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    Reopen the Card Sound Road boat ramp

    After 35 years of using the small boat ramp east of Card Sound Road's toll booth in North Key Largo, I was recently shocked to find access completely blocked. This ramp is used by people with small boats, kayaks, canoes, etc. If there are difficulties with Jet Skis and ground trash, the problem ...

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    Schools grades are vastly overrated

    I get concerned when I hear School Board candidates talking about making Monroe County schools No. in the state. Unfortunately, school those rankings are based solely on grade-level test scores and the ability to show learning gains in the lowest quartile.

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    Always be prepared for hazardous-materials duty

    On Aug. 6 at the History of Diving Museum in Islamorada, we completed the last regularly scheduled Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, also known as HAZWOPER, program of the season.

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    Preserve the history of the Middle Keys

    About two months ago, I started sharing pictures and stories of my mother, father and family members on Facebook, leading to the big story that my dad Herbert C. Wood, along with his two friends, had passed away in a plane crash.

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    Share the road with cyclists

    My friends and I ride bicycles six days a week in the morning for about six miles as exercise in Marathon. We travel in designated bike paths where possible on Sombrero Beach Road and Sombrero Boulevard around the golf course.

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    'Times' is wrong about legalizing marijuana

    Arthur T. Dean, chairman and chief executive officer of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America, the nation's leading substance-abuse prevention organization, issued the following statement in response to The New York Times ' editorial calling for marijuana legalization:

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    Enjoy your retirement, Dr. Smith

    Dr. Steven Smith is a doctor who has been so dedicated to his patients and staff. Upon his retirement, he will be sadly missed by me, as I am sure by everyone that has received his excellent care. I have been saved by Dr. Smith on serious situations while being under his care.

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    Revamped golf cart keeps rolling at Crane Point

    On behalf of Crane Point Museum & Nature Center, I would like to offer a heartfelt thank you to Matthew Sutton and Aargh Golf Cart Maintenance and Service of Marathon for donating services to help us make our extended golf cart look like new.

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    We can't let up on Everglades restoration, which is moving too slowly

    As Floridians like to say, we live where you vacation. But most people don't know that one of the country's favorite holiday destinations is under threat. Sea-level rise and climate change are already affecting South Florida. Fortunately, continued restoration efforts of the Florida Everglades will...

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    Lobster mini-season needs more limits

    This coming week's lobster mini-season is not mini-season; it's lobster-mobster season.

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