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Key Lime Pie Eating Contest To Be In “Limelight” July 4 In Key West

Key lime pie lovers was in the “limelight” on Saturday in Key West.

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A patriotic July 4th pooch.  (Source: CBS4)

July 4th Fun In The Florida Keys

If you’re heading down to the Keys over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, you may want to check out how the locals celebrate Independence Day.

07/02/2015

Neighbors and other family members joined rescue teams in an attempt to save those in the burning home but the flames and smoke was too much.. (Courtesy of Donna Rapado)

Fatal Keys Fire Serves As Tragic Lesson

Days after a flash fire tore through a home in the Keys, killing a mother and her two younger children, the 911 call from the mother’s eldest daughter has been released, which a fire marshal hopes will serve as a tragic lesson for all.

06/23/2015

The second story is so badly burned it left nothing but a charred shell. (Courtesy of Donna Rapado)

Grandmother Recalls Mom & Young Kids Killed In House Fire

Investigators may be closer Monday to figuring out what sparked the fire which killed a mother and two of her young children in the Keys over the weekend.

06/22/2015

The second story is so badly burned it left nothing but a charred shell. (Courtesy of Donna Rapado)

Mother, 2 Young Kids Killed In Keys House Fire

A mother and her two small children died in a house fire in Ramrod Key on Sunday.

06/21/2015

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, “Miley,” a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle, swims away after being released off the Florida Keys at Islamorada, Fla., Saturday, May 2, 2015. The reptile was named after rescuers who found her floating in early March 2015 noticed the turtle's rear end was gyrating and named her after Miley Cyrus, whose expressive dance moves were dubbed "twerking” by the pop singer. The 120-pound turtle was treated at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital for an intestinal impaction. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

State Asks Keys Residents For Help Collecting Reptile Data

Wildlife officials are asking residents and visitors in the Florida Keys to report their sightings of native reptiles and amphibians.

06/21/2015

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Best RV Road Trips In The US

One of the best ways to explore America’s great outdoors is with an RV.

06/12/2015

Volunteers with the Coral Restoration Foundation plant staghorn coral clippings on a reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Monday, June 8, 2015, off Key Largo, Fla. About 70 CRF divers are endeavoring to plant at least 1,000 staghorn corals to help enhance six reefs off the upper Florida Keys. The project, dubbed Plantapalooza, is being staged in conjunction with World Oceans Day and if successful, will be CRF's most prolific single-day planting output. (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Florida Keys Celebrates World Oceans Day with Coral ‘Plantapalooza’

In recognition of World Oceans Day, the Florida Keys-based Coral Restoration Foundation is staging its first-ever “Plantapalooza” Monday during which CRF staff, interns, board members and volunteers hope to plant at least 1,000 reef-building staghorn corals in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

06/08/2015

Scuba diver on coral reef. (Source: CBS4)

Keys Group Marks World Oceans Day With Plantapalooza

In recognition of World Oceans Day, Key Largo’s Coral Restoration Foundation (CRF) is planning “Plantapalooza” during which in foundation staff, interns, board members and volunteers will plant 1,000 reef-building staghorn corals in waters off the upper Florida Keys.

06/05/2015

Gary Salazar, left, and Maria Walden, right, are the first to tread across Duval Street in Key West, Fla., on a new rainbow crosswalk just after four were installed at Duval and Petronia streets Thursday, May 28, 2015. The crosswalks feature bands of all six colors of the rainbow flag, an internationally recognized symbol of gay and lesbian unity. They are composed of pre-formed thermoplastic color blocks alternating with white stripes and heat-treated to become a permanent part of the pavement. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Key West Installs Permanent Rainbow Crosswalks

The City of Key West has a set of new permanent rainbow crosswalks in the heart of the island’s LGBT entertainment district.

05/28/2015

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