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Issue #67 — Friday, June 20, 2014

MEDICAL EXAMINER RULES DEATH OF CHARLES EIMERS ACCIDENTAL

“Mr. Eimers was at risk of a sudden death, at any time, due to either a chaotic cardiac rhythm or worsening of his congestive heart failure,” wrote the E. Hunt Scheuerman, M.D., the Monroe County Medical Examiner. Charles Eimers, 61, a Michigan native, died after losing consciousness while being restrained face down in the sand Read More...

State Attorney Sends Eimers Case to Grand Jury

FDLE’s investigative report in the Eimers case is finally in. No word yet on what the recommendations of the investigators are. The office of State Attorney Catherine Vogel announced today that the matter of the Charles Eimers in-custody death will be presented for review to the Monroe County Grand Jury on July 21, 22, and Read More...

So, What’s In The Closet?

So, What's In The Closet?

New Witness Comes Forward: "The Police Just Killed A Man"

“I saw an officer kneeling in front of the man with a knee on his back and he was holding the man’s head down in the sand. The man had a reflex lift of legs once head pushed down.  One of the officers had placed a small black device on the man’s back after the Read More...

New Witness Comes Forward: “The Police Just Killed A Man”

“I saw an officer kneeling in front of the man with a knee on his back and he was holding the man’s head down in the sand. The man had a reflex lift of legs once head pushed down.  One of the officers had placed a small black device on the man’s back after the Read More...

Prank Of The Week

Did You Miss Our Top Stories Last Week?

HOMELESS IN KEY WEST:  Old Man Chapman, Captain Tilly, and Peter Pan This is the first in a series of articles on affordable housing and homelessness in Key West and the Florida Keys. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BETRAYED! [SEWER LIES!]  At any other time, it would probably have slipped quietly past us all.  But timing and circumstances were Read More...

More Bull from Marathon City Council

  The Marathon City Council on Tuesday agreed to spend as much as $ 9,250 to investigate the true cost associated with moving a historic Fresnel lighthouse lens back to Marathon. — Florida Keys Keynoter This is not a joke. Well, not an actual meant-to-be-funny-joke anyway. It might be Vice Mayor Chris Bull’s idea of Read More...

SAVING THE WORLD: Where Do We Draw The Line?

Should Americans continue to try to save the world? If so, it seems pretty obvious that we can’t save it all. And if that is true, how do we pick and choose? Where do we draw the line? And the big question: Is the life of one American soldier worth the lives of the entire Read More...

Disposable People

Apropos of last week’s heartbreaking article in The Blue Paper by Naja and Arnaud Girard on the personal stories of three local homeless, two families and one single person, I came across a story making its way around the web. It’s the miraculous human-interest/feel-good story of Rashema Melson, an eighteen year old homeless young African-American Read More...

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Water Water Neverywhere

You don’t often see an online headline like “Thirsty West: Why Californians Will Soon Be Drinking Their Own Pee.” Okay, you probably would never have seen it had Slate not explored the topic a couple of day’s ago. The article focuses on the California drought and how the state is attempting to cope with it. Read More...

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DEATH IN PARADISE:  A YEAR LATER [CHARLES EIMERS MEMORIAL] NOWHERE TO RUN:  NEW VIDEO DEVASTATING TO KWPD CREDIBILITY [CHIEF LEE DEPOSITION VIDEO] EIMERS IN-CUSTODY-DEATH UPDATE: MISSING VIDEO SURFACES KATHY SMITH, LEAD FDLE INVESTIGATOR IN CHARLES EIMERS CASE PUT ON ADMINITRATIVE LEAVE KWPD & FDLE, PARTNERS IN CRIME? CHARLES EIMERS UPDATE: Police, Death, and Missing Videotapes   Read More...

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  NOWHERE TO RUN:  NEW VIDEO DEVASTATING TO KWPD CREDIBILITY [CHIEF LEE DEPOSITION VIDEO] EIMERS IN-CUSTODY-DEATH UPDATE: MISSING VIDEO SURFACES KATHY SMITH, LEAD FDLE INVESTIGATOR IN CHARLES EIMERS CASE PUT ON ADMINITRATIVE LEAVE KWPD & FDLE, PARTNERS IN CRIME? CHARLES EIMERS UPDATE: Police, Death, and Missing Videotapes   THE BURGLAR, THE VIGILANTE, AND THE AXE OF Read More...

