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A red tide algae bloom is killing manatees in record numbers this year. (Source: CBS Tampa Bay)

Toxic Algae Off Fla. Coast Killing Marine Life & Economy

The waters run red, but not with blood. A toxic algae known as the “red tide” is spreading through the northeast Gulf of Mexico, killing marine life and threatening the waters and beaches that fuel the region’s economy.

09/17/2014

Refrigerators

Tax-Free Holiday Weekend For Energy Saving Appliances, Products

If you’re looking to lower your energy bill, it’s time to go shopping this weekend.

09/17/2014

(Source: AP)

Florida’s Driskel Better Prepared For No. 3 ‘Bama

Jeff Driskel’s first game against Alabama was a blur.

09/16/2014

Last Chance Boot Camp (Source: CBS4)

Boot Camp Program Saved, Funding Restored

For months the Miami Dade County boot camp has faced an uncertain future as Mayor Carlos Gimenez recommended its closure as a way of saving money. But late Monday, Gimenez sent a memo to county commissioners saying he was restoring the boot camp’s $3.5 million budget.

09/16/2014

(Source: Florida Department Of Corrections )

Arrest Made In Deadly Dade Hit & Run

Florida troopers arrested a man in connection to a deadly hit and run in Northeast Miami-Dade earlier this month.

09/16/2014

Nubia Barahona (Photo provided by CBS4 Viewer)

Sister Of Brutally Slain Nubia Barahona Sues DCF

The adoptive sister of Nubia Barahona, a young girl who died in the custody of her adoptive parents, has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Children and Families.

09/16/2014

Hurricane Ivan in 2004.

Florida Marks The 10th Anniversary Of Hurricane Ivan

Today, September 16th marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan.

CBS Miami–09/16/2014

Phillipe Cousteau, grandson of famed oceanographer Jaques Cousteau and chairman of EarthEcho, testifies before the House Committee on Natural Resources about the Environmental and Commercial Perspectives on Offshore Drilling on February 11, 2009 in Washington, DC.   AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Cousteau Conducting Ocean Research In Fla.

South Florida marine enthusiasts and fans of ocean exploration pioneer Jacques Cousteau should be on the lookout for his grandson’s visit.

09/16/2014

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Memorable Everglades Birthday Parties At Everglades Holiday Park

Birthday are special so make the birthday party even more special at Everglades Holiday Park.

09/15/2014

(Source: Everglades Holiday Park)

Airboat Tours And A Little More: The Everglades Holiday Park Difference

One of the most unique and memorable experiences in South Florida is taking an airboat tour through the Everglades.

09/15/2014

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