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Charlotte’s Web rule challenge in jeopardy

April 8, 2015

With the case possibly getting tossed out, an administrative law judge has canceled a hearing next week in a challenge to a proposed rule for the state’s new medical-marijuana industry. Judge Elizabeth McArthur last week dismissed…

News

Rand Paul announces campaign for president

April 7, 2015

We got this press release from the Rand Paul campaign: U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) today announced that he will seek the Republican nomination for President of the United States of America. During his time in…

Politics

Guns are allowed in community centers

April 7, 2015

On Pensacola Speaks, attorney John Asmar said that the State Legislature has deemed that certain places where weapons are not permitted, regardless of whether or not you’re licensed to carry one under any concealed weapons permits–such…

Business

Pratt named to Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

April 7, 2015

Jerry Pratt, one of the world’s leading researchers in the field of robotics, has been named to the Florida Inventors Hall of Fame, joining an august group of inventors which includes the likes of Thomas Edison.…

Caring

Manna puts Hayne Street property up for sale

April 7, 2015

Inweekly spoke this morning with Jay Bradshaw, past board chairman for Manna Food Pantries. Bradshaw said that Manna has decided not to build on the site of the old J. Lee Pickens School and will seek…

Business Politics

CBRE listing agreement kicked forward to May

April 7, 2015

At its agenda review meeting yesterday, the Pensacola City Council tried to understand what Councilwoman Jewel Cannada-Wynn called “entanglements” concerning CBRE’s listing agreement and RFP for the Community Maritime Park. Because the list of questions were…

Entertainment

PS Today: Gangs and Metal Detectors

April 6, 2015

Sheriff David Morgan will be on the show @ 5:05 to talk about the rise of the hybrid gang, fueled by younger and more violent members. We will also have attorney John Asmar who willtalk about…

Politics

State must pay $810K in Sansom Case

April 6, 2015

A Leon County circuit judge has ordered the state to pay more than $800,000 in legal fees and interest charges in the defense of former House Speaker Ray Sansom, who was cleared in a criminal case…

Politics

Poll shows heavy support for medical marijuana…again

April 6, 2015

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Five months after narrowly rejecting a medical-marijuana ballot initiative, Florida voters overwhelmingly support allowing doctor-prescribed pot in the state, according to a poll released Monday. The Quinnipiac University…

Business

Fire at GSI scrapyard

April 5, 2015

On Saturday morning, firefighters were called out to put out a fire at GSI Recycling Center, near Oakcrest Elementary School. The cause is unknown. I talked with Escambia County Commissioner Lumon May, who was on the…