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Thursday, January 23, 2014

50 YEARS AGO:

The Key West City Commission in a special session ordered a full-scale investigation of both the police and fire departments, pinpointing the "conduct and efficiency" of the chiefs of the departments.

The widow of murdered charter boat captain Douglas Trevor filed suit against Sheriff Henry Haskins for failure to take proper care of the boat Dream Girl while it was in his custody.

Islamorada Chamber of Commerce was asking for congressional help in getting the Navy to restore the pressure and increase the water from the pipeline.

Key West took steps to start a survey of the sewer system, which could lead to an overhaul of the system.

The Key West City Commission turned down a zoning change for a gasoline service station near the Blue Lagoon Motel on North Roosevelt Boulevard.