Florida Keys

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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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Australian Woman Preps For Cuba-To-Florida Swim

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — An Australian woman is getting ready to try swimming from Cuba to Florida. Endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel has a practice swim scheduled Sunday in the waters off Key West. Her […]

05/26/2013

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Deputies: Man Jumps From 7 Mile Bridge After Chase

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a reckless driver jumped from the top of the 7 Mile Bridge near Marathon during a police chase. The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office says callers reported seeing a car […]

CBS Tampa–01/15/2013

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After Funding Cuts Threaten Closure, FIU Proposes Taking Over Undersea Lab Off Florida Keys

MIAMI (AP) — Florida International University might be the new caretaker of an undersea research lab in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. In a message to students and staff last week, FIU President Mark […]

CBS Tampa–01/09/2013

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Dachshunds Kick Off New Year’s Celebrations

A parade of almost 200 dachshunds has begun New Year’s Eve celebrations in the Florida Keys.

12/31/2012

Monroe County Sheriff's Lieutenant Lou Caputo, dressed as the Grinch, helps Monroe County Sheriff deputy Wilfredo Guerra with the laser gun.  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Monroe County Chief Dresses As Grinch For Holidays

A chief in the Florida Keys is giving drivers something to cry happily about during the holiday season.

12/19/2012

File photo of a diver with a spiny lobster (Photo by Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau via Getty Images)

Keys Man Gets Prison For Illegal Lobster Harvest

A Florida Keys man has been sentenced to more than a year in federal prison for illegally harvesting spiny lobsters from artificial underwater habitats.

11/29/2012

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