Tropical Storm Isaac

Wind and rain during Tropical Storm Isaac in Marathon on Sunday, August 26, 2012. (Source: CBS4)

Obama Declares 11 Fla. Counties Disaster Areas

President Obama has declared 11 Florida counties a disaster area for damage sustained during Tropical Storm Isaac including Monroe County in South Florida.

CBS4–10/19/2012

Lake Okeechobee

Rising Lake “O” Water Levels Leads To More Water Releases

Water levels in Lake Okeechobee, South Florida’s backup water supply, are still too high and that has the Army Corps of Engineers continuing to drain water from the lake, according to the Sun Sentinel.

CBS4–10/02/2012

Lake Okeechobee

Corps Of Engineers Sends Some Of Lake Okeechobee Down The Drain

Water levels in Lake Okeechobee are a bit to high these days so the Army Corps of Engineers is conducting water releases in order to lower lake levels, according to CBS4 news partner The Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–09/19/2012

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Restrictions In Everglades Due To High Water Levels

When Tropical Storm Isaac moved across South Florida, it brought some much needed rain to Lake Okeechobee which is South Florida’s back-up water supply. But at the time same time, it caused water levels to rise a bit too much in the Everglades which is bad for the wildlife.

CBS4–09/17/2012

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Gov. Scott Requests Isaac-Related Money For Monroe

Along with six other counties, Monroe County might receive federal grant money after Tropical Storm Isaac brushed by Florida.

CBS4–09/15/2012

Everglades National Park (Source nationalparkservice.org)

Restrictions In Everglades Due To High Water Levels

When Tropical Storm Isaac moved across South Florida, it brought some much needed rain to Lake Okeechobee which is South Florida’s back-up water supply. But at the time same time, it caused water levels to rise a bit too much in the Everglades which is bad for the wildlife.

CBS4–09/11/2012

Veterinarian Dr. Doug Mader, center, ultrasounds an endangered hawksbill sea turtle at the Florida Keys-based Turtle Hospital Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012, in Marathon, Fla. The female reptile, laden with eggs, was discovered on a St. Croix, U.S.V.I., beach Aug. 24, just after Tropical Storm Isaac brushed the Virgin Islands. Hospital staff hope to save the turtle and hatch any fertile eggs with the goal of returning them all to St. Croix. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/HO)

Vets & Volunteers Work Round The Clock To Save Turtle

An egg-laden, hawksbill sea turtle, airlifted from the U.S. Virgin Islands to the Turtle Hospital in Marathon over the weekend is in “extremely guarded condition.”

09/03/2012

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Florida Atty. Gen. Bondi Blasts Obama For Healthcare Reform

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi lambasted the Obama administration for imposing restrictions on the American people during her speech at the Republican National Convention.

08/30/2012

(CBS4)

Miramar Man Recovering After Venomous Snake Bite

A South Florida man is recovering from nearly dying from a snake bite.

CBS4–08/29/2012

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Republicans Use President’s Words To “Build” A Case Against Him

The Republican party is trying to capitalize on a single line of a lengthy speech President Barack Obama made in Roanoke, Virginia to rally the faithful and those on the fence.

CBS4–08/29/2012

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