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    City must keep moving forward to progress

    It is coming up on one year since I was elected to the City Council by the people of Marathon. I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year.

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    We need to be better prepared for Ebola

    Anyone who has been watching the news is aware of Ebola entering the U.S. and many people are concerned and some people are starting to panic over a contagion sweeping the country.

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    Employee cost, safety part of the reason for new Mosquito Control building

    This letter pertains to the Florida Keys Mosquito Control District. I have read letters to the editor of another newspaper and the facts are incorrect. The property on Big Coppitt Key Mosquito Control bought will house more than two employees; it's more like 27 employees. There's the office...

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    Support the half-cent sales-tax extension for Keys schools

    I'm passionately supporting the 10-year continuation of the half-cent sales tax for the Monroe County School District.

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    Thanks for the support in time of loss

    I would like to thank everyone as far as family, and Bob's friends, that was there for me during his celebration of life at the Brass Monkey, and his ceremony at the Seven Mile Bridge. I know he will be smiling down on everyone that he loved and those who cared so much about him.

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    Details about Marathon development plan a mystery

    Driving home on Sombrero Beach Road, I noticed several new small white signs on the west side adjacent to the bike path. The signs were unreadable due to size and somewhat opaque plastic weather covering. I decided later to hike to the area to attempt to read what the signs were about.

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    In animal cruelty case, police go above and beyond

    Words are insufficient in describing the extraordinary brilliance demonstrated by Sheriff Rick Ramsay and his magnificent team of officers when it comes to them apprehending the individual who allegedly tortured and killed an innocent dog because it snored.

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    In times of tragedy, heroes abound

    Our family would like to express our deep gratitude to the many volunteers who helped in the search for our son, Noah. We are proud to be part of such a supportive and compassionate community.

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    Vacation rentals need far more enforcement

    Some of the goals, objectives and policies of Marathon's comprehensive land-use plan are to protect the small-town family feel of the community; protect existing and increased affordable housing opportunities; protect the existing housing stock; and protect existing uses, densities and intensities.

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    Casting for Charity reels in donations

    On behalf of the staff, board and animals of Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys, we would like to thank Capt. Spider, Kathy Branch and Porky's Bayside for once again donating the proceeds of their Casting for Charity contest to the Marathon animal shelter.

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