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Feds indict Gulf Breeze bingo hall owners

February 23, 2016

The federal government has indicted Larry and Dixie Masino, owners of Racetrack Bingo in Fort Walton Beach, on charges of conspiracy to commit fraud, illegal gambling and the theft of millions of dollars from local charities.…

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Escambia County tourism continues to rise

February 22, 2016

According to the tourism metric report that will be discussed at this week;s Visit Pensacola board meeting, tourist development tax collections were up $800,000 for calendar year 2015 over 2014–jumping from $8.6 million to $9.4 million,…

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Florida tourism tops 100M mark

February 18, 2016

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Florida has surpassed Gov. Rick Scott’s goal of attracting 100 million visitors in a single year. And Scott is setting a higher target for tourism officials in 2016.…

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Amtrak lays out Southern Rail Commission tour schedule

February 18, 2016

Amtrak and the Southern Rail Commission tomorrow (Friday, Feb. 19) are conducting a tour to examine new ideas for intercity passenger rail by operating an Inspection Train across Florida, from Pensacola to Jacksonville. Feb. 19 (all…

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Florida TaxWatch: Transportation infrastructure needs

February 11, 2016

Robert Weissert, executive vice president of Florida TaxWatch, said on “Pensacola Speaks” that the shortfall for the state’s transportation infrastructure needs is more than a $130 billion over the next 25 years. He said the funding…

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PYP seeks employers for internship program

February 8, 2016

The Pensacola Young Professionals are seeking potential employers for its summer internship program, Internship Pensacola. PYP launched the popular program in 2007. It has linked talented, highly-qualified young people with the top businesses in this community.…

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Inweekly: Giant Killers, inside mass torts

February 4, 2016

How does a law firm take on Corporate America? What did it take to get British Petroleum to agree to a settlement for the Deepwater Horizon disaster? Or Bayer to pay for the thousands injured by…