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Monroe County

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Deputies: Homeless Man Fatally Stabbed In The Keys

A homeless man is facing murder charges after he fatally stabbed another man in the mangroves near Marathon.

08/22/2013

Kevin Young was arrested for allegedly defacing Commissioner Francis Suarez' campaign sign for Miami Mayor.  Source: Miami-Dade Corrections

Man Arrested For Allegedly Defacing Mayoral Candidate’s Sign

Miami Police arrested a man for allegedly vandalizing a political candidate’s sign Friday night.

CBS4–08/17/2013

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Florida Keys Water Woes

Climate change and a rising sea level could put the Florida Keys in danger of being unlivable according to South Florida experts worried about what will happen to the island chain in just a matter of decades.

07/02/2013

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Monroe Co. Impacted By Supreme Courts Ruling On Voting Rights

Monroe County, along with four others in the state, will no longer need federal approval before voting changes are put in place.

CBS4–06/25/2013

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Unemployment Drops 0.1% In May

Florida’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 7.1 percent in May 2013 which was the lowest rate seen since September 2008. Overall, unemployment dropped 0.1 percent in the last month according to the seasonally adjusted numbers.

CBS Miami–06/21/2013

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Red Snapper Season Starts Saturday

Boaters fishing in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and for the next 44-days, can hook and bring in red snapper—but there are limits.

05/28/2013

The Seven Mile Bridge will be temporarily closed Saturday for the 32nd Annual Seven Mile Bridge Run.(Source: Florida Keys News Bureau)

Keys’ Seven Mile Bridge To Close Temporarily On Saturday

The Seven Mile Bridge, longest of 42 spans on the Florida Keys’ Overseas Highway, is to close temporarily to vehicular traffic during the early morning hours Saturday, April 13, for the 32nd annual footrace over the convergence of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico.

CBS4–04/12/2013

Jacob Knapper (Source: Monroe Co. Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Stabbing Three Family Members On Plantation Key

A California man is behind bars after he allegedly stabbed three of his family members with a knife during a heated argument.

03/31/2013

(Source: Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Small Keys Island Goes Green

Visitors and tourists may notice a small change on Pigeon Key. The tiny island and historic education facility has gone green, Keys officials dumped the island’s electrical system and converted to solar-powered energy on Friday.

CBS4–03/31/2013

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Students Spell Their Way To Success At Jungle Island

Hundreds of local students participated in the Miami-Dade/Monroe County Spelling Bee held Wednesday, March 20th at Jungle Island.

CBS4–03/20/2013

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