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Pot proposals for terminally ill push forward

November 18, 2015

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Measures that would legalize full-strength medical marijuana for terminally ill patients received preliminary approval from House and Senate committees Tuesday, but not before one version underwent a major…

Politics

Autumn Leaves

November 17, 2015

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Caring

Sacred Heart Hosts Christmas Tree Lighting

November 17, 2015

Sacred Heart Hospital will host its annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Monday, Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. All community members are welcome to attend. The tree will be lit by this year’s “Miracle Child,” who…

Politics

‘Stand Your Ground’ measure fails in House

November 17, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A National Rifle Association-backed measure that could have made it easier legally for people to claim self-defense in shooting incidents failed to get through its first House committee…

Business News

Florida Chamber announces its 2016 legislative agenda

November 17, 2015

Press release: As the Florida Chamber enters its 100th year of fighting for business, the Florida Chamber of Commerce today unveiled its 2016 Competitiveness Agenda – a comprehensive legislative agenda that focuses resources and expertise to…

Environment Pensacola

Podcast: Underhill on Bayou Chico clean-up

November 17, 2015

Escambia County Commissioner Doug Underhill yesterday appeared on News Talk 1370’s ‘Pensacola Speaks’ to talk about the brewing controversy surrounding the dredging of Bayou Chico. Underhill said: “The county purchased the Jackson Lakes property. It used…

News

ACLU questions West Florida High disciplinary recommendations

November 17, 2015

The ACLU has asked the Escambia County School Board to not approve Superintendent Malcolm Thomas’ recommendation for disciplinary reassignment for the West Florida High students involved in “panting” incident in early October. Its attorney wants the…

Caring

Folds of Honor founder on Pensacola Speaks today

November 16, 2015

Volition America—the half marathon and 5K movement founded by Major Dan Rooney (ret.) to benefit Folds of Honor—national race series will conclude the 2015 season in Downtown, Pensacola on December 5th. The first of its kind…

News

Mayor Hayward appointed by Gov. Scott to state commission

November 16, 2015

Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward has been appointed by Gov. Rick Scott to the Florida Commission on Community Service (Volunteer Florida). Gov. Scott also reappointed local attorney Kerry Schultz of the Fountain, Schultz and Associates law firm…

Politics

Miller warns about relocation of Syrian refugees to U.S.

November 16, 2015

Congressman Jeff Miller issued this statement today: “As a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, it is abundantly clear to me that this Administration has no plan for screening Syrian refugees coming into…