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Gulf Power partners with military on solar power

January 22, 2015

Gulf Power is partnering with the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force to build solar energy farms at three different facilities across Northwest Florida. Today, the utility submitted the renewable projects to the Florida Public Service…

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Scott wants to cut taxes on cell phones and cable

January 22, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Gov. Rick Scott is asking lawmakers to cut taxes on cell-phone bills and cable and satellite television to meet the first half of his re-election campaign’s $1 billion…

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Silver Airways starts low cost flights to Jacksonville

January 19, 2015

Starting March 19, 2015, Silver Airways is launching nonstop service between Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) and Pensacola International Airport (PNS). The introductory fare is $69 The flights will operate on weekdays Monday through Friday with continuing…

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Council takes step today on diversity

January 12, 2015

The Pensacola City Council will review today a proposed ordinance to create and implement a minority and woman-owned business program for city procurement. The ordinance is the result of nearly four-year process. In 2011, Mayor Ashton…

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Florida TaxWatch: Florida Economy expects a sunny year

January 6, 2015

Florida TaxWatch, a nonprofit public policy research institute and government watchdog group, expects another year of economic growth and recovery in 2015, according to its 2015 Economic Preview. Florida’s economy will grow faster than the nation…

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College bowl games are boon for Florida economy

December 23, 2014

Upcoming college football playoffs and postseason games are expected to bring additional revenue to state and local economies, according to the latest Economic Commentary from Florida TaxWatch, the independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy research institute. Florida…

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Update on Airport Concessions

December 22, 2014

Pensacola Chief Operations Officer Tamara Fountain told Inweekly that the long-awaited new food vendors at the Pensacola International Airport will open next year in three stages. The Pre-security concessions – Einstein’s Bros. Bagels and Pensacola Beach…