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HGTV Puts Florida Keys In The Spotlight

November 17, 2011 News

The Florida Keys is the focus of a new show coming to the popular TV channel HGTV, the Keynoter reports.  It’s called “Live Here, Buy This!”   Last week the TV crew filmed scenes at two Upper Keys homes for the upcoming new series for 2012. Production Executive Andrea Griffith states, “It’s a fantasy show that […]

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Remember Our Veterans 11-11-11

November 9, 2011 News

What an honor to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has served this great nation in the United States Military. Here are a few interesting facts about this special day: 1.  Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and was created to honor Veterans of WWI. 2.  November 11, 1919 was the first Armistice […]

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Karsten The Turtle Returns To The Sea

November 4, 2011 News

Thanks to the staff of the Turtle Hospital and Veterinarian Doug Mader Karsten the subadult loggerhead sea turtle is enjoying the ocean waters once again. On May 24, 2011 the 109 pound turtle was found swimming in a canal in Marathon, in the Florida Keys,  by homeowners. The Turtle Hospital was called and rescued the […]

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Job Growth Shows Strength In The Florida Keys

October 27, 2011 News

The Fabulous Florida Keys are once again in the headlines! Monroe County, Florida Keys, led the state, again, in posting the lowest unemployment numbers among Florida’s 67 counties, according to the Keynoter Newspaper.  The 6.7 percent unemployment rate is down from a year ago when the numbers were 8.6 percent. This improvement in the jobs […]

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Exciting Moves In Marathon, Florida Keys!

October 14, 2011 News

Marathon in the Florida Keys has only been incorporated 1999 but local government and residents are making great strides to improve the municipality.  Some of the exciting things going on in the Middle Keys….We’re looking into bringing commercial airline service back to the Marathon Airport!  Also, The Friends of Old Seven Mile Bridge group is […]

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Triathlon in Marathon Florida Keys this Saturday

October 7, 2011 News

Are you in good shape…do you think your up to doing a Triathlon?  Well here’s your chance. The “Mara Tri” is Saturday, October 8th at 7:30 a.m. at Sombrero Beach, Marathon Florida Keys!  The event will include a quarter mile swim at beautiful Sombrero Beach, a bike ride of 6 miles around Sombrero Golf Course […]

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