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A 38-year-old Cutler Bay, Florida man was arrested Tuesday morning following a traffic stop in Key Largo in which more than 10 ounces of cocaine was found.

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The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in solving multiple cases in which swastikas were spray painted on public roads and private property this month from Stock Island to Key Largo.

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Florida is receiving a shipment of about 120,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses from Pfizer this week and will get another 360,000-plus doses of a vaccine from Moderna, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Monday.

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Monroe County is in the process of preparing a Transportation Master Plan that will provide future direction for U.S. 1 within Monroe County.

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Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on state tourism decreased in October, but recovery for Florida’s vital revenue-generating industry is still at best a year away, according to an association study.

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In Florida City the Youth Activity Center on 5th Avenue is the Early Voting Location. On Monday, poll workers there at around 1:30 PM reported that there had been a steady flow of voters since the polls opened at 7 AM, but that no one had been required to stand in line to enter the Polling Place.

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A 20-year-old Wellington, Florida man was arrested Friday morning after a traffic stop netted an AR-15 style weapon and marijuana.

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With Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried calling for a coordinated response by statewide elected officials to the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday defended the actions of agencies under his control.

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A 22-year-old Key Largo man was arrested Saturday after wielding a handgun during a fracas that also included brass knuckles.

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A storm or hurricane is not an excuse to clear vegetation, especially native vegetation, like mangroves or gumbo limbo, from your property. Sometimes it is necessary to remove vegetative debris but there are limits as to what can be cleared. Hurricane Irma proved that some property owners wi…

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A 27-year-old Hialeah, Florida man faces multiple drug-related charges after he was found on Saturday in possession of a large amount of marijuana, hallucinogenic mushrooms, LSD and Ecstasy.

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A storm or hurricane is not an excuse to clear vegetation, especially native vegetation, like mangroves or gumbo limbo, from your property. Sometimes it is necessary to remove vegetative debris but there are limits as to what can be cleared. Hurricane Irma proved that some property owners wi…

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Multiple new terms have been added to conversations in this time of global change such as, “Mask mandate, social distancing, and Zoom rooms.” The original use of “cohort” to refer to one of ten divisions of an ancient Roman legion was modernized and is now likely to be frequently heard when …

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To better understand the extent of the Dengue fever outbreak in Monroe County, the Florida Department of Health has been working with the community to identify individuals who have recovered from the mosquito-borne illness in the last few months.

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The upcoming Florida primaries are taking place on August 18, 2020, with the general elections following not long after, taking place on November 3, 2020. The focus of these elections for residents of South Florida include, but are not limited to: Florida’s 26th Congressional District Electi…

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The most recent Monroe County School District Press Release provides the date of Wednesday, August 19, 2020 as the start of the 2020-2021 school year for virtual classes. Thursday August 6, 2020 was a busy day for teachers who reported for planning and preparation.

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Officials at all levels, school administrators, teachers, parents, and yes, students, are looking at when Miami-Dade schools would normally start August 24, 2020. Miami-Dade County’s plan is to use a, “A Comprehensive, Informed Approach”, as work groups have been convened and intense discuss…

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Anyone who plans to participate in catching lobster in Monroe County during the two day season — which runs from 12:01 a.m. July 29 to 11:59 p.m. July 30 — should make sure to familiarize themselves with both state law and with local ordinances in the Florida Keys. Details and information ca…

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On Tuesday morning, July 21, Monroe County Mayor Heather Carruthers and the Board of County Commissioners held an over three hour emergency virtual special meeting, via Zoom, to discuss the continuing spike in cases of COVID-19, whether to ask the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commi…

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The most recent reversal of Miami-Dade County to once again close dine-in service at restaurants came with little notice and big impact. 

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As Democrats inch closer to having real power in the Florida Senate for the first time in nearly three decades, political leaders and donor checkbooks are focused on a South Florida swing seat.

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This joint statement was issued by: U.S. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, State Senator Annette Taddeo, State Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez, State Rep. Kionne McGhee, State Rep. Javier Fernandez, County Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, County Commissioner Dennis Moss, Florida City Mayor Otis W…