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Pensacola wrap-up: week ending Sept. 3

September 3, 2016

The August primaries came and went with few surprises. Sen. Marco Rubio (R) and Rep. Patrick Murphy (D) face off in the U.S. Senate race. State Rep. Matt Gaetz (R) and Steven Specht (D) face each…

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Politics

Trump returns to Pensacola

September 1, 2016

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump returns to Pensacola on Friday, Sept. 8. Last January, he packed the Pensacola Bay Center and surely he will do it again. To get tickets, click here.…

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Lewis appointed circuit judge

August 31, 2016

Attorney Jeffrey E. Lewis has been appointed to the 1st Judicial Circuit bench. Gov. Rick Scott’s office announced the move Friday. The circuit covers Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa, and Walton counties. Lewis, 61, of Pensacola, has…

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Escambia County Pensacola Politics

Gaetz and Broxson win

August 31, 2016

State Rep. Matt Gaetz soundly defeated his opponents in the GOP Congressional primary. Last night he released a statement on his victory. “I want to thank our volunteers, supporters, family and friends for their overwhelming support…

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Escambia County

Morgan and Lunsford win big, no surprises

August 31, 2016

Few surprises and no upsets occurred in yesterday’s primaries in Escambia County. Two-term incumbent Sheriff David Morgan easily handled his opponents, beating the field with 60.77 percent of the vote. Scott Lunsford took an early lead…