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Beach renourishment project receives single bid

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- Beachgoers circulate around the beach near Naples Municipal Pier on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.

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David Albers/Staff - Beachgoers circulate around the beach near Naples Municipal Pier on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples. Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.

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- Ten-year-old Bryce Porter, of Naples, brings in his surfboard at the end of the day's activities at Ocean Kids summer camp at Lowdermilk Park on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- Ten-year-old Taylor Nourse, right, helps to bring in the surfboards at the end of the day's activities at Ocean Kids summer camp at Lowdermilk Park on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- Alexander Foster, 11, holds a crab he caught in the surf at the Ocean Kids summer camp at Lowdermilk Park on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- Beachgoers circulate around the beach near Naples Municipal Pier on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
  • Campers learn to surf at Ocean Kids summer camp at Lowdermilk Park on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.
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A beachgoer sits in the shallow surf on the beach near Naples Municipal Pier on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples. Collier County government plans to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches.
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- Rachel Basik, 11, Gavin Marshall, 12, and Alexander Foster, 11, left to right, play a game of beach flags at the Ocean Kids summer camp at Lowdermilk Park on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- Six-year-old Graeme Marshall uses a hands-free method of carrying a surfboard with counselor Saskia Korda, 15, at the end of the day's activities at Ocean Kids summer camp at Lowdermilk Park on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- Beachgoers circulate around the beach near Naples Municipal Pier on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- A beachgoer walks along the beach south of Doctors Pass on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- A beachgoer looks out over the Park Shore's beach on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.
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- Campers learn to surf at Ocean Kids summer camp at Lowdermilk Park on Monday, June 17, 2013, in Naples.  Collier County opened a lone bid for the next wave of major beach renourishment Monday. The bid for $32 million is more than twice the $15 million the county budgeted to add sand to Vanderbilt, Park Shore and Naples beaches. The county is now reexamining where they can actually afford the renourishment.

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