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Veterans Swim For A Cause In The Keys

Nine relay swimmers, including active duty military, retired service members and one military spouse, are endeavoring to swim 50 kilometers in a 24-hour time period as part of a Veteran’s Day fundraiser in the Florida Keys.

11/11/2013

Participants in the Key Largo Bridge Run cross the Jewfish Creek Bridge Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in Key Largo, Fla. The event, at the top of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway, attracted 814 participants and featured three different distances including a 5 kilometer, 10k and a half-marathon. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Key Largo Bridge Run Attracts 814 Participants

Two south Floridians won overall men’s and women’s half-marathon titles Saturday at the fifth annual Key Largo Bridge Run in the Florida Keys.

11/09/2013

(Source: Monroe County Sheriff's Office)

Man Dead In Police-Involved Shooting In Islamorada

A man in Islamorada was shot and killed Friday after authorities say he fired his gun at deputies.

10/25/2013

Participants aboard a portion of more than 100 boats demonstrate against the closure of Everglades National Park waters Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, near Islamorada, Fla. About a third of the 2,380-square-mile park encompasses Florida Bay and it has been closed to Florida Keys guides and recreational fishermen since Oct. 1 due to the Washington budget impasse. Guides have lost business and are insisting that federal officials do something to let them back in. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Keys Guides Protest Everglades Park Waters Closure

Fishing guides in the Keys, upset with the government shutdown that has barred the waters of Everglades National Park, spearheaded a rally Wednesday telling federal officials to give them back their fishing grounds.

10/09/2013

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Dale LeClair, emerges from the Atlantic Ocean as the top individual finisher of the inaugural Alligator Reef Lighthouse Swim Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Islamorada, Fla. LeClair, 43, a Boca Raton, Fla., resident completed the 8-mile swim off the Florida Keys in 4 hours, 49 minutes and 37 seconds. The event attracted a field of 154 athletes who either swam in individual or two- and four-person relay teams. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/)

Boca Raton Woman Wins Inaugural Alligator Reef Lighthouse Swim

Endurance swimming is no easy feat. Athletes, on Saturday, gathered for an 8-mile swim to help raise awareness of the preservation of six aging lighthouses off the Florida Keys.

09/21/2013

(Source: AP)

Spinal Cord Injury Patients To Swim With Dolphins

A group of patients with spinal cord injuries spent a day swimming with dolphins in the Florida Keys.

CBS Miami–09/06/2013

(Source: AP)

Woman Dies On Keys Dive Trip

Afternoon exploring a Florida Keys reef ended Thursday in the death of a central Florida woman.

07/21/2013

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Florida Woman Dies After Diving In Keys

A 54-year-old Florida woman, while diving with a group in the waters off the Keys, struggled and later died shortly after removing her scuba gear.

07/19/2013

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Keys Light Up The Sky With Fireworks

If you’re planning to hit the Keys for the Fourth of July be sure to check out the beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world-class fireworks displays while you’re there.

CBS4–07/04/2013

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Fireworks To Light Up Keys Sky On Fourth Of July

If you’re to hit the Keys over the long July 4th holiday weekend, be sure to check out the beachside barbecues, picnics, parades and world-class fireworks displays while you’re there.

07/03/2013

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