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No Fix for Hicks

December 8, 2015

The nut of the issue lay in Pensacola City Councilman P.C. Wu’s primary reason for not wanting to tinker too much with the city’s efforts to sell a piece of Government Street property. “Because Mr. Hicks…

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Send in Rising Star nominations

December 7, 2015

We are looking for Rising Stars. To qualify for the award, the nominee must live, work or go to school in Escambia or Santa Rosa counties and be younger than age 35 as of 12/31/15. He/she…

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State decision on Uber drivers appealed

December 7, 2015

A former Uber driver is appealing a decision last week by Gov. Rick Scott’s administration that drivers for the app-based transportation company should be considered independent contractors instead of employees. Darrin McGillis filed a notice Friday…

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State DEO determines Uber drivers are independent contractors

December 3, 2015

Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Executive Director, Jesse Panuccio, has issued a final order on the employment classification for Uber drivers in the state. The Department has determined Uber drivers are classified as independent contractors under…

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Locals named to Florida’s Influence 100 list

December 1, 2015

The Saint Peters Blog published today its first-ever Influence 100, a list for the most powerful, non-politicians in the state of Florida. Pensacola has three on the list: Lewis Bear, Collier Merrill and Bentina Terry. Alberto…

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Valentino strikes out again

November 30, 2015

A circuit court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by former Escambia County Commissioner Gene Valentino against Inweekly, publisher Rick Outzen, reporter Jeremy Morrison and Doug Underhill. On April 10, Valentino filed the complaint alleging the…

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EDATE for downtown apartments passed first reading

November 25, 2015

While waiting on word from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on whether the move was actually legit, the Pensacola City Council on Tuesday decided to go ahead and approve a first reading of an ordinance that…