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Politics

Pensacola man claiming ISIS ties pleads guilty

September 23, 2016

Robert Blake Jackson, 31, of Pensacola, pled guilty today to making materially false statements in a federal investigation. The guilty plea was announced by Christopher P. Canova, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida.…

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Pensacola

City Attorney advised Mayor to settle Reynolds lawsuit

September 23, 2016

City Attorney Lysia Bowling advised Mayor Ashton Hayward to settle the William Reynolds v. City of Pensacola lawsuit in September 2015, according to Chief Assistant State Attorney Greg Marcille. She told him that she also advised…

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Politics

McMullin for President hitting a wall in Florida

September 23, 2016

BACKROOM BRIEFING: MCMULLIN BACKERS OFFER SOMETHING TO CHEW ON (Weekly political notes from The News Service of Florida) By JIM TURNER AND JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA A Tallahassee food bank received hundreds of…

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Entertainment

StudioAmped begins recording Sept. 30

September 23, 2016

WSRE invites music fans to be part of the live studio audience for the ninth season of the televised concert series, “StudioAmped.” Nine shows will be recorded in the WSRE Jean & Paul Amos Performance Studio…

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Entertainment

Lyric Libations, Oct. 7

September 22, 2016

Jazz vocalist Sharon Johnson and the Uptown Trio will entertain during Lyric Libations, The Choral Society of Pensacola’s annual fall fundraiser, set for 7 pm, Friday, Oct. 7 at Blues Angel Music. Tickets are $30 and…

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Education

Bright Futures could get expanded to summers

September 22, 2016

By LLOYD DUNKELBERGER THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA The state university system’s Board of Governors this week will debate expanding the Bright Futures scholarship program to cover summer classes. The proposal, which could cost up to…

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Business

Florida Chamber Foundation to hold town hall, Oct. 11

September 22, 2016

By 2030, six million additional residents will call Florida home, and two million more jobs will be needed. Is Escambia county ready? To prepare for this continued growth, and secure our future success, The Chamber Foundation…

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Education

PHS has record number of National Merit Semifinalists

September 22, 2016

Pensacola High School yesterday announced that 20 PHS seniors have received national recognition based upon their performance on the PSAT, which is taken by over 1.6 million high school juniors in more than 22,000 high schools…

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Pensacola

SAO: Insufficient evidence regarding Reynolds settlement

September 22, 2016

The State Attorney’s Office has determined there was insufficient evidence to establish that Mayor Ashton Hayward committed any crime when he settled his former city administrator’s lawsuit with the City of Pensacola for $95,571. Last week,…