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PETA honors Pensacola Police Department

July 5, 2016

A Compassionate Police Department Award is on its way from PETA to the Pensacola Police Department after officers rushed to save a puppy who was crying in distress from inside a parked car last week. Officers…

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Caring Education

Volunteers sought for ReadingPals

July 5, 2016

According to Studer Community Institute, 34 percent of Escambia County children fail kindergarten readiness tests. This deficiency often continues and correlates closely to the 27 percent of Escambia County students who do not graduate from High…

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Lecture: How railroads shaped Pensacola

July 1, 2016

Pensacola Heritage Foundation’s ReDiscovery Lecture Series continues on Thursday, July 14, 2016, featuring John Appleyard speaking on the subject of “How railroads shaped Pensacola, 1870 – 1970 . . . from the Pensacola & Louisville to…

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SCI announces Be the Bulb winners on Thursday

June 28, 2016

Quint and Rishy Studer will award $50,000 on Thursday to the winners of the Be the Bulb challenge. The Studers announced in January a campaign to give $50,000 for the best ideas to improve early learning…

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Panhandle Charitable Open gears up

June 27, 2016

The Panhandle Charitable Open (PCO) set a record last year by donating $170,000 to 21 local charities. The event was established in memory of organizer John Peacock’s son, John Ryan Peacock. The PCO team is gearing…

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Pensacola Speaks: Brexit and GOP Congressional Debate

June 27, 2016

We will open today’s “Pensacola Speaks” with PNJ editorial cartoonist Andy Marlette. We will discuss last Friday’s Republican Congressional debate. Andy and I were panelists for the debate, along with WCOA’s Don Parker. In the second…

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Scott honors 49 victims of Pulse shooting

June 26, 2016

Gov. Rick Scott this past week ordered that 49 flags be placed in front of the Florida Capitol. The flags are meant to remember the lives of the 49 people who died in the June 12…

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Caring Education

Hammonds donate $100K to PSC Visual Arts

June 26, 2016

Local philanthropists David and Cathy Hammond recently donated $100,000 to the Visual Arts Department at Pensacola State College. Their contribution kicks off a $1 million effort to establish a permanent fund providing additional visual arts scholarships,…

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Local boy named Children’s Miracle Network Champion

June 25, 2016

Today, 14-year-old Drew Barefield of Crestview will join pediatric patients from each state on an Ambassador Tour for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Drew was treated for multiple traumatic injuries at The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at…

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Voices of Pensacola building up for AIA award

June 22, 2016

The Florida Foundation for Architecture is asking Floridians to for the 2016 People’s Choice Award for their favorite building. Pensacola’s entry is the Voices of Pensacola Multicultural Center. You can vote online here until July 22.…