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Official IP press release on explosion in Cantonment

January 23, 2017

On the evening of Jan. 22, International Paper Company (IP) experienced significant structural damage to the largest pulp digester as well as the power house at its Pensacola pulp and paper mill in Cantonment, Fla. No…

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Update on IP plant explosion

January 23, 2017

Highway 29 from Woodbury Circle to Morris Avenue is still closed. Crews are working to clear the roads. Escambia County officials will announce openings as they happen. See the latest on road closures in Escambia online…

Business

IP explosion rocks Cantonment

January 23, 2017

Early Sunday evening, an explosion occurred at International Paper in Cantonment. NorthEscambia.com reports 911 calls regarding the explosion began about 7:38 p.m. At least one building in the IP facility suffered structural damage on multiple stories.…

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Downtown mural dedication tomorrow

January 17, 2017

On Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 10 a.m., local non-profits Friends of Downtown Pensacola and Foo Foo Festival will join the Downtown Improvement Board in dedicating a newly completed 3,000 sq. ft. mural painted on the southeastern…

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CIE rebrands as Co:Lab

January 12, 2017

By Duwayne Escobedo FloridaWest revealed a new name and new branding Wednesday for its Gulf Coast Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship or CIE for short. It’s new name is Co:Lab and like its young and innovative…

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League of Women Voters opposes Gulf Power rate hike

January 10, 2017

Press release: The League of Women Voters of Florida has been granted permission to intervene in a consumer challenge to an outrageous rate increase that Gulf Power is seeking from the state’s utility regulation panel, the…