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    Underwater hotel could give colorful views

    I figure the only way he will have the money and political clout to a achieve this project is if he is working for SPECTER. I wonder what cool toys Q will have for 007?
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    Underwater hotel could give colorful views

    , October 27, 2013 Thinking out of the water Underwater hotel could give colorful views BY TIMOTHY O'HARA Citizen Staff tohara@keysnews.com Hundreds of thousands of scuba divers flock to the Florida Keys each year to see tropical fish, sharks and other colorful marine life. Key West-based...
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    Fort Myers question

    Thanks Chug, I am pretty sure I will be making regular trips across Alligator Ally and on down to Key Largo. Trtldvr
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    Fort Myers question

    After 4 years of living on the West Texas high plains (if you call that living) I am coming back to the Sunshine State. I lived down in KW for 13 years, but now I will be living in Fort Myers. So what kind of diving is near by? I know the Mohahk is off shore (I have walked its decks several...
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    Cousteau seeks to break grandfather's record

    Cousteau seeks to break grandfather's record BY JOSH GORE Free Press Staff jgore@keysnews.com KEY LARGO -- Tides appear to be turning for an underwater laboratory off Key Largo that was almost shuttered last year. Filmmaker and oceanographic explorer Fabien Cousteau announced last week he will...
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    Man sells 74 baby sharks caught in Florida waters

    Man sells 74 baby sharks caught in Florida waters BY ADAM LINHARDT Citizen Staff alinhardt@keysnews.com It remains to be seen whether a California man accused of buying and selling juvenile nurse sharks illegally trapped in the Florida Keys will go to trial on the West Coast or in Key West...
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    Crew remembers working the 'Vandy'

    Crew remembers working the 'Vandy' BY ADAM LINHARDT Citizen Staff alinhardt@keysnews.com During the Cold War, mariners aboard the General Hoyt S. Vandenberg ship were busy in far off seas tracking missiles both foreign and domestic. The ship -- now the second-largest artificial reef in the...
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    Lab teaches children to be ocean stewards

    Lab teaches children to be ocean stewards BY ROBERT SILK Free Press Staff rsilk@keysnews.com KEY LARGO -- It's a Monday morning at MarineLab and 20 students from Stockbridge High School in south central Michigan could be taking one last lagoon snorkel before heading back to the frozen north...
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    Dive tower painting honors founder

    Judging by your response you were in, and for that I say thank you. Trtldvr
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    Dive tower painting honors founder

    , December 8, 2012Dive tower painting honors founder BY ADAM LINHARDT Citizen Staff alinhardt@keysnews.com Of the few names that surface in the quiet world of Army Special Forces, Sgt. Maj. Walter Shumate's legend stands as a towering achievement to what one man can accomplish through sheer...
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    So, what is it like living in the keys?

    I lived in KW for 13 years with my wife and daughter. It broke my heart when I left in May of 09 to further my carreer. As you said it is tough to live in Paradise, I am sure this is the same in any tourist area. People visit the island on vacation, have a great time; days on the water and...
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    Archaeologists search reefs for clues

    Archaeologists search reefs for clues Mystery ship could be century-old Hannah M. Bell BY TIMOTHY O'HARA Citizen Staff tohara@keysnews.com A group of volunteer divers converged on the Florida Keys this week to help unlock an underwater mystery off Key Largo dating back possibly to the early...
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    Sanctuary officials dive into public comments

    Sanctuary officials dive into public comments BY TIMOTHY O'HARA Citizen Staff tohara@keysnews.com Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary officials this month will embark on the second part of a management plan review process and will begin dissecting thousands of comments about possible rule...
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    safe and cheap way to get to the Keys reefs

    Now if you want to get to the reef fast, maybe you can ride along with this guy. http://www.scubaboard.com/forums/florida-conch-divers/428857-yacht-slams-into-sand-key-reef.html Trtldvr
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    Yacht slams into Sand Key reef

    This was a cut and paste job from the Key West Citizen's web page. Sorry I dont have access to the rest of the story. Yacht was on autopilot when it slammed into reef FWC: Captain of 61-foot sportfisherman below making coffee The captain of the 61-foot vessel Laid Back, which slammed into the...
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