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2008-07-23 12:00:57

By Alyson Crean, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jul. 23--Starting in October, it'll be easier to get out of the Keys when US Airways starts flying nonstop from Key West to Charlotte, N.C. "They tried this on an experimental basis and found it very successful," says Peter Horton, manager of Monroe County's airports. The County Commission has approved waiving landing fees at Key West International Airport for the first year of service. It's an incentive that Horton said is standard...

2008-06-25 15:02:44

By Ryan McCarthy, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jun. 25--Gator Air doesn't appear to be letting a cease-and-desist letter from Monroe County, an outstanding $5,700 fuel bill to Cristal Clear Aviation and a Federal Aviation Administration investigation stand in the way of attempting to provide air service to the Keys. The startup venture's Web site, www.flygatorair.com, has been up and running for a month since being shut down shortly after Gator Air began flying to the Keys from Fort...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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