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Katharine the great white shark. (Source: http://www.ocearch.org/)

Katharine The Great White Shark Swimming Near Islamorada

Headed for the Keys this weekend? May want to think before jumping into the ocean as Katharine, a 14-foot great white shark, is back—and is swimming in the waters just off Islamorada.

07/18/2014

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DCF Launches Campaign To Address Child Drownings

With almost year-round summertime temperatures in South Florida, and plenty of swimming pools, it may not come as a surprise that drowning is one of the leading causes of death for children under the age of four in the state.

05/27/2014

MESA, AZ - APRIL 24: (L-R) Ryan Lochte (first place) and Michael Phelps (second place) pose together after finishing the Men's 100m Butterfly final during day one of the Arena Grand Prix at the Skyline Aquatic Center on April 24, 2014 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Phelps Comes Up Short In Comeback Swim

It was a tough comeback for Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps as he went up against rival and fellow Olympian Ryan Locthe Thursday.

04/25/2014

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How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

Source: CBS4

Swimming Advisory Lifted For Sunny Isles Beach

The no swimming advisory issued almost a week ago for Sunny Isles Beach has been lifted.

02/25/2014

Source: CBS4

Teenager Visiting From Haiti Disappears Off Boynton Beach

The search for a teenager visiting from Haiti that disappeared in the waters off of Boynton Beach Inlet turned up no sign of the boy.

01/13/2014

Source: CBS4

Swimming Advisory Lifted For South Of Pompano Pier

The all clear for swimming has been given to a popular stretch of a Broward beach.

12/24/2013

Source: CBS4

Broward Beach Fails To Meet State Requirements

Swimmers are being told to avoid a Broward County beach due to water samples not meeting state requirements.

CBS Miami–12/20/2013

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State Officials: Swimmers Beware Of Rip Currents

South Florida is one of those places where ocean-swimming is still a pastime in the month of November. But, Florida’s emergency managers are warning swimmers of a high risk of rip currents through Tuesday.

11/23/2013

Long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-braking swim from Cuba to florida swims at day 1 of 'Swim For Relief' Benefiting Hurricane Sandy Recovery at Herald Square on October 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Nyad Attempts 48-Hour Swim In NYC For Sandy Recovery

Long distance swimmer Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-setting swim from Cuba to Florida, is swimming in a tank in New YOrk to help disaster recovery efforts for Hurricane Sandy.

CBS Miami–10/08/2013

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