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Long Hollow Pensacola

Radio Tower Lease is a forced error

November 12, 2015

Today, the News Journal’s editorial board asks the Pensacola City Council to fix its error in regards to the new radio tower in the Long Hollow Stormwater Basin. Read editorial. An error was made when the…

News

Pensacola Speaks: Satterwhite, Wiggins and Gaetz

November 11, 2015

Today on Pensacola Speaks, I will have Scott Satterwhite talk about the Tell: Pensacola project; Ryan Wiggins on what’s happening behind the scenes in state politics; and State Rep. Matt Gaetz. Pensacola Speaks airs on News…

Business

Orange crop forecast worsens

November 11, 2015

By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA An already-dire forecast has grown more bitter for the state’s signature crop. Florida’s orange harvest forecast for the 2015-2016 growing season was adjusted down about 7.5 percent Tuesday…

Politics

State Capital Briefs: Gaetz tackles fantasy sports

November 11, 2015

LAWMAKERS PITCH REGULATIONS FOR FANTASY SPORTS Two Republican lawmakers are filing legislation that would regulate the daily fantasy sports industry, which is the subject of a federal probe and lawsuits in Florida and other states focused…

Business

Paychecks for Patriots

November 10, 2015

CareerSource Escarosa to host Paychecks for Patriots Hiring Event Friday, Nov. 13 A Statewide Hiring Event Connecting Florida Veterans with Career Opportunities CareerSource Escarosa and Pensacola State College have partnered to host Paychecks for Patriots, a…

News

Hartung indicted for triple homicide

November 10, 2015

State Attorney Bill Eddins announced today that an Escambia County Grand Jury indicted Donald Wayne Hartung for three counts of First Degree Premeditated Murder in the death of his mother and two half-brothers, Voncile Smith, John…

Pensacola

Pensacola poised to pass non-discrimination ordinance

November 10, 2015

The sprawling hours of discussion during Pensacola’s workshop on a proposed human rights ordinance provided ample time for everyone to have their say. Late into the night, people talked about love and hate, about discrimination and…

2016 Election

Mike Hill’s ‘Fair Districts’ lawsuit dismissed

November 10, 2015

A state lawmaker and other plaintiffs have dismissed a federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the “Fair Districts” redistricting standards approved by Florida voters in 2010, according to a court document filed Friday. The lawsuit, filed…

2016 Election

Bondi will not challenge medical pot amendment

November 10, 2015

Though continuing to express concerns about a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize medical marijuana, Attorney General Pam Bondi is not challenging the wording of the ballot initiative. The Florida Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec.…