Don Moore, a defining local journalist, meets his final deadline



For more than 50 years, Thomas D. “Don” Moore wrote stories along Florida’s west coast. His work foiled a state service tax, triggered a federal investigation of the Navy, and honored the service of the region’s military servicemen and women.

A pit bull of a newspaper reporter, one of his favorite quotes was, “It is a newspaper’s duty to print the news and raise hell.”

Moore had planned to live until he was 115 but missed the mark by a few years.

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