20 YEARS AGO
The Florida Attorney General's office received complaints of price gouging on rent in the Upper Keys for victims for Hurricane Andrew looking for temporary shelter.
The Monroe County Commission adopted a millage rate that included the newly created Upper Keys Trauma District.
The large number of Cuban refugees (1,430 in the last eight months) had sparked rumors of another massive Mariel-like migration.
50 YEARS AGO
The U.S. Department of Agriculture was testing aerial spraying for mosquitoes using Air Force C-123 planes.
The Retail Merchants division of the Chamber of Commerce wanted a share of the tourists who flocked in droves to the Conch Tour Train.
James Dunlap and William Diaz of the Ships Repair Department of the Naval Station received a cash reward as part of the Beneficial Suggestion Program.