A restored schooner that served the Western Union Telegraph Company and now carries visitors on leisure trips from Key West has been fully refurbished after a three-year, $1.25 million effort.Full story
Coast Guard officials in Florida collect 20 tar balls and send them to a lab to determine if they originated from the BP oil slick swirling in the Gulf of Mexico. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski has more details.
== MANDATORY CREDIT TO FLORIDA KEYS NEWS BUREAU ==In this image released by the Florida Keys News Bureau April 30, 2011 shows racers push their Royal Wedding-themed entry down Duval Street April 30, 2011, in Key West, Florida, during the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race. Female impersonator Luca
KEY WEST, FLORIDA - APRIL 30: In this handout photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, contestants in the Conch Republic Red Ribbon Bed Race push their entires down Duval Street April 30, 2011, in Key West, Florida. The event was part of Key West's wacky Conch Republic Independence Celebrat