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Friday 02/17/2017
Homestead Rotary’s Fabulous Annual Auction, Raffles, Cocktails, All Your Friends and Neighbors and the Best Prime Rib in Town

   One of the favorite Homestead events of the year is coming up quick. Save the date for the evening of Friday, February 24th. You'll enjoy the fun and excitement of the Rotary Club of Homestead's 33rd Annual Fundraiser at the Harris Field Pavilion on Campbell Drive (SW 312 street) and US #1.

Updated: March 03, 2017 - 3:28 pm
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Curbelo Reintroduces FILET Act to Combat Lionfish

Washington, D.C. –

Updated: February 17, 2017 - 10:38 am
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Thursday 01/19/2017
Naked wanted woman arrested for hitting Keys Deputy

A woman wanted on an outstanding warrant answered her door with no clothes on when deputies went there to serve the warrant. She then attacked the deputies and threatened to kill them.

Updated: January 20, 2017 - 10:42 am
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Monday 01/16/2017
Updated: Three Workers Die in Key Largo in Construction Incident


Updated: January 20, 2017 - 10:43 am
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Friday 01/13/2017
Screwworm Found in Homestead Stray Dog

The harmful parasite New World Screwworm made it to Florida's mainland on the back of a stray dog.

Updated: January 13, 2017 - 10:38 am
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Wednesday 12/28/2016
‘Uncorked’ Food & Wine Festival Returns

Scores of tasty reasons pair wine and food lovers together with the Upper Keys’ annual “Uncorked: the Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival,” an 11-day culinary extravaganza set for Thursday, Jan. 5, through Sunday, Jan. 15.

Updated: December 30, 2016 - 11:30 am
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Tuesday 12/06/2016
13 Cuban Migrants Land on Big Pine Key

Posted: December 06, 2016
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Monday 12/05/2016
Marathon Woman Arrested for Strangling 6-month Dog

Monroe County Sheriff's Office arrested a Marathon woman on Sunday for strangling by the collar a six month old Siberian Husky.

Posted: December 05, 2016
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Friday 10/28/2016
SDNL Profile on Dan Horton

Dan Horton is a new face in politics, and the young lawyer is hoping to unseat a popular incumbent who is significantly out raising him in contributions.

Updated: October 28, 2016 - 2:13 pm
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Tuesday 10/25/2016
Mehgan Heaney-Grier: A Dive into History

In the summer of 1989 at age 11, Mehgan Heaney-Grier moved with her mom, older sister and new stepfather from chilly Minneapolis to the subtropical Florida Keys.

Posted: October 25, 2016
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Friday 10/21/2016
SDNL Profile on Holly Raschein

Holly Raschein has become a regular face around South Dade and the Keys. A curious circumstance when her life started in Alaska, a place far away in distance and reality to the southern tip of the United States.

Posted: October 21, 2016
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Monday 10/17/2016
State Veterinarians Found No Evidence of New Word Screwworm in 75 Pets Screened

Veterinarians found no evidence of New World screwworm in the approximately 75 cats and dogs that were examined Sunday morning during a free screening.

Updated: October 17, 2016 - 11:51 am
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Friday 10/14/2016
War Against Screwworm Underway

A week after declaring a state of emergency in Monroe County, Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam reiterated the serious threat New World Screwworm posed to animals at the animal screening checkpoint on mile marker 106.

Updated: October 14, 2016 - 5:59 pm
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Wednesday 10/05/2016
New World Screwworms Found in the Keys

In response to a state quarantine over a new infection of New World Screwworm, Federal and State officials have opened a checkpoint at mile marker 106 to inspect animals coming into and leaving Monroe County.

Updated: October 05, 2016 - 2:04 pm
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Monday 10/03/2016
Florida Declares State of Emergency over New World Screwworm

The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of New World screwworm in Key deer from a wildlife refuge in Big Pine Key, Florida.

Updated: October 03, 2016 - 6:55 pm
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Tuesday 09/06/2016
Three Dolphins Euthanized in Key Largo

  On Monday members of the Dolphin Plus Marine Mammal Responder Team brought in three more distressed dolphins.

Updated: September 06, 2016 - 11:29 am
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Thursday 07/28/2016
Warren Sapp bitten by shark during Florida Keys lobster trip

Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is OK after being bitten on the arm by a shark while catching lobster off the Florida Keys.

Updated: July 29, 2016 - 1:07 pm
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Wednesday 05/11/2016
Man charged in Florida Keys backpack bomb plot due in court

A Florida man accused of conspiring to detonate a bomb at a Florida Keys beach is due in court following several delays in the case.

Updated: May 12, 2016 - 1:45 pm
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Tuesday 03/29/2016
Arrests Made in Keys Double Murder

The murder of a Tavernier couple in their home on Cuba Road in October was drug related, according to investigations by the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit.

Updated: March 29, 2016 - 3:57 pm
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Monday 03/07/2016
Coast Guard suspends search for Texas man who fell from ship

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Texas man who fell from a cruise ship near Florida's Key Largo.

Updated: March 07, 2016 - 10:46 am
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