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Education

Gaetz, Saunders advance for UWF presidency

August 31, 2016

STATE CAPITAL BRIEFS (EVENING EDITION): WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2016 THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA ©2016 The News Service of Florida. All rights reserved. Posting or forwarding this material without permission is prohibited. You can view the…

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Education

UWF students present Irish Experience works

August 31, 2016

Theatre, art and music students from the University of West Florida will present artistic works as a culmination of the 2016 Irish Experience program, “From the Emerald Coast to the Emerald Isle.” UWF’s Irish Experience program…

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Business

Wendco Group answers Better Buildings Challenge

August 31, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy has recognized The Wendy’s® Company (NASDAQ: WEN) and one of its franchisees, Wendco Group, for their partnership in the Better Buildings Challenge and for leadership in energy efficiency. The Wendy’s Company…

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Politics

Lewis appointed circuit judge

August 31, 2016

Attorney Jeffrey E. Lewis has been appointed to the 1st Judicial Circuit bench. Gov. Rick Scott’s office announced the move Friday. The circuit covers Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties. Lewis, 61, of Pensacola, has…

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Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Gaetz and Broxson win

August 31, 2016

State Rep. Matt Gaetz soundly defeated his opponents in the GOP Congressional primary. Last night he released a statement on his victory. “I want to thank our volunteers, supporters, family and friends for their overwhelming support…

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Escambia County

Morgan and Lunsford win big, no surprises

August 31, 2016

Few surprises and no upsets occurred in yesterday’s primaries in Escambia County. Two-term incumbent Sheriff David Morgan easily handled his opponents, beating the field with 60.77 percent of the vote. Scott Lunsford took an early lead…

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Politics

Mystery candidate withdraws from Congressional race

August 30, 2016

From Escambia County Supervisor of Elections: The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office was notified by the Florida Division of Elections today after the polls opened, that Gary Fairchild has withdrawn from the U.S. Representative, District…

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Politics

Voting starts smoothly

August 30, 2016

The News Service of Florida reports: with more than 1.75 million votes already cast by mail or in early voting, Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said primary-election day started “very, very smoothly” Tuesday. Detzner said…