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The eve of regular lobster season is near

Most lobster hunters are honest and well-intentioned. Very few think they can get away with poaching lobsters, breaking laws, not learning the rules or believing they won’t get caught. That is a bad decision.

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Swimming with sharks

Frink: “One of the most ecologically sensitive actions an underwater photographer can take is to picture the beauty, grace and majesty of these creatures in order to dispel the myth that sharks are out to get us and to educate people about their plight.”

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Coralpalooza coming June 2

Coralpalooza helps raise awareness for World Oceans Day, recognized internationally each year on June 8, as well as the importance of the restoration, preservation and conservation of the continental United States’ only barrier reef ecosystem.

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Scott Rhodes — 1976 to 2017

Scott Morgan Rhodes, surfer, photographer, scuba diver, passed away on Friday, April 21, at Sutter Memorial Hospital in Sacramento, Calif. after a long battle with medullary thyroid cancer.

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Rebreathers have plusses, but know before you go

It turns out, however, that rebreathers have been around longer than better known open circuit scuba gear. Henry A. Fleuss submitted a patent in 1878 and the rebreather was used two years later to close some crucial valves in the Severn River.

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Mother returns son to the ocean he loved

The quest to honor the memory of Matthew shared by his father, Tom Conway of Sanford, Fla., his sister Brieanne Conway of Islamorada, and numerous friends has led to Matthew’s ashes and memory being spread as far as the South Pacific, and bodies of water in Florida Arizona, California and even a lake in North Dakota.

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Satellite imagery shows Hurricane Maria directly over Puerto Rico 0:31

Satellite imagery shows Hurricane Maria directly over Puerto Rico

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Hurricane Maria heads toward the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico after slamming the Caribbean

Hurricane Maria brings extreme wind, rain to Puerto Rico 0:46

Hurricane Maria brings extreme wind, rain to Puerto Rico

Fierce wind gusts as Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico 0:32

Fierce wind gusts as Hurricane Maria hits Puerto Rico

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Puerto Rico: People scramble for last minute supplies before Maria makes landfall

Buildings collapse in Mexico City after strong earthquake 2:02

Buildings collapse in Mexico City after strong earthquake

Video shows looting of Game Stop following Hurricane Irma 2:45

Video shows looting of Game Stop following Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Maria makes landfall 0:51

Hurricane Maria makes landfall

Reports emerge of Hurricane Maria’s damage in Dominica 1:39

Reports emerge of Hurricane Maria’s damage in Dominica

Extreme Wind Warnings Issued in Puerto Rico with Maria 0:43

Extreme Wind Warnings Issued in Puerto Rico with Maria

Seventh time’s a charm for Hemingway look-alike winner

White-bearded Texan Richard Filip on Saturday won the 2017 Hemingway Look-Alike Contest, a highlight of Key West’s annual Hemingway Days celebration that ended Sunday. The 71-year-old, a retired real estate franchise owner, triumphed over 152 other entrants in the contest’s final round.
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Seventh time’s a charm for Hemingway look-alike winner 2:56

Seventh time’s a charm for Hemingway look-alike winner

A windy, sunny day in Key West 0:53

A windy, sunny day in Key West

Dolphins visit Key West for Naval training 1:32

Dolphins visit Key West for Naval training

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Meteor burning up over Lower Keys caught on dashcam