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  1. Video: Manatees flood into Three Sisters Springs, close water access to vistors


    CRYSTAL RIVER — Hey, make some more room in the hot tub, er... river.

    On Kings Bay in Crystal River, Citrus County (arguably the manatee tour capital of the world) two manatees lounge in their winter escape. Kings Bay is Crystal River's headwater, or point of origin, and is fed by 28 springs in the bay that produce a constant temperature of 72 degrees all year round attracting and providing a habitat for hundreds of manatees during the winter months looking to escape the cold water of the Gulf of Mexico. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times]
  2. Delray Beach dishes up delights



    On a recent evening my wife and I parked at one of this city's numerous public parking facilities, and then strolled to our favorite restaurant, Jimmy's Bistro. Our route took us past an open art gallery, where the owner waved hello, and up an alley past the door of a restaurant kitchen where an …

    Delray Beach’s El Camino, which has industrial lighting and a bar built with old railroad ties, was named by Open Table as one of the nation’s top 100 restaurants.
  3. 2 from U.S. join elite club: 7 marathons, 7 days, 7 continents (w/video)


    BOSTON — Two American endurance athletes have redefined the meaning of the term "globetrotter" by running seven marathons in seven days on all seven continents.

    World Marathon Challenge winners Becca Pizzi, left, from Belmont, Mass., and Daniel Cartica, from Chicago, pose with an American flag after the seventh and final leg of the World Marathon Challenge on Saturday in Sydney, Australia. The pair completed seven marathons in seven days on all seven continents. [Assoicated Press]