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Contestants in the Seven Mile Bridge Run near Marathon, Fla., approach the span's highest point Saturday, April 5, 2014. The annual event attracted 1,500 runners who ran over the longest of 42 bridges over water that help comprise the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. The run began in 1982 to help herald the completion of a federally funded construction program that built 37 new bridges in the Keys. (Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

S.Fla. Student Wins Seven Mile Bridge Race

A South Florida college student took home the prize for the men’s race on the Florida Keys’ Seven Mile Bridge run on Saturday.

04/05/2014

Miami residents charged with a marine violation. (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Traffic Stop In The Keys Turns Into Marine Violation For 3 Miami Residents

What started as a regular traffic stop turned into marine violation after police found dozens of fish—some illegal—inside the cooler of a Miami man’s car.

03/17/2014

Jeffrey Charron Mug (Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Armed Drunk Man Arrested In The Keys

A reportedly drunken man in the Keys, with a gun visible in his waistband, struggled with deputies but was eventually arrested Tuesday.

01/14/2014

(Courtesy:Monroe County Sheriff’s Office)

Deputy Frees Deer From Soccer Net

A deer in the Florida Keys is breathing more easily after a deputy helped untangle him from a soccer net.

11/16/2013

Mike Limerick, left, and Sarah Brunner pretend to play underwater instruments created by a local sculptor at the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival Saturday, July 13, 2013, in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Big Pine Key, Fla. About 200 snorkelers and divers gathered to listen to a local radio station's broadcast that was piped beneath the sea. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Swimmers Groove To Underwater Tunes At Keys Festival

A music festival in the Keys, all in the name of a good cause, had about 200 people, and perhaps sea life, swimming to tunes heard underwater via waterproof speakers on Saturday.

07/13/2013

(Source: AP) Key deer

Keys Deputy Removes Chips Bag From Deer’s Head

An endangered Key deer has a Monroe County Sheriff’s deputy to thank for removing a Doritos chips bag from its head.

06/09/2013

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Keys Energy Worker Dies In Big Pine Key

Monroe County deputies said a Keys Energy Services worker was electrocuted while working on the roof of a home in the Florida Keys Thursday night.

CBS Miami–08/31/2012

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Divers, Snorkelers Flock To Keys For Underwater Music Festival

You listen to it in your car, on your phone and while you exercise. On Saturday, a few people in the Keys even listened to music underwater.

CBS Miami–07/14/2012

(Source: Miami-Dade Animal Services)

Florida Pilot Flies, Rescues His 1,000 Animal

A Florida pilot dedicated to saving the lives of animals has reached quite a milestone.

CBS4–06/21/2012

(Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Injured By Spear Gun Released

A loggerhead sea turtle which was found earlier this year with a metal spear sticking out of its head has been returned to the wild.

09/14/2011

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