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State & National News

Budget tidbits include Galvez monument

May 11, 2017

BUDGET TIDBITS GO FROM ALLIGATORS TO ZOOS By JIM TURNER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The more than 400-page state budget approved this week by Florida lawmakers goes beyond spending on high-profile issues such as education,…

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Sen. Nelson in Pensacola today

May 5, 2017

Sen. Bill Nelson, the top Democrat on the Senate’s subcommittee on cybersecurity, will be in Pensacola today to get a firsthand look at the University of West Florida’s Center for Cybersecurity. The National Security Agency recently…

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Florida Senate approves Triumph Gulf Coast bill

May 1, 2017

Kim Wilmes, President & CEO of Florida’s Great Northwest, issued the following statement after the Florida Senate’s unanimous approval of legislation authorizing Triumph Gulf Coast to receive and award $300 million to help Northwest Florida’s economic…