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Didn’t get a flu shot? Get one now.

Last year, we opened 2018 urging those who had not yet received a flu shot to get one.This year, for much the same reason, we are repeating that advice.Lee County has again experienced a sharp increase in flu cases in December with Lee Health reporting a jump from fewer than 90 cases during the ...

Joel Boulevard redesign ill-conceived

To the editor:The Lee county Department Of Transportation recently revealed plans to redesign Joel Boulevard from "Country Club" to "East 17th" street, ostensibly in an effort to improve safety. The plan specifies a reduction of lanes from 4 to 2 (with a center turn lane), and to dedicate the ...

What would Reagan do?

To the editor:The Wall is doing a job of dividing the country. What would Ronald Reagan think about the U.S. wanting to build a concrete wall when he went to Germany and told them to "Tear down this wall"? They did and have a united country today.Did the Berlin wall work? Does the Korean wall ...

Me, teacher… me!

To the editor:And so, once again we have another loser trying to tell a winner how to win. Mitt Romney is like the poster child for second-place finishers. Instead of being an asset to both the Republican Party and to this country, he seeks to find a crack in President Trump's armor so that he ...

Have a happy Thanksgiving

For some of us, the whole "pumpkin spice" thing is as old as childhood.A can or two of Libby's pumpkin, evaporated milk, a couple of eggs, sugar and the magic combination of cinnamon, ginger and ground cloves and oh, my, the mouthwatering scent of Thanksgiving eve!Whether we still make those ...

Pollution not a priority for SFWMD

To the editor:South Florida Water Management District should be called the Agricultural Co-op.As the paper reported, they extended the lease to the sugar industry the day after the election in a surprise hastily called meeting. The lease was extended through 2027. Could it be that they wanted ...