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Newpoint Investigation

Newpoint Pensacola teacher charged

June 1, 2015

State Attorney Bill Eddins and Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas announced today that Christopher David Fowler, a teacher at Newpoint Pensaccola, has been arrested on four misdemeanor charges for violating Florida’s Test Administration and Security Law.…

2016 Election

Matt Gaetz says dad has a lot more to give

June 1, 2015

What does State Rep. Matt Gaetz think about his father, State Sen. Don Gaetz, running for U.S. Senate or Congress? “Here’s what I know about my dad, Sen. Gaetz.” said Rep. Gaetz on “Pensacola Speaks” last…

Business

Feds wary of Scott’s LIP plan

June 1, 2015

The federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is wary of approving a state proposal for helping fund hospitals without knowing more about Florida’s plan for the future, an official said Friday. The statement came as…

Business Health Care Battle

BTW HCA gave $100k to Scott PAC

May 30, 2015

HCA, the for-profit health care system that stands to make $72 million under AHCA’s proposed LIP/Medicaid plan, donated $100,000 to Governor Rick Scott’s political committee the same day he appointed his commission on hospitals. Coincidence?…

Environment

DEP issues final order closing Rolling Hills

May 29, 2015

Shawn Hamilton, the director for the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District office, issued this statement: After a thorough review of the Recommended Order issued on March 2, 2015, by Administrative Law Judge D.R. Alexander…

2016 Election

GOP Debate Playoff gets statewide attention

May 29, 2015

At least one person thought my GOP Debate Playoff was a good idea. Peter Schorsch picked it for his daily newsletter “Sunburn”: BEST IDEA OF THE DAY – “Replace GOP presidential debates with a playoff system”…

Business

Navy Federal: Best Place to Work for Millennials

May 29, 2015

Navy Federal Credit Union announced today it has been recognized as a “Best Place to Work for Millennials” by The Center for Generational Kinetics, a global leader in researching and understanding Millennials. The list, which comes…

Environment News

Rolling Hills landfill on fire

May 29, 2015

This morning, Inweekly received a phone call that the Rolling Hills landfill had caught fire. When we arrived Rolling Hills workers were spraying the smoldering embers with water. Wedgwood residents were standing at the gate. Escambia…