Everglades

Florida Governor Rick Scott  with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at an early voting rally in Tampa, FL on October 26, 2014. (Source: CBS4)

Scott Announces Billions To Restore the Everglades

The governor made an announcement Tuesday that, if passed, could be great news for Florida’s famed River of Grass.

10 hours ago

Turkey Point  (Source: EMILY MICHOT / MIAMI HERALD STAFF)

Critics: Turkey Point Sucking Us Dry

The Turkey Point nuclear power plant was busy splitting atoms by Biscayne Bay Wednesday, and just down the street a Nuclear Regulatory Commission appeals Board was hearing a challenge to the cooling system at Turkey point.

01/14/2015

Florida Capitol Complex (Source: dms.myflorida.com)

All Eyes On Graham As She Enters Congress

Congresswoman-elect Gwen Graham likes to say that when she is sworn in Tuesday, she’ll be ready to “hit the ground running from day one.”

12/31/2014

December 7, 2014: A person is transported to Broward General Hospital after a crash involving a bear.  (Source: CBS4)

Three Dead, Several Hospitalized After SUV Hits Bear

An SUV crashed and killed a 300-pound bear Sunday causing a chain reaction wreck which killed three and injured several others.

12/08/2014

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State Senators File Anti-Fracking Bill

A pair of Florida senators want the state to just say no to fracking.

12/02/2014

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Alligators Struggling To Survive In The Everglades

Alligators have thrived in the Everglades for years but now they struggling to survive. University of Florida wildlife ecology professor Frank Mazzotti has been tagging and tracking alligators in the ‘Glades for 15 years.

11/17/2014

It's an amazing sight. (Source: David Sutta/CBS4)

Journey Into The Everglades With The Alligator Whisperer

Can you imagine swimming with wild alligators in the Everglades? It’s not something anyone would ever consider doing in their wildest dreams except for Hal Kreitman.

CBS Miami–10/31/2014

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Venture Into Wilderness On An Airboat Ride At Everglades Holiday Park

If you’re thinking it’s time to expand your horizons a bit, “let your hair down” as they say, why not visit Florida’s most exciting natural attraction, the Everglades?

10/27/2014

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Fantastic Kids Birthday Parties Made Easy

Wow your kids with a super-charged and exciting birthday party at Everglades Holiday Park.

10/27/2014

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Take In Real Theme Park Thrills At Everglades Holiday Park

Forget about standing in long lines or paying outrageous ticket prices. Take in some real thrills and venture into the wilderness that is Everglades Holiday Park, home of the Gator Boys Alligator Rescue team.

10/20/2014

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