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Case could force pot grower to reveal investors

July 9, 2016

Editor’s note: Watch this case closely. The list of investors in Loop’s Nursery’s medical marijuana growing venture could be a who’s who of Pensacola. STATE PUSHES TO RELEASE INVESTOR NAMES IN POT DISPUTE By DARA KAM…

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Jacksonville lands Mercedes-Benz

July 6, 2016

Mercedes-Benz USA, a division of Daimler AG, will move an engineering division from New Jersey to Florida, adding about 50 jobs to the company’s Jacksonville facility, Gov. Rick Scott’s office announced Tuesday. “I am proud to…

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Gas prices drop, cheapest July 4 weekend in 11 years

July 5, 2016

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola have fallen 2.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.24/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 249 gas outlets in Pensacola. This compares with the national average…

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Florida Chamber warns rate hike jeopardizes job growth

July 1, 2016

Florida’s 59 consecutive months of private sector job growth may soon be in jeopardy as job creators prepare for a proposed 19.6 percent workers’ compensation rate increase, the Florida Chamber of Commerce said today. The recommended…

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UWF professor weighs in on Brexit [podcast]

June 29, 2016

Dr. Michelle Davis, chair of the UWF Department of Government, came on “Pensacola Speaks” to discuss Brexit, the name given the movement for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union. The referendum passed 52%-48% last…