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    Obama supporters blinded by ideology

    Reading through the three letters that you published concerning the Affordable Care Act, James Pettorini's letter is far superior in substance, fact and eloquence, than those of his detractors. Mr. Pettorini factually states his disagreement with the ACA in a reasoned and measured tone. He does...

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    Mainland day-trippers ruined the Card Sound beach areas for everyone

    The editorial regarding the closing of the beach in North Key Largo on Card Sound Road says "we believe closing the boat launch on Card Sound Road is unduly harsh, punishing the many for the actions of a few" and  "taking away more water from our residents and visitors is the least-palatable...

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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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