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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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Manatee Calf Rescued In Florida Keys

A manatee calf that was likely struck by a boat has been rescued by marine mammal experts in the Florida Keys.

11/21/2012

Photo of a pumpkin carved with President's Obama likeness (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Underwater Pumpkin Carving In Keys Gets Political

Scuba divers gave a political edge to an underwater pumpkin carving contest in the Florida Keys, paring portraits of presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.

CBS Tampa–10/21/2012

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Police: Boaters Look-Out For Bales Of Marijuana Floating In Atlantic Ocean

Law enforcement officials in the Florida Keys are asking boaters to keep a look-out for bales of marijuana floating in the Atlantic Ocean.

10/20/2012

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Petition Hopes To Block Genetically-Modified Mosquitoes In Fla. Keys

A petition has begun to make the rounds urging British insect control company Oxitec to refrain from releasing genetically-altered mosquitoes into the Florida Keys.

07/12/2012

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