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Key West Weekly Editorial: Softball and the CEO

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This editorial is about to be cranked out faster than you can say, “café con leche, two sugars please.” There’s softball practice at 5:30 pm. The time on...
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Marathon Weekly Editorial: 5 Acres of History

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One hundred years ago, approximately 400 men were camping on Pigeon Key. The little island located just a couple miles off Marathon’s shore served as the base...
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The Weekly Editorial: Gingerbread Garners the Most Memories

The sights, sounds, and retail prompts will surround us for the next four weeks… • Unforgettable gifts for that special someone • Grooming gifts to stuff his stocking •...
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The Weekly Editorial: We’re Breaking with Tradition…

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Ahhh. The Marathon Election Day is drawing near and The Weekly is ready to break one of our founding principles and offer our opinion regarding the upcoming...
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The Weekly Editorial: The Cost of One Man

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Marathon’s City Hall and the politically conscious public were whipped into frenzy this past week when allegations of inappropriate behavior were made against the city manager and...
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The Weekly Editorial: Remembering our Friends…

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Vickie LoMonaco 12/05/1963 – 10/12/2009 This week a battle between our friend and cancer came to an end. Vickie LoMonaco was devoted wife, caring mother, and diligent copy editor...
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The Weekly Editorial: Fundraising Goes to the Dogs

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Two weeks ago, Marathon veterinarian, Mike Dunn, and his wife, Catherine, hosted a “Hot Dogs for Top Dogs” fundraising event at Sombrero Beach. In a letter to...
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The Weekly Editorial: Marathon Lighthouse Celebrates 150 years

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Photo from http://www.divespots.com/scuba/home.page Richard White died while collecting his paycheck. In July 1873, the assistant keeper at Sombrero Lighthouse was on his way back from Key West...
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The Weekly Editorial: A Shining Example

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DiGennaro and Samess land skydiving event Last week, readers of the Marathon Weekly saw Marathon Chamber of Commerce CEO Dan Samess all over our fine 30lb newsprint. Traditionally,...
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The Weekly Editorial: A Space Mountain Week

A long time ago…in a newsroom far, far away, one of my colleagues at a CBS affiliate news station bounced in to an afternoon meeting and proclaimed...