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Owner of sunken party boat speaks out to CBS4's David Sutta. (Source: CBS4)

Owner Of Sunken Party Boat Speaks Out About Incident

Salvage crews spent Tuesday attempting to raise a 45 foot catamaran sunk in Biscayne Bay. The boat owner is still trying to figure out what happened Sunday afternoon, when 30 passengers had to make a swim for it. Thankfully nearby boaters came to their rescue.

10/15/2013

Boaters anchor off Elliott Key October 12, 2013 for Columbus Day weekend. (Source: CBS4)

Shutdown Doesn’t Stop Columbus Day Weekend Party

The government shutdown couldn’t stop the party on the waters of Biscayne National Park.

CBS Miami–10/13/2013

Miami-Dade Fire Boat

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Boats Staying Docked For Holiday Weekend

The Miami-Dade Fire Rescue’s two fire boats and their team of eight will not be part of the multi-agency task for patrolling Miami-Dade’s water’s October 12 and 13.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

Florida Everglades

Florida Will Not Use State Funds To Open National Parks

State officials said they will no use state money to reopen national parks in the Sunshine State.

10/10/2013

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Columbus Day Boaters Can Party In Biscayne Nat’l. Park

Biscayne National Park may be closed due to the government shutdown, but law enforcement will allow the annual Columbus Day tie-up and party to go on in the waters of Biscayne National Park.

CBS Miami–10/10/2013

Campowerment (Source: Campowerment official site)

Empowering Getaway Camps For Women

It’s the ultimate giveaway that combines the magic of childhood summer camp with interactive workshops.

CBS Miami–09/29/2013

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Columbus Day – What’s Open, What’s Closed

Monday is Columbus Day. While most of us have to go to work or school, there will be some businesses and government agencies which will not be open.

CBS4–10/08/2012

The Columbus Day weekend party scene at Biscayne Bay National Park has become a major concern for law enforcement and park officials. (Source: CBS4)

Holiday Weekend Is Party Time At Elliot Key

It’s been described by some as a Mardi Gras on the water. The Columbus Day weekend party scene at Biscayne Bay National Park has become a major concern for law enforcement and park officials.

CBS4–10/07/2012

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Coast Guard Preaches Safety On Big Boating Weekend

The Coast Guard would like to encourage boaters to enjoy their Columbus Day weekend on the water safely. Use these tips to stay safe this weekend.

CBS4–10/06/2012

(CBS4) Boaters partying off Eliott Key in Biscayne Bay during Columbus Day Weekend in Oct. 2010.

Boaters To Pack Biscayne Bay Over Columbus Day Weekend

The Columbus Day holiday in South Florida usually means a big boating weekend on the water, if the weather cooperates and that means heavy enforcement on the high seas for boating safety.

10/04/2012

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