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2.5 Million Visitors To National Parks In South Florida In 2013

A new National Park Service report says more than 2.5 million people visited the national parks in South Florida last year.

07/27/2014

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Fight For Marriage Equality Holding Strong As Activists Rally In Key West

Aaron Huntsman and William Lee Jones planned on marrying Tuesday in Key West after a judge ruled in their favor—overturning Florida’s voter-approved constitutional amendment banning same sex marriage—but that won’t happen just yet as the motion was denied Monday.

07/22/2014

Wally Collins, second from left, is congratulated after beating 130 other men to be crowned the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest winner late Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. Past winners from left include Stephen Terry, Greg Fawcett and Charlie Bicht. Collins, a Phoenix resident, won the title on his sixth try during the event that was the highlight of Key West's annual Hemingway Days festival that concludes Sunday, July 20. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Six-Time Competitor Finally Wins Title Of “Papa”

After six tries, Wally Collins of Phoenix, Arizona finally won the “Papa” Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on Key West.

07/20/2014

Ernest Hemingway look- alikes kick off the Running of the Bulls Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Key West, Fla. The whimsical event, a parody of its namesake in Pamplona, Spain, is one of many events during Key West's Hemingway Days festival that continues through Sunday, July 20. Hemingway lived and wrote in Key West throughout most of the 1930s. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Days “Running Of The Bulls” Hits Streets Of Key West

Dozens of white-bearded Ernest Hemingway look-alikes took part in the “Running of the Bulls” Saturday afternoon in Key West.

07/19/2014

1944: American writer Ernest Hemingway (1899 - 1961) travelling with US soldiers, in his capacity as war correspondent, on their way to Normandy for the D-Day landings. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

British Scholar Wins Hemingway Writing Competition

A British scholar and writer won the Lorian Hemingway Short Story Competition as a part of Key West’s Hemingway Days celebration.

07/19/2014

Contestants in the 2014 "Papa" Hemingway Look-Alike Contest try to impress the judges Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Sloppy Joe's Bar in Key West, Fla. About 130 men are entered in this year's competition staged during the island city's annual Hemingway Days festival that continues through Sunday, July 20. Hemingway lived and wrote in Key West throughout most of the 1930s. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Hemingway Look-A-Likes Flock To Florida Keys

White-bearded men are competing in Key West, all trying to find out who looks more like Ernest Hemingway.

07/18/2014

Aaron Huntsman, left, and William Lee Jones, right, embrace during a celebration Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Key West, Fla. Jones and Hunstman and about 100 other people marked a  Florida Keys judge's ruling overturning Florida's ban on same-sex marriage on Thursday after a legal challenge. But an appeal by the Florida Attorney General's office changed the couple's plans to get married.  (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Florida Keys Residents Celebrate Gay Marriage Ruling

Nearly 100 people gathered in a Key West nightclub Thursday night to celebrate as a Florida Keys judge legalized same-sex marriage in Monroe County. The county encompasses the entire island chain.

07/17/2014

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Cuban Exiles To Launch Flotilla Protesting Putin

A group of cuban exiles are headed out to sea Saturday in protest of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Cuba.

07/12/2014

Divers complete deploying a huge American flag Friday, July 4, 2014, on the Gen. Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a former military troop transport and missile-tracking ship scuttled more than five years ago off Key West, Fla., in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary as an artificial reef. The 30- by 40-foot flag, formerly flew at a Morris, Illinois, memorial park for Sept. 11, 2001, New York City terrorists' attack victims. But the flag was scheduled for retirement after being badly tattered by weather. It was to be retired after being tattered by weather, but  Morris attorney Scott Belt conceived the idea of mending the flag and unfurling it on the Vandenberg.  (Joe Berg/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Divers Deploy 9/11 Memorial Flag on Key West Shipwreck

Divers in the Florida Keys decided to honor their country on July 4th by attaching a 9/11 memorial flag to a historic shipwreck.

07/05/2014

FWC Officers John Conlin (L) and Mitchell Robb (R) captured this 8-foot Red Tail Boa Constrictor in a U-Haul truck in Key West. (Source: FWC)

FWC Officers Wrangle Large Snake From U-Haul Truck

A couple of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers turned into snake wranglers recently after responding to a call about a giant snake in a U-Haul rental truck in Key West.

CBS Miami–06/24/2014

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