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Beach evacuations begin

October 7, 2017

Evacuations have been ordered for Pensacola Beach, Perdido Key and low lying coastal areas as 6 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. Evacuations are being called in preparation for potentially dangerous storm surge, not flooding or wind. If…

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What is the impact of Nate on local events

October 6, 2017

The University of West Florida has moved its football game to tonight at 6 p.m. All UWF locations will be closed Saturday, Oct. 7 at noon through Monday, Oct. 9. This includes all classes, events, campus…

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Heroes Among Us: Rear Adm. Don Quinn [podcast]

September 27, 2017

The Cpl. J.R. Spears Detachment of the Marine Corps League hosts September edition of its 5th Annual Heroes Among Us speaker series The theme is Carrier Operations Night and Rear Admiral. Don Quinn is the guest…

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Podcast: IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay names finalists

September 14, 2017

Meri Asmar, president of IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, discussed yesterday on “Pensacola Speaks” their 15 finalists for over a million dollars in grants. Ten of the finalists each will receive a grant of $107,700 at…

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Blue Wahoos can win championship today, 1 pm

September 8, 2017

The Pensacola Blue Wahoos have a 2-0 playoff lead against the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp. If they win today, they are co-champions of the Southern League. The game starts at 1 p.m. The gates open at noon.…

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FEMA encourages the public to take safety actions

September 7, 2017

Following catastrophic impacts in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hurricane Irma continues to progress towards the Bahamas. In the aftermath, various elements coordinated by the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)…

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Harriet Riley: A familiar voice in Houston [podcast]

September 7, 2017

On “Pensacola Speaks,” I spoke with former Pensacola resident, and fellow Ole Miss alum, Harriet Riley about her experiences with Hurricane Harvey. Harriet served as the director of United Ministries here during hurricanes Ivan, Dennis and…