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FIRM continues to challenge rate hike

Key West Citizen - Sunday, April 23, 2017

Florida Keys elected and community leaders are continuing the charge to halt windstorm insurance rates. Last week, Fair Insurance Rates in Monroe revised its challenge of an insurance rate increase...

Lawyer seeks to toss gun indictment

Key West Citizen - Sunday, April 23, 2017

The lawyer for a 45-year-old Key West convict arrested last year for allegedly possessing two AR-style rifles alleges that law enforcement deliberately misled a federal grand jury as to how...

New Mosquito Control building moves forward

Key West Citizen - Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Florida Keys Mosquito Control District has received its final building permit and appears to be on track to meet its deadline to move into its new building. The district has received its Monroe...
Citizen's Voice

“The major problem on U.S. 1 is usually between 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. with folks trying to get to school and work. The traffic pattern is usually very slow due to school bus pickups so it is...
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KEY LARGO — Two men accused of passing and possessing counterfeit $100 bills were arrested Thursday, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.  Carlos Fabelo, 48, of...
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Local guides angle for water storage

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — As Florida Keys Fishing Guides Association Commodore Steve Friedman drove back from the state capital last week, he learned that a controversial water storage bill that calls for the expeditious building of a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee had made a major advancement.

Water bill awaits House action

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

TALLAHASSEE — Whether or not a contested billion-dollar water storage plan would be heard by the state House of Representatives before the end of the legislative session was still up in the air as of Monday. The session concludes May 5. 

Dive team captain tells fire board, 'I'm out'

Florida Keys Free Press - Wednesday, April 19, 2017

KEY LARGO — Despite the Key Largo Volunteer Fire Department emblem bearing the words, “Dive Capital of the World,” the local service officially has no volunteer water emergency response team in place as of last week, though some officials remain hopeful that the relationship might be salvaged. 
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