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Grand jury clears police in Eimers case

Key West Citizen - Thursday, August 28, 2014

Key West police used "the proper amount of force" in arresting and restraining Charles Eimers, the 61-year-old Michigan man who died in a hospital six days after several officers held him facedown on South Beach, a grand jury decided Wednesday.

Chief of Navy Ops visits air station

Key West Citizen - Thursday, August 28, 2014

It was all hands on deck Wednesday at Naval Air Station Key West as one of the highest ranking officers in the country visited the base to hear directly from his sailors. Four-star Adm. Jonathan...

County faces wind rate increases

Key West Citizen - Thursday, August 28, 2014

Seven out of 10 Florida residents covered by Citizen Property Insurance Corp. will see property insurance rate decreases, according to the company's recommendations. However, those people don't...
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"The underside of porch roofs are painted light blue to deter mosquitoes. Allegedly, mosquitoes don't like being in open air and the blue color overhead fools them into thinking they're out in the...
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KEY WEST -- A man riding his bike back to his apartment from Smathers Beach late Sunday night claims he was beaten and robbed of his cell phone, according to a police incident report. There were...
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Wilderness Act has big impact on Everglades

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

In 1964, as President Lyndon Johnson signed the Wilderness Act, he declared it to be among "the most far-reaching conservation measures that a far-sighted nation has ever coped with." Now, as the Wilderness Act turns 50 on Sept. 3, Florida Bay and the Everglades have become two of its largest beneficiaries.

Mooney, Pinder join race; Forster retained

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

ISLAMORADA -- Jim Mooney, who sat on the first Village Council after incorporation in 1998, will take on incumbent Ken Philipson in November for another go-round on the dais.

Failing vacuum pits cost village

Islamorada/KL Free Press - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

ISLAMORADA -- Failing vacuum pits on Plantation Key are expected to increase the cost of Islamorada's sewer project between $400,000 and $600,000, according to officials. When the pits fail, they...
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