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  1. Gov. Scott Appoints Stephanie Scuderi to the Florida Keys Community...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Capital Soup

    Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Stephanie Scuderi to the Florida Keys Community College District Board of Trustees. Scuderi, 42, of Tavernier, is the senior vice president and director of business development for Centennial Bank.

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  2. Man, dog killed in head-on crash on Seven Mile Bridge in Florida KeysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Miami Herald

    ... of next of kin. On Jan. 24, Yaima Gonzalez, 30, died in a one-vehicle crash around mile marker 92.2 in Tavernier. The FHP says she was driving a 1998 Ford Explorer south in the left lane. As she approached Julep Road, her SUV traveled across the ...

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  3. Miami-Dade driver in deadly DUI crash in Keys is sentenced to 10 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Miami Herald

    A Miami-Dade County man on Tuesday admitted to killing a friend in a 2013 drunk-driving crash in Tavernier following an earlier crash in which he and the victim switched seats in the car. Didier Miles, 24, pleaded guilty to one count of driving under the influence-manslaughter, DUI-serious bodily injury, two counts of DUI-property damage and one count of leaving the scene of an accident.

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  4. District to pursue Islamorada's mounting chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | KeysNews.com

    ... that building," Christian said. "And it's mostly because it's in such an unfinished state." The bid was awarded to Tavernier-based firm Dave Boerner, Architect, PA. Previously, it has done work for the district as well as other entities in the Upper ...

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  5. Prosecutors: Woman on probation prostituted teen girls in South Miami-DadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Miami Herald

    The day a Homestead woman began prostituting out two teenage girls who ran away from the Florida Keys Children's Center in Tavernier last summer, she was serving the first day of a five-year probation sentence "for a virtually identical case," according to federal prosecutors. The girls were allegedly driven to the Motel 6 in Cutler Bay on Aug. 15, where the woman, Sandra Simon, was waiting for them.

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  6. Fern Kiese, 88, mother of Lanesboro womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Republican-Leader

    ... the center of Fern's life. Survivors include her 10 children, Barbara (Mark) Ernster of Lewiston, David Kiese of Tavernier, Fla., Karen Sokup of Stewartville, Ruth (Steve) Olson of Lanesboro, Diane Martinson of Winona, James (Bonnie) Kiese of ...

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  7. Give the Gift of Fishing for Valentine's DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | PR.com

    ... Ft. Myers/Matlacha April 17-19 South Florida (Dania Beach) May 29-31 Treasure Coast (Stuart) November 13-15 Keys/Tavernier/Islamorada Sept. 11-13 Bimini Bahamas The series is supported by major partners Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, Mercury ...

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  8. Today In HistoryRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | KeysNews.com

    ... electric chair. They were convicted of murder, attempted murder, sexual battery, kidnaping and robbery near Tavernier on March 7, 1979. 1991: Wackenhut Corrections Corporation announced that it would terminate its contract to run the Monroe County ...

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  9. Gov. Scott pledges $5 billion for 'GladesRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | KeysNews.com

    ... panther. "I am very pleased that the governor has set such a high standard for Everglades restoration," said Tavernier-based Audubon scientist Jerry Lorenz, who has been conducting bird research in the Uppers Keys and Everglades for 30 years. "He ...

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  10. Jersey Boardwalk PizzaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | Franchising.com

    ... upon our organizational skills along with the operational strengths and expertise of our flagship enterprise in Tavernier Florida To provide you with the operational strengths and expertise Jersey Boardwalk Pizza has a very experienced team in place ...

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  11. Making the homeless countRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | KeysNews.com

    ... who want to help track down the homeless must attend a precount training class. Sessions are set for Tuesday in Tavernier, Wednesday in Key West and Thursday in Marathon. Homeless men and women who are jailed during the PIT aren't considered ...

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  12. Flu season in full swing in the KeysRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2015 | KeysNews.com

    ... of those testing positive were 24 years old and younger. Dawn Hire, manager of the ER at Mariners Hospital in Tavernier, estimates the number of patients checking in with flu-like symptoms is up from last year at this time. Numbers are also up over ...

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  13. 'Glades forum focuses on KeysRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2015 | KeysNews.com

    ... Conference in Key Largo, called "Send it (the water) South." "The (Florida) Bay was just coming apart," said Tavernier-based Audubon scientist Jerry Lorenz, who has been conducting bird research in the Uppers Keys and Everglades for 30 years. "It ...

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  14. Reward offered for beloved bearRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | KeysNews.com

    A $400 reward is being offered for the return of a Care Bear stuffed animal misplaced by a tourist who was visiting the Upper Keys recently on a cross-country road trip. Rowland, 32, lost her beloved bear while at a Tavernier eatery.

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  15. Key Largo Teenager Dies After New Year's Day TaseringRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Miami New Times

    ... and his father, Guadalupe," Cross wrote. Roberto was hobbled and at 5:46 a.m. taken to Mariners Hospital in Tavernier, where he was forcibly sedated. By the time Guadalupe Ornelas arrived at the hospital, his son was unconscious. Ornelas was already ...

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  16. Price tags put on sea level responsesRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | KeysNews.com

    ... be under water by 2060. However, those numbers did not include undeveloped parcels of land from the Winn-Dixie in Tavernier to the U.S. 1/County Road 905 split. The proactive approach took into account the county ultimately deciding to implement one ...

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  17. Former shelter mentor charged with sex traffickingRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | KeysNews.com

    A former mentor at the Florida Keys Children's Shelter, accused of taking two girls who ran away from the Tavernier-based agency to the mainland where they were used as prostitutes, will face life in prison as he has been federally indicted on sex trafficking charges. Ricky Jermaine Atkins, 28, of Key Largo and a Homestead woman named Sandra Simon, 23, both face charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to sex traffic minors.

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  18. Girls sold to prostitution claim abusive journey started with worker at shelter for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Local10.com

    ... from the shelter again. The girls told police that The Florida Keys Children's Shelter, 73 High Point Rd., in Tavernier, was their gateway to a dark world. It all began with Ricky Atkins, a 28-year-old father who was hired at the non-profit ...

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  19. Children's shelter worker indicted on federal sex-trafficking chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... before U.S. Magistrate Alicia Otazo-Reyes. He is accused of driving two teenage girls who were residents of the Tavernier shelter to a Motel 6 in Miami-Dade County on Aug. 15, where the girls said prostitution took place. Monroe County Sheriff's ...

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  20. Homestead Couple Accused Of Sex TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... that he be held pending trial. Atkins met the two minors who residents of the Florida Keys Children's Shelter in Tavernier. In August 2014, he picked them up in Tavernier and drove them to a motel in the Homestead area where he introduced the girls ...

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