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    Marathon needs to move forward, not backward, with old city manager

    This is in response to Mr. Scott's April 2 letter to the editor. This is not personal, as I don't know Mr. Scott and he is probably a very nice man, but maybe a bit out of touch.

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    County needs to close out old building permits

    Thank you very much to the Monroe County Commission for its service to the residents of Monroe County. We have been full-time residents for more than 30 years and have enjoyed it. In all those years, we never had a complaint.

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    DOT is harming business by cracking down on parking

    Businesses in the Florida Keys need the public's help.

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    Excessive testing hurts education

    I am the mother of a fifth-grader at Plantation Key School and a second grader at Ocean Studies Charter School. I think everyone is aware of FCAT testing, but I am learning that our children are taking an excessive number of standardized tests outside of the FCAT.  I am concerned regarding...

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    Bird rescue is a Keyswide effort

    At Florida Keys Wildlife, we’ve met quite a few of our wild neighbors. It’s a long journey from rescue to release for many of our seabirds, brown pelicans, herons, song birds, and different type of wildlife, that make it to our center each year. 

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    Public sector salaries excessive

    I attended Mosquito Control District meeting last month, on the agenda was the item “Update on Position and Pay scale Changes for Employee Manual (Holden).” 

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    The ACA is no disaster

    I have to laugh every time I hear another Anti-Obama naysayer declare that Obamacare (ACA) has failed and is hated by everyone. The fact that the goal of signing up 7.1 million people has been hit speaks volumes about the success, despite the opposition from the misinformed, big insurance and people...

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    Letter criticizing the Affordable Care Act was short on facts

    After reading Mr. Pettorini's opinion concerning the Affordable Care Act, I must comment.

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    Open up the lines of communication

    The morale of our city staff is extremely important. We have a dedicated and loyal workforce that needs to be heard, as they are intimately involved with their job responsibilities and many times see a better way to deal with a particular component of their duties or a solution to a problem.

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    The Keys will be missed but the Good Health Clinic will go on

    My wife Nancy and I wish to thank our Upper Keys community for bringing us into and accepting us into our community. We have, in our way, tried to pay back to our community in our work and private lives, me with the Good Health Clinic and other not-for-profit boards on which I have sat, and Nancy...

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