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Early Voting Underway In Miami-Dade, Monroe

Voters in Miami-Dade County and Monroe County are heading to polls Monday for the start of early voting. The early voting is for this year’s August 26 statewide primary.

CBS Miami–08/11/2014

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Early Voting To Begin Monday Morning

Voters in Miami-Dade County and Monroe County will be able to head to the polls beginning Monday.

08/10/2014

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Woman Dies While Diving Near Seven Mile Bridge In Keys

A woman died Thursday while diving, Monroe County officials said.

08/08/2014

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Same-Sex Couple Asking To Wed Ask State’s Supreme Court To Hear Case

The Key West same-sex couple who filed a lawsuit in Monroe County to be allowed to marry is asking the Third District Court of Appeal to fast track their case to Florida’s Supreme Court.

07/28/2014

Aaron Huntsmanand Lee Jones wants to get married. (Source: CBS4)

Facing South Florida: Same-Sex Marriage

The fight for marriage equality rages on in Florida. It’s been a rollercoaster ride the past few weeks for gay marriage advocates. It began when a circuit judge ruled that Florida’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional and that marriage licenses could be issued beginning July 22. We focus on the latest developments through the eyes of the gay couple leading the fight to marry.

CBS4–07/28/2014

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What You Need To Know Before Hitting The Water For Lobster Mini-Season

Dust off your nets and tickle sticks, South Florida, the 2014 mini-season is around the corner.

07/23/2014

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

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Same-Sex Marriage Ban Struck Down In The Keys

A Monroe County judge, on Thursday, overturned Florida’s constitutional ban on same-sex marriage after a legal challenge by gay couples said the ban effectively made them second-class citizens.

07/17/2014

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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Bondi Seeks To Extend Defense Of Gay-Marriage Ban

The state’s attorney general, on Tuesday, filed motions on two cases to defend the state’s ban on gay marriage.

06/24/2014

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