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A female impersonator clambers over an obstacle on Duval Street Saturday, April 19, 2014, during the Great Conch Republic Drag Race in Key West, Fla. The wacky event was a facet of the Conch Republic Independence Celebration that commemorates the Florida Keys' 1982 "secession" from the United States, prompted by the installation of a U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint at the head of the island chain. Events continue through Sunday, April 27. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

“Drag Racers” Compete In Wacky Key West Competition

Female impersonators will be sporting high heels instead of oversized wheels in Key West for the Great Conch Republic Drag Race on Saturday afternoon.

04/19/2014

(Source: Florida Keys News Bureau)

Easter Bunny Shows Off His Scuba Diving Skills Off The Keys

Easter egg hunts, in the trees or around the house, have their challenges, yet imagine searching for eggs on the ocean floor.

04/18/2014

Biscayne National Park

Elliot Key To Reopen After 18-Month Closure

In October 2012, high tides from Hurricane Sandy heavily damaged the docks Elliot Key, separating them from the seawall.
At the time, National Park Service decided to close the island to visitors and do some serious repairs.

04/15/2014

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Free Fishing Seminar For Women

Fishing isn’t just for the guys, women are invited to learn more about the sport at a free seminar in Dania Beach.

04/12/2014

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

(Source: Julie Botteri/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Florida Keys Woofstock Attracts Dog Lovers & Pooches

Thousands of dog lovers, many with their pooches, enjoyed a day of peace, paws and music during the weekend Woofstock Music Fair in the Florida Keys .

03/23/2014

Seven Mile Bridge

Keys Approve Agreement To Restore Section Of Seven Mile Bridge

Monroe County commissioners approved an agreement Wednesday between the Florida Department of Transportation, Monroe County and the City of Marathon to provide funding to restore and maintain a 2.2-mile section of the historic Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys.

03/19/2014

(Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Bahia Honda Named One Of The Best Beaches In Country

If you want to visit one of the best beaches in the country, as rated by the users of the online travel site TripAdvisor, you don’t have to go very far.

03/18/2014

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

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred about 17 miles NW of Corralillo, Cuba on Sunday, March 9, 2014.  (Source: earthquake.usgs.gov)

Earthquake Rumbles Off Coast Of Cuba

A small earthquake off Cuba was felt in the lower Keys. The 4.7 magnitude quake occurred about 17 miles NW of Corralillo, Cuba.

03/09/2014

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