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2014-04-10 23:02:27

Enter to Win a Family Fun Florida Keys Getaway at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Marathon, Florida - Contest Ends April 14th Marathon, Florida (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 The Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Marathon Florida, is throwing an exciting Facebook contest that will provide the winner with a fun-filled vacation for up to four people. People who enter the "Florida Keys Fun Family Getaway Contest" on Facebook will have a chance to win a 3 day/2 night stay at the...

2005-03-03 08:47:21

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) -- Some 49 dolphins stranded themselves Wednesday off the Florida Keys and more than 20 were in a nearby canal or boat channel, officials said. The rough-tooth dolphins were on flats and sand bars about a quarter of a mile off Marathon, said Laura Engleby, a biologist with the National Marine Fisheries Service. They were in about 6 inches of water at low tide, she said. Marine mammals may strand when they are sick, injured or disoriented, she noted. "Right now the...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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