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FDOT manager to speak at upcoming Gopher Club

July 25, 2016

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) plans to replace the Pensacola Bay Bridge in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties as early as 2017. Kerrie Harrell will speak on this substantial road construction project at the Greater…

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Business

Okaloosa TDC director resigns

July 21, 2016

The Daily News reports that Okaloosa County Tourism Development Director Ed Schroeder has resigned his post, effective Aug. 31. The resignation came after Clerk of Court’s questioned the TDC operations. Schroeder headed tourism for the Greater…

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Business Health

Medical pot to hit market next week

July 21, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Medical marijuana could be available to a select group of Florida patients as early as next week, after health officials gave the go-ahead for the state’s first pot…

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Business

Buzz: VT MAE may begin construction soon

July 20, 2016

The long-awaited VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, Inc. (VT MAE) facility may begin construction within the next few months. During a discussion at the Escambia Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review yesterday, Chairman Grover Robinson said that…

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Business

Appriver warns of malware threat

July 19, 2016

Necurs is back with a vengeance, according to the security research team at AppRiver. In its Q2 Global Security Report, the company notes that the infamous botnet’s return was one of the major reasons behind the…

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Business

Cybersecurity job fair tomorrow

July 19, 2016

CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA), a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government organizations will host a job fair to fill approximately 80 positions to support local U.S. Navy and DHS programs. DATE: Wednesday,…

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Business

Gas prices drop for another week

July 18, 2016

Average retail gasoline prices in Pensacola have fallen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.18/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 249 gas outlets in Pensacola. This compares with the national average…

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Business

NAS Whiting Commissary honored

July 18, 2016

Naval Air Station Whiting Field’s Commissary recently earned recognition as the top small commissary in the United States from the Defense Commissary Agency. The Richard M. Paget Award honors the best small commissary in the armed…

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Business

Florida’s Great Northwest awarded grant

July 15, 2016

Florida’s Great Northwest, the 12-county, regional economic development organization of Northwest Florida, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Adjustment Assistance grant, in partnership with and under administration of…

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Business

Florida infrastructure gets C grade

July 15, 2016

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Report Card for America’s Infrastructure depicts the condition and performance of American infrastructure in the familiar form of a school report card—assigning letter grades based on the…

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Business

ITEN Wired: 2016 Geeks on the Beach

July 14, 2016

The ITEN Wired Summit comes back to the Hilton Pensacola Beach Gulf Front on October 12–14 as a bigger, better, three-day conference. Co-hosted by IT Gulf Coast and FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance, ITEN Wired draws together…