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    There's more to do on HIV/AIDS

    When I was training as a surgeon, HIV and AIDS had just come on the scene and I remember the widespread fear not only in the public, but throughout the medical and, particularly, the surgical community. 

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    Kudos to Keys state representative for stronger sea-turtle bill

    An amendment passed in the Florida House Feb. 2 that helps protect Florida's marine turtles.

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    What the Keys need is a spark

    Frank Capra's movie "Meet John Doe" should be viewed by all Americans.

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    Lend financial support to spay, neuter programs

    In April 1998, the Humane Animal Care Coalition privatized the Upper Keys Animal Shelter with the express purpose to reduce the number of unwanted animals coming into the community shelter at mile marker 106. The only way they could meet this goal was to provide free spay/neuter services to community...

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    Trump knows his supporters

    Donald Trump: I could “shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose voters.” Trump recognizes the intelligence of his voters.

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    Monroe County's name is historic

    To the man who proposed changing the name of Monroe County to Keys-Glades County, perhaps he didn't know there is already a Glades County in Florida.

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    Pythons are here to stay, might as well put them to use

    We are off to a good start in this second state Python Challenge in the last couple of years (first one was in 2013). So far in one week, 39 specimens have been caught while the last time only a grand total of 69 were caught in four weeks. Pretty bad performance with well over 800 hunters registered...

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    Sheriff's Office steps up for nonprofit nature center

    On behalf of the board of directors and staff at Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, I want to publicly offer a thank-you to the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and specifically Lt. James Sheagren, site commander, for the help we received to trim overhanging trees along approximately one mile of ...

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    AIDS Help gives thanks to all of its supporters

    An all-welcome thanks to everyone who contributed to AIDS Help in 2015. The awards ceremony Jan. 11 at the BottleCap Lounge, as described by Executive Director Scott Pridgen, was an "outpouring of gratitude" punctuated by clients candidly and movingly offering their own HIV/AIDS stories and the ...

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    Don't forget to sign up for health insurance by Jan. 31.

    When the clock ticks towards midnight on Jan. 31, there'll be no crowds in New York's Times Square and families and friends won't be gathered at festive parties. But like New Year's Eve, on Jan.31, I'll be counting down until the clock hits midnight.

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