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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

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

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2 Keys Marine Dealers Guilty In Illegal Marine Life Scheme

Two Keys marine dealers pleaded guilty Wednesday for conspiring to harvest and transport marine life.

09/26/2013

Participants in the annual Key West Poker Run wait for a traffic light to change on Duval Street Friday, Sept. 16, 2011, in Key West during the Key West Poker Run. (Source: Bert Budde/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Thousands Of Bikers Gear Up For Key West Poker Run

Motorcyclists from around the world are in the Sunshine State for a cruise down the Keys Overseas Highway this weekend all in the name of charity.

09/20/2013

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The Keys Top Dive Bars

Some of the best dive bars in the Florida Keys are Green Parrot, Captain Tony’s Saloon, Sharky’s Beer Co, Hog Heaven Sports Bar & Grill and No Name Pub.

09/19/2013

Florida Keys dentist Fred Troxel, left, examines repairs he made to the fractured shell of Elena, an endangered green sea turtle, at the Keys-based Turtle Hospital Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Marathon, Fla.  At right is Bette Zirkelbach, the hospital's manager. On Wednesday, Sept. 11, Troxel utilized a denture repair adhesive to bond two metal orthopedic plates across a 10-inch split on the turtle’s carapace. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Florida Keys Dentist Mends Sea Turtle’s Broken Shell

Elena, a 40-pound adolescent green sea turtle, has a Florida Keys dentist to thank for mending her fractured shell.

09/12/2013

Ben Friberg, a Tennessee native, hopes to break records by stand-up paddleboarding from Cuba to Key West. (Photo Credit: Jeremy Acree, Nooga.com)

Stand-Up Paddleboarder Completes 28-Hour Voyage To Key West

It’s no easy feat to stand-up paddleboard for hours on end. On Friday, a 35-year-old man from Tennessee who left off Cuba’s waters Thursday, completed over 100-miles of paddleboarding when he arrived Friday afternoon in Key West

08/02/2013

Ben Friberg, a Tennessee native, hopes to break records by stand-up paddleboarding from Cuba to Key West. (Photo Credit: Jeremy Acree, Nooga.com)

Stand-Up Paddleboarder Embarks on Cuba To Florida Keys Voyage

As of yet, nobody has ever stand-up paddleboarded the crossing from Cuba to the Florida Keys. On Thursday, a 35-year-old from Tennessee set out from Cuba in hopes of being the first person to do so.

08/01/2013

OD, a 320-pound green sea turtle lifts his head to breathe in a transition pool at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital Wednesday, July 24, 2013, in Marathon, Fla. Because of an irreparable collapsed lung, the turtle cannot be released into the wild. It is set to be loaded on a FedEx flight to Las Vegas early Thursday, July 25, and live out its life at the The Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Resort and Casino. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Rescued Keys Sea Turtle Arrives In Las Vegas

A South Florida sea turtle has found a new home in Sin City. OD was shipped via FedEx and arrived in Las Vegas, Nevada, Thursday afternoon.

07/25/2013

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Best Kayak Tours In South Florida

Want to get in tune with your wild side? A kayak tour in one of South Florida’s many scenic waterways is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and connect with nature.

CBS4–07/23/2013

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