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Flesh-eating screwworms are showing up again in Florida

Miami - Just hearing about something being called a "screwworm" conjures up visions of something really gross and nasty, and you would be pretty close to being right. Screwworms do exactly what it sounds like screwworms do.

Virus killing dolphins along East Coast reaches Fla. Keys

Big Pine Key - A virus that has killed over 1,560 Atlantic bottlenose dolphins since July, 2013 has now reached the Florida keys. The remains of a dolphin that died after being stranded on Bahia Honda State Park has tested positive for morbillivirus.

South Florida counties working to find solution to rising seas

Florida is one of the most populous of our southern states and also the most vulnerable. With most of its 1,197 miles of coastline only a few feet above the rising seas, there is the very real danger of South Florida being lost in less than 100 years.

Isaac turns his sights on 'paradise' of Key West

Key West - After wreaking havoc in Haiti, where the death toll has been updated to 7, and downing power lines and trees all across Cuba, Issac is making his way to Key West. Although Duval St. is a bit subdued, many are choosing to remain in "paradise."

Gene Hackman suffers minor injuries after being hit by a car

The actor Gene Hackman, 81, received injuries to his leg and body after being hit by a car whilst cycling in the Florida Keys.

Cuban man rescued adrift on makeshift raft to be repatriated

Miami - A Cuban national who may have been floating at sea for almost three weeks on a raft built with polyurethane foam was rescued off the coast of Florida according to agents from USA Customs and Border Protection (US-CBP).

Tarballs in Florida drive fear as oil spill spreads

As BP works at containing its devastating oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, tarballs have been discovered on Florida’s Key West, causing concerns the oil spill has already reached the Gulf’s powerful Loop Current.

Scientists hope Hef bunny numbers jump

It seems like Hugh Hefner may live forever but the rabbits in Big Pine Key in Florida that are named after him might not be so lucky. Their population has dropped by 50% in the last two years and is in danger of being wiped out.

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A bridge is the gateway to hiking trails  spring-fed swimming holes and great fishing within the Wee...
A bridge is the gateway to hiking trails, spring-fed swimming holes and great fishing within the Weechi Wachee preserve.
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