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Family of woman who died in Florida parasailing accident to file lawsuit

CHICAGO (CBS Chicago) The family of a Schaumburg, Illinois, woman who died in a parasailing accident in South Florida last month is filing a lawsuit. Supraja Alaparthi, her son, and her nephew were in flight off Marathon, Florida when a strong gust of wind “pegged” their parasail – meaning the wind took over control of the parasail from the boat below.
MARATHON, FL
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Family announces lawsuit after woman killed in parasailing accident

MARATHON, Fla. – The attorneys for the family of an Illinois woman who was killed last month in a parasailing accident off the coast of Marathon announced Tuesday that they are filing a lawsuit against the parasail operator. “The boat captain allowed the group to parasail in terrible weather...
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Family takes legal action against parasailing company after fatal accident while on vacation

(WSVN) - New details have been released following a deadly parasailing incident that ended in tragedy and the family involved is now taking legal action. An Illinois family has filed a lawsuit against Lighthouse Parasail, a company based out of Key West following a deadly accident on their Florida vacation that resulted in the death of a mother. The victim’s 10-year-old son and 9-year-old nephew were also injured.
KEY WEST, FL
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Top 7 Best Attractions in Key West You Can’t-Miss

Florida is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. In fact, did you know that over 130 million people from all over the world visited Florida in 2019 alone? I particularly have been to Key West tons of times and I loved it. That’s why I decided to list seven of the best tourist attractions in Key West that you should visit. Learn everything you need to know about attractions in Key West.
KEY WEST, FL
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How To Make the Most of an LGBTQ+ Trip To Key West

With its 500-year history of Spanish, Bahamian, Cuban, and American influences, Key West’s reputation as a live-and-let-live Conch Republic has long made it a home and travel destination for the LGBTQ+ community. Here, island time and the beach lifestyle take on a new meaning flanked by the Atlantic Ocean...
KEY WEST, FL
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250-LB ENDANGERED LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE STRUCK & KILLED ON US 1.

Bette Zirkelbach, the manager of the Turtle Hospital in Marathon, could not hide her frustration, disappointment and sadness. An endangered adult loggerhead sea turtle had come out of the ocean to nest on Sea Oats Beach. Unfortunately, the female turtle was hit and killed while crossing U.S. 1 in Islamorada.
MARATHON, FL
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7 Children Among Group of 25 Cuban Migrants Who Landed in Key West

Seven children were among a group of 25 Cuban migrants who made landfall in the Florida Keys Monday morning, authorities said. The group was taken into custody after they made landfall in Key West in a wooden fishing vessel, Chief Border Patrol Agent Walter N. Slosar tweeted. The seven juveniles...
KEY WEST, FL
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7 children among Cuban migrants to make landfall in Key West

KEY WEST, Fla. — Seven children were part of a total of 25 migrants who came onshore in Key West on Monday, authorities say. The children were reportedly alongside their family members. U.S. Border Patrol Chief Patrol Agent Walter N. Slosar for the Miami sector said via Twitter all...
KEY WEST, FL
rock107.com

Styx, Loverboy, Tesla among many bands performing at RockIsland Fest 2023 in Key West, Florida

The lineup has been unveiled for the star-studded 2023 edition of the RockIsland Fest, which will take place January 17-21 in Key West, Florida. The artists on the bill include Styx, Loverboy, Tesla, 38 Special, Queensrÿche, Quiet Riot, Extreme, Ratt frontman Stephen Pearcy, Stryper, ex-Guns N' Roses drummer Steven Adler, Enuff Z'Nuff, Honeymoon Suite and Autograph.
KEY WEST, FL
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10th SFG(A): Operators execute undersea exercise

KEY WEST, Fla. — One thousand meters from the shore, combat divers with 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), approached the beach beneath undulations of waves. This was only one of several training missions conducted by 10th SFG(A) Green Berets as part of a dive requalification held near Key West, Florida, from April 24, 2022 to May 15, 2022.
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