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Eliott Key boardwalk (Source: CBS4)

Elliot Key Reopens After 18-Month Closure

Good news for boaters in South Florida. Biscayne National Park’s Elliot Key reopened Thursday, after being closed for nearly 18 months.

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Elliot Key To Reopen After 18-Month Closure

In October 2012, high tides from Hurricane Sandy heavily damaged the docks Elliot Key, separating them from the seawall.
At the time, National Park Service decided to close the island to visitors and do some serious repairs.

04/15/2014

Keimouria Gardner was critically injured and later died from a shooting at a northwest Miami-Dade park. (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Teen Dies From Stray Bullet In Drive-By At Park

A teenage girl who was shot while simply sitting on a park bench has died, police said late Friday.

03/21/2014

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Spurs Continue Dominance In Western Conference

While the Philadelphia 76ers are on a historic losing streak, the San Antonio Spurs continue to show every other team how to be the best organization in professional sports.

CBS Miami–03/18/2014

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Big Name Musicians Cancel SeaWorld Gig, Question Whales In Captivity

Top rock and country music acts are canceling plans to perform at SeaWorld Orlando because of questions raised in a new documentary about the effects of captivity on whales.

12/09/2013

(Source: tripadvisor.com)

Approval Expected For $110M Water Park In Ft. Lauderdale

A $110 million waterpark in Ft. Lauderdale, the likes of which have never been seen before, may finally get off the drawing board and be built.

12/03/2013

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Proposed Union Soldier Civil War Monument In Florida Sparks Outrage

The Battle of Olustee in 1864 was the largest Civil War battle fought in Florida. Nearly 150 years later, the Union is looking to return.

12/03/2013

Capt. Randy Towe, right,  guides Greg Poland searching for mangrove snapper in Everglades National Park Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, near Islamorada, Fla. Thursday was the first day that Florida Keys guides and others could fish in the park's Florida Bay waters since a Washington budget impasse closed down much of the Federal government for 16 days.  (Bob Care/Florida Keys News Bureau)

Government Re-Opens, Parks Back In Business

Late Wednesday night Congress passed a plan to avoid a default and end a 16 day partial government shutdown. At Everglades National Park, the gates re-opened just before 9 a.m. The park’s superintendent said he sent a message to their nearly 300 furloughed employees that they could return to work shortly after President Obama signed the legislation.

10/17/2013

Universal Studios in Florida (Source: Universal)

Passengers Stuck On Universal Roller Coaster

Roller coasters are made to thrill and excite those who care to ride, but for 12 people at Universal Studios Wednesday night, a glitch may have given riders a little more of a scare than they expected.

10/09/2013

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Miami Beach Parking Lot Confusion Draws Ire From Motorists

Motorists are crying foul over a parking lot on a busy stretch in South Beach they claim is confusing.

05/01/2013

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