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Inweekly 2006: CEMEX port lease creates uproar

March 22, 2015

  The future of the Port of Pensacola was in the balance…or we were told.       Dust Up Over CEMEX By Duwayne Escobedo, published 3/17/06 In the doomsday thriller, “The Day After Tomorrow,” global…

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Inweekly 2009: Pensacola is our business

March 21, 2015

Inweekly has been dedicated to promoting locally-owned businesses since its inception. We launched the concept of “IN Stay Local” to help get out message on the importance our small businesses. To grow our local economy and…

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Florida House proposes $17.9 million to save citrus industry

March 18, 2015

The fight against a disease infecting Florida’s oranges would get a hefty boost from a House spending proposal (Read “Citrus Crisis“). The House Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee included $17.9 million for the state’s response…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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.…