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Ukraine Doesn’t Keep Obama From Florida Vacation

The crisis in Crimea won’t keep President Barack Obama from forging ahead with a weekend getaway with his wife and daughters in the Florida Keys.

CBS Tampa–03/10/2014

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Man Arrested On Drug Charges Said Cocaine Is Legal In Florida

46-year-old man tried to hide evidence in a flower pot.

CBS Tampa–03/01/2014

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Move To Regulate Florida Sea Cucumber

Tampa Bay (Tampa Bay Times/AP) – This is a story about sex, supply and demand, global trade, corruption, government regulation and one of the ugliest sea creatures in Florida. Among the marine animals that live […]

CBS Tampa–02/17/2014

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Sea Turtles Released After Rehab In Keys

ISLAMORADA, Fla. (AP) — Two loggerhead sea turtles rehabilitated in the Florida Keys have been released back into the wild. “Gizmo” and “Kristi” swam into the water simultaneously Friday with many of the roughly 200 […]

CBS Tampa–02/15/2014

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Cop Dressed As The Grinch Hands Out Onions Instead Of Citations To Speeders

Motorists who slightly speed through certain school zones on the Florida Keys Overseas Highway during the holidays might just get an onion from the Grinch instead of a traffic citation.

CBS Tampa–12/18/2013

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Woman Dies While Snorkeling In The Fla. Keys

A 75-year-old woman died while snorkeling in the Florida Keys.

10/23/2013

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Body Of Missing Diver Located

Authorities in the Florida Keys believe they’ve found the body of a missing diver.

CBS Tampa–10/18/2013

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US Coast Guard Rescues Jelly Fish Victim In Florida Keys

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — A woman from Sweden is recovering from jelly fish stings she suffered while swimming near Key West. The U.S. Coast Guard says it sent a crew Wednesday night to pick […]

CBS Tampa–09/05/2013

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Study: Dolphins Can Problem Solve Like Humans

When a dolphin has one of its senses blocked, it can use other senses to mimic a human’s movements, according to a recent study.

CBS Tampa–08/09/2013

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Scientists Hope Lab Program Saves Fla. Butterfly

The fate of an endangered butterfly species in the Florida Keys may rest on the fragile wings of a single female Schaus swallowtail and a handful of caterpillars captured in Biscayne National Park, according to University of Florida researchers hoping they have a second chance to save it from extinction.

06/03/2013

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