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    Faith is really just an opinion

    Faith or religion is a personal thing. Everyone is entitled to choose for themselves. I will respect that and accept it. Spreading misinformation in a newspaper, however, is not right. Doing so seems the way of believers to convince the rest of the world (or try to) that they indeed are stating ...

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    Paying living wages will go far to solve the Keys' housing problem

    As a resident of the Keys for 24 years, the pay scale for workers hasn’t changed. When I arrived here, the going pay scale was $10 an hour; that was at a major resort for a management job.

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    Jesus didn't condone same-sex unions

    The organized religion of Christianity has brought far more good to civilizations than bad. Centers for learning, hospitals, welfare institutions, arts, architecture, human rights and the recognition of inherent value in all human beings are but a few examples.

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    Fight evil wherever you see it

    A big yes to letter writer Bonnie Young. We should all pray that our votes best evil by doing good. By the way, which party is best for that?

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    Above-store apartments can help solve housing problem

    The politicians advocate using taxpayer funds and publicly owned property removed from the tax roles to build workforce housing as bargain-rate rentals for employed residents.

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    Police shouldn’t police themselves

    Individual excellence and personal achievement does not require the endorsement or approval of others. It rises from within an individual and manifests itself in their ideas and behavior; stimulating, attracting and motivating others to live exceptional lives.

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    Tragedy averted as temporarily missing diver is found

    For the first time in my 20-plus years as a captain in the Upper Keys, I had to report a missing diver. I am happy to report the system works. My heartfelt thanks go out to the U.S. Coast Guard (specifically the Key West and Islamorada stations), the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission...

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    Everyone pitches in to minimize damage in bad weather

    On Aug. 30, the Marathon Parks and Recreation Department was holding a culture event at the city's Community Park when the wind starting blowing 51 mph. The rain pounded hard and strong, with wind whipping and items blowing everywhere. No one was hurt and everyone got to safety without injury.&#...

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    Here's the right man for the job

    It seems to me that individuals who are forever seeking to acquire positions of trust and leadership are, for the most part, not leaders nor worthy of trust.

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    We all need to do our part to keep the Keys clean

    Every weekend as we pass the Whale Harbor Bridge and look east, we can see how many people are enjoying the Islamorada Sandbar, particularly big weekends like Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day.

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