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2014 Election

Political cyber attacks, truth does not matter

October 30, 2014

Escambia County and Pensacola aren’t the only places where campaigns create negative websites to bash their political opponents. The Ocala Star Banner reports today that Marion County School Board Chairman Bobby James’ campaign has created a…

2014 Election

Poll: Independents give Crist light lead

October 30, 2014

By JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Pointing to support from independent voters, a poll released Thursday gives Democrat Charlie Crist a slight edge over Republican Gov. Rick Scott as they head into the frantic…

2014 Election

Bondi says lobbyists have no impact on her office

October 30, 2014

The Palm Beach Post interviewed Attorney General Pam Bondi yesterday at a small campaign rally about the NY Times investigation into the possible influence of corporate lobbyists on her office. Bondi replied, “No lobbyist will ever…

Business

Thank you, Don Gaetz, for Navy Federal jobs

October 30, 2014

Lost in the announcement yesterday that Navy Federal Credit Union plans to increase its workforce by 2026 at its Beulah campus was the role Senate President Don Gaetz played, with the help of Lewis Bear, Jr.…

Caring

Volunteer for Salvation Army Kettle Campaign

October 29, 2014

For more than 100 years, the residents of Pensacola have been dropping coins into The Salvation Army’s red kettles at Christmas to support needy families. The holiday tradition begins anew on Friday, Nov. 14, as bell…

Education

UWF hosts panel discussion on Japan, Nov. 6

October 29, 2014

The University of West Florida will host an international outreach event titled, “Walk in America, Talk on Japan: We Are Tomodachi,” on Thursday, Nov. 6 from 2:30 to 5 p.m. in the UWF Conference Center. The…

Business

Studer Strategic Planning Workshop fills up

October 29, 2014

Two weeks is all it took for the Studer Institute’s strategic planning workshop to completely fill up. Partnering with four local organizations, the Studer Institute opened registration for a “Strategic Planning Model for Small Businesses and…