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2014-07-18 23:01:20

Challengers to Cover 7,600 Miles in Long Distance Endurance Ride Oklahoma City, OK (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 US Fleet Tracking again lends its live GPS tracking expertise to a high-level sporting event, as intrepid riders from around the globe gather once again July 20th in Key West, FL for the start of the 5th annual Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge™. This challenging event, named after a rallying call of the Sioux Indians, is designed to expand each rider’s spirit, testing physical, mental...

2014-07-17 12:31:49

New 96-room independent, luxury resort marks first downtown hotel build since 1994 NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Marker Waterfront Resort arrives in Key West this October as a premier, independent, 96-room luxury hotel. This tropical oasis is centrally located on the edge of the Key West Historic Seaport, amid the best dining, attractions and sightseeing the destination has to offer. The Marker "marks" the first new hotel build in Old Town Key West since...

2014-02-27 23:36:56

Each year, the Florida Keys Lodging Association recognizes a General Manager for Key West, the Lower Keys, and Upper Keys that has done a particularly outstanding job. The recipient should demonstrate exceptional qualities in overseeing his or her property, has inspired staff to high levels of guest service and who has always managed to maintain the composure and grace that is the hallmark of a first class manager. Key West, Fl (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 As the last President of the Key...

Mystery Surrounds Isolated Dengue Fever Outbreaks In United States
2013-11-15 09:03:40

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Dengue fever, an infectious tropical disease carried by several species of mosquito in the genus Aedes, has been showing up in Key West and the Florida mainland, potentially exposing millions of people to a disease that can lead to life-threatening illness. While the dengue virus is mysteriously working its way up into Florida, researchers are equally as puzzled as to why the dangerous illness has not yet become common in and...

2013-09-10 23:21:18

The first annual Central Coast Wine & Food tour will kick off a road trip to introduce world-class Californian producers from Santa Barbara County to discerning wine and food enthusiasts in Phoenix, Houston, New Orleans, Miami and Key West, Florida. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The first annual Central Coast Wine & Food tour will kick off a road trip to introduce world-class Californian producers from Santa Barbara County to discerning wine and food...

2013-08-01 23:17:09

The Southernmost Hotel Collection is running a hip version of a back to school special for September and early October. For those parents dropping their kids at college this August or couples who need a getaway after the long, busy summer, the Southernmost Back to School special allows you the chance to earn your own diplomas and have fun at the Southernmost schools. Key West, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 The Southernmost Back to School package includes 20% off the “tuition” (room rate)...

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Dry Tortugas National Park
2013-04-18 12:21:11

Dry Tortugas National Park is located in the Gulf of Mexico in the United States. The park consists of a small chain of coral islands, comprising 64,701 acres, but only 104 acres of land. The islands are about seventy miles from Key West, Florida and comprise the far western portion of the Florida Keys. The first European explorer to visit the area was Juan Ponce de León, who named the islands the Tortugas after catching 160 sea turtles near them. The term “dry” is used to denote the...

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Word of the Day
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.