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Monroe County School Board member Andy Griffiths Elected to Florida School Board Association Board of Directors District 6 seat

Monroe County School Board member Andy Griffiths has been elected to the Florida School Board Association Board of Directors District 6 seat representing Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Monroe Counties. Griffiths joins 25 Florida School Board members on the FSBA Board of Directors. He has served in every executive office of the Association and his colleagues Read More...

Monroe County Top School District for Studying Abroad

Twenty-one students from Monroe County High Schools (Key West, Key West Collegiate, Marathon and Coral Shores high schools) are preparing to participate in The Experiment in International Living’s cross cultural programs within 14 different countries. The Experiment in International Living offers immersive summer programs for high school students in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and Asia Read More...

Hepatitis C: Older Americans Are At Risk

Hepatitis C is a disease that is caused by a virus that affects the liver. Even though the disease often doesn’t produce symptoms, it can seriously damage the liver and can be fatal. An estimated 3.2 million Americans have Hepatitis C. Older people are more likely to have been exposed to Hepatitis C, but many Read More...

Hometown! PAC's MEET THE CANDIDATES RALLY [TONIGHT JUNE 20TH]

Date and Time:  Friday, June 20, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Place: The Studios of Key West (TSKW) Dear Voters and Declared Candidates: Please join us on Friday, June 20, 2014, when Hometown! presents its second event of the 2014 election cycle: the Meet the Candidates Rally! This will be a timely event, since all candidates Read More...

Hometown! PAC’s MEET THE CANDIDATES RALLY [TONIGHT JUNE 20TH]

Date and Time:  Friday, June 20, 2014 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Place: The Studios of Key West (TSKW) Dear Voters and Declared Candidates: Please join us on Friday, June 20, 2014, when Hometown! presents its second event of the 2014 election cycle: the Meet the Candidates Rally! This will be a timely event, since all candidates Read More...

Eimers Family Seeks Information

Florida Keys Council of the Arts Cultural Calendar Thursday, November 6 thru Wednesday, November 12

Visit keysarts.com, Cultural Calendar for more listings and events throughout the Keys. Key West Happenings ARTISTS RECEPTIONS / EXHIBITIONS Thursday Polar Opposites Opening Reception, 6 PM Lucky Street Gallery, 540 Greene St. 294-3973. Luckystreetgallery.com James Barr-Nobles, B. Lucy Stevens. (more…)

Go Native In Your Garden: Learn How With Susie Reutling at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

“GO NATIVE IN YOUR GARDEN” – Having problems gardening our thin, alkaline, rocky soil?  Feel guilty about wasting water on irrigation?  Are your plants attracting more pests than butterflies and birds?  Find out how to select & grow attractive and healthy native plants.  Saturday, June 21st, 1:00-3:00 pm at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Read More...

Go Native In Your Garden: Learn How With Susie Reutling at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden

“GO NATIVE IN YOUR GARDEN” – Having problems gardening our thin, alkaline, rocky soil?  Feel guilty about wasting water on irrigation?  Are your plants attracting more pests than butterflies and birds?  Find out how to select & grow attractive and healthy native plants.  Saturday, June 21st, 1:00-3:00 pm at Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Read More...

8th Annual Midsummer's Night Dream

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8th Annual Midsummer’s Night Dream

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LET'S HAVE LAUNCH!

Inmates, Orderlies and Disorderlies are invited to “THE BOOK” Bash. Where? Blue Heaven Upstairs in the Bordello When? 8PM Thursday 6/26 KEY WEST CONFIDENTIAL No names have been changed No one’s innocent!

LET’S HAVE LAUNCH!

Inmates, Orderlies and Disorderlies are invited to “THE BOOK” Bash. Where? Blue Heaven Upstairs in the Bordello When? 8PM Thursday 6/26 KEY WEST CONFIDENTIAL No names have been changed No one’s innocent!

Love Lane Gang! They're Just Plain Fun!

The Love Lane Gang is a locals band that knocks the socks off tourists and locals alike.They play music that spans generations as well as embodies them. With an age range among the members of over thirty years, they bring a wide variety of experience and musical tastes to bear. They’ve brought back skiffle and Read More...

Love Lane Gang! They’re Just Plain Fun!

The Love Lane Gang is a locals band that knocks the socks off tourists and locals alike.They play music that spans generations as well as embodies them. With an age range among the members of over thirty years, they bring a wide variety of experience and musical tastes to bear. They’ve brought back skiffle and Read More...

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