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Keys in a hurry to reopen to tourists

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Florida Keys tourism officials said Monday they will meet Gov. Rick Scott‘s Oct. 1 deadline to reopen to visitors after Hurricane Irma pounded Monroe County.

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What to watch at the Rio games on Sunday

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The final day of the Rio Games features medal action in basketball, volleyball, the marathon, boxing, wrestling and more, as well as the closing ceremonies. Here are some things to watch. (all times local): BASKETBALL No gold, no glory. That’s the way it is for the U.S. men’s basketball team . The Americans, the standard in the sport since winning their first 63 games after basketball debuted 80 years ago in the Olympics, are either winners or failures. But these…

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Today on Context Florida: Replacing Scalia, Ronald Reagan, Florida’s seniors, student performance and Gasparilla Marathon

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Today on Context Florida: The already heated political rhetoric about replacing the late Justice Antonin Scalia on the U.S. Supreme Court is a sad spectacle. Bob Sparks called it “unseemly.” While he would personally agree with Republicans on the desire to have another brilliant originalist on the court, there will not be another Scalia anytime soon. No matter who is appointed, Sparks says, Democrats can take comfort in that reality. Ed Moore asks which GOP candidate is most like Ronald Reagan.…

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