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Pueblo man wins Key West conch blowing contest

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, costumed members of the Boca Chica Conchestra, portraying the musical group Village People, compete in the group division at the Conch Shell Blowing Contest Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Contestants in the annual competition were evaluated on the quality, novelty, duration and loudness of sounds they produced. Conch shells have been used as signaling devices in the Florida Keys for more than 200 years. (AP Photo/Florida Keys News Bureau, Rob O'Neal)