Florida Keys

Endurance swimmer Diana Nyad "swims" Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, during her one-woman play that re-creates her 111-mile Cuba-to-Key West swim in a Key West, Fla., theater near the beach where she concluded the record-setting feat in September 2013. "Onward! The Diana Nyad Story," written and performed live by Nyad, opened Thursday night at The Studios of Key West and continues there through Sunday, Feb. 22. (Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Diana Nyad Stages Show in Key West About Cuba-­To­-Keys Swim

Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad is staging a theatrical presentation this week about her 111-mile swim from Cuba to Key West, on the island where she completed the near-impossible athletic feat.

02/20/2015

VisitIthica.com urges would be tourists to go to the Keys instead.  (Source: VisitIthica.com)

Ithaca Website “Surrenders” To Cold, Recommends Going To Florida Keys Instead

Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter KEY WEST (CBSMiami) – Snowbirds already know that when it’s too cold up north, fly south for the winter. Now, a destination tourism office in update New York is also spreading the word […]

CBS Miami–02/16/2015

(Source: Florida Keys News Bureau)

Boston Commuters Get Taste of Giant Florida Keys Dessert

Bostonians got a taste of the Florida Keys Thursday, when free portions of a huge Key lime pie were served at Boston’s South Station.

02/05/2015

View of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes infected with the Wolbachia bacterium --which reduces mosquito transmitted diseases such as dengue and chikungunya by shortening adult lifespan, affect mosquito reproduction and interfere with pathogen replication-- at the Oswaldo Cruz foundation in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on October 2, 2014. The mosquitoes, when released, are expected to quickly infiltrate the insect population and stop the spread of the disease. Small-scale trials have already been conducted in communities in northern Australia.   (Courtesy: CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images)

Mixed Feelings Over GMO Mosquitoes In The Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if the Food and Drug Administration approves it

01/28/2015

A female mosquito. (Photo by Tom Ervin/Getty Images)

Millions Of GMO Insects Could Be Released In Florida Keys

Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers win approval to use the bugs against two extremely painful viral diseases.

01/25/2015

Bella Mente, skippered by Hap Fauth, sails to an overall IRC 1 class victory Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta in Key West, Fla. The five-day regatta off the Florida Keys attracted 114 entries that were divided into 10 classes.  (Ken Stanek/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Bella Mente Wins Championship At Key West Regatta

Bella Mente, with Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth at the helm, won the IRC 1-class championship Friday at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys.

01/23/2015

Florida Keys

Dock Company Offers $5K Reward For Info On Mutilated Pelicans

It’s happened before and it’s happening again…dozens of brown pelicans have been found mutilated.

01/19/2015

Brandon Dodson and Flagler the dolphin splash each other at Dolphin Research Center Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in Marathon, Fla. The interactive experience with the dolphins was a facet of Soldier Ride, which has 60 vets -- most suffering severe injuries from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- biking segments of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. The event is staged by the Wounded Warrior Project to help restore injured soldiers' physical and emotional well-being. It concludes in Key West Sunday, Jan. 11. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau Photo)

Wounded Warriors Get Inspiration Therapy In The Keys

About 60 wounded military veterans got some inspiration therapy during their Soldier Ride that concludes in Key West on Sunday.

01/10/2015

Bicycle (Source:LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Wounded Warriors Cycle Towards Rehabilitation

The Wounded Warrior Project Soldier ride kicked off from Ocean Drive Thursday, with dozens of veterans cycling towards rehabilitation.

01/08/2015

Collegiate swimmers leap off the starting blocks for the 50-meter women's freestyle event  Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic in Key Largo, Fla. Michigan placed first in the women's division while West Virginia University won the men's division. The event, staged at the Jacobs Aquatic Center, was the highlight of the winter collegiate swimming training season in the Florida Keys. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Michigan, West Virginia Tops At Keys Swim Meet

The Florida Keys hosted the Orange Bowl Swimming Classic Saturday.

01/03/2015

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