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Letters on Sacred Heart breach went out Friday

March 17, 2015

Yesterday Sacred Heart Health System announced that hackers had gained access to the confidential data on approximately 14,000 patient by gaining access to the computer system of a third-party billing vendor. According to the press release,…

Business

Convention Center deja vu

March 16, 2015

The success of Pensacon has reignited a discussion for a convention center. It’s a worthy topic. The fourth-cent of the bed tax was originally presented as a funding source for just such a venture. The penny…

Business

Pensacola Speaks: The demolition of workers comp

March 10, 2015

Over the past decade, states have slashed workers’ compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers, according to report by ProPublica’s Michael Grabell and…

Business

Pensacola Speaks podcast: How to start a business

March 10, 2015

On Monday, I interviewed Kelly Massey, director of the Florida Small Business Development Center at UWF, on the challenges of starting a business and the center’s “How to Start a Business” Boot Camp that starts today.…

Business

Drink like a cop on Monday

March 6, 2015

Pensacola-area Dunkin’ Donuts locations are offering free iced coffee on Monday, March 9. Why? “In honor of Spring and to celebrate the warmer weather, Pensacola-area Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants are helping guests spring forward with a ‘Free…

Business

Ohio sues BP for $33.3 million

March 5, 2015

Ohio State Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Petroleum Underground Storage Tank Release Compensation Board file a lawsuit on March 2 against BP – claiming the oil giant “double dipped” when it replaced the underground…