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Education

District’s answer to low scores: extra hours

July 20, 2016

Escambia County Superintendent of Schools Malcolm Thomas has his answer for the district’s 13 low performing elementary schools. Brentwood, C.A. Weis, Ensley, Global Learning Academy, Longleaf, Montclair, Navy Point, Oakcrest, O.J. Semmes, Reinhardt Holm, Sherwood, Warrington,…

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Business

Buzz: VT MAE may begin construction soon

July 20, 2016

The long-awaited VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, Inc. (VT MAE) facility may begin construction within the next few months. During a discussion at the Escambia Board of County Commissioners’ agenda review yesterday, Chairman Grover Robinson said that…

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Caring

Fill the Boot for MDA starts July 21

July 20, 2016

Members of the Pensacola Fire Department and Professional Fire Fighters Association Local #707, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), are hosting a special event to kick off the fire fighters’ annual Fill the Boot fundraising…

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Politics

PYP forums set for August

July 19, 2016

The Pensacola Young Professionals (PYP), in partnership with the Greater Pensacola Chamber, the Seville Rotary Club and the Propeller Club will be hosting two separate forums for local candidate races on August 2nd and 9th at…

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Business

Appriver warns of malware threat

July 19, 2016

Necurs is back with a vengeance, according to the security research team at AppRiver. In its Q2 Global Security Report, the company notes that the infamous botnet’s return was one of the major reasons behind the…

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Business

Cybersecurity job fair tomorrow

July 19, 2016

CSRA Inc. (NYSE:CSRA), a leading provider of next-generation IT solutions and professional services to government organizations will host a job fair to fill approximately 80 positions to support local U.S. Navy and DHS programs. DATE: Wednesday,…

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Pensacola

Spencer ‘underwhelmed’ by bridge design

July 19, 2016

Pensacola City Councilman Brian Spencer said on News Talk 1370 WCOA’s “Pensacola Speaks” that he was not impressed by the design renderings for the new Pensacola Bay Bridge that were released last week. “I sure hope…

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Education

UWF Emerge Scholars study social work in Japan

July 19, 2016

Students in the University of West Florida College of Education and Professional Studies recently spent time in Japan, studying social work practices abroad. Five students and one faculty member traveled to Tokyo, Saitama and Kyoto as…