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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)…

Caring Politics

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…

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Beef O’Brady’s to help Red Cross

August 31, 2017

From Beef O’Brady’s headquarters: “As you know, all eyes have been on the Houston-area this week as severe flooding from Hurricane Harvey plagued homes and businesses across the coast of Texas. Opting to help in whatever…

Entertainment

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience Giveaway

August 31, 2017

Voodoo Music + Arts Experience is returning to City Park in New Orleans this October for three days of music, food and costumes and you could be there. Headliners for this year’s fest include Kendrick Lamar,…

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A Facebook account from Houston

August 30, 2017

Local contractor John Minor is in Houston. This is what he posted on his Facebook page: “I ended up with 23 sick or injured pulled from the flood waters over the course of 4 days in…

Caring Education

Children’s Home Society and M-Power [podcast]

August 30, 2017

Last year, The U.S. Department of Education reported that 1.36 million public school students were homeless. Children’s Home Society of Florida is blazing a path for homeless teens in Pensacola to continue their education and realize…

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Trucks For Texas

August 30, 2017

St. Paul Catholic School has partnered with Penske and Two Men And A Truck to bring supplies to victims of Hurricane Harvey. On Friday, Sept. 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. you can drop off…

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IMPACT 100 announces finalist in two weeks

August 29, 2017

IMPACT 100 Pensacola Bay Area, a local women’s philanthropy group, is holding a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 13.at 10 a.m. to announce the 2017 finalists from this year’s grant application pool. It will be held at…

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Study: A Higher Minimum Wage Would Reduce Child Abuse

August 29, 2017

The states of Oregon and Maryland and the cities of Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., all have implemented minimum-wage hikes this summer, and one study shows a positive side effect they might not have anticipated. According…