rebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Marathon Mayor Michelle Coldiron, DEO executive director Cissy Proctor, Monroe County Mayor David Rice and State Rep. Holly Raschein, R-Key Largo, met on Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, in Marathon for the opening of the state's first Rebuild Florida center for disaster recovery aid for homeowners.

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  11. Two teens dropped a friend off in the Keys. A a strong odora sent them to jail.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Three Miami-Dade County teens were arrested in the Florida Keys on felony drug charges after Monroe County deputies found marijuana and a scale usually used for selling narcotics in their car. Two are in county jail.

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  12. One year after Irma, this Keys hospital is open but awaits a $40-million rebuildRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Sen. Marco Rubio chats with Adrian and Stephanie Besil and their twin baby sons, Joaquin and Julian, who were born just after Hurricane Irma a year ago. Stephanie evacuated from Key Largo before Irma hit and was admitted into Baptist Hospital in Miami, where she delivered her twin sons on Sept 23. Fishermen's Community Hospital in Marathon was severely damaged by Hurricane Irma.

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  13. One thing learned after Irma in the Keys a " youa ve got to get residents back home soonerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    After Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys in September 2017, police controlled access at a checkpoint in Florida City to re-enter the Keys, leaving many residents angry that they could not return to their homes. Under a new program, Monroe County has started a volunteer program called the Monroe Emergency Reserves Corps.

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  14. a Ia m not going anywhere.a Irma took their homes, but these Florida Keys people have plans.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Like many of his neighbors in a Big Pine Key neighborhood called the Avenues, he's stuck in an RV as his community struggles to recover. Big Pine was among the hardest-hit areas in the Keys when Irma swept through Sept.

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  15. After the DUI suspect failed to flee by land, cops say he tried to flee by seaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Florida Keys DUI suspect did a criminal triathlon, according to cops - trying to escape by vehicle, foot and swim. After Tralka got pulled out of the water, he went to Monroe County Jail on felony fleeing a law enforcement officer at a high rate of speed; felony fleeing a lawn enforcement officer with lights and siren active; reckless driving; DUI property damage; leaving the scene of a crash involving damage to property; misdemeanor DUI with blood alcohol level of .20 or higher; and resisting an officer, obstruction without violence.

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  16. In the Florida Keys, crews have cleared 4 of 103 canals set for cleanup from Hurricane IrmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Nearly one year after Hurricane Irma trashed canals across the Florida Keys, four were cleaned up in the first week of debris removal - a $49.2 million project for Monroe County. More than 700 cubic yards of vegetation and construction or demolition debris were removed from 11 canals, said county spokeswoman Cammy Clark.

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  17. One of these people will replace a longtime Keys commissioner. Herea s what they sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Three candidates are competing in the August primary to replace long-time County Commissioner George Neugent, who is running for Marathon City Council. All three candidates cite lack of affordable housing as a key issue.

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  18. Three charged with depositing stolen checks at Keys bankRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The checks were likely stolen from mailboxes in Central Florida and were flagged Aug. 2 by a manager at a Centennial Bank branch in Marathon, according to an arrest report. Marcos Vila, 28, faces one count of grand theft and two counts of passing forged checks.

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  19. Former Keys restaurant owner gets prison for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A former Marathon resident and one-time owner of a popular Middle Keys restaurant and bar was sentenced to four years in prison last week on 10 counts of child porn possession. Michael Savinelli, 50, originally faced a total of 76 counts of possession of child pornography - one count each for every pornographic image found on his computer.

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  20. The restaurant staff worked OT. They didn't get it - and Porky's had to payRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Florida Keys restaurant was forced to pay employees more than $73,000 in back wages after violating overtime and record-keeping laws, the U.S. Department of Labor said. FL Food Services LLC, which operates as Porky's Bayside Restaurant and Marina, 1410 Overseas Highway in Marathon, paid $73,626 to 35 employees.

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