KEY WEST GOES BALLISTIC

THE AIR FORCE AND RESIDENTS SQUARE OFF FOR COMBAT IN THE HIBISCUS ZONE

See the Lower Keys on your hands and knees" was our old advertising slogan--a tragic admission that outside of watching the sun sink behind the mangrove islands and the ospreys drift lazily across the azure sky, there wasn't a whole lot to do down here except drink until you heave. But now, in recognition of the fact that red-blooded spring breakers need a more stand-up form of entertainment, the U.S. military plans to start test-launching ballistic missiles from our fabled ecosystem. On your next vacation visit, you'll be able to watch 12-ton Hera rockets blast out of the wetlands and get...

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