Education

Tight budget means eliminating degrees

March 15, 2011

Orlando Sentinel: Florida universities and colleges are looking at cutting back on their degrees in order to say money. At Florida State University, the bull’s-eye is on music theory and composition. At the University of Central…

BP Disaster

Thank you, BP (photos)

March 15, 2011

One of our freelancers sent in this report: This past Saturday all the cobia boats were reporting to me seeing weathered oil on the surface just 100 feet off Pensacola Beach. They reported it being in…

News

Student Handbook states sexual assaults to be reported immediately

March 15, 2011

Escambia County Student Handbook: Sexual Harassment 1. The School District of Escambia County prohibits sexual harassment of students in any form which involves employees, school volunteers, or other students. Behaviors considered to be sexual harassment include…

State & National News

Riding Moby Dick to Atlantis

March 15, 2011

Those are the chances that Orlando Sentinel columnist Mike Thomas gives on anyone ever riding the Sun Rail to downtown Orlando. Thomas fires off some great one-liners in this column about how Gov. Rick Scott is…

News

Radioactive releases could continue

March 15, 2011

Experts are calling the Japanese nuclear crisis the worst since Chernobyl after a third explosion and a fire at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant Monday. Radiation levels near one reactor were 400 times the normal amount…

Buzz

Buzz: Physical assault at Escambia High

March 15, 2011

Buzz: The IN has also received a report of Escambia High School athletes beating up students on campus. We will find out if this incident has been reported to law enforcement.…

Education

More on Lincoln Park possibly closing

March 15, 2011

WEAR TV 3 also did a story on the possible closing of Lincoln Park. Escambia School Superintendent Thomas told WEAR, “My motivation is not to close Lincoln park Elementary. I need Lincoln Park Elementary to be…

Education Politics

WEAR TV reports on sexual assault at Tate

March 15, 2011

The local ABC affiliate reported last night on the investigation of the possible sexual assault at Tate High School. Two students have been suspended. The alleged crime happened on Tuesday, March 1, but the students weren’t…

Politics

Richburg: Sansom brought hangar deal to him

March 15, 2011

The State Attorney’s Office has released the tapes from its interview of the former president of Northwest Florida State College, Bill Richburg, regarding the grand theft trial of State Rep. Ray Sansom and Jay Odom. Read…