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GIGANTIC NAUTICAL FLEA MARKET RETURNS TO FOUNDERS PARK NEXT MONTH

With a new layout to decrease congestion and to provide for wider aisles, Upper Keys Rotary’s 27th annual Gigantic Nautical Flea Market, presented by Keys Deck & Dock Supply, returns from a pandemic-forced year off to Founders Park in Islamorada, MM 87 on Saturday, Feb. 26 and Sunday, Feb. 27.
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State requests 15 years in prison for South Florida priest who raped parishioner

MIAMI — Prosecutors are asking that a Homestead, Florida, priest convicted of raping a parishioner on church grounds be sentenced to the max: 15 years in prison. Father Jean Claude Philippe, 66, was convicted at trial of raping a woman in the rectory of Homestead’s Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Philippe, who had been jailed since his October conviction, faces between 7.8 and 15 years in prison under Florida’s sentencing guidelines.
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UPPER KEYS HUMANE SOCIETY HOSTS FUNDRAISER FOR NEW BUILDING TO CARE FOR ANIMALS

Veterinarian Michael Claudio delicately picked up a mewling ginger kitten, who had been nestled against her mama on a pile of blankets. A few weeks prior, her pregnant mother — given the name “Magic” by staff — had found her way to Key Largo’s Upper Keys Humane Society at MM 101 a few weeks ago, guided as if by an inner radar.
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Alaskan Dr. Kimberly Jean Kilgore Died While Scuba Diving In Keys

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – An Alaskan doctor died while scuba diving in the Florida Keys. Dr. Kimberly Jean Kilgore, a 57-year-old pediatrician from Juneau, died Friday while diving with a group off Islamorada, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies said Kilgore was in about 45 feet of...
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MARINE MAJOR STARTS SCHOLARSHIP FUND FOR UPPER KEYS STUDENTS

Coral Shores 1991 graduate Jason Kendall knows what it feels like to graduate without receiving a load of scholarships. A resident of Key Largo, the U.S. Marine major who’s currently stationed in Stuttgart, Germany is assisting his community, specifically senior students in the Upper Keys. Recently, Kendall created a...
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Alphas launch Florida City school garden project

FLORIDA CITY, Fla. – With the rapid increase in population, health disparities, and property development in southern Miami-Dade County, the members of the Iota Pi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. have developed a new initiative to empower South Dade residents to face these new challenges. The...
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How to pay less property tax on your home

It’s 2022 and still before the due date of March 1st. You owe it to yourself to make sure you are taking advantage of every property tax exemption possible. Over the years, you can save tens of thousands of dollars. I’ll start with the easiest exemption. Homestead Exemption.
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Juneau doctor perishes in diving accident in Florida

ISLAMORADA, FLA. (WSVN and KINY) - A tourist from Juneau died after a diving incident that took place in Islamorada, Florida. According to a report from WSVN TV in Miami, 57-year-old Kimberly Jean Kilgore died Friday morning, after surfacing from a dive. She was with a group of divers at...
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Alaskan doctor dies while scuba diving off Florida Keys

ISLAMORADA, Fla. — (AP) — A 57-year-old Alaskan pediatrician died while scuba diving off the Florida Keys, officials said Saturday. Dr. Kimberly Jean Kilgore of Juneau died Friday while diving with a group off Islamorada, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies said Kilgore was in about...
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Tourist dies after diving incident in Islamorada

ISLAMORADA, FLA. (WSVN) - A tourist died after a diving incident that took place in Islamorada. A 57-year-old woman from Juneau, Alaska, died Friday morning, after surfacing from a dive. Kilgore was with a group of divers with Islamorada Dive Center. She was in about 40 feet of water in...
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‘Watts for Dinner’: Cuban cuisine – I’m bullish on Fernandez the Bull

Our next dining destination is Fernandez the Bull on Pine Ridge Road in Naples (There’s a second location on Piper Boulevard in Naples and a third in Key Largo). Things got off to an appetizing start with the “Yuca Rellena” ($9.95). It’s three large pieces filled with seasoned beef and pork served with cheese sauce. They look a lot like croquetas, but the taste is quite different.
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