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Everglades Python Population Prospering

Despite record breaking winter cold snaps and drought, the Burmese python population appears to be prospering in the Everglades.

03/29/2011

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Despite Cold & Drought, Pythons Prospering In Everglades

Despite record breaking winter cold snaps and drought, pythons appear to prospering in the Everglades.

CBS4–03/27/2011

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Watch That Water; New Restrictions In Effect

If you want to water your lawn, you need to check the calendar in parts of South Florida. New water restrictions went into effect Saturday in Broward and Palm Beach counties, at least on paper, but it’s not certain who will be enforcing them.

CBS4–03/26/2011

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Water Managers To Consider Tougher Restrictions

South Florida may be on the verge of tighter water restrictions as a record-breaking dry spell endures.

CBS4–03/09/2011

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Lack Of Rain Breaks 80-Year Record

The driest spell in nearly 80 years comes to a close for 16 counties in The Sunshine State.

CBS4–03/02/2011

Gov.-elect Rick Scott speaks at a breakfast before his inauguration.  (Source: CBS)

Governor Scott Gives & Takes Away

Governor Rick Scott closed the door on the idea of shutting down some of Florida’s state parks, but was also put on the defensive for his plans to reduce funding to water management districts.

CBS4–02/11/2011

(AP Photo/J. Pat Carter, File)

Drought Conditions Worsening Across Area

Florida carries the moniker of the Sunshine State, but as the winter dry season continues to move along; fire and drought conditions are deteriorating across the South Florida area.

CBS4–01/11/2011

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It’s The Driest Season On Record For South Florida

If you have noticed your umbrella collecting dust over the last few months, there is good reason for that.

CBS4–01/04/2011

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