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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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Ask A South Florida Expert: How To Take Better Pictures With Your Phone

Find out how you can maximize the use of your smartphone camera from professional photographer, Jan Freire.

05/18/2015

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Top Fishing Destinations In The US

A look at five of the best fishing destinations in America.

05/13/2015

Country music aficionados pack the 200 block of Duval Street Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Key West, Fla., for the highlight event of the 20th Key West Songwriters Festival that ends Sunday, May 10, in Key West, Fla. The five-day festival features some 225 performers putting on 50 shows in different settings around the subtropical island. (Source: Rob O'Neal/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Key West Songwriters Fest Ends Sunday

Scores of America’s top performing songwriters have taken the stage in casual island settings during the past five days at the 20th Key West Songwriters Festival.

05/10/2015

The marker at the southernmost point in the continental US in Key West Florida.The marker is 90 miles (140 km) from Cuba.  AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

First Sanctioned Key West-To-Cuba Sailing Race In 50 Years Set For May 16

A group of American Hobie Cat sailboat racers will race the 90-mile distance between Key West and Havana, Cuba during what is believed to be the first officially sanctioned sailing race between the two cities for at least 50 years.

05/06/2015

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, “Miley,” a sub-adult loggerhead sea turtle, is carried to be 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)

Rehabilitated Sea Turtle Named After Pop Singer Released Off Florida Keys

A rehabilitated sea turtle named after pop singer Miley Cyrus was released off the Florida Keys Saturday.

05/02/2015

(Source: CBS4)

A Wild Chase And Shooting In The Florida Keys

On January 20th, just before midnight, a call came into the 911 command center for Monroe County.

05/01/2015

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