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2016 Election

Trump: ‘I am with you’

July 22, 2016

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Accepting perhaps the most unlikely major-party nomination in American history, Donald Trump used his prime time address Thursday at the Republican National Convention to frame an alternately bleak…

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Pensacola

Wall South No Go for Pokemon Go

July 21, 2016

The City of Pensacola asks Pokemon Go players to not hunt Pokemon at Veterans Memorial Park: City of Pensacola is asking players of the viral smart-phone game Pokemon Go to refrain from playing in Veterans Memorial…

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2016 Election

Reagan’s former PAC endorses Bydlak

July 21, 2016

Rebekah Bydlak today announced that she has earned the endorsement of Citizens for the Republic, Ronald Reagan’s former PAC. Citizens for the Republic released the following statement with their endorsement: Bydlak’s work for the Coalition to…

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Business

Okaloosa TDC director resigns

July 21, 2016

The Daily News reports that Okaloosa County Tourism Development Director Ed Schroeder has resigned his post, effective Aug. 31. The resignation came after Clerk of Court’s questioned the TDC operations. Schroeder headed tourism for the Greater…

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Politics

Pensacola Bama Club honored

July 21, 2016

The Pensacola Bama Club received the University of Alabama National Alumni Association’s (NAA) award for Event of the Year for the club’s 2015 Nick Saban Scholarship Kickoff fundraising celebration. In addition the club was also recognized…

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Business Health

Medical pot to hit market next week

July 21, 2016

By DARA KAM THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Medical marijuana could be available to a select group of Florida patients as early as next week, after health officials gave the go-ahead for the state’s first pot…

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2016 Election

Showman or statesman? Floridians await Trump speech

July 21, 2016

By BRANDON LARRABEE THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA When Donald Trump — billionaire developer, reality TV star, political outsider — steps on stage Thursday to accept the Republican presidential nomination, he might be delivering the most…

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Education

Thomas and his goals

July 21, 2016

When he was first elected school superintendent in 2008, Malcolm Thomas created a page on the district’s website that listed his six “Focused Curriculum Goals.” In his seven years in office, he has nailed two of…

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News

PPD releases name of homicide victim

July 20, 2016

The name of a man who was fatally shot this morning at the corner of East Avery and North Tarragona streets has been released. The man – identified as Mark E. Freeman, 34, of the 200…

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Education

UWF named a 2016 Great College to Work For

July 20, 2016

The Chronicle of Higher Education recently named the University of West Florida a 2016 “Great College to Work For.” Conducted annually, the Great Colleges to Work For survey collects data and highlights colleges that receive top…