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2013-06-17 23:23:48

Into Action Treatment, a Florida drug and alcohol rehab center, visited the Florida Keys this weekend as part of their Alumni Recharge Weekend. Alumnus and current clients spent time in Key West and Sugarloaf Key camping and relaxing. Key West, Florida (PRWEB) June 17, 2013 Into Action Treatment Center out of Boynton Beach, South Florida, visited the Florida Keys this weekend and celebrated with current clients and alumnus of the drug rehab center. They were celebrating their Alumni...

2007-07-30 12:13:53

By Kevin Wadlow, Florida Keys Keynoter, Marathon Jul. 28--State officials seek to spend $2 million to buy 9.4 acres of Florida Keys land for conservation. Five parcels proposed for purchase go before Gov. Charlie Crist and the Florida Cabinet for approval Tuesday in Tallahassee. Four of the properties lie in the Lower Keys, one is within Marathon city limits. Two of the parcels have been in the same ownership for more than six decades. All are listed for purchase as part of the...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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