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  1. NJ Turnpike Authority wants Florida pizzeria logo off the menuRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Yahoo!

    ... is going to mistake my logo for that of the parkway - we're 1,300 miles away," said Paul DiMatteo, co-owner of the Tavernier, Florida, restaurant, which also has a franchise in Florida City. Both logos are circular, yellow-and-green, with a ...

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  2. Jersey man dies after diving the 'Spiegel Grove' off Key LargoRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... calls and brought Lanier in to Marina Avenue in Key Largo. Paramedics transported Lanier to Mariners Hospital in Tavernier, where he was pronounced dead. Since its scuttling, at least seven other people have died at the Spiegel Grove or after diving ...

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  3. FEMA gets Keys input into new flood maps used to set insurance premiumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... whether the changes will lower insurance rates. Ken Davis said "years of unrestricted mangrove growth" off his Tavernier home has turned a three-acre flat into a dense mangrove stand. "If I'm going to have an obstructed view of the bay, I want to ...

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  4. Upper Keys doctor charged with DUI for allegedly driving wrong way on U.S. 1, causing crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 23 | Front www.keysnet.com

    A Tavernier dermatologist was jailed Monday after he allegedly drove the wrong way on U.S. 1 while drunk and struck another auto.

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  5. Elks help veterans adjust with day on the waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... a stressful situation, like the military, and programs like this help." Ferguson was born in Key West, raised in Tavernier and moved to Vero Beach when he was in high school. He joined the Navy after graduation and stayed in for five years. He was a ...

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  6. Close Call dominates 6th Annual Islamorada Dolphin TournamentRead the original story

    Monday Jul 14 | Examiner.com

    ... team aboard the Hey Papa with anglers Chris Eckert from Islamorada, Zach Bennett, Fred and Justin Matson all from Tavernier, Fla. and Tommy King from Key Largo, added to their catch from the first day. The second day, they weighed in a 24.1- and ...

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  7. Captain Bill Smith: bootlegging, Doc Lowe, and bonefish - part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... the photograph. Captain Bill Smith was 19 when he started working as a charter boat fishing captain for Doc Lowe's Tavernier fishing club back in 1928. He left Doc Lowe's and moved away from the Keys in 1930, but found his way back to the islands in ...

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  8. Captain Bill Smith: bootlegging, Doc Lowe, and bonefish - part 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 10 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... the photograph. Captain Bill Smith was 19 when he started working as a charter boat fishing captain for Doc Lowe's Tavernier fishing club back in 1928. He left Doc Lowe's and moved away from the Keys in 1930, but found his way back to the islands in ...

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  9. Volunteers rescue abandoned dog, which had broken legRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Blue-eyed Heidi eluded rescuers in Tavernier mangroves for more than a month despite her broken leg.

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  10. Woman dies after being hit by several carsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    A 72-year-old Tavernier woman died Tuesday night after she was struck by two -- possibly three -- cars as she walked along U.S. 1, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  11. Woman dies after being hit by several carsRead the original story

    Jun 18, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    A 72-year-old Tavernier woman died Tuesday night after she was struck by two -- possibly three -- cars as she walked along U.S. 1, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

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  12. Widely panned Key Largo crosswalk came about through a request to DOT from homeowners' groupRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... of the road and utilize the businesses on the other side." In Friday's crash, troopers say Gregory Ekblom, 54, of Tavernier, was driving a 2005 Chevrolet 2500 pickup northbound and the light at the crosswalk was flashing yellow to allow two ...

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  13. New crosswalk in Key Largo cited for four-vehicle pileupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 30 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... was caused by a driver not seeing other vehicles stopped at the crosswalk. Troopers say Gregory Ekblom, 54, of Tavernier was driving a 2005 Chevrolet 2500 pickup northbound and the light at the crosswalk was flashing yellow to allow two pedestrians ...

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  14. Handcuffed suspect jumps in water in failed escape attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 28 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... pulled over a personal watercraft driven by Crowley and a female friend around 2 p.m. off the ocean side of Tavernier around mile marker 92. While performing a safety inspection of Crowley's vessel, Mattson wrote, he noticed Crowley slurred his ...

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  15. Tavernier cell phone tower approvedRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2014 | Front www.keysnet.com

    The site is at mile marker 95 behind the Key Lime Tree gift shop property. The five-member Planning Commission approved the tower by a 4-1 vote, with Commissioner Ron Miller of Key Largo voting against.

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  16. Captain Bill Smith: bootlegging, Doc Lowe, and bonefish - part 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2014 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... legend, Edward R. "Doc" Lowe, invited Smith, a teenager at the time, to work as a charter boat captain at his Tavernier club in 1928. Doc Lowe's years in the Keys date back to the construction of Henry Flagler's railroad; he was in charge of the ...

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  17. Sargassum seaweed build-up much thicker than usual this summer in the KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... is all kinds of good stuff in that rackline for shorebirds to feed on," said Jerry Lorenz from Florida Audubon's Tavernier Science Center. "One of the big environmental problems we have in Florida is that everybody rakes seaweed off their beaches," ...

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  18. Keys record first boating death of the year in TavernierRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Raymond Bouquenoy, 84, was stepping off an 18-foot boat onto a dock near mile marker 92.6 in Tavernier, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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  19. Sargassum seaweed build-up much thicker than usual this summer in the KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... is all kinds of good stuff in that rackline for shorebirds to feed on," said Jerry Lorenz from Florida Audubon's Tavernier Science Center. "One of the big environmental problems we have in Florida is that everybody rakes seaweed off their beaches," ...

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  20. Cay Clubs' ongoing Keys bank accounts led to the Clarks' arrests in Central AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2014 | Front www.keysnet.com

    This is the Tavernier building out of which Cay Clubs operated. The mailbox is faded but still stands with the name 'Cay Clubs' on it.

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