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Record rain causes sewage overflow, closing swimming areas and snarling traffic

Record rain from a stalled stationary front caused 200,000 gallons of sewage to overflow on Virginia Key Monday, prompting no-swim advisories for all Key Biscayne beaches. The rain slowed rush-hour traffic on Key Biscayne, causing miles-long backups as motorists drove through extended ponds of overflowing water adjacent to Crandon Park.  The National Weather Service said […]