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Brandon Dodson and Flagler the dolphin splash each other at Dolphin Research Center Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, in Marathon, Fla. The interactive experience with the dolphins was a facet of Soldier Ride, which has 60 vets -- most suffering severe injuries from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan -- biking segments of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway. The event is staged by the Wounded Warrior Project to help restore injured soldiers' physical and emotional well-being. It concludes in Key West Sunday, Jan. 11. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau Photo)

Wounded Warriors Get Inspiration Therapy In The Keys

About 60 wounded military veterans got some inspiration therapy during their Soldier Ride that concludes in Key West on Sunday.

01/10/2015

A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on January 3, 2015, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board

Plane Lands Short Of Runway In Florida Keys, 6 On Board

A small plane landed short of the runway in the Florida Keys on Saturday, ending up in salt ponds with passengers on board.

01/03/2015

Spencer Slate, garbed as Santa Claus, scuba dives in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, off Islamorada, Fla. Each year, Slate dons the costume to provide underwater holiday photo opportunities for his dive shop customers as a fundraiser to sponsor Christmas gifts for a local children's charity.  (Frazier Nivens/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)


Scuba Diving Santa Submerges In Florida Keys Sanctuary

A Florida Keys version of Santa Claus ditched the sleigh and instead took to the sea.

12/20/2014

Key West, Fla., has been ranked number five in a list of Yahoo! travel information searches according to a recently released news story about most-popular U.S. destination, airlines and hotel searches on the popular internet/search engine website. Photo shot Nov. 5, 2014. Photo by Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau.

Key West Ranks Fifth in List of Yahoo! Travel Information Searches

Key West, a town known for its history, bars, restaurants and overall easy feel has been named among the top 10 destinations Yahoo! users sought travel information for in 2014.

12/05/2014

Canadians line up for a free Key lime pie slice from the Florida Keys Key Lime Pie Truck in downtown Toronto Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. Funded by the Monroe County Tourist Development Council, the truck is rolling through Toronto and Hamilton through Friday, Nov. 28, to motivate Canadians to travel to the subtropical island destination through their taste buds. Each person receives a slice of pie along with a Key lime pie recipe card that includes the Florida Keys travel website and social media links. Photo by Juan Hernandez/Florida Keys News Bureau

Florida Keys Trying To Attract Canadians With Pie

The Florida Keys is trying to lure Canadian tourists with some of their signature pie.

11/27/2014

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/HO)

Key Largo Run To Close Section Of U.S. 1

Drivers heading out of the Keys this weekend need to take note. Saturday morning the northbound lanes of U.S. 1 at the Jewfish Creek Bridge will be closed for the Key Largo Bridge Run.

11/04/2014

Skip Bradeen, center, poses with a dolphin and clients Veronica Pereira and Barron Pritt..Pereria reeled in the dolphin off Islamorada in the Florida Keys.  In September 2014, Bradeen began his 50th year in the Florida Keys charterboat business. (Photo by Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Keys Captain Marks 50 Years In The Sportfishing Business

A man destined to be a butcher is now celebrating his 50th year in the sportfishing business as a Florida Keys charterboat captain.

09/27/2014

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Fla. Keys Couple Accused Of Duping Investors Out Of $300 Million

A Florida Keys couple is facing fraud and other charges for what authorities called a $300 million vacation rental scheme.

09/18/2014

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Truck Tailgates Are New Target For Thieves In Keys

Truck tailgates have become a new target for thieves in South Florida.

09/04/2014

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MCSO: Reckless Driving, Accident Leads To Several Charges For Keys Man

A Keys man was arrested and is facing several charges after police say he crashed a stolen vehicle he was driving into a boat over the weekend.

09/01/2014

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