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Domingo Rosillo del Toro, Wright Brothers, Key West to Havana flight It was a time when aviation was in its earliest stages, when it took guts just get in a plane, let alone fly over 90 miles of open water. But tempted by a competition with $10,000 in...
Tags: Woodrow Wilson, Havana (Cuba), Kitty Hawk, Cuba, Human Interest
Will Florida's precious coastal treasures — undeveloped coastal areas — be lost by an anti-solar stroke of the Florida Public Service Commission's pen? It doesn't look good. Anyone who believes in more, not fewer, energy choices or local...
Sentinel Staff WritersHurricane Charley bullied its way up Florida's midsection Friday, flipping small airplanes, tearing off roofs, knocking down trees and flooding roads as it headed from coastal Charlotte County through Orlando and Daytona Beach. At least three people were...
Beach Beat - Orlando SentinelAnglers can begin catching snook again today on the Atlantic coast and inland waters along the east coast, including Lake Okeechobee and the Kissimmee River. The snook season remains closed on the Gulf Coast, including Everglades National Park and...
Backed by the president of the state Senate, a small Florida county is challenging the state's tourism industry over how it can spend its hotel taxes. Okaloosa County, a coastal Panhandle community whose economy relies on tourists visiting its white-...
Staff writerAn Islamorada homeowner called the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday with an interesting concern: A nine-foot long crocodile appeared to be nesting in her yard, Deputy Becky Herrin said. Deputies and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation...
SPRING STORMS-FLOODING-KENT Kent County rivers to remain high into next week GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — In western Michigan, people are being urged to stay away from the Grand River and other waterways in Kent County due to extreme flooding....
Tags: NFL Draft, Floods, Sex Crimes, Politics, Hospitals and Clinics
KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have identified a 79-year-old Michigan man as the victim of a fiery crash on a Florida Keys bridge. The Key West Citizen (http://bit.ly/11oxNlx ) reports that Floyd Devos of Grand Rapids, Mich., was pronounced dead...
FloriDUHDetectives busted Monroe County Sheriff's Deputy Jaime Miranda Saturday night after they say he purchased drugs from an undercover operative while on duty, according to a news release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office. Acting on information...
FloriDUHTechnology is not always your friend. Deputies were finally able to arrest a second suspect from a high speed motorcycle chase in the Florida Keys last Tuesday. The two cyclists are accused of passing numerous cars in no passing zones and speeding...
Tags: Islamorada, Prosecution, Key Largo
FloriDUHDispatchers received reports of a man disrupting traffic, hitting cars and threatening passersby in Islamorada, according to a Monroe County Sheriff's Office news release. When the deputy arrived he saw two occupied vehicles stopped at a corner and a...
Q: For years, vehicle tags in Florida didn't display the name of the county but showed "Sunshine State" instead. I was recently in Orlando and saw many tags with county names. Is the state going back to putting the county names on plates where the car...
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