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Key West weathers tropical storm with nonchalance

key-west-200.jpgKEY WEST, Fla., Aug 18 (Reuters) – As Tropical Storm Fay buffeted Key West on Monday, islanders displayed the nonchalance that has earned the southernmost U.S. city its laid-back reputation.

Key West is NOT the southernmost U.S. city. It is the southernmost CONTINENTAL U.S. city – check the map for Hawaii. This is a freshman geography mistake – shame on the author and the fact checkers….

J.F.

A number of readers noticed this one. We corrected: GBU Editor

REUTERS James E. Brooks/U.S. Navy photo/Handout

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That blinking non-stop Summer Olympics looping slide show is IRRITATING. It keeps me from reading your stories.

Posted by Diane Beck | Report as abusive

Key west was the southern most city long before Hawaii was even populated.

Posted by Shaun | Report as abusive

JF is making too much of a big deal that Hawaii is southern-most vs Key West. Fact is, who cares? BFD! Shame on author? Freshman mistake? What, you wanna give the author a time out?

Posted by Mario | Report as abusive