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Early morning crash fatal for pedestrian

An early morning traffic incident left a man dead in Marathon after he was struck by a passing vehicle on U.S. 1.Sometime around 6:30 a.m., a pedestrian was walking on the northbound side of U.S. 1 near Mile Marker 47, when he was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound.According to the...

FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

Marathon Mayor Michelle Coldiron is New Monroe County Commissioner

Newly elected Monroe County Commissioner Michelle Coldiron, left, congratulates newly elected Key West Mayor Teri Johnston. BRITT MYERS/Keys Weekly

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That’s amore – Under new ownership, Driftwood Pizza soaring to new levels

When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore, and Marathon is in love with Driftwood Pizza, Pasta and Subs.

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There is a new king of stone crab eating

Christian Gatti of Big Pine Key, Florida, used an ice cream scoop to crack and then consume 25 stone crab claws in 15 minutes and 57 seconds Saturday at the Keys Fisheries Stone Crab Eating Contest. He beat 24 rivals including twice-past champion Juan Mallen of Miami.

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Girls start weightlifting season – MHS faces first-timers CSHS

Coral Shores, coached by Erin King, traveled to Marathon with a roster of 12 athletes in its inaugural season to take on the Lady Fins. Marathon has fielded a team for the past four years, often having to travel to Miami and Fort Lauderdale to find competition. “It’s great to have some competition c

KEYSWEEKLY.COM - 2018-11-13 07:22:43

Drunken Florida man accused of biting off man’s fingertip

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say a drunken Florida man bit another man’s fingertip off at a campsite in the Florida Keys.Monroe County Sheriff’s spokesman Adam Linhardt said in a news release that the victim and his wife had a campsite next to 54-year-oldAurelio Rodriguezat Bahia Honda Stat

WASHINGTON TIMES

Marathon elects Gonzalez, Senmartin – Neugent’s bid falls 44 votes short

“Without the support of the community and the team, it definitely would not have been possible,” said Gonzalez. “I’m humbled and thrilled by the results considering that I was running against what I call two incumbents — Mark, the incumbent, and George, a 20-year veteran (of the county commission).”

KEYSWEEKLY.COM

Monday’s GMR8 Foxhole with Jim Frigo

MARATHON, FL (KAIT/NBC NEWS) - Seafood is a dinner time favorite for some, but the people we introduced you to in The Foxhole take it to a whole another level.

KAIT 8 - 2018-11-12 16:14:00

Man accused of killing mother, grandmother at southwest Miami-Dade home

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla.- A South Florida man was arrested over the weekend after he killed his mother and grandmother at their home in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.

CLICK10.COM - 2018-11-12 19:12:58

Discussion requested use of city seal, council chambers

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FLORIDA KEYS NEWS

Tropical wave likely to become Patty, but will it target Florida?

More Weather HeadlinesPower fully restored to Florida counties hit by Hurricane MichaelMother of child swept away during Florence faces chargesHurricane Michael killed at least 35 in Florida, 45 total, Florida officials say

CLICK ORLANDO - 2018-11-12 15:16:22

Hialeah man accused of biting off fellow camper's finger in Big Pine Key

Adam Linhardt, a spokesman for Monroe County Sheriff's Office, said Rodriguez and the victim -- a 55-year-old man from Crestview -- had been staying at neighboring campsites. The victim and his wife stopped by Rodriguez's campsite to share a bottle of tequila, but when they arrived it appeared Rodri

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Marathon man arrested for neglect of children

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Thursday Rick Scott had won the Keys by one vote. By Friday, he had lost there by 10 | Miami Herald

Numbers released Friday by the Monroe County Supervisor of Elections show that in the Florida Keys, Gov. Rick Scott actually lost his bid for U.S. Senate by 10 votes. The initial tally after Election Day showed he carried Monroe County by exactly one vote. But an election summary report sent out Fri

MIAMI HERALD

Votes by the numbers – and words

“For a gubernatorial election, this is the highest it’s been as far as I can remember,” said Supervisor of Elections Joyce Griffin. “What stuck out to me was how passionate the voters were. It’s really good to see.”

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Prep Cross Country: Conchs, Dolphins trending up at final meet of season

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Head-on crash leaves 1 dead in Homestead, police say

HOMESTEAD, Fla.- A head-on crash left one person dead on Friday night in Homestead, according to the Homestead Police Department.

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Malfunctioning water heater leads to reports of active shooter at North Carolina school

Popping sounds 'sounded just like an AR-15 going off,' official says HAMPSTEAD, N.C. - Reports of an active shooter at a school in North Carolina were unfounded, Pender County emergency management director Tom Collins told news outlets Friday. Collins told Starnewsonline.com that popping noises hea

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Advocates push for permanent fence to help protect Key deer population

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Nikki Fried now has more votes than Matt Caldwell for Florida agriculture commissioner

Fort Lauderdale attorney in close race with former state lawmakerAssociated PressPEMBROKE PARK, Fla.- Florida's Democratic nominee for agriculture commissioner has now overtaken her Republican opponent.TheFlorida Division of Elections website showsthat Nikki Fried has nearly 600 more votes than Matt

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