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.


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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 […]


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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.


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.


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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.




